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Image for Trouble in the Woods: Forest Policy and Social Conflict in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Gorsebrook Series on the Political Economy of the Atlantic Region)

Trouble in the Woods: Forest Policy and Social Conflict in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Gorsebrook Series on the Political Economy of the Atlantic Region)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Acadiensis: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762H1144

ISBN: 0919107370

Condition: Very Good


0919107370 234 pages. Footnotes. Maps. "The history behind today's headlines about confrontations between governments, companies, woodlot owners, workers and conservationists in the forest industry - a penetrating look at the exploitation and management of Maritime forest resources over the last century." - from back cover. Prior owner's name stamped on bottom and fore-edges, and half-title page, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

Canadian metropolitics: Governing our cities

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 71409280

ISBN: 0773054251

Condition: Very Good


0773054251 321 pages including index. Light to moderate wear. Explores basic historical, legal, and political economy contexts of modern city government and uses several public policy issues - education, intergovernmental relations, planning, and the environment - to explain the importance of various city political actors and institutions. Several dabs of liquid paper upon half-title page. Average quantity of highlighitng with minimal marginalia. View more info

Business-Government Relations in Canada - Grappling With Leviathan

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34703511

ISBN: 0176034668

Condition: Fine


0176034668 678 pages with bibliography/references and index. Chapters include: Introduction; A Framework for Analyzing Business-Government Relations in Canada; Describing Leviathan - A Governing-Instruments Approach; The Political Economy of Policy Making; The Government Relations Function; Issues Management; Lobbying Targets and Timing; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 1; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 2; Corporations and Political Contributions; Business and News Media; Advocacy Advertising. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Money for All: Or the Economic Science of Money

By: Alexander, Jesse P.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Ramsey, Millett & Hudson: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C5065

Condition: Fair


"National bank notes retired - legal tenders the only paper money - prosperity for every industry." - subtitle. "This little work makes no pretensions to literary merit. It was written, by the author, at intervals snatched from his other occupations as a farmer... The leading facts stated, and the great and fundamental truths of the science of money enunciated, are in accordance with the true principles of Political Economy when applied to the present conditions of America, and are believed to be sound and incontrovertible." - from Preface. Contains the following five essays... View more info

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Reclaiming Canada's sovereignty: Maintaining our independence and life-style in a global economy

By: Biddell, Jack

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, LNC Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 134A7102

ISBN: 0969466811

Condition: Good


0969466811 207 pages. "Canada is trapped and we Canadians are being skinned! All of us - except of course the truly affluent... are becoming second-class citizens... The things which really need to be done to restore the health of our economy and provide the jobs we need... are quite simple. They are described in this book." - from back cover. Author was a leading accountant with large Canadian firms. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Light to moderate wear. Binding tight. Sound working copy. View more info

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Left Turn, Canada,

By: Coldwell, M.J.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Duell Sloan & Pearce: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H3487

ISBN: B001P1BJOY

Condition: Good


B001P1BJOY xv, [3], 247 pages. Index. Founder of the CCF tells how the organization came into being, how its principles have been successfully practiced in Saskatchewan, and reveals what plans the CCF has for Canada in the post-war years. Surveys the role of Canada as a 'middle power' and discusses in detail its social, political, and economic future." - dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. [Weinrich 2869, Amtmann 2529] View more info

Underground nation: The secret economy and the future of Canada

By: Francis, Diane

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72509766

ISBN: 1550136127

Condition: Fine


1550136127 215 pages. "...Canada's political leaders have been so out of touch with Canadian reality for so long that a kind of alienation has set in among the people they govern." - from back cover. The most thought-provoking, and indeed, disturbing book yet by Canada's most controversial financial commentator. Attractive glossy covers. Very light wear. Unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Highwire Act: Power, Pragmatism And the Harcourt Legacy

By: Gawthrop, Daniel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, New Star Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302643

ISBN: 0921586485

Condition: Very Good


0921586485 370 pages including notes, bibliography and index. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. "Examines the NDP's record on the economy, the environment, health care, resource issues, and aboriginal land claims - and in the battle for the hearts and minds of BC's voters." - from back cover. Light wear. Two inch crease to bottom corner of front cover. Unmarked. Nice 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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Rules and order (His Law, legislation and liberty)

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & K. Paul: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 429H2776

ISBN: 0710076444

Condition: Good


0710076444 184 pages. Index. Footnotes. "A new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy." - subtitle. "Deals with the basic conceptions necessary for a critical analysis of prevailing theories of justice and of the conditions which a constitution securing personal liberty would have to satisfy." - from dust jacket. Light wear to unmarked book. Binding tight. Moderate wear to complete dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodaft. A sound copy. [Bibliographic reference: Machlup B-15] View more info

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Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G4567

ISBN: 0710001258

Condition: Good


0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successively." - dust jacket. Minimal light pencil marginalia to contents. Moderate wear to book. Binding tight. Spine sunnin... View more info

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Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Mirage of Social Justice v. 2: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (His Law, legislation and liberty ; v. 2)

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Not Avail: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 566G0598

ISBN: 071008403X

Condition: Fair


071008403X 195 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy." - from title page. Somewhat above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound working copy. Includes fascimile dust jacket preserved in archival-grade Brodart. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, May 4, 1947 - The Challenge of Palestine

By: Lilienthal, David E.; Nathan, Robert R.; Peffer, Nathaniel; Nugent, Frank; Johnson, Alvin; Neuberger, Richard; Longhurst, Henry;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2856

Condition: Good


72 Pages. Features: Cover photo of British Tommy on Guard in Palestine; Full-page two-color ad for movie 'Carnegie Hall' starring Frank McHugh and Martha O'Driscoll; Classy one-page photo ad for Aquatoys rain coats available from Knox the Hatter; Nice one-page ad for Dumon televisions features the Sherwood model; Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, David E. Lilienthal, says development of nuclear power depends upon our knowledge of the issues at stake; Six photos from the U.N. which held its first special session to discuss the challenge of Palestine; Full-page photo of bombed-out offic... View more info

Democracy Undone: The Practice and the Promise of Self-governance in Canada

By: Longstaff, Bill

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Ballot Pub: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72509745

ISBN: 0968902901

Condition: Very Good


0968902901 291 pages including index. Author's signature upon title page. "Provides a comprehensive look at democracy in general, with a pragmatic look at how to increase democracy in Canadian society... At a time when anti-globalization forces are gaining steam, they need some ideas on what to be FOR, and Longstaff helps to provide them." - Hazel Corcoran, Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation. "Exposes the inequities and anti-democratic aspects of our electoral system, corporate control of the economy and monopoly in the media." - George Melnyk. Unmarked. Light wear. ... View more info

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BC Studies: British Columbia - A Place for Aboriginal Peoples? No. 57 Spring 1983

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., BC Studies: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7090

Condition: Good


147 pages. Features: Native Claims and Self-Determination; An Historic Eventin the Political Economy of the Tsimshian - information on the ownership of the Zimacord District; The Conversion of the Port Simpson Tsimshian - Indian control or Missionary Manipulation?; British Columbia Indian Languages - A crisis of silence; Taking the Minister to Court - Changes in public opinion about Forest Management and their expression in Haida Land Claims; Fish, Politics and Treaty Rights - who protects salmon resources in Washington State?; "Authenticity" and the contemporary Northwest Indian Art ... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, September 19, 1949 - Cover Photo of Robert A. Taft

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0199

Condition: Good


88 pages. Cover: Robert A. Taft Contents: Of Steel, Rails, and the Economy - Philip Murray's C.I.O. (Congress of Industrial Organizations) and Benjamin F. Fairless's United States Steel Settlement; Politics: (Robert A.) Taft at Bat; Crime: Killer on a Rampage - Howard Unruh; The Navy's Spirit; The Monetary Crisis: We'll Share Britain's Troubles - Britain, Canada and United States; Britain: The Wringer Beckons - "Britain's only salvation lies in going through 'an economic Dunkerque'".; Germany: Dismantling, the New Political Key; Spain: The U.S. Fleet's In; Britain: Holding t... View more info

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

By: Murray N. Rothbard; Murray Rothbard

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Sheed Andrews and McMeel: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 429C9943

ISBN: 0836207513

Condition: Good


0836207513 Signed, without inscription, by Murray Rothbard upon half-title page. 304 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index. "... Offers a systematic analysis of the political approach to governance through the power of the state, in contrast to the economic approach of the free market." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate sunning to backstrip. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Hjalmar Schacht For And Against Hitler - A Political-Economic Study of Germany 1923-1945

By: Peterson, Edward Norman

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429H3664

Condition: Fair


416 pages. Exhaustive bibliography. Footnotes. "Re-examines the record, in order better to appreciate the past and present problems of Europe, political and economic. The career of Hjalmar Schacht happens to be an excellent mirror for those problems: why democracy fell in Germany (as it had in much of the world); why the unspeakable Nazi came to despotic power over one of the most cultured and civilized nations of the world; whether dictatorships are better qualified to deal with the complexities of industrial life; why foreign trade in the post-war world departed so far from the cheri... View more info

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Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

By: Schumpeter, Joseph A. [Signed]

Price: $62,000.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 324H1607

Condition: Good


xiv, 411 pp. Index. A revision of the 1942 first edition with new material appraising the social changes wrought by the war. Boldly signed by Schumpeter upon front free endpaper, dated May 23, 1947. Bookplate of Leo Kramer inside front board. As the emergence of blockchain technology portends the obsolescence of much of today's financial services industry, Schumpeter's concept of creative destruction, introduced in this work, has never rung more true. SWEDBERG chapter 7, BLAUG p.216, PRESSMAN p.161, FUNDABURK 9545, HUTCHINSON 735. View more info

Free Market Morality: The Political Economy of the Austrian School

By: Shand, A.

Price: $99.95

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42903680

ISBN: 0415041899

Condition: Very Good


0415041899 228 pages including index, bibliography and notes. "Provides a perceptive account of the philosophy of the Austrian School, locating it in its historical and intellectual context. Traces the implications of the methodology of the Austrian School for concepts of freedom and equality and the moral basis for capitalist markets." - from back cover. Light wear. Clean and unmarked but for discard/withdrawn stamps upon half-title page and top edge of text. Nice copy. View more info