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Selected Paintings

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, A & A Gallery Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H4171

ISBN: 0981019501

Condition: Very Good


0981019501 72 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. Bilingual English/Chinese text. Printed upon glossy stock. Oblong 11.5" x 8.75". "My paintings are personal investigations into the interaction between Eastern and Western culture. They express how I see and feel about my subject; how I interpret it intuitively and spiritually by using a visual language. The scenery of British Columbia is a major subject of my painting. I blend the old and the new to forge a contrast between ink and colour, between the ancient traditions of Chinese painting and the rapidly-changing world... View more info

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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Dè T'a Hoti Ts'eeda : We Live Securely by the Land

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories, Culture & Communications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2121

ISBN: 0770801498

Condition: Good


0770801498 78 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from the National Museums Scotland. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated with colour photography. Text in English and a native language. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Lacan, Politics, Aesthetics (SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., SUNY Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 51109856

ISBN: 0791423727

Condition: Very Good


0791423727 341 pages including index. "Demonstrates the importance and breadth of Lacan's thought. These papers take up Lacan's invitation to engage his texts as he did Freud's, not out of passive discipleship but out of a shared conviction of the consequences of the work of psychoanalysis, that after Freud nothing is quite the same." - Michael Payne. Clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Toxic Fame: Celebrities Speak on Stardom

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Detroit, MI, U.S.A., Visible Ink Pr: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 46400126

ISBN: 0787608742

Condition: Very Good


0787608742 534 pages including index. Would you trade your privacy for guaranteed fame and fortune? Don't answer until you've read this book! Includes 2,000 revealing exclusive quotes from celebrities including Richard Dreyfuss, Julia Roberts, Whitney Houston, John Goodman, Roseanne, and many others. "... Gossip at its best." - Bill Harris, "Showtime" Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Look at the Record: An Album of Toronto's Lyric Theatres 1825-1984

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Canada, Mosaic Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24801801

ISBN: 0889622361

Condition: Very Good


0889622361 298 pages. "Toronto is the home of a superb opera company, and the place where a number of the world's greatest singers have received their training: this much we more or less know. What we have forgotten is that lyric theartre has always been a central part of our culture, as the archivist of the Canadian Opera Company shows us in the hundreds of fascinating bits of evidence she has assembled in this album. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Fascinating decorated endpapers show a very detailed drawing of the city of Toronto when Queen's Park was near the outskirts of... View more info

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The Politics of Cultural Mediation: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Felix Paul Greve

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, The University of Alberta Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56204899

ISBN: 0888644124

Condition: Fine


0888644124 212 pages. This collection of essays explores the contact zones produced by the migrations of two German-born cultural figures. Both figures negotiated languages beyond their mother tongue (German); both moved between geographic and cultural worlds; both produced cultural works in their adopted countries (the US and Canada); and both 'translated' themselves into new contexts." - from back cover. Black and white illustrations. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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Salmon Ranching

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Academic Pr: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 211A7635

ISBN: 0126906602

Condition: Fair


0126906602 441 pages. Index. Numerous black and white illustrations. "...Attempts to describe the state of the art of salmon ranching through brief accounts from the various regions of the world in which it is practised." - from Preface. Binding sound. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Please note: This copy has experienced moisture exposure to the fore-edge of its text. All pages affected to varying degrees by discolouration which has penetrated up to one inch. Text unaffected. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Elephant: The Animal and Its Ivory in African Culture

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of California Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142A7680

ISBN: 0930741269

Condition: Fair


0930741269 424 pages. Excellent photography, primariliy in colour, throughout. "In the final analysis, this book should serve as an homage to the African elephant and as a celebration of African creativity." - From Preface. Needs rebinding. Hanging together but loosely. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. A wonderful work worth preserving. View more info

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Genius of Place

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Raincoast Books, Polestar: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 321A8230

ISBN: 1896095488

Condition: Good


1896095488 431 pages. "Combines history, landscape, politics and culture in an astonishing portrait of the 'storm-washed green' of BC." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 731C6125

ISBN: 029598080X

Condition: Very Good


029598080X 250 pages. Bibliography. Chronology. Black and white illustrations. Photographic colour plates. "...Collects, for the first time, the most important of (Bill Reid's) widely scattered writings: seminal statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the quintessential role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture... In this book are thirty pieces of Reid's writing, spanning forty years of active life." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked, with light wear. Dust jacket now p... View more info

Circles Of Strength: Community Alternatives To Alienation

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, New Society Publishers: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52208953

ISBN: 1550922033

Condition: Very Good


1550922033 127 pages. Shares the experiences and reflections of over 20 members of communities as diverse as First Nations, religious orders, rural communes, activist camps and urban neighborhoods. Offers practical advice and inspiring visions about ways to reconstruct circles of mutual caring and support - and to relearn the wisdom that comes with enduring relations of people and places. Offers, through the community, a culture of hope. Unmarked. Light wear. View more info

Amphibian Sounds

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Higher Education: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73202580

ISBN: 0070928738

Condition: Good


0070928738 65 pages. Author is an Ojibway from the Cape Croker Reserve on Manitoulin Island. It was her desire to preserve the Indian culture and to teach her young boarders the legends of their people that prompted her to write this book. Illustrator, also an Ojibway, is from the Wikwemikong Reserve on Manitoulin Island. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Contents in nice shape. Solid copy. View more info

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The return of the Vikings: Scandinavians in Canada (Canadian culture series)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Tantalus Research Limited: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 115A9003

ISBN: 0919478425

Condition: Fair


0919478425 96 pages. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations. Editor's signature and inscription atop front blank flyleaf which is loose but present. Originally published in 1973. "A sourcebook of materials and suggestions for their use by high school students in learning something of the experiences of Scandinavian immigrants in Canada, and of the cultural heritage of which Scandinavian and other Canadians are the heirs." - from preliminary page. Chapters include: Evidence of early Vikings in North America - the Viking sagas; Early Scandinavian immigrants in Canada and the U... View more info

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Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949 (Studies in Book and Print Culture)

By: N/A

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747G0235

ISBN: 0802047904

Condition: Very Good


0802047904 Signed by author upon title page. 1257 pages. Short Title index. Name index. Place of publication index. Subject index. "A definitive history and bibliography of Canadian cookbooks from the beginning... in 1825, to the mid-twentieth century... The entries for 2,276 individual titles are arranged chronologically by their province or territory of publication, revealing cooking and dining customs in each part of the country..." - from dust jacket which is preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Unmarked with light wear. A lovely copy of this magnificent reference. (Locatio... View more info

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New Perspectives on Chu Culture during the Eastern Zhou Period

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Princeton University/ Sackler Gallery/ Smithsonian Institution: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548G2300

ISBN: 0691002908

Condition: Good


0691002908 210 pages. Selected bilbliography. Profusely illustrated in black and white. A compilation of essays presented at a symposium held in April 1990 at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Limited print run of 1,500 copies. Prior owner's details atop title page. Respectful pencil marginalia and underlining regularly throughout.. Light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Christmas Mumming in Newfoundland

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Toronto Press: 1969

Seller ID: 712G3658

ISBN: 0802032001

Condition: Good


0802032001 246 pages. Index. Bibliography. "The practice of mumming or 'janneying' is a world-wide phenomenon connected with religion, ritual and drama. Derived from the British and Irish customs now almost extinct, the Newfoundland mumming tradition, which is still a vital part of the island's culture, offers a unique opportunity for observing the practice." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper. Moderate wear. Price-clipped dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

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Religion in Japanese Culture: Where Living Traditions Meet a Changing World

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Kodansha USA Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 454G4025

ISBN: 4770020546

Condition: Fine


4770020546 238 pages. Index. Chronology. Black and white photographic plates. "An invaluable tool for anyone interested in a deeper understanding of Japanese culture." - from dust jacket. Clean and bright with negligible wear. Trifle of writing on blank back leaf. Dust jacket preserved in glossy mylar. An excellent copy. View more info

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Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135G4475

ISBN: 0521810124

Condition: Fine


0521810124 492 pages. Index. Presents recent research on the history of criminology from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries in Western Europe (Austria, Britain, France, Germany, Italy) and in Argentina, Australia, Japan, and the United States... Seeks to elucidate the relationship between criminological discourse and politics, society, and culture." - from preliminary page. View more info

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Traditional Ukrainian cookery by Savella Stechishin (February 19,1991)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Trident Press (February 19,1991): 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H4344

ISBN: B01B98DU0I

Condition: Good


B01B98DU0I 496 pages. Index. Reprint of the 1957 first edition. "Ukrainian dishes are neither highly-spiced nor bland - they are subtle and pleasing, having their own indefinable qualities. The culinary skillis passed from mother to daughter are an essential part of her preparation for marriage. Ukrainian Canadians have brought with them from their native land a wealth of their own culture with truly priceless treasures of a tangible character as well as intangible spiritual values. Their music, choral performances, poetry, folk art, dances, and rituals are cherished by them. In a s... View more info