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Image for Sound Heritage Volume III Number 4 - The World Soundscape Project

Sound Heritage Volume III Number 4 - The World Soundscape Project

By: Langlois, W.J; Schafer, R. Murray; et al: Editors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0516

Condition: Good


53 pages. Contents: Notes from Aural History, Provincial Archives of B.C.; Commentary - Aural History and the World Soundscape Project; Listening; Soundwalking; Cross-Canada Soundscape Tour 1973; Review - The Vancouver Soundscape. Hard cover library binding with usual markings. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

My Country, My Right to Serve: Experiences of Gay Men and Women in the Military, World War II to the Present

By: Mary Ann Humphrey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Perennial: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23306082

ISBN: 0060921269

Condition: Good


0060921269 285 pages including references. The results of hundreds of interviews and years of research, an oral history, ranging over the past five decades, of gay men and women in the military. Definitive, candid, and remarkable. View more info

Archie Neil

By: Mary Anne Ducharme

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Breton Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15103871

ISBN: 1895415128

Condition: Fine


1895415128 A beautifullly written collaboration that will keep alive forever the life and stories of Archie Neil Chisholm. Saddled with polio, pride, and a lack of discipline, he lived out the contradictory life of a terrific teacher floundering in alcoholism. Biography/Oral History/Anthology/40 Photographs. Brand new. Still in unopened shrink-wrap. Minimal wear at edges. Gift quality. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, June 30 - July 7, 1962 *BIRTH CONTROL PILLS / BEANBALL*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357A4702

Condition: Good


Features: You Yanks are Hypocrites, by Prakash C. Jain; New Case-History facts on Birth Control Pills - nearly a million American women are now using oral contraceptives; My War with Sharks - a Navy frogman, armed only with a special gun and his own lungs, battles sharks at arm's-length range; Safeguarding our Atomic Secrets - Lewis Strauss points up the urgent need to maintain security in the nuclear age; People on the Way up - Delores (Dee) O'Hara, Theresa Howard Carter, Dick Ruedebusch; Landing on Easy Street - in 25 words or less - Deborah Schneider won $500/month for life for her blurb fo... View more info

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Vanity Fair Magazine, February 2010 - Tiger Woods Cover

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0985

Condition: Very Good


150 pages. Features: The shattering of Tiger Woods' image; Military sniper Russ Crane; The return of Gordon Gekko; What drove Finn Caspersen to suicide?; Artist Maurizio Cattelan; Six youn actresses show how stars are born; The crises behind Warren Beatty's epic 1987 flop "Ishtar"; The play Enron; Christopher Hitchens laments the closing of Gore Vidal's mind; Rocker Patti Smith; An oral history of disco; James Wolcott trashes the latest celebrity sex tapes; Spy novelist Henry Porter; Winners of the Twitter contest; Kentucky's Creation Museum; and more. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Nisga'A: People of the Nass

By: NISHGA TRIBAL COUNCIL

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 828H0172

ISBN: 1550541285

Condition: Very Good


1550541285 136 pages. 12.5 x 10.5". Chronology. Illustrated endpapers. "This extraordinary book portrays a rich and flourishing culture. An extended essay illustrated with archival photographs sets the scene. Then 80 stunning colour images chronicle an annual cycle of activity from the oolichan harvest to the coming of winter, from the raising of the first new totem pole in a century to documenting ceremonies rooted in pre-history. The interweaving of image with words from an oral tradition, which predates the Greeks by thousands of years, reveals a wonderfully sophisticated und... View more info

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Running the gauntlet: An oral history of Canadian merchant seamen in World War II

By: Parker, Mike

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233G0197

ISBN: 1551090686

Condition: Very Good


1551090686 344 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "An oral history of Canadian merchant seamen in World War II." - subtitle. Gift bookplate inside front cover otherwise clean and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Voices - A Guide to Oral History

By: Reimer, Derek: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Province of British Columbia: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 642C7156

Condition: Good


74 pages. Index. Annotated bibliography. "A practical guide for creating, preserving and using oral history, the term commonly used for the tape recording of first person reminiscences of past events." - from Preface. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Images and Voices of Lighthouse Country : A Pictoral History of Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay and Horne Lake

Images and Voices of Lighthouse Country : A Pictoral History of Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay and Horne Lake

By: Rita Levitz; Leah Willott

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Images & Voices: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A5788

ISBN: 096818880X

Condition: Fine


096818880X 200 pages. Bibliography. Signature of each author upon title page. "Packed with interviews, news clippings and over 150 black and white photographs, the unforgettable stories of life on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia in the early to mid-1900's, come to life." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Beautiful copy. View more info

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Diefenbaker : Leadership Gained, 1956-1962

By: Stursberg, Peter

Price: $59.89

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1975

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 75104694

ISBN: 0802021301

Condition: Fine


0802021301 "An absorbing, multi-faceted study of the Chief and his time. Captures the excitement of the period and chronicles both the rising and waning years of Diefenbaker's leadership. An oral history compiled from transcripts of interviews with some forty people." - from dust jackets. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper and half-title of each book, else clean, crisp and unmarked with minimal wear. Light wear to dust jackets which are now preserved in glossy new archival-grade brodart covers. Very nice set. View more info

Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans

By: Takaki, Ronald

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33508468

ISBN: 0140138854

Condition: Good


0140138854 570 pages including index and numerous archival black and white photographic plates. Author's signature and inscription inside front cover. An extraordinary blend of narrative history, personal recollections, and oral testimony. Presents a panoramic history of Asian Americans. "...Effortlessly weaves the stories of thousands of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian Americans into a single tale of discovery, endurance, and courage." - San Francisco Chronicle. Average wear. Contents unmarked. Light yellowing at edges. Price st... View more info

There's No Wife Like It

By: Taylor, Dianne J.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Braemer Books, Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105178

ISBN: 0919749062

Condition: Very Good


0919749062 198 pages. A very special copy. Author's inscription on title page reads "Barry Broadfoot, Thank you very much for your help in having my book become a reality. Dianne Taylor." Barry Broadfoot is the celebrated Canadian author of such best sellers as 'Ten Lost Years', 'Years of Sorrow, Years of Shame', 'Six War Years' and others. This book presents Canada's Navy as seen through the eyes of women married to Canadian sailors past and present. Hundreds of such women were interviewed and their recollections woven into this compelling book. Author is herself a naval wife. View more info

Decoding Ancient History

By: Thomas, Carol G

Price: $49.95

Publisher: NJ, USA, Pearson Ptr: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41401829

ISBN: 0131767690

Condition: Fine


0131767690 231 pages including references and index. Through this unique adventure in the art of historical detection, the authors invite you to "decipher the code" that bars our distant past from modern eyes and minds. Includes tools and a sampling of ancient history's most intriguing cases on which to try them. Here are clues locked within artifacts, woven into oral tradition, encrypted in ancient writing, and embedded in the land itself. As new but for prior owner's blind stamp upon title page. Glossy illustrated boards. Excellent copy. View more info

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Railroaders: Recollections from the steam era in British Columbia (Sound heritage series)

By: Turner, Robert D

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Sound and Moving Image Division, Provincial Archives: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 533H1143

ISBN: 0771882475

Condition: Good


0771882475 iv, 94 pages. Many black and white reproductions of archival black and white photos and documents. "Presents the stories of railroaders in British Columbia. All of the accounts are from the first hand experiences of the men who built, operated and maintained the province's rail transportation system." - from Preface. Turner was a prolific author of important books on the history of transportation in British Columbia. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Sound Heritage: Voices from British Columbia

By: Usukawa, Saeko

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A7194

ISBN: 0888944438

Condition: Fine


0888944438 276 pages. "Presents the first-hand stories of the people who had the courage, the dreams - and the just plain stubbornness - to settle the Canadian frontier when it was still a wild country... These recollections of B.C.'s old-timers include tales about carefree remittance men, eccentric upper-crust Britons, persecuted and desperate immigrants - all with their own dreams of freedom and a better life." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Lovely copy. View more info

A Hard Man to Beat: The Story of Bill White: Labour Leader, Historian, Shipyard Worker, Raconteur

By: White, Howard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64400337

ISBN: 0889781311

Condition: Fair


0889781311 221 pages. Illegitimus non Carborundum (don't let the b******ds wear you down.) - Bill White. Average wear. One inch tear to bottom edge of back cover. Peeled area from front cover where sticker removed. Contents square and unmarked. "White's stories of the 'bad old days' of B.C. Labour will fascinate anyone interested in the largely unwritten history of this country. For those concerned with the current state of human and labour rights in B.C., Bill White's call for a return to the kind of gloves-off fighting that marked his heyday will seem appropriate and useful." ... View more info

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Hindu Stories

By: Williston, Teresa Peirce

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Rand McNally & Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136H1211

Condition: Good


111 pages. Guide to pronunciation. Glossary. Descriptive Notes. Color illustration pasted upon front board. Decorated endpapers. Nine attractive one-page color plates plus many additional charming color illustrations in text. "The nine tales contained in this volume were selected from a large number collected from various sources, and were chosen because they were favorites of the four little listeners, my self-appointed critics, with whom I shared them." - from page 9. Stories include: The Wonderful Garden of Dreams; The Magic Fiddle; Little Toe Bone; Devapala; Little Buzz-Man... View more info