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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street

By Van Ronk, Dave

Cambridge Massachusetts: Da Capo Press, 2006. Vivid evocation of a singular time and place, an engaging feast for anyone interested in the music, politics, and spirit of a revolution in 1960s America; some scuffing to cover edges, text bright and unmarked and spine uncreased; still a very good working/reading copy; pp xv, 246. New Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$18.38

The American Automobile Industry

By Rae, John B

Massachusetts: Twayne, 1985. Describes the origins of the automobile industry in the USA, looks at the individuals who have shaped it, and analyses the industry's problems with foreign competition from Europe and Japan; small creases to cover corners, two very light creases to spine, text clear and unmarked; good working copy; pp xii, 212. Soft Cover. Good.

$17.85

The Paradox of Change: American Women in the 20th Century

By Chafe, William H

OUP, 1991. Social study of American women in the twentieth century; book in overall very good condition, clean two-tone cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; some sun-fading to d/j/light creasing to top edges; pp xvi, 256. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$14.81

The Locomotive of War: Money, Empire, Power and Guilt

By Clarke, Peter

London: Bloomsbury, 2017. Exploration of the crucial ways in which war can be seen as a prime mover of history in the twentieth century through the eyes of five major figures: Lloyd George, Churchill, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, and J M Keynes; book in overall fine condition, clean black cloth boards with shiny red lettering to spine, text bright and unmarked; d/j had a little creasing to top edges; pp ix, 418. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$11.77

Viva La Revolucion: On Latin America

By Hobsbawm, Eric

London: Abacus, 2018. The fruit of forty years of Hobsbawm's writing about Latin America, edited by Leslie Bethell; front cover starting to curl at edge, text bright and unmarked and spine uncreased; very good working copy; pp 470. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$8.46

American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto
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American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto

By Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi

Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2000. Comprehensive examination of daily life in an American public housing complex; book in overall very good condition, clean black/navy blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; d/j has a little light creasing to top edges, no nicks/tears; pp xvi, 332. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$13.49

From the Puritans to the Projects: Public Housing and Public Neighbors
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From the Puritans to the Projects: Public Housing and Public Neighbors

By Vale, Lawrence J

Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2000. Comprehensive institutional history of public housing, and a broader examination of the nature and extent of public obligation to house socially and economically marginal Americans over a period of 350 years; book in overall very good condition, cream cloth boards with black lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; no d/j; pp xiv, 460. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

$50.25

Political and Social Thought in America 1870-1970

By Ions, Edmund (ed)

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1970. Selected readings exploring the main themes and ideas in American social and political thought in the period 1870-1970; a little scuffing to cover edges, text bright and unmarked and spine uncreased; very good working copy; pp x, 227. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$3.97

The Carter Presidency and Beyond: Power and Politics in the 1980s

By Shoup, Laurence H

California: Ramparts Press, 1980. Guide to understanding the 1980 US presidential candidates, their support groups, policy positions, and election strategies; book in overall good condition, clean navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, neat name and address to top of fep, actual text clear and unmarked; price-clipped scuffed d/j in fair condition with several nicks to edges; good working copy; pp 319. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Good/Fair.

$17.19

Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America
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Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America

By Rorty, Richard

Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1998. 1998 Second Printing; The William E Massey Lectures in the History of American Civilization 1997; very good working copy with some signs of handling to glossy d/j; pp 159. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Very Good.

$42.71

Now Hiring: The Feminization of Work in the United States, 1900-1995

By Blackwelder, Julia Kirk

Texas A&M University Press , 1997. Traces the century-long evolution of the American occupational structure and the ensuing rise in demand for female workers through the closing episodes of the Industrial Revolution and the advent of post-industrialism; corner scuffs, four light creases to spine, text bright and unmarked; still a good working copy; pp xv, 308. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good.

$12.56

Murdered By Capitalism: A Memoir of 150 Years of Life and Death on the American Left
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Murdered By Capitalism: A Memoir of 150 Years of Life and Death on the American Left

By Ross, John

New York: Nation Books, 2004. 'An insurgent magic realist memoir'; scrawled inscription by author to previous owner, text clear and unmarked and spine uncreased; very good working/reading copy; pp 353. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$7.93

Dynamite: A Century of Class Violence in America 1830-1930
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Dynamite: A Century of Class Violence in America 1830-1930

By Adamic, Louis

London: Rebel Press, 1984. Recounts a fascinating and largely forgotten history of class and labour struggle in America's industrial beginnings; a little scuffing to cover edges, text bright and unmarked and spine uncreased; very good working copy; pp 224. Third Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$13.22

Undisciplined: Science, Ethnography, and Personhood in the Americas, 1830-1940

By Farooq, Nihad M

New York: New York University Press, 2016. Encourages an alternative consideration of personhood, one that emerges from evolutionary and ethnographic discourse, through examination of scientific and literary narratives; in overall fine condition with clean covers, clear unmarked text, and uncreased spine; pp xiv, 243. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$20.36

Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945

By Belasco, Warren James

Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1979. History of the American roadside, tracing the 35-year evolution of travel accommodation from autocamps to luxury motels; red cloth boards with slight sun-fading to top front edge, white lettering to spine, text bright and unmarked; good working copy; no d/j; pp xi, 212. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Good.

$9.26

America and the Automobile: Technology, Reform and Social Change, 1893-1923
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America and the Automobile: Technology, Reform and Social Change, 1893-1923

By Ling, Peter J

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1990. Interdisciplinary study of the early history of the automobile in the USA; both book and d/j in overall very good condition; pp vi, 202. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Very Good.

$23.80

The Working Class and Politics in Europe and America 1929-1945
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The Working Class and Politics in Europe and America 1929-1945

By Salter, Stephen and Stevenson, John (eds)

Harlow: Longman, 1990. Challenging interpretation of the history of Europe and America during the formative years of our own era; top edges of pages rough cut, neat name to fep, some scuffing to cover edges, actual text bright and unmarked, and spine uncreased; working copy only; pp vi, 287. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair.

$4.10

Leaving Japan: Observations on the Dysfunctional US-Japan Relationship
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Leaving Japan: Observations on the Dysfunctional US-Japan Relationship

By Millard, Mike

New York: M E Sharpe, 2001. Critique of America's flawed Asia policy that centres on US-Japan relations but harks back to the same disastrous views that drew America into Vietnam; in overall very good condition, clean black cloth boards with yellow lettering to front/spine, text clear and unmarked; no d/j; pp viii, 198. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

$63.48

A Biography of Robert Baldwin: The Morning-Star of Memory
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A Biography of Robert Baldwin: The Morning-Star of Memory

By Cross, Michael S

Canada: OUP, 2012. The courageous and tragic life story of Canada's greatest reformer; book in overall fine condition, clean black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; d/j has light creasing to front top edge, no nicks/tears; pp xii, 430. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Fine/Very Good.

$16.00

NATO and the United States: The Enduring Alliance

By Kaplan, Lawrence S

New York: Twayne, 1994. Analysis of the challenges faced by NATO in the 1990s; ex-lib with usual stamps/marks, text bright and unmarked; no d/j; very good working copy; pp xvi, 254. Updated Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

$15.87

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