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Abandoned Children: Foundlings and Child Welfare in Nineteenth-Century France (Suny Series in Modern European Social History)

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., SUNY Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73509394

ISBN: 0873957504

Condition: Good


0873957504 357 pages including index and bibliography. Draws upon newly discovered archival sources and previously untapped documents of the Paris foundling home in order to depict the actual conditions of abandoned children and to reveal the bureaucratic and political response. Illuminates in detail the family life of nineteenth-century French poor. Average wear. Moderate lean to spine. Average quantity of highlighting else unmarked. Some reading creases along spine. 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

Carry It On!: A History in Song and Picture of the Working Men and Women of America

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23209668

ISBN: 0671499637

Condition: Fair


0671499637 256 pages including song index. Includes over 80 songs. A book for singing, enjoying, and for learning. The rich array of pictures and illustrative material makes this piece of Americana as fascinating for the eye as the ear. Usual library markings. Front endpaper removed. Above average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Vancouver's First Century: A City Album 1860-1960

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., J. J. Douglas: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409861

ISBN: 0888941463

Condition: Very Good


0888941463 153 pages. Over two years of careful research into facts and photographs - some of which have been reproduced from the original glass negatives - make this a very special city portrait and a fine tribute to Vancouver's early photographers. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else unmarked. Light wear. Book in excellent clean condition. Minor lean to spine. Price-clipped dust jacket with two closed tears and average wear. View more info

We Went Where They Sent Us... and did as we were told (most of the time)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Canada, Oolichan Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24300243

ISBN: 0889821941

Condition: Fine


0889821941 290 pages. A book of remembrances from World War II. Illustrated. Published as a fund-raiser for the Royal Canadian Legion. Faintest wear and signs of handling. Unmarked. Superb copy. Will give cause to readers to pause and reflect. View more info

The Geography of Contemporary China: The Impact of Deng Xiaoping's Decade

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52801315

ISBN: 041500103X

Condition: Good


041500103X 316 pages including index. Provides a much-needed introduction to contemporary China and a much-needed survey of the last decade of administrative, demographic, economic and geopolitical development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Minor warp to book due to improper storage. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 16801339

ISBN: 0195412915

Condition: Fair


0195412915 498 pages. Features key developments in Canadian history while at the same time highlighting the distinctive texture of women's experiences, identities, and aspirations. A decidedly non-traditional reconstruction of Canadian history. Above average wear and soiling. Minimal markings. Binding mildly twisted but intact. Well used but remains a decent working copy. View more info

English Canada Speaks Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86201453

ISBN: 0385253427

Condition: Very Good


0385253427 390 pages. In this landmark book, many of the best minds in "English Canada" set out their position and agenda vis-a-vis the Quebec crisis. They argue cogently for Canada's survival as a tolerant, purposeful, independent state, with or without Quebec. Brings a much needed dose of clarity and realism to the questions raised by Quebec's demands for greater powers and possible separation. Addresses possible solutions and looks at the processes of accommodation, renewal or separation. In so doing, it provides a crucial definition of "English Canada" today. Very lig... 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

The Rcn in Transition, 1910-1985

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16102227

ISBN: 0774803126

Condition: Very Good


0774803126 411 pages including extensive notes, index and black and white photographic plates. Describes the life of a navy, going back to its roots in the nineteenth century and looking ahead to its prospects in the twenty-first. The Royal Canadian Navy is portrayed as a resilient institution, often starved for resources, capable of basic change, and on the brink of important new developments. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Very light wear overall. Dust jacket in clear protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info

Prospering Together: The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Laurier Institution: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41302314

ISBN: 0968234305

Condition: Fine


0968234305 315 pages. Aims to improve the negotiating process by presenting a factual description of the issues on the table and some background and history to put those issues into context. Also includes examinations of what effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Piapot Prairie Trails

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Piapot Saskatchewan, Piapot History Group: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4396

ISBN: 0889250669

Condition: Very Good


0889250669 vi, 784 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Map endpapers indicate local landowners circa 1922. Covers the history of the following Saskatchewan districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, and Wapashoe. Blank bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise c... View more info

Reflections: Thompson Valley Histories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Plateau Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202684

ISBN: 0969884206

Condition: Very Good


0969884206 198 pages including index. A collection of new writing which explores the neglected post-settlement history shared by the communities of the Thompson Valley in British Columbia. Abundant black and white illustrations. High quality glossy paper. Unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Modern Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25802883

ISBN: 0888902263

Condition: Fine


0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. A list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of wate... View more info

Lakefield College School: The first 100 years

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Pagurian Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42103169

ISBN: 0889321124

Condition: Very Good


0889321124 240 pages. Commemorates the centennial in a fascinating visual history of the school. Lovingly illustrated in black and white with hundreds of photographs and reminiscences. Prior owner's name atop front endpaper else clean and unmarked with very light wear overall. Excellent copy. View more info

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Sintaluta 1880-1984 / Tales of the Red Fox: Assiniboine Reserve, Town of Sintaluta, Districts of Allindale, Durham, Blackwood, Red Fox, and Spring Coulee

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Sintaluta, Saskatchewan, Sintaluta & District History Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703258

ISBN: 0889254982

Condition: Very Good


0889254982 846 pages. The story of those people who at one time or another lived in Sintaluta and its districts, thereby contributing to its history from the early days to the present. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Very large multi-page fold-out at page 116 documents tombstones in the Sintaluta cemetery. This fold out bears a closed tear and handwritten instructions for how to open it. No other markings. Light wear overall. Illustrated red boards. Half-inch notch to back edge of spine three inches from foot of spine. A quality copy. View more info

Harris: Heritage and Homage

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Harris, Saskatchewan, Harris History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16703262

ISBN: 0889253358

Condition: Fine


0889253358 634 pages. Presents the history of the small Saskatchewan community of Harris and area. Attractively decorated maroon cloth-covered boards. Extensive black and white illustrations. "Pays tribute to and acknowledges respect to that which has been inherited from our pioneers, and those who have continued to step with time in making Harris and District what we are today." - front flyleaf. Very light wear and soiling to exterior. Contents clean and unmarked. Lovely copy. View more info

The Satanism Scare (Social Institutions and Social Change Series)

By: N/A

Price: $68.45

Publisher: USA, Aldine Transaction: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45403367

ISBN: 0202303799

Condition: Good


0202303799 320 pages including index. A selection of papers from a wide variety of disciplines, broadly covering contemporary aspects of satanism from the vantage point of studies in folklore, cults, religion, deviance, rock music, rumor and the mass media. "A wise and compelling book." - Kai Erikson, Yale University. Average quantity of markings to contents. Moderate wear. Solid working copy. View more info

Small Worlds: Children and Adolescents in America, 1850-1950

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, University Press of Kansas: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73303494

ISBN: 0700605118

Condition: Very Good


0700605118 403 pages including notes, index and black and white illustrations. Portrays the children of America's past as historical actors in their own right. Clean and bright with very light wear. Excellent 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