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The Sociology of Mennonites, Hutterites and Amish: A Bibliography with Annotations, Volume II 1977-1990

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 567A4536

ISBN: 0889209995

Condition: Good


0889209995 194 pages. Name index. Subject index. Includes items missed by the first volume in 1977. Binding tight. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. Handsome gilt lettering and decoration upon front board. A sound working copy. View more info

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Lives of the Bigamists: Marriage, Family, and Community in Colonial Mexico

By: Boyer, Richard E.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743G1450

ISBN: 0826315712

Condition: Very Good


0826315712 340 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Light wear. Tight and square. Moderate quantity of light pencil underlining and marginalia to contents. A quality copy. View more info

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Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth. The Remedy

By: George, Henry [Signed]

Price: $25,000.00

Publisher: New York, Henry George & Co.: 1880

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 169H4360

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by Henry George [1839-1897] upon first blank leaf. Publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, floral endpapers; 4,xi,[3],512,[2],4,[4]pp. Moderate wear to extremities. Few light red pencil marks to four leaves. Trifles of ink writing atop front free endpaper and second blank leaf. Several thin ink lines on pages 138 and 241. Binding tight. 19 x 13 cm. George, an unknown printer in 1870's San Francisco, witnessed the city's evolution from rough encampment to wealthy metropolis, while at the same time observing the emergence of pauperism. He endeavor... View more info

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Essays on the Sociology of Culture

By: Mannheim, Karl

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 567A2884

Condition: Good


253 pages. Index. "Contains three hitherto unpublished essays by Karl Mannheim." - from dust jacket. i Towards the Sociology of teh Mind, An Introduction ii The Problem of the Intelligentsia, An Inquiry into its Past and Present Role iii The Democratization of Culture. Book clean and unmarked. Opening along front hinge. Above-average wear to dust jacket. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Essays on the Sociology of Knowledge

By: Mannheim, Karl

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 567A2885

Condition: Very Good


327 pages. Index. "Offers for the first time in English a number of essays, originally produced in various German periodicals, in which the author first elaborated his insight into the social dimensions of thinking." - from dust jacket. Light wear to clean unmarked book. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket. Prior owner's name clipped from top corner of first two pages. A sound copy. View more info

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From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology

By: Max Weber; Hans H. Gerth

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis Books Ltd: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 567A1616

ISBN: 0710032544

Condition: Good


0710032544 490 pages. Index. Footnotes. "An anthology of the work of Weber in the fields of science and politics, power, religion and social structure. Each section contains either the original essays in their entirety, or extensive excerpts from Weber's works on the subject under discussion." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book which is unmarked but for some squiggles to lower edge of textblock. Binding sound. Dust jacket heavily worn. View more info

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Making Vancouver: Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913

By: McDonald, Robert A. J.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H1812

ISBN: 0774805552

Condition: Good


0774805552 316 pages. Footnotes, select bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations. "Explores the years 1863 to 1913, when the population and institutions of this young community had not yet stabilized and expectations of material betterment remained high." - from dust jacket. Few markings to contents. Moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Bordart. A sound copy. Vancouver Sun review clipping laid-in. View more info

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The Blind Eye of History: A Study of the Origins of the Present Police Era

By: Reith, Charles

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 347A9595

Condition: Good


264 pages. Index. Short bibliography. Author submits that "all means of enforcing laws comprise physical, or military, force, moral force and police force, used separately or together, and that military force and moral force alone or together always fail to secure sustained observance of laws in a community unless they are provided with police force, as a medium through which they can function." - from Preface. Cleand unmarked with moderate wear. Bit of foxing, primarily at and near endpapers. Sound copy,. View more info

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Why Civilizations Collapse; Fields, Dr. E.R. [Introduction]

By: Smith, Drew L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Truth at Last Books: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 545H4047

Condition: Good


80 pages. Second edition of this work first published in 1965. "Author was one of the leaders in the struggle to maintain the segregation of the races. He was a direct descendant of one of our nation's founding fathers, John Witherspoon, a signer of the original Declaration of Independence." - Introduction. The purpose of this book is "to show, without any malice or hatred for any race, the background of the color problem in world history, the way in which it has affected, and is now affecting, the white race, and how the challenge of color may be combatted for the benefit of a... View more info

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Crime and Social Progress - No. 7 Penal Reform League Series

By: St. John, Arthur

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Penal Reform League: 1918

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 567G1040

Condition: Fair


10 pages. "A lecture delivered before the Psycho-Therapeutic Society at the Caxton Hall, Westminster, January 17th, 1910." - from page 3. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling. Some age-toning. Pencil underlining and marginalia. Prior owner's ink stamp atop front cover. View more info

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Defensive Racism: An Unapologetic Examination of Racial Differences

By: Steele, Edgar J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, ProPer Press: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 238G1804

ISBN: 0976125900

Condition: Very Good


0976125900 378 pages. "Compulsively readable, incisive in its analysis, and deft in its marshalling of factual evidence... so good, I would recommend it to my own mother." - from dust jacket review. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy. View more info

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The Boiler Room and Other Telephone Sales Scams

By: Stevenson, Robert J.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: USA, University of Illinois Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 512A4225

ISBN: 0252022653

Condition: Very Good


0252022653 265 pages. References. Index. "Very important and wonderfully researched - this guy knows boiler rooms like nobody's business!" - Jack Katz. "... a fine contribution to the sociology of deviance, occupations, and fieldwork." - Robert R. Faulkner. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket with short closed tear to bottom edge of front panel. Quality copy of this fascinating reference. View more info

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Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana: The Public Anthropology of Kalanga Elites (African Systems of Thought)

By: Werbner, Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G4571

ISBN: 025321677X

Condition: Fair


025321677X 255 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Author and subject indexes. "Examines the Kalanga, a minority ethnic group that has served Botswana in business and government since independence." - from back cover. Minimal markings to contents. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info