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Country Planning - A Study of Rural Problems

by The Agricultural Economics Research Institute Oxford

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Published
1944
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First
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London: Oxford University Press, 1944. Gilt title on blue cloth boards which have a few very minor marks to front but no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. vii + 288 pages. 2 fold-out plans. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, tables and photographs. This survey was conducted after the War to assess what was needed in reconstruction… Read more
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Faking It - The Sentimentalisation of Modern Society

by Anderson, Digby and Mullen, Peter (edited by)

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First
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9780907631750
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London: The Social Affairs Unit, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. viii + 217 pages. Faking It charts the march of the fraudulent through modern society's institutions, through its government policies now obsessed with spin, image and gesture rather than substance, its sentimental environmental obsessions, its narcissistic, Godless religion, its elevation of fake feeling in novels and… Read more
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Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa

by An-Na'im, Abdullahi A. (edited by)

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Published
2002
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Fine
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9781842770917
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London: Zed Books, 2002. A Fine unmarked copy. x + 269 pages. The authors seek to contribute to the clarification of the very difficult conceptual and practical questions surrounding the legitimization and permanent protection of human rights in non-Western cultural contexts, specifically in this case in Africa. The underlying premise is that there are possibilities for the local… Read more
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May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons - A Journey Among the Women of India

by Bumiller, Elisabeth

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Published
1990
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780394563916
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New York: Random House, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 306 pages. In the book the journalist author captures the fascinating, complex and often tragic lives of the 400 million women of India. She went to India with her husband, a correspondent for the New York Times and, over a… Read more
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The Precariously Privileged - A Professional Family in Victorian London

by Shonfield, Zuzanna

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Published
1987
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780192122650
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. A Fine unmarked copy with VG price clipped dustjacket. xix + 266 pages. 20 illustrations. 1 map. Genealogical trees of the Marshall family and of the Williams family. Jeanette Marshall, daughter of an eminent anatomist, scanned the drawing rooms of late Victorian London, and assiduously recorded her impressions in diaries she kept for 23… Read more
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Organisation and Bureaucracy - An Analysis of Modern Theories

by Mouzelis, Nicos P.

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780710034922
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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1967. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from age toning to endpapers) in green cloth boards with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. ix + 230 pages + 14 page list of books in the International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction series. Newspaper cutting of the book review in the… Read more
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The Alchemy of Culture - Intoxicants in Society

by Rudgley, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780714117362
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London: British Museum Press, 1993. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. From opium in Stone Age Europe to petrol sniffing in Aboriginal Australia, intoxicants have played an important part in societies all over the world. In this thought-provoking book the author shows that 'magic mushrooms' in Siberia and New Guinea, the mysterious soma/haoma plant… Read more
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An Uncommon Correspondence - An East-West Conversation on Friendship, Intimacy and Love

by George, Ivy and Masson, Margaret

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780809105007
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New York: Paulist Press, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Ivy George grew up in India and continued her studies in the US where she teaches in Massachusetts. Margaret Masson was born in Zambia, later moving to Scotland, and teaches at St. John's College and Durham University. They met during teaching assignments in… Read more
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Marital Breakdown

by Dominian, Jack

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Goldring Books
Published
1968
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780232509984
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London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1968. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy with gold title on green cloth boards which has a few spots of light foxing to top edge. Dustjacket has a small repaired closed tear to front and is not price clipped. A marriage collapses, psychology, sociology and medicine may say one thing : religion and… Read more
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Religious Behaviour

by Argyle, Michael

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1958. Gilt title on black cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with just a touch of wear to lower edges. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has a little wear and is not price clipped. Uniform with the International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction series founded by Karl Mannheim. The author… Read more
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The Man on the Assembly Line

by Walker, Charles R. And Guest, Robert H.

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1952. A near Fine copy with grey and black cloth boards which just has three small initials to front endpaper and university bookshop small label to front pastedown else unmarked. Dustjacket is complete and is VG +. 16 photographs, 14 tables and 7 charts. The first scientific enquiry into assembly line working which "presents a… Read more
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British Society 1870-1970

by Salt, John and Elliott, B.J.

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780717507108
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Amersham, Bucks: Hulton Educational Publications, 1975. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a small mark to one front corner tip). Uniform with 'Studies in Modern Social History' series. Comprise Part I - 1870-1918, Part II - 1918-1970 and takes certain basic social themes and follows them through the century, providing an interesting and useful social history of British… Read more
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The Process of Technological Change - New Technology and Social Choice in the Workplace

by Clark, Jon and McLoughlin, Ian and Rose, Howard and King, Robin

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Published
1988
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780521323031
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. A Fine uninscribed copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. Uniform with the Cambridge Studies in Management series of which this is number 11. An erudite work from 3 social scientists and an electrical engineer which explains the manner in which outcomes of change are shaped not only by social choice but also by the capabilities… Read more
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Blood Sweat and Tears - The Evolution of Work

by Donkin, Richard

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Published
2001
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781587990762
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New York: Texere, 2001. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. A Fine uninscribed copy with gold title and author's initials on red cloth boards. Dustjacket is VG+ with a crease to inner flap. A captivating and erudite history of work from prehistoric times to the present day, which offers fascinating and intelligent analyses of the individuals, assumptions, theories, developments and practices that… Read more
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Mummy Doesn't Live Here Any More

by Franks, Helen

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Published
1990
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780385269056
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London: Doubleday, 1990. A near Fine uninscribed copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. The author examines the cases of women who find themselves living apart from their children, confronting this painful issue and seeking to explain what kind of woman would want to give up her children and why. A provocative look at this emotionally charged subject in… Read more
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Priestland Right and Wrong

by Priestland, Gerald

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Published
1983
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780002155816
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London: Collins, 1983. A ery Good uninscribed copy with a touch of dust marking to top edge. Dustjacket is price clipped. The well known BBC correspondent, who has had many overseas assignments, retired in 1982, and this book is based on the thirteen television programmes in which he presents his essays on the tug of war between consience and circumstances… Read more
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A Stranger's Eye - A Foreign Correspondent's View of Britain

by Keane, Fergal

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780670888399
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London: Viking, 2000. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. The acclaimed foreign correspondent set out on on a journey through Britain for the BBC, although born in London he has never lived there until recently, having spent years covering the world's conflicts. In his travels in 1999 he discovered a world of poverty, exclusion and alienation. A shocking but… Read more
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The Lucky Generation - A Positive View Of The 21st Century

by Davis, William

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Published
1995
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780747212379
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London: Headline, 1995. A Fine uninscribed copy with a Fine dustjacket. The financial editor author portrays a counter argument to the doomsday predictions of others and contends that such predictions have been proved wrong in the past two decades. He puts forward a powerful and detailed case for the view that the next century will be much better and that… Read more
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New Rules - Searching for Self-Fulfillment in a World Turned Upside Down

by Yankelovich, Daniel

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394502038
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New York: Random House, 1981. Gold lettering on black cloth with orange paper half boards with gold DY and motif to front. A very clean and unmarked copy VG+ with a complete dustjacket VG+. The author is one of America's leading analysts of changing social values and shows how the turbulent effect that these sharply changed circumstances have… Read more
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