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image of The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

by Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon)

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Published
2002
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9789747551587
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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. [xii], 76p., illustrated with a half-dozen period portraits &c and a modern line map, softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. On Kosa Pan's return, a change in kingship brought wholesale torture and massacre, which he did not… Read more
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image of Pietro's Pilgrimage. A Journey to India and back at the beginning of the Seventeenth Century

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London: James Barrie, 1953. Hardcover. xii, 320p., scattered period illustrations in b&w, the hardbound first edition in not quite collectable condition, but a good reading copy: spine panel is sunned with the light blue of the covers faded to grey, covers look a little "handled," a copyright cancellation strip has bled through onto titlepage, lacks the dust jacket,… Read more
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image of Soldan-Heppe / Geschichte der Hexenprozesse; neu bearbeite und herausgegeben von Max Bauer.  Band I. Band II  [pair, complete set]

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Hanau/M: Muller & Kiepenheuer, 1969. Hardcover. Respectively xvi, 563, 455p., two volumes of matching design: gray buckram boards spine-titled and -ruled gilt on maroon printblock labels, and enclosed in glossy pictorial dust jackets. The casebound books have an eccentric ownership stamp inside rear covers, else are unmarked, clean and sound, really nearly immaculate, while djs are edgeworn with short… Read more
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£29.33
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Terror in Brazil: A Dossier

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Published
1970
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New York: American Committee for Information on Brazil, 1970. 16p., stapled wraps, 8.5 x 11 inches, three holes punched along left side with no loss of text, staples rusted else good condition. Collection of reprinted documents from the Brazilian press.
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image of Tortura y Resistencia en Chile: estudio medico-politico

Tortura y Resistencia en Chile: estudio medico-politico

by Reszczynski, Katia, Paz Rojas, [and] Patricia Barcelo

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Published
1991
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Santiago: Editorial Emision, 1991. Paperback. 311p., wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, wraps worn and damp stained, front blank coming loose, else good condition signed and inscribed by Barcelo on the front blank. Text in Spanish. The authors are Chilean doctors who took refuge in France following the 1973 coup. It was originally published in France in 1984, but… Read more
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Women of Algeria: an Essay on Change

by Gordon, David C.

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Published
1968
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press / Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 1968. Paperback. 98p., softbound in 8x5 inch plain printed grey wraps; front cover is creased in two places and back has small smudges. Titlepage bears an ownership signature and a crease corresponding to one on cover, else sound, clean and free of markings. A good-only copy. Harvard Middle Eastern… Read more
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Terminal Africa: the curse of the ancestral cord

by erasmus, pf [lowercase sic]

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Published
2005
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9780755210695
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online: printed for the author by Bright Pen / Authors OnLine Ltd, 2005. Paperback. 125p., professionally-printed "on demand" softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps; absolutely clean and sound, a fine copy. The gist appears to be that Black on Black violence as well as Black on white violence, is psychologically more corrupting that their white on Black counterpart.… Read more
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The Tijuana Bible Arcane

by Hirschman, Jack

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Published
n.d.
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San Francisco: Delriodendron Press, n.d.. 4 panels, 8.5x11 inches, heavy offwhite stock printed in black with a long poem on Abu Ghraib, Bush, Cheney and the acceptance of torture in the US, light wear and soiling. Signed by the San Francisco poet in red marker on the front below a doctored Tijuana Bible cartoon on the cover and inscribed… Read more
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The Prisons of the Venetian Republic

by Franzoi, Umberto

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Published
1966
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Venice: Stamperia di Venezia editrice, 1966. Paperback. 143, xxvii [documents]p., numerous site and instrument photos plus floorplans &c; an upright softbound in 8.5x4.5 inch photo-decorated glossy wraps. A bit edgeworn with light corner-creasing, free of any marks within, a good copy.
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image of Tortura: boletin mensual. No. 1 (June 1979)

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Barcelona: Colectivo Antitortura, 1979. 12.25x15.25 inches, single sheet, printed both sides, some yellowing along a horizontal fold. Text in Spanish. OCLC lists two holdings in Barcelona. Single issue of the anti-torture publication, with discussion of the torture of local activists.
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image of Poetry against torture: criticism, history, and the human

Poetry against torture: criticism, history, and the human

by Bové, Paul A.

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Published
2008
ISBN
9789622099272
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008. xvi, 159 pages, very good softcover; inscribed by the author. "Set against the dogmas of state regimes that torture, against the misapplications of technology to the destruction of human subjectivities, and against the use of spiritual traditions to suppress human poesis, this book speaks for poetry as the highest form of human… Read more
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image of Guantanamo and Its Aftermath: U. S. Detention and Interrogation Practices and Their Impact on Former Detainees

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Berkeley: Human Rights Center, University of California, 2008. Paperback. ix, 124p., illustrated with a few documents in facsimile and two cover photos in color, softbound in 11x8.5 inch photodecorated wraps; a fine unblemished copy. The principal authors are Berkeley professors.
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image of An Examination of the Detention of Human Rights Workers and Lawyers from the West Bank and Gaza; and Conditions of Detention at Ketziot

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New York: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, 1988. Paperback. iii, 122p., b&w photoillustration (prison, Ketziot) on inserted stock, printed on coated stock throughout, softbound 9x6 inch wraps. Distributor's stamp on title page, textblock slightly waved from careless storage, an otherwise clean sound copy.
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image of Body Image in Cultural Context; Interdisciplinary Essays

Body Image in Cultural Context; Interdisciplinary Essays

by Dosamantes, Irma, editor

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Published
1993
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9780961270605
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Los Angeles: DMT Publications / The University of California, Los Angeles, 1993. Paperback. 130p., coated paperstock throughout with a few b&w period illustrations, softbound in gilt-decorated 10x7 inch wraps, mildest signs of any handling, a very good copy.
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image of Que se derogue el decreto n. 50 por basarse en el estado de sitio y ser la cobertura legal para la práctica de torturas físicas y sicológicas en los cuerpos de seguridad y cuarteles militares

Que se derogue el decreto n. 50 por basarse en el estado de sitio y ser la cobertura legal para la práctica de torturas físicas y sicológicas en los cuerpos de seguridad y cuarteles militares

by Comité de Madres y Familiares de Presos, Desaparecidos y Asesinados Politicos de El Salvador "Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero;" Comité de familiares pro-libertad de presos y desaparecidos de El Salvador Marianella Garcia Villas

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Published
1984
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n.p.: the Committees, 1984. Approximately 17x24 inch poster depicting a shackled prisoner held standing between arrays of crude spikes. Black and white design, mildly uneven toning, minor closed edge tears. Calls for the repeal of the emergency decree, blamed for providing cover for torture of dissident prisoners.
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image of Cowboy republic: six ways the Bush Gang has defied the law

Cowboy republic: six ways the Bush Gang has defied the law

by Cohn, Marjorie, foreword by Richard Falk

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Published
2007
ISBN
9780977825332
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Sausalito: PoliPointPress, 2007. Paperback. xiv, 189p., personal inscription signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps.
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image of Weekly publication of the Moslem Students Society - Britain (supporters of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran.) No. 7 (19 Feb. 1982)

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London: Moslem Students Society, 1982. Tabloid format newspaper, very good, 16 p. Cover story is the assassination of PMOI member Moussa Khiabani.
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image of Billy and Dick from Andersonville prison to the white house

Billy and Dick from Andersonville prison to the white house

by Bates, Ralph O. (Billy)

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Published
1910
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Santa Cruz, CA: Sentinel Pub. Co, 1910. 99p., index and extra photo, plates as called for, first edition 7.5x5.5 inch staplebound textblock under decorated grey wraps. A little edgeworn, with a snag and half-inch chip at the tail and a tiny chip at the head, a very good specimen of this fragile paperbound issue.
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image of Brief observations on the punishment of the pillory: original

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[London]: [Pamphleteer], 1814. [533]-549 p., 5.25x8.25 inches, disbound pages. From The Pamphleteer, vol. IV, no. VIII. The anonymous author presents arguments against the use of the pillory in all its forms.
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Struggle

by Adamic, Louis, translated from the Yugoslav with a preface by the author

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Published
1935
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New York: Tomorrow Publishers, 1935. Pamphlet. 30p., wraps with a trace of fading else very good condition in the original Publisher's band around the pamphlet intact, 5.5x7.5 inches. Describes torture in Yugoslav prisons. Much of the material in this pamphlet first appeared in the September 1933 issue of "New Masses
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