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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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Distinctiveness and Memory

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H3288

ISBN: 0195169662

Condition: Good


0195169662 xiv, 476 pages. References. Author and subject indexes. "The first book to present an historical overview of distinctiveness and memory, the results of current research, and several new theories. A valuable resource for student and professional researchers in neuroscience and cognitive, developmental, and social psychology." - dust jacket. Underlining and marginalia to first 70 pages, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Engineering of Consent A scientific approach to public relations

By: N/A

Price: $2,950.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 237H4411

ISBN: B001H9SNWA

Condition: Good


B001H9SNWA ix, [3], 3-246 pages. Index. Third printing of the 1955 first edition. "A well-planned public relations program, says Edward L. Bernays, U.S. Publicist Number 1, is executed in accordance with scientific principles. This book is based on the findings of social scientists, whose dispassionate approach and methods may be likened to those of the engineering professions... A systematic presentation of the principal organizational problems in any public relations undertaking." - dust jacket. Light wear to publisher's navy blue cloth. Tight and square. Prior owner's name and faint ... View more info

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History of the Book in Canada: Volume One: Beginnings to 1840

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 712H1395

ISBN: 0802089437

Condition: Fine


0802089437 xxx, 540 pages. Index and extensive footnotes. "Examines the role of print in the political, religious, intellectual, and cultural life of the colonies that eventually became Canada." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

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Pacific Rim National Park: An Annotated Bibliography (SSFC=FCSS) (English and French Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Social Science Federation of Canada = Federation Canadienne: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H1367

ISBN: 0920052207

Condition: Fair


0920052207 234 pages. Index. Text in English. 1,570 entries. "The Human History, Land Use and Resources Management of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Coastal Areas of Vancouver Island" - subtitle. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this valuable reference. View more info

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War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. A sound working copy. View more info

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Trouble in the Woods: Forest Policy and Social Conflict in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Gorsebrook Series on the Political Economy of the Atlantic Region)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Acadiensis: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762H1144

ISBN: 0919107370

Condition: Very Good


0919107370 234 pages. Footnotes. Maps. "The history behind today's headlines about confrontations between governments, companies, woodlot owners, workers and conservationists in the forest industry - a penetrating look at the exploitation and management of Maritime forest resources over the last century." - from back cover. Prior owner's name stamped on bottom and fore-edges, and half-title page, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Micronesia, Trust Territory of the Pacific I: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871H0524

ISBN: B000J46BN2

Condition: Very Good


B000J46BN2 538 pages. Fifteen maps. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "With very few exceptions, the only written sources for the past four hundred years have come not from the islanders themselves, but from the pens of the ship captains, traders, missionaries, administrators and roustabouts who visited the islands from afar. The history of Micronesia, then, is one that is written by foreigners." - from Preface. A sampling of the eighteen chapter titles includes: Conquest and Colonization; On the Road to China; A Nest of Rogues and Runaw... 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

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Russian Karelia in search of a new role

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Joensuu, Finland, Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 528H4365

ISBN: 9517082436

Condition: Good


9517082436 173 pages. Black and white maps and illustrations. "Discusses the past legacy, present crisis and future dilemmas of the republic of Karelia from several perspectives. The authors are social scientists, economists, geographers and historians working at universities and research institutes in Finland and the Karelian Republic." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Handbook on Sexual Abuse of Children: Assessment and Treatment Issues

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Springer Pub Co: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51109233

ISBN: 0826153003

Condition: Good


0826153003 448 pages including index. A compilation of the most up-to-date information on child sexual abuse. Prior owner's name clipped from front endpaper. Unmarked. Average wear. Bright silver lettering upon spine and front board. Solid binding. View more info

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

Changing Lives: Women and the Northern Ontario Experience

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72609482

ISBN: 1550022393

Condition: Very Good


1550022393 362 pages. "The Northern Ontario we know has been changed and influenced in part by dynamic and vigorous women. This collection gives us the valuable historical account of those pioneering women and also provides a picture of the activities of contemporary women as they work for change." - Patrician Hennessy. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Some curling to covers. Nice copy in glossy covers. View more info

Rebirth: Political, Economic and Social Development in First Nations

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73109514

ISBN: 155002194X

Condition: Good


155002194X 147 pages. Highlights some of the developments that have been occuring in First Nations throughout Northern Ontario and elsewhere in the last decade. Includes 11 papers. Average wear. Front endpaper removed. Usual library markings. 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

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

Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Women's Press (CA): 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73200766

ISBN: 088961119X

Condition: Very Good


088961119X 253 pages. "A book really telling our story would offer different things to different people. Indian women, who read it would say, 'Why, if they could do that - accomplish that - then we can too.' To white women and others, it would be an education: they would see what life on a reserve is like for women. They would see what all our protesting has been about." - Glenna Perley to Editor. Bit of high-lighting else unmarked and clean with very light wear. Attractive copy. View more info

Living the Changes

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Univ of Manitoba Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44600814

ISBN: 0887556248

Condition: Good


0887556248 280 pages. Explores the nature and extent of women's changing realities. Prior owner's name upon half-title page. Unmarked. Moderate wear. View more info

The Study of Leisure: An Introduction

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Oxford University Press, Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33801203

ISBN: 0195409213

Condition: Very Good


0195409213 290 pages including references and index. Leisure experience can be objective and/or subjective, long-lasting or brief, planned or spontaneous, an end in itself or therapeutic/compensatory, sociable or solitary. This work reviews all of these aspects. Minor quantity of markings to text. Ink stamp atop half title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info