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Image for Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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Thunder Bay District 1821-1892 A Collection of Documents

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto. The ChamplainSociety, Ontario Series. No. 9. 1973.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156H3084

ISBN: B000ZKT02E

Condition: Fair


B000ZKT02E cv, 307 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Fold-out map. Map endpapers. Hand-numbered copy #29 of limited printing of 825 copies. Some pages uncut. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to red boards. Relatively few library markings. A sound reference copy. [Bishop p.1049] View more info

The Geography of Contemporary China: The Impact of Deng Xiaoping's Decade

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52801315

ISBN: 041500103X

Condition: Good


041500103X 316 pages including index. Provides a much-needed introduction to contemporary China and a much-needed survey of the last decade of administrative, demographic, economic and geopolitical development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Minor warp to book due to improper storage. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

Prospering Together: The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Laurier Institution: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41302314

ISBN: 0968234305

Condition: Fine


0968234305 315 pages. Aims to improve the negotiating process by presenting a factual description of the issues on the table and some background and history to put those issues into context. Also includes examinations of what effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Crisis in the Caribbean

By: Ambursley, Fitzroy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Monthly Review Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 74306681

ISBN: 0853456313

Condition: Fair


0853456313 271 pages including list of abbreviations. Well-worn but unmarked copy. Draws together analyses of some of the most salient political developments to have taken place in the circum-Caribbean during the last few years. In this period we have witnessed a qualitative heightening of class contradictions in most countries and a growing crisis of US foreign policy in the region. Each author poses critical questions regarding the political strategy and institutional forms necessary to effect an authentic transition to socialism. View more info

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The Story of Island Copper

By: Aspinall, Craig

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, BHP Minerals: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A7498

ISBN: 0969972806

Condition: Fine


0969972806 184 pages including index. Records the early exploration years and accomplishments of the hundreds of men and women who worked the mine for 25 years, and touches on contributions to the community of the miners and their families. Primarily a chronological history of an open pit copper mine and mill which utilized the ingenuity and skills of its people to ensure the mine's survival in the face of the challenges of a rugged environment, a low grade orebody and economic recession. But it also tells a more personal story through photographs and anecdotes from the mines's veterans, man... View more info

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The illustrated history of Newfoundland Light & Power

By: Baker, Melvin

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Creative Publisher: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A7092

ISBN: 0920021778

Condition: Very Good


0920021778 348 pages. "This is a book about the evolution and development of the Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Limited, born of an amalgamation of small utilities less than a quarter century ago... Tells the story of these companies from their first glimmerings to the present day Newfoundland Light & Power Co. and examines some of the contributions the present company has made to the social and economic advancement of Newfoundland." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Decorated endpapers. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy archival-grade Brodart c... View more info

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National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

By: Barnes, N.; Smith, W.; Cunningham, L.; Hardy, H.; Battey, G Jr.; Shepstone, H.; Watson, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4839

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Colour Imperial (Oil) ad inside front cover features old-style gas pumps and bottled oil; Editorial topics include Preserving Balance, The Limit of Freedom, The Limit of Socialism, The Impasse, Adult Education, and Strong Medicine; Nice one-page ad for Waterman's pens features photo of artist Howard Chandler Christy; Travel for the Average Man - article which touches on the tough economic times of the day; Rain Before Seven (short story); Echo of Erin (short story); Modernizing the Land of the Master - great photo-illustrated article on Palestine; The Man Who Lived in Twil... View more info

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Land of the Umpqua: A history of Douglas County, Oregon

By: Beckham, Stephen Dow

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Roseburg, Oregon, Douglas County Commissioners: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116C6147

ISBN: 0961657413

Condition: Good


0961657413 285 pages. Index. Select bibliography. Black and white illustrations. "Examines economic development, cultural institutions, the role of the federal government, Indian-white relations, settlement, community development, living conditions, and the demographic patterns of the population of the region... Concerned with those who for the past 140 years have made the Umpqua region their home." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with modest wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Early Trading Companies of New France (Reprints of economic classics)

By: Biggar, Henry Percival

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Augustus m Kelley Pubs: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 416C6824

ISBN: 0678008221

Condition: Good


0678008221 308 pages. Index. Fold-out map at back. "A contribution to the history of commerce and discovery in North America." - subtitle. Reprint of the 1901 first edition. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Latin America: Geographical Perspectives (University Paperbacks, Up 511)

By: Blakemore, H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 74302959

ISBN: 041632830X

Condition: Good


041632830X 557 pages including index. A collection of geographical essays consisting of regional studies by authors each of whom has first-hand knowledge of his/her area. "Constitutes an excellent general survey" - The Times Higher Education Supplement. Minimal markings. Average wear. Binding sound. Solid working copy. View more info

The Geography of the Canadian North: Issues and Challenges

By: Bone, Robert M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41401871

ISBN: 0195407725

Condition: Very Good


0195407725 284 pages including references and index. Offers a rich, realistic interpretation of the human geography of the North. Discusses the physical geography and the history of more than three-quarters of our nation, examines northern and native development, and outlines some geographic realities for the 1990s as northerners move from the fur economy and subsequent dependence on governments to the promise of self-government in Nunavut and Denedeh. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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The Economics of Inflation; A Study of Currency Depreciation in Post-War Germany 1914-1923

By: Bresciani-Turroni C et al

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: New York, George Allen & Unwin: 1937

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 324G0645

ISBN: B0041SI5T0

Condition: Good


B0041SI5T0 464 pages. Index. Originally published in Italian in 1931. This first English edition substantially revised. Inside front board is the bookplate of M.L. Burstein, "One of the sharpest minds in economics of the last century" - from online reference. "The depreciation of the mark of 1914-1923, which is the subject of this work, is one of the outstanding episodes in the history of the twentieth century. Not only by reason of its magnitude but also by reason of its effects, it looms large on our horizon. It was the most colossal thing of its kind in history: and, next... View more info

Malawi: The History of a Nation

By: Bridglal Pachai

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Longman Group: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42503688

ISBN: 0582645530

Condition: Good


0582645530 324 pages including bibliography, index, black and white plates. "Covers every aspect of the history of Malawi from pre-colonial times to the present, developing important social, economic and political themes. Describes and analyses events and social conditions in Malawi to show how and why Malawians have influenced the course of Central African affairs. Traces the influence of external forces, African, European and Asian, on the history of Malawi. The first comprehensive study of Malawi's history which considers events not only from the point of view of Malawi, but also in... View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info

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Geology and Ore-Deposits of Rossland, BC: Bulletin No. 4, 1917

By: Bruce, Everend Lester

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Department of Mines: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5328

Condition: Fair


35 pages including bibliography. Bla,ck and white photos. "The Rossland gold-copper mining camp is situated in the district of West Kootenay, southern British Columbia, six miles west of the Columbia river and five miles north of the International Boundary-line." - from page 5. Contents includes physiography, general and structural geology, geological history, economic geology, petrography of igneous rocks and mineralogy. Above-average wear. Spine taped. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

The Poverty of Progress: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Burns, E. Bradford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74306879

ISBN: 0520050789

Condition: Very Good


0520050789 183 pages including index and glossary. Addresses 'the major enigma of Latin America: prevalent poverty in a potentially wealthy region." - Times of the Americas. With some black and white photographic reproductions. Occasional marginal marking in blue pen. View more info

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Demon Rum or Easy Money: Government Control of Liquor in British Columbia from Prohibition to Privatization (Carleton Library)

By: Campbell, Robert A.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 646H4279

ISBN: 088629150X

Condition: Fair


088629150X 218 pages. Index. Footnotes. "The first systematic examination of government control of liquor in Canada. As the first province in English Canada to choose government control, British Columbia stood out as a North American experiment in the post-prohibition world of alcohol regulation. Analyzes liquor control from a variety of viewpoints: attitudes and access to alcohol; federal-provincial relations; cartels and patronage; and social reform. Reveals much about he intricacies of the state in economic life, particularly the apparent contradiction between promotion and regula... View more info

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The Economic Review: Complete in Twenty-Four (24) Volumes, 1891-1914

By: Campion, Rev. W.J.H.; Carter, Rev. J.; Phelps, Rev. I.R.; Et al: Editors

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: London, Percival & Co./Rivingtons: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 718A4805

Condition: Fair


The complete works of this early British learned economic journal which was published quarterly between 1881 and 1914 for the Oxford University Branch of The Christian Social Union. Includes writings by many names familiar to the modern historian of economic thought including: W.J. Ashley; W.H. Beveridge; J. Bonar; A.L. Bowley; Edwin Cannan; S.J. Chapman; A.W. Flux; L.L. Price; J.C. Stamp; R.H. Tawney; Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb. Usual library markings. Most volumes bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands. Many later volumes bound in black buckram. Buckram volumes in good conditi... View more info

Image for American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", September (Sept.) 1961, Volume XCIII No. 451 - Greatest Subversive Plot in History / A Key to Communist Semantics

American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", September (Sept.) 1961, Volume XCIII No. 451 - Greatest Subversive Plot in History / A Key to Communist Semantics

By: Canadian Intelligence Service; Bend, H. Katherine; Monsarrat, Alice E.; Bridges, Hon. Styles; Cvetic, Matt; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., Defenders of the Faith: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759H2241

Condition: Good


128 pages. Features: Greatest Subversive Plot in History - documented evidence of a malignant UNESCO plot against the future of this country's children and their children; Ruinous Public Debt - cannot exist for long with perpetual debt; Opposition to Law and Order - the ACLU and the establishment of Police Review Boards; America Exploited in the Name of Humanity; The Challenge of World Conflict - a reappraisal of America's future and manifest destiny; The American Dream; Oh! What a Night - prevent tossing and turning at night; Music - soothing, sedative, and savage - Science confirms certain m... View more info