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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

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The Glenn Gould reader

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232H2944

ISBN: 0886190800

Condition: Good


0886190800 473 pages. "Here, for the first time, nearly everything Gould wrote or spoke for publication - from the liner notes for his first 'Goldberg' Variations recording in 1956 to a poignant and revealing interview with Tim Page shortly before his death - has been gathered together. And, perhaps for the first time as well, we can begin to comprehend fully the scope of the intellect behind the musical artistry." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A qu... View more info

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For Every North American Indian Who Begins to Disappear I Also Begin to Disappear. Being a Collection of Essays Concerned with the Quality of Human Relations Between the Red and White Peoples of This Continent

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Neewin Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1809

ISBN: B0012MXATI

Condition: Fair


B0012MXATI 164 pages. "A collection of essays concerned with the quality of human relations between the red and white peoples of this continent." - subtitle. "Thought-provoking, informative and well-written, this book is highly recommended." - About Indians 1145. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Revolution of the Heart: Essays on the Catholic Worker

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., New Society Pub: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73507430

ISBN: 086571262X

Condition: Fine


086571262X 394 pages including index. Offers fresh, passionate examinations of the themes, events and people that have shaped and continue to build the Catholic Worker. "The most vigorous and rigorous examination of the Catholic Worker experiement to appear in print, and significantly, it originated within the movement itself." - John Dear, S.J., Theological Studies. View more info

Antisemitism in Canada: History and Interpretation (Carleton Women's Experience)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72609520

ISBN: 0889202214

Condition: Good


0889202214 304 pages including index. The first collection of scholarly essays to treat the topic of antisemitism in Canada, a complete history of which has yet to be written. Eleven leading thinkers in the field examine this topic from the colonial era to the present day, in essays which reflect the saga of the nation itself. The history of the Jewish community, its struggles and its fortunes, is mirrored in the wider history of Canada, from Confederation to the present. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. View more info

Contemporary Terrorism

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Facts on File: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34509831

ISBN: 0816017875

Condition: Very Good


0816017875 225 pages including index. Taking a multifaceted approach to a complicated subject, this volume is a penetrating discussion of this fascinating and seemingly insoluble problem. Discard stamp upon half-title page else unmarked. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Hermeneutics and Praxis

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, U.S.A., University of Notre Dame Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56600097

ISBN: 0268010803

Condition: Very Good


0268010803 296 pages. A collection of essays focusing upon the work of three important philosophers: Martin Heidegger, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Richard Rotty. With the exception of two essays by Rotty, all essays are by expositors and critics concerned with the same themes and tendencies within either hermeneutics and pragmatism, or some combination of these. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Lower Fraser Valley - Evolution of a Cultural Landscape B.C. Geographical Series, Number 9

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Tantalus Research Limited: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64500784

ISBN: 0919478115

Condition: Good


0919478115 207 pages including index. A collection of essays intended to offer visitors a general introduction to the region, and provide residents with new insights into their surroundings. Chapters include: Prehistory of the Lower Mainland; The Process of Settlement in the Lower Fraser Valley - in its Provincial Context; The Changing Role of Railways in the Lower Fraser Valley, 1885-1965; The Evolution of Roads in the Lower Fraser Valley; The Climatic Factor; Agricultural Developments; The Dutch and Dairying; Urbanization; and Rationalizing the Use of the Resources of the Lower Fraser Vall... View more info

The Canadian Worker in the 20th Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, Canada: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502260

ISBN: 0195402502

Condition: Good


0195402502 Minor quantity of markings. An anthology largely consisting of eyewitness accounts of - and often by - the working men, women, and children of Canada. Lean to spine. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

As Her Whimsey Took Her

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kent, OH, U.S.A., Kent State University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56403611

ISBN: 0873382277

Condition: Good


0873382277 301 pages including notes and index. The fifteen essays in this book treat all aspects of Sayers' work - the detective fiction, the dramas, the translations, the aesthetics. Provides new insight into the total achievements of a remarkable writer. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid clean working copy. View more info

British Columbia reconsidered: Essays on women

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Press Gang Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86604300

ISBN: 0889740380

Condition: Good


0889740380 451 pages including selected bibliography. "Explores the rich and complex experiences of women from the eighteenth century to the present." - from back cover. Prior owner names upon half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. Solid clean copy. View more info

Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to the Present

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15704577

ISBN: 0415911966

Condition: Good


0415911966 486 pages. "One of the most valuable books on my bookshelves devoted to business, business ethics, and economics." - Robert C. Solomon, University of Texas. Few markings, average wear, and some soiling to exterior. Contents clean, tight and unmarked. Solid working copy. 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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Glancing Back: Reflections and Anecdotes on Vancouver Public Schools

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vancouver School Board: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 147A5544

ISBN: 1550311689

Condition: Fine


1550311689 128 pages. Bibliography. Abundantly illustrated. "This history, comprised of hundreds of photographs and candid anecdotes collected from former students, teachers and trustiees, tells the story of our public schools, complete with blemishes and triumphs." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with lightest wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 866A5761

ISBN: 0226771210

Condition: Very Good


0226771210 244 pages. "Original essays which comprise a fascinating investigation into women's strategies for writing the self." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Rent Control: Myths and Realities--International Evidence of the Effects of Rent Control in Six Countries

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Fraser Inst: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 345A8560

ISBN: 0889750335

Condition: Very Good


0889750335 335 pages including bibliography. Discusses the myth and the realities of rent control. Presents definitive evidence that, in the final analysis, "there is no case for control." Light wear. Unmarked. Nice tight copy. View more info

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Abstinence: Members of Overeaters Anonymous Share Their Experience, Strength, and Hope

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Rio Rancho, NM, U.S.A., Overeaters Anonymous: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 441A9539

ISBN: 0960989870

Condition: Very Good


0960989870 165 pages. A collection of stories and essays on the topic of abstinence. All were written by members of Overeaters Anonymous. Intended to provide encouragement, help, and direction. Beautiful glossy covers show an amazing colour sunset. Small doodles inside front cover else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Counterfeit Ark: Crisis Relocation for Nuclear War

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A9836

ISBN: 0884109410

Condition: Good


0884109410 337 pages. Notes. Index. "A penetrating look at our government's presumptions about civil defense." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Quality copy. View more info

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Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 105A0411

ISBN: 0195408608

Condition: Very Good


0195408608 262 pages. Index. Reference notes. "A collection of essays meant to bridge the distance and the language barriers that separate Canadian research on Japan from Japanese scholarship on Canada." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Gurdjieff: Essays and Reflections on the Man and His Teaching

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Continuum Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A4531

ISBN: 0826408001

Condition: Fair


0826408001 450 pages. Index of proper names. "Gurdjieff's teaching works simultaneously on all aspects of the psyche: on the mind, the feelings, and the body. It rejects the passivity that can come from the naive dependence on the teacher." - P. Brook. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Reading copy only. View more info