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image of A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Seas Islands with Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands, Origins, Languages, Traditions and Usages of the  Inhabitants

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London: John Snow, 1841. Octavo. xviii, [ix-x] pp., folding map, 506 pages, Illustrated by G. Baxter with 25 full page wood engravings with the hand colored frontispiece of Tu Po Chief of Rarotonga (which often is lacking). When John Williams arrived at Samoa, there were already a number of crude Christian cults, the Tongans had already been… Read more
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Koloa Plantation, 1935-1935

by Alexander, Arthur C.

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Lihue, Hawaii; (1985): Kauai Historical Society. Octavo. 2nd, Revised Edition. vii, 255 pages. Photographs, Index, appendices. This expanded edition tells about the Koloa Plantation in the years following the original publication as well as a section on the Grove Farm Company and the McBryde Sugar Company. A nice folding color map of the Koloa Plantation appears… Read more
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The North Pacific, a Story of the Russo-Japanese War

by Allen, Willis Boyd

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Published
1905
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First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1905. First Edition. Octavo. . Inscribed by the author to a very close friend C.H. Merrill. 325pp. (2)pp. ads. illustrated, bound in royal blue pictorial cloth accented in black & white, lettering gilt, spine decorated in black and white with lettering gilt, top edge dark blue, spine faded and a bit rubbed, some… Read more
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image of Men of the Pacific Coast; containing Portraits and Biographies of the Professional, Financial And Business Men of California, Oregon and Washington, 1902-1903

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San Francisco: Pacific Art Company, 1903. Large Octavo. 634p. Portraits and biographies of each of the major businessmen of the Pacific West Coast. Of course, it has all sorts of professional men such as doctors and lawyers or furniture salesman but there is also a photograph of Jack London who had just published "The Son of the… Read more
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Catholic Biships' Conference of the Philippines 1945-1995

by Linsangan, Araceli Altmann

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Published
1995
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Very Good
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$50.00

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Manila, Philippines: CBCP, 1995. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 336 p . ( 1 folded) ill. (chiefly col.) maps ( 1 col.). Lacking FlepJacket has wear to corners and spine edges.
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How Martial Law Saved Democracy in the Philippines

by Del Rosario, Simeon G.

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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$35.00

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Quezon City: SGR Research & Pub, 1974. Pictorial Boards. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book 191 p. Includes bibliographical references.
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Cuoc Nghien Cu'u Mot Cong-dong Thon-xa Viet Nam

by Hendry, James Bausch

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Published
1959
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Good
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$75.00

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Saigon: Phai-Doan co-Van Dai-Hoc, 1959. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 262p. vg 1.2 leather over stiff boards. A study of a Vietnamese rural community under the Michigan State University Program which was largely funded by the CIA.
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Madonnas and Martyrs: Militarism and Violence in the Philippines

by Hilsdon, Anne-Marie

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Published
1995
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Very Good
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9789715501477
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$30.00

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Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo De Manila University Press, 1995. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiv, 224p., [8] p. of plates: ill., 1 map.
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Manila, Philippines, 1975. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. book 61 p.
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Justice Under Siege: Five Talks

by Diokno, Jose W.

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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Manila, Philippines: Nationalist Resource Center, 1981. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 98 p. [3] tables. Some underlining and margin notes in ink.
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Sangha and State in Burma: A Study of Monastic Sectarianism and Leadership

by Mendelson, E. Michael

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Published
1975
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9780801408755
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Cornell University Press, 1975. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 400p. index. The Burmese Sangha is one of the five leading monastic orders in Theravada Buddhism. Here we have the structure and organization of the religious orders in relationship to the societal standards.
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Southeast Asia's Industrialization; Industrial Policy, Capablities and Sustanibility

by Jomo, K.S.

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Published
2001
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London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. Hardcover. Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 349p. index. The 'economic miracle' followed by huge disappointments of governments, investors, and the problem of relying on natural resources and not learning how to industrialize. One of the most important studies with articles by a dozen major experts whose… Read more
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Ethinic Attitudes in Five Philppine Cities

by Bulatao, Rodolfo

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Published
1973
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Quezon City: University of the Philippines, Social Research Labratory, 1973. Quarto. xi, 212p. A scarce work only recorded copies at Univ of Philippines, Hawaii and Institute of SE Asian Studies in Singapore. Bound in light blue paper wraps lettered in gilt, spine gilt, spine faded, previous woner's name stamped on u0pper front wrap. A very good copy. … Read more
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The Media Enthralled: Singapore Revisited

by Seow, Francis T.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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9781555877798
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$110.00

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Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 254p. index as new copy, small print run, difficult to find in pristine condition.
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Power in a Philippine City

by Kawanaka, Takeshi;Nihon Boeki Shinkokai;Ajia Keizai Kenkyujo (Japan)

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Published
2002
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Fine
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9784258520381
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$65.00

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Japan: Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, 2002. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ix, 118p. maps, Bibliography, index. Naga City case study as a clue to Philippine politics with many insights found nowhere else. Already a scarce item, most copies are found in university libraries.
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From Allies to Enemies (Visions of Medernity, Identity, and U. S. - China Diplomacy, (1945-1960)

by Qing, Simei

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Published
2007
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 396 p. Acknowledgements, intro, chapters, conclusion, notes, primary sources, and index. Light wear to jacket edges at corners.
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Rank and Religion in Tikopia - a Study in Polynesian Paganism and Conversion to Christianity

by Firth, Raymond

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First American Edition
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Boston; (1970): Beacon Press. First American Edition. Octavo. 424 pp. A unique stud of beliefs and ritual practices in a pagan religion, and of the processes by which a transformation to Christianity took place. This work is both a contribution to anthropology and a case study in religious history. Bound in rust paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt, A… Read more
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Wellington: R.E. Owen Gov't Printer, 1953. Original Wraps. A Good Copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 252p. illustrations, maps, bibliographic references. One of the most important post-World War II conferences including notes of what took place scientifically under Japanese occupation.
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$45.00
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Island-India

by De Wit, Augusta

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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$25.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Klooster, Ten. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 105pp. Illustrated. 6 classic stories from enchanting India. In blue linen boards, with printed spine label. Illustrated dust jacket (small water stain on fronl panel, and spine is lightly sunned).
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New York: The British Book Centre Inc. 1972. Cloth. A Very Good Copy/A Very Good Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Owner's bookplate. Beginning wear to dust jacket at spine top and bottom. Story of role of Australasian scientists and explo rers in the conquest of Antarctica. B/w photos, Maps, Chronology, Bibliography, Index, pp 226. … Read more
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