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Image for Chez Nous: Branche sur le monde francophone

Chez Nous: Branche sur le monde francophone

By: Valdman, Albert; Pons, Cathy

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Prentice Hall: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 143A7472

ISBN: 0133113582

Condition: Very Good


0133113582 Over 400 pages. "Offers a strong emphasis on structure balanced with communicative activities and a focus on the spoken language and culture." - from back board. Clean with light wear. Some markings. Nice working copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News: September 27, 1958

By: Various Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A5914

Condition: Good


Features: Columbia's Victory in the First of the America's Cup Races; Lord Montgomery retires from active service after 50 years in the British Army; Found in Persian Azerbaijan - a unique mannaean golden bowl; The St. Lawrence Seaway Prepares for the Queen's Opening; Pottery of the Unknown Kisalian Culture - Grave Goods from Sanga; Cheltenham College; The Interpol General Assembly Photo; Radar Warning and Control System Installed in H.M.S. Victorious; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News - August 26, 1961

By: Various Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144A7301

Condition: Good


Features/Photos: A column of US troop reinforcements approaches Berlin; Berlin - Build up of tempers and armour as the west prepares to stand firm; German against German - Berlin cut in two as American troops arrive; A military amphibious load carrier - the new alvis Stalwart; Centrefold - 200,000 West Berliners assembled before the Schoneberg Town Hall in sympathy with Herr Willy Brandt; Huge sites discovered in Baluchistan - possible light on the Indus Valley civilization; Contemporary with Harappa - a huge new kulli culture site; the model engineering exhibition; Diet of an astronaut; The f... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, 28 December 1946

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, England, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0163

Condition: Good


Cover: The Drawing Room Window of Jane Austen's Cottage at Chawton, Hampshire. Features include: Our Notebook; Aftermath of War: The Greek Complaint to the Security Council (inc. map); Book Review: "Foreign Mud": by Maurice Collis; The World of Science: Ennerdale Water and Its Fauna; Notes for the Novel-Reader; and Books of the Day. Pictorial Journals include: The Birthplace of Immortal Books: Chawton Cottage - Where Jane Austen Lived and Wrote; The Princesses' Personal Setting: T.R.H. in Their Private Apartments; A Problem Confronting the United Nations: The Greek Guerilla W... View more info

Puritan New England: Essays on religion, society, and culture

By: Vaughan, Alden T.;Bremer, Francis J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33504012

ISBN: 0312656955

Condition: Good


0312656955 395 pages. Moderate ewear. Clean and unmarked. Nice working copy. View more info

Image for The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, October 20th, 1915 - Cover Illustration of Professor Hugo Muensterberg, German Ambassador of Culture

The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, October 20th, 1915 - Cover Illustration of Professor Hugo Muensterberg, German Ambassador of Culture

By: Viereck, George Sylvester: Editor

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International Monthly: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0157

Condition: Good


Pages 181-196 (16 pages in this issue). Features: Why the Money Trust Wants War - Part IX - The "American" Pilgrims, by Charles A. Collman - includes a list of Americans who supported the $half-billion loan to the King of England; Are the English a Civilized Race? - Affidavits on the Destruction of a German Submarine and Murder of its Crew by Captain McBride of the English Ship "Baralong" Flying the American flag; Dr. Von Bethmann-Hollweg's Great Speech - An Interpretation, by R.L. Orchelle; The "Brooklyn Eagle" Sounds Alarm on War Loan; A Manifesto of the Indian Natio... View more info

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Kikyo: Coming Home to Powell Street

By: Wakayama, Tamio

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A7520

ISBN: 1550170627

Condition: Fine


1550170627 168 pages. "A rare photodocumentary of how the Japanese Canadian community, a diminishing visible minority, has worked toward cultural self-determination... Takes as its central metaphor the Powell Street Festival, an annual event in Vancouver, British Columbia, celebrating Nikkei (Japanese Canadian) history and culture." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to book and light wear to dust jacket. Lovely copy. View more info

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The Blowup (TheBlowup) Magazine, Angst, Issue #02, Autumn 2004

By: Walleston, Aimee; Sennert, Kate; Ribas, Joao; Enright, Andrew C.; et al

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, The Blow Up: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2394

Condition: Very Good


144 pages. Features: I believe in editors; Der Simpl; 3 Designers interpret a theme; Interview - Kodwo Eshun; Chrome Pharoah; Anno O. and other Tales from Gerggasse 19; Near-Death experiences; Post; Paving Paradise - urban sprawl in Miami; Soccer Moms; I wouldn't be so sure about that - a question of uncertainty; The Lost Boys - portraits of Russian soldiers in a decade of war in Chechnya; Interview - Todd Phillips; Captured Alone; The diplomats; Man at Play - German gambling addicts and the culture of social withdrawal; Fear Eats the Soul; Rock, Paper, Scissors; Economics, computers, and the... View more info

As Far as I Know - Reminiscences of an Ahousat Elder

By: Webster, Peter S.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Campbell River Museum and Archives: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73202736

Condition: Fine


76 pages. Subject was born in Clayoquot Sound in 1908. "His earlist years were spent as a child member of a migratory food-gathering society. Early in life, he experienced the frustrations of the educational, legal and cultural system introduced by the European. He emerged from the resultant problems to become a force in the preservation of the songs and language of his culture." - from back cover. Includes native art. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light signs of handling. Excellent copy. View more info

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A populist bibliography: An overview of American populism with numerous sketches of great populist leaders

By: Weems, Bob

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., Populist Action Committee: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227H2311

ISBN: 0935036466

Condition: Good


0935036466 x, 206, [4 ads] pages. Glossy illustrated boards. "Populism is a grassroots movement of the producing people against the parasites. It seeks to work within our constitutional framework, though historically it has never been averse to amending that great document, as time and circumstances dictate, to make the government more responsive to the needs of the people." - Introduction. Chapters include: Taxes and Government Spending; Monopoly Capitalism; America First Nationalism; Culture; State & Regional Studies; The Money Question; Conspiracy Facts and Theories; Racial Nati... View more info

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Hulbert's History of Korea, Volumes 1 and 2

By: Weems, Clarence Norwood (editor)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1962

Edition: Supplemented Edition

Seller ID: 541H1440

ISBN: B00188E3B0

Condition: Fair


B00188E3B0 (127), xiii, 427 + 456 pages. General Index. Biographical Index. Foldout inside back board of Vol I. This reprint of the 1905 first edition includes a substantial introduction, notes and bibliography by C.N. Weems. "Homer Hulbert's interest in Korea was first excited when he was 21. It was never dampened until he died in Seoul at 86. His actual residence in that country was shortened to 21 years by his reluctant but painstakingly accurate attack on 'enlightened Japan's imperialism. This period saw him transformed from an inexperienced teacher of 23 in 1886 into an interna... View more info

Cocktail nation: cosmic cocktails, space-age shots and other rituals on

By: West, Beverly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Berkley Trade: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 75305005

ISBN: 0425158527

Condition: Very Good


0425158527 For the cocktail connoisseur! the ultimate mixology manual, from classic highballs to mud shots! 147 pp Previous owner folded several page corners to bookmark favourite drinks. View more info

Image for Every Kind of Rich: A Personal Cultural Reference *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

Every Kind of Rich: A Personal Cultural Reference *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: West, Neville

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 867A5620

ISBN: 0968063403

Condition: Very Good


0968063403 247 pages plus index. Author's signature and note upon title page. Covers topics such as: "Knowing and using your resident culture; Discovering the major constituents of personal identity; The 101 habits, skills, and attitudes of highly successful people; A working manual for cultural success and material riches." - from front cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 3, 1971 -  The Wankel (Rotary) Engine

The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 3, 1971 - The Wankel (Rotary) Engine

By: Whalen, Richard J.; Lelyveld, Joseph; Scarf, Maggie; Alexander, George; French, David; Viorst, Milton; Schiro, Anne-Marie; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3981

Condition: Good


104 pages. Features: Many great color-photo fashion ads; Will the Real Majority Stand Up for Scoop Jackson?; Normality is a Square Circle or a Four-Sided Triangle - the thoughts of psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz; Wankel - The Little Engine That Could be an Answer to Pollution; What This Country Needs is a Good Counter Counterculture Culture; Fantastic nostalgic color-photo one-page ad for the 1972 Chevrolet Station Wagons, Suburban and Sportvan - show your grandkids what a station wagon was!; Photo of native American child Lisa Redfox in ad for Save the Children Federation; Men's fashion ad for... View more info

Image for The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival: Foods and Folklore (Foods & Snacks of Chinese Festivals)

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival: Foods and Folklore (Foods & Snacks of Chinese Festivals)

By: William C. Hu

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Ars Ceramica: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2341

ISBN: 0893440361

Condition: Good


0893440361 141 pages. "Explores the relationship of festival foods to nutrition, culture and economic concerns... A wonderfully engaging glimpse of the harvest season and its most important festival... Unique in that it not only discusses various festival foods and their nutritional value, but also gives the popular stories surrounding the origins of the foods. The simple recipes are a special feature that will, no doubt, add to readers' (and eaters') enjoyment." - from back cover. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Sculpture/ Inuit--Sculpture of the Inuit: masterworks of the Canadian Arctic

By: William E. Taylor, Jr; George Swinton; James Houston

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128A7167

ISBN: 0802018467

Condition: Fair


0802018467 493 page exhibition catalogue. 405 handsome photographic plates, many in colour. Represents "a full and definitive recognition of the culture of the Inuit - a people who had, down through the centuries, developed techniques of getting food, clothing, shelter, and warmth from the mammals of the arctic wastes and from the birds and animals of the barren lands." - from foreward. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Worthy reference copy. View more info

We Always Do It That Way

By: Willoughby, Norman

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, NW Management Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44307025

ISBN: 0969812620

Condition: Fine


0969812620 134 pages including index. Takes you through the steps to add on to or renovate your home in a very light-hearted manner. Even if you only apply a part of this advice, it will save you a lot trouble and, probably, money. Author is a management consultant and building engineer and has spent more than 50 years battling the orneriness of the consturction culture. View more info

Who Cares? Women, Care, and Culture

By: Wood, Professor Julia T.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, U.S.A., Southern Illinois University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44600285

ISBN: 0809319489

Condition: Very Good


0809319489 195 pages including index. Examines how culture creates and sustains our definitions of caring, determines who cares along gender lines, and assigns the diminished value that caring has in our society. Prior owner's name inside front cover. Clean. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Turkish Islam and the Secular State: The Gulen Movement

By: Yavuz, M. Hakan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Syracuse: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 454A4629

ISBN: 9756571683

Condition: Good


9756571683 280 pages. Index. References. "Explores recent reformations of Islam and culture in Turkey and the successful Islamic modernist Fethullah Gulen movement." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info