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These Mountains Are Our Sa -OS

By: Snow, Chief John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1977

Edition: Pre-publication Edition

Seller ID: 73108506

ISBN: 0888665903

Condition: Very Good


0888665903 178 pages including many black and white photographs. The fascinating, sad, frustrating, hopeful and inspirational story of the author's people and of his vision of the Indian future... that in renewal and rediscovery of their roots, traditional values and culture, lies the promise of living not between two cultures as in the past, but in the best of two cultures in the future. Prior owner's signature upon half title page. Includes text of Treaty Seven in appendix. View more info

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The Library of Robert Michael Burrell - Books on the Middle East: Sotheby's, London, 14 and 15 October 1999 - Sale L09217

By: Sotheby's

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., Sotheby's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244A8095

Condition: Very Good


164 pages. The 912 lots in this sale represent "A remarkable collection of diverse material on Middle Eastern and Arabic culture, language, archaeology, history, exploration, texts, art, bibliography, current affairs and economics. It is the rare product of the combined passions of the bibliophile and the academic, representing 40 years of diligent and tenacious collecting. It could hardley be more wide-ranging (the books are dated 1488 to 1998), and the number of books (over 8,000) is in our experience without parallel." - from page 6. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. ... View more info

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Rungh Magazine, A South Asian Quarterly of Culture, Comment and Criticism, Volume 1, Number 4 - The Body Issue

By: Srivastava, Sarita; Lakhani, Ali; Bissoondath, Neil; Shinhat, Molly; Ghai, Nilambri; Fernando, Sonali; Raphael, Alistair; Mathur, Ashok; Niche, R.; Pinet, Richard; Simons, Derek; Marchant, Ameen; Tsang, Henry; Khanna, Sanjay; McAllister

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Rungh: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1997

Condition: Good


38 pages. Features: "Unwanted Hair Problem?" - Struggling to Re-present our Bodies; Escaping the Cultural Imperative; Yes + No - Letters from post-referendum Montreal; Scaffolding of the Bone House; Lamayuru; Faceless Elements; Beyond the Body Project - Art and the Interaction of Communities; In Her Own Image; To Visit the Tiger in Review; To Visit the Tiger Artist's Statements; "Be it Resolved..." - The Writers' Union and Cultural Appropriation; In Inglish - Writing with an Accent; A Sari Tale and Hair Scare. Address labels on back cover, otherwise unmarked with average wea... View more info

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Geisha: A Photographic History, 1872-1912

By: Stanley B. Burns, MD; Elizabeth A. Burns

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, powerHouse Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2430

ISBN: 1576873366

Condition: Very Good


1576873366 118 pages. "Documents the intimate life and culture of the nineteenth-century geisha. It portrays these artists in a cultural reality created by staged studio photography, private scenes, and rare outdoor images. The geisha is pictured performing her daily rituals and various arts. Images of courtesans and other working women are presented alongside the geisha to show all sides of this enchanting aspect of Japanese culture. Completing the story are insightful essays on the history of nineteenth-century Japanese photography, the social history of the geisha, and the history ... View more info

KITCHEN CULTURE:Lives&Foods of Immigrant Women in the Cowichan and Chemainus Valleys of Vancouver Island, B.C.

By: Star Weiss-Fuoco

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, New Roots Press: 1994

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 71608190

ISBN: 0969549407

Condition: Very Good


0969549407 166 pages including index. Inspired by the popular TV show "Kitchen Culture". Read the personal stories of women who have moved to Canada from around the world. Includes over 100 of the women's favourite traditional dishes from 17 cultures. Beautiful illustrations and full colour photos featuring the women of "Kitchen Culture" and their foods. Enjoy the world of international cuisine found right here in Canada - and get to know the women who are proud to call Canada home. Signature, date and inscription upon page 135 may be those of a woman in a picture on that... View more info

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Haida Culture in Custody

By: Stearns, Mary Lee

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Washington Pr: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C9877

ISBN: 0295957638

Condition: Very Good


0295957638 322 pages. Bibliography. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. Decorated endpapers. "... A study of continuity and change in a Northwest Coast fishing community which has been formally incorporated into Canadian society and is administered under the Indian Act... The Haidas have preserved a flourishing ceremonial life patterned on the old matrilineal model and supporting a modified version of traditional values." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Bowl-O-Rama: The Visual Arts of Bowling (Recollectibles)

By: Steele, H. Thomas

Price: $129.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Abbeville Pr: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 83201333

ISBN: 0896596079

Condition: Fine


0896596079 96 pages. "Bowling culture is more alive today than ever, but its visual arts are vanishing. The look, character, and details - the esoteric aesthetics - have changed.... Whether you are an active kegler or occasionally bowl a few frames, this book will be right up your alley." - from Foreward. Chapters include: The History of Bowling; Architecture and Signage; Matchbooks, Post Cards & Pinups; Bowling Shirts, Patches & Labels; Celebrity Bowlers; Bowling Graphics; Trophies, Awards & Jewelry; Bowling Artwork; Bowling Kitsch. Attractive colour photography throughout. Very ... View more info

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National Home Monthly Magazine, September (Sept.) 1943 - Escape Plans of Nazi Leaders are Already Maturing

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Cornier, V.; Cunningham, L.A.; Green, H.G.; Roberts, T.G.; Albert, H.A.; Whyte, A.P.L.; Lee, Lieut. P., R.C.N.V.R.; Cox, C.; Bayne, E.G.; Heck, AW2

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4775

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Great cover illustration by John Phillips shows lady munitions worker in pants looking at serviceman in kilt; Nice colour ad for Parker Vacumatic pens inside front cover is illustrated by Franklin Arbuckle with pastoral water pond scene; War News includes the exit of Mussolini, Marshal Badoglio's Record, and more; One-page Northern Electric ad shows fighting ship and explains their contributions to it; Wonderful half-page Pepsi ad illustrated by Frise shows kids outside shops and lovely lady; The Nazis Plan a Getaway - fascinating article on how Axis leaders plan to escape... View more info

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Postmortem Report: Cultural Examinations from Postmodernity (Collected Essays)

By: Sunic, Tomislav

Price: $195.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Iron Sky Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 545H3862

ISBN: 0956183522

Condition: Good


0956183522 Signed and briefly inscribed by author upon first blank leaf. xiv, 203 pages. Index. "From the vantage point of a European observer who has experienced the pathology of liberalism and communism on both sides of the Iron Curtain, Dr. Sunic offers incisive insights into Western and post-communist societies and culture. Always erudite and at times humorous, this highly readable postmortem report on the death of the West offers a refreshing, alternative perspective to what is usually found in the cadaverous Freudo-Marxian scholasticism that rots in the dank catacombs of postmode... View more info

Hungarian black pottery (Hungarian folk art)

By: Szabadfalvi, Jozsef

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Hungary, Corvina: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63602343

ISBN: 9631322149

Condition: Very Good


9631322149 95 pages plus 66 black and white photographic plates. "Studies the ancient methods of producing black pottery. In this way we can come to a complete understanding of this ancient feature of our culture and the circumstances of its survival, alongside the much more sophisticated, glazed ceramics, the pots made of hard clay, porcelain, glass, various enamal metals and synthetic plastic materials." - from introduction. Former prior price atop title page else unmarked and lightly worn. Nice copy in glossy illustrated boards. View more info

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Brownbook (Magazine) - An Urban Guide to the Middle East, No. 42, November - December (Nov. / Dec.) 2013: Coffee Culture

By: Tabar, Vivian; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Dubai, Brownbook Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1980

Condition: Good


226 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Features: Jordanian Rapper Satti; Asmara - Eritrea's sweet, sleepy capital; Myriam Mourabit - this Moroccan ceramicist and designer invites us into her Rabat studio; Profile of Lara Baladi - this Egyptian artist takes inspiration from coffee cup readings; Profile of Kamel Mennour - the French-Algerian gallerist making his private collection public in Paris; WTD - new magazine on Middle Eastern architecture; Arabic Coffee Culture - meet the people rethinking and reviving the tradition; The prints of Moroccan-based designer Artsi Ifrach; The redesign ... View more info

Prime-Time Families

By: Taylor, Ella

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45301094

ISBN: 0520074181

Condition: Very Good


0520074181 196 pages including index. Provides a wide-ranging new look at television entertainment in the past four decades. Analyzes television as a constellation of social practices. Sheds light on the way television shapes our lives. Unmarked. Clean with moderate wear and some curling to front cover plus crease to back cover. Good working copy. View more info

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Artscraft Magazine, Volume 1, Number 3, Summer / Fall 1989: Yukon Co-op / Christina Jock

By: Tenniscoe-Riley, Cheryl; General, David M.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, National Indian Arts and Crafts Corporation: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2897

Condition: Good


38 pages. Features: Climbing aboard the export bandwagon; Key Trade Contacts; The Hazards of Art; 1492 Revisited; Yukon Co-op (YIACCL) heading in right direction; Christina Jock; Commercial Realities of Native Culture; Would it carry more weight if it were written in stone?; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Words in Common: Essays on Language, Culture and Society

By: Thomas, Gillian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Don Mills, Pearson Education Canada: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41901565

ISBN: 0201613743

Condition: Very Good


0201613743 406 pages. Intended to encourage students to be critical and active readers and to 'talk back' to the texts both verbally and in writing. Minor quantity of markings. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

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Liberty Magazine, October [Oct.] 14, 1933, Vol. 10, No. 41 - The Private Life of Football Star Ernie Nevers

By: Thomas, Lowell; McEvoy, J.P.; Chesterton, G.K.; Byers, John Reid; Wagner, Rob; McEvilly, Martin J.; Sabatini, Rafael; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Liberty Publishing Corporation of Canada, Ltd.: 1933

Edition: Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 651H3672

Condition: Fair


58 pages. Featuers: Nice color cover illustration of well-dressed football fans; Kick-Off - the private life of Ernie Nevers, all-time All-American football star (part 1) - article with great photos; The Vision of father Brown - detective story by G.K. Chesterton; The Potters See a Movie - Almost; The Power of Babel - Confessions of an Auctioneer - what you are up against when trying to get something for nothing; Curious one-page ad (with photo) for Physical Culture asks "Is My Daughter Really Wild..."; She Was An Awful Nuisance - a story most women will understand; Nostalgic 2/3-pag... View more info

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Urban Romantic: The photographs of George Tice

By: Tice, George A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 145A7033

ISBN: 087923413X

Condition: Fair


087923413X 131 pages. "A persistent theme of Tice's photography is the attempt to define what is in our society and culture that makes us peculiarly 'American.' In this retrospective survey of three decades of his work, we see again his famous series on the Amish, on Paterson, New Jersey, and on the land and people of Maine, as well as many photographs that have never before been published." - from dust jacket. Well-travelled former library copy with usual markings. Binding open at page 60. View more info

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Half the world: The history and culture of China and Japan

By: Toynbee, Arnold Joseph

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A7642

ISBN: 0030107164

Condition: Very Good


0030107164 368 pages. Index. 530 illustrations, 160 in colour. 370 Photographs, engravings, drawings and maps. "Here East Asia, past and present, comes to life wiht a vividness and authenticity that has no precedent." - from dust jacket. Light to moderate wear. Library discard stamp upon decorated front endpaper else unmarked. Minor dampstains to rust coloured cloth upon front board. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

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Spicy Adventure (Spicy-Adventure) Stories Magazine, March 1941, Volume 13, Number 4

By: Trent, Clive; Lawson, James A.; Case, Justin; Boyd, Dale; Maxwell, Clayton; Neilson, Max; Richards, Sam; Grey, Walton; Phillips, John

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Culture Publications: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556C9888

Condition: Good


128 pages. Stories include: Throne of Straw; Hard Money; Hurricane Tramp; Blue Bronze Destiny; Diana Daw; Letter of Death; One Man Riot; Storm Warning; Jungle Daughter. Slight pencil marking in upper left corner of front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Contents partially age-toned. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Culture and Family: Problems and Therapy (Haworth Marriage & the Family)

By: Trepper, Terry S; Tseng, Wen-Shing; Hsu Md, Jing

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51109672

ISBN: 1560240598

Condition: Good


1560240598 255 pages including index. "A near exhaustive review of the literature in this area... No family therapist should be without it." - John P. Spiegel, Brandeis University. Moderate wear. Pencil underlining upon a couple of pages. Prior owner's name upon front flyleaf else unmarked. View more info

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The Quiet Adventurers in Canada

By: Turk, Marion G.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Self-Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 529A4662

Condition: Very Good


551 pages plus extensive index. Several black and white maps and illustrations. "Contrary to what most historians appear to think, the Channel Islanders contributed a great deal to Canadian history, and this book will attempt to show the value of their contribution in commerce, in blood lines and in culture." - from Preface. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info