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Socio-Cultural Comparison Between South and North Korea

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seoul, Research Center for Peace & Unification: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17442


Light soil to beige card covers, pages lightly yellowed. ; A bright, solid book, side stapled. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; 30 years after Korea was liberated from Japan and 25 years after the start of the Korean War studies were made to understand the feasibility of the reunification of the 2 countries that once made up a whole Korea. View more info

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Border Film Project Photos by Migrants & Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico Border

By: Adler, Rudy & Victoria Criado & Brett Huneycutt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17451


Tan boards show light soiling, with a water stain present on the front bottom foredge (pages not affected). ; A bright, solid book. Interesting book design with round cutouts in front and back paper covered boards ; Colour Photographs; 8.60 X 6.50 X 0.80 inches; 176 pages; In 2007, the authors handed out 600 disposable cameras to two different groups, undocumented Mexican migrants crossing the deserts into the United States, and American Minutemen volunteers trying to s... View more info

In the Context of its Time A History of Woodlands

By: Adolph, Val

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services: 1996

Seller ID: 14593


Light edge wear to card covers, crease down front spine edge, government stamp on title page ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 150 pages; "Woodlands in New Westminster was first built as the Lunatic Asylum but later became home to most of the province's mentally handicapped children." View more info

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The Forces Which Shaped Them A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

By: Ashworth, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1979

Seller ID: 15511


Some yellowing of pages, light wear to corners of card covers, a little creasing to back cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 238 pages; "Her historical survey exposes racism as a deliberate political policy legislated by elected representatives and implemented by bureaucrats. The law thar deprived an entire race of people of the right to vote was law, not attitude. " Rosemary Brown introduction View more info

OF WIVES AND WIVING

By: Buncle, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4038


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 83 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar, unclipped. DJ has some edgewear and discoloration, gift notation on FFEP. Foxing appears on end papers and page edges. This is a collection of excerpts from the writings of many famous authors on the subject of wives. From Epicurus to Shakespeare to Izaak Walton. + index of authors. View more info

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From Adjustment to Development in Africa Conflict, Controversy, Convergence, Consensus?

By: Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & G.K. Helleiner & Richard Jolly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17316


DJ shows light edge wear with small tear on bottom back edge. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.66 X 5.51 X 1.18 inches; 417 pages; "The economic crisis in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s and 1990s has generated fierce debate among analysts and policy-makers concerning its causes and appropriate ways out of it. The 'structural adjustment' programmes promoted by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have been at the centr... View more info

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Historiography and Japanese Consciousness of Values and Norms

By: Fogel, Joshua A.; Baxter, James C. (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, International Research Center for Japanese Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 17364


Bottom fore corner creased, only light edge wear ; A tight solid book, text unmarked; International Symposium in North America 2001; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 242 pages; Part 1: People, Words and Things: Cultural Exchange among China, Japan and the West, Part 2: Historical Consciousness in Japanese Texts View more info

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Families in Transition Industry and Population in Nineteenth-Century Saint-Hyacinthe

By: Gossage, Peter

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Montreal, Mcgill Queens University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16994


Studies on the History of Quebec.; 9.36 X 6.46 X 1.22 inches; 299 pages; Economic and social conditions in Saint-Hyacinthe changed dramatically in the later nineteenth century with the arrival of the railway and the emergence of manufacturing industry. In "Families in Transition" Peter Gossage shows how the rise of industrial capitalism transformed the lives of the town's French-speaking, Catholic families. Gossage uses a family-reconstitution method, drawing on ... View more info

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Bad Date The Lost Girls of Vancouver's Low Track

By: Greene, Trevor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ECW Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16173


Light wear to extremities, corner curl. Front and back covers have some creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.60 inches; 190 pages; An early account of the many prostitutes and young women who went missing from the streets of Vancouvers Downtown Eastside. This book was published just before the arrest of Willie Pickton, the convicted killer of many Vancouver prostitutes. "Examining a ten-block compound of poverty, pain, and desp... View more info

Slavery

By: Greenidge, Charles

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12062


Back DJ and back book board stained with some staining backmost pages, some offset on endpapers, DJ showed some edge wear, short tears ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, tight solid book. ; 236 pages View more info

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Finnish Friends in Canada

By: Heinonen, Arvi I

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Canada: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14964


Light edge wear to green cloth covered boards; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; 113 pages View more info

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Home-Life and the Community

By: Housden, Leslie George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Pub. by the National association of maternity and child welfare centres and for the prevention of infant mortality, distributed by Eyre & Spottiswoode ltd.: 1945

Seller ID: 12956


Extremities of tan heavy card covers show wear & bumping, notation on FFEP, split along front spine edge, light soil, some dog-earing of pages ; Housden is know for his family life and child care manuals View more info

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Communities in Decline An Examination of Household Resettlement in Newfoundland

By: Iverson, Noel & Matthews, D. Ralph

Price: $19.95

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economical Reform: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16987


Blue card covers are sun-faded with light shelfwear. ; A tight solid book.; 184 pages View more info

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I Am Hutterite

By: Kirkby, Mary-Ann

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Prince Albert SK, Polka Dot Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16897


Only slight wear to book & dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.60 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; 203 pages; Mary-Ann Kirkby spent the first ten years of her life in a Hutterite Colony in Manitoba, Canada. "Your mother and father are running away,said a voice piercing the warm air.I froze and turned toward home.To a Hutterite, nothing is more shamefulthan that word, running away, Weglaufen...In 1969, Ann-Maries parents did the unthinkable. The... View more info

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Handbook of Latin American Studies; A Selective Guide to Recent Publications in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government and Politics, International Relations, Sociology and Electronic Resources

By: Martin, Dolores Moyano & P. Sue Mundell

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1997

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 13263


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, unread ; Social Sciences Volume 55; 2.2 x 9.5 x 6.4 Inches; 952 pages; Beginning with volume 41 (1979), the University of Texas Press became the publisher of the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the most comprehensive annual bibliography in the field. Compiled by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and annotated by a corps of more than 130 specialists in various disciplines, the Handbook alternates from year to yea... View more info