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The Red Screen: Politics, Society, Art in Soviet Cinema
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The Red Screen: Politics, Society, Art in Soviet Cinema

By Lawton, Anna (editor)

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1992. This is a collection of essays originally presented as papers at the Conference on Soviet Cinema held at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center in 1986, the first gathering of international Soviet cinema scholars to take place in the United States, with participants from France, Italy, Britain, the Soviet Union, and the United States; this collection encompasses 70 years of Soviet cinema history from the perspective of 20 academics of different backgrounds and nationalities; includes illustrations (black & white cover with red & white lettering,, very faint spine crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$24.00

Justice And Care: Essential Readings In Feminist Ethics
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Justice And Care: Essential Readings In Feminist Ethics

By Held, Virginia (editor)

Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: Westview Press, 1995. This is a collection of essays by feminist theorists on the debate over justice and care that has been at the center of feminist ethics, a debate viewed in terms of a masculine concern with justice, rights, abstract rationality, and individual autonomy, and a feminist concern with a morality of caring; contributors include Nel Noddings, Carol Gilligan, Annette Baier, Marilyn Friedman, Claudia Card, Joan Tronto, Patricia Hill Collins, Margaret Walker, Virginia Held, Allison Jaggar, Sara Ruddick, with an introduction by the editor (green & white covers, pages slightly tanned; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$44.95

Pit-men Preachers and Politics: The Effects of Methodism in a Durham Mining Community
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Pit-men Preachers and Politics: The Effects of Methodism in a Durham Mining Community

By Moore, Robert

London, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1974. This is a study of the Durham mining villages in the period 1870 to 1926 which examines the effects of Methodism on the political life of the villages during an important phase of trade union and political history (pictorial cover with photo of a Methodist choir in front of the chapel is slighlyt sunned along edges; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$44.95

The Native Tribes of South-East Australia

By Howitt, A. W.

Canberra, Australia: Aboriginal Studies Press, 1966. Originally published in 1904, this is a facsimile edition (not print-on-demand) of a classic work of Australian anthropology, based on forty years of explorations of central Australia and investigations of the social organization, customs, and beliefs of the indigenous Australians (pictorial cover, pages very slightly tanned; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Facsimile.

$74.95

Public Policy and the Black Hospital: From Slavery to Segregation to Integration (Contributions in Afro-American & African Studies)
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Public Policy and the Black Hospital: From Slavery to Segregation to Integration (Contributions in Afro-American & African Studies)

By Rice, Mitchell F.; Jones, Woodrow

Westport, CT, U.S.A.: Greenwood Press, 1994. This is a study of the rise of hospital care and services provided to African-Americans from the antebellum era to the integration era; it examines the history, development, and significance of Black hospitals and their sources of funding and support, and explores why so few Black hospitals remain; it also examines two historical public policies, the federal Freedman's Bureau policy from 1865 to 1869 and the federal Hill-Burton Act from 1946 to 1974; includes an appendix of black hospitals organized by state (brown cloth with gold lettering on front & spine; slightly creased at bottom of spine; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$74.95

Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture
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Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture

By McKinnon, Susan; Silverman, Sydel

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2005. This is a collection of papers by experts from four fields of anthropology, cultural, linguistic, biological,, and archaeological, that challenges the resurgence of reductive theories of human biological and social life; it presents evidence to contest these theories and to provide an account of the complexity and variability of the human condition (black pictorial cover with white lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. As New.

$29.95

The Beast in the Mosquito: The Correspondence of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson (Wellcome Institute Series in the History of Medicine)

By Ross, Ronald; Manson, Patrick; Edited By W. F. Bynum & Caroline Overy

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Editions Rodopi, 1998. This is the correspondence between Ronald Ross, a British doctor awarded the Nobel Prize in 1902 for his research in India that proved the role of mosquitoes in the transmission of malaria; and his mentor, Patrick Manson, a Scottish doctor, the founder of the field of tropical medicine who made important discoveries in parasitology and proposed the theory that mosquitoes carried the parasitic agent that caused malaria; includes 173 letters during Ross' research in India, and 85 letters after his return to Britain as well as an introduction by the editors, a glossary, biographical appendix, and bibliography (light yellow & dark blue cover with portraits of Ross & Manson, very faint small crease on front; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$44.95

Camera Indica: The Social Life of Indian Photographs
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Camera Indica: The Social Life of Indian Photographs

By Pinney, Christopher

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 1997. This is a study by an anthropologist of photographic practice in Indian society over the last 100 years, particularly the changes in portraiture from depiction to invention; the author identifies three moments in Indian portraiture: the use of photography as an instrument of measurement under British rule, the role of portraiture in moral instruction, and the current visual style of popular culture; his purpose is to follow the concrete historical circulation of images and trace the meanings inscribed in their forms and uses; includes many color and black & white photographs (white cover with black lettering & color photo on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. As New.

$59.95

A Cautious Silence: The Politics of Australian Anthropology
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A Cautious Silence: The Politics of Australian Anthropology

By Gray, Geoffrey

Canberra, Australia: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2007. This is the first comprehensive history of modern Australian social anthropology that examines the forces that shaped and framed the formation of a distinctive anthropological practice; it reveals the struggle to establish and consolidate anthropology as an academic discipline in Australia, which required anthropologists to demonstrate that their discipline was the predominant interpreter of indigenous life; it considers the ways that the new discipline controlled the development of knowledge about colonized peoples that could be used by colonial administrators to manage, control, and advance the indigenous population (black pictorial cover with photo on the front, spine has slight reading crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$34.95

The Social Theory of the Scottish Enlightenment
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The Social Theory of the Scottish Enlightenment

By Berry, Christopher J.

Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.: Edinburgh University Press, 2001. This book provides an accessible interpretation and synthesis of social thought in Scotland from 1740 to 1790; it discusses the work of Scottish thinkers who produced important analyses of historical change, politics, morality, and commercial society, including David Hume, Adam Smith, William Robertson, Adam Ferguson, Lord Kames, John Millar, James Dunbar, and Gilbert Stuart (maroon cover has a few small, faint scratches; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$29.95

Histories Of Archaeology: A Reader in the History of Archaeology
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Histories Of Archaeology: A Reader in the History of Archaeology

By Murray, Tim; Evans, Christopher (editors)

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2008. This book reprints 19 texts on the history of the discipline of archaeology which exemplify different approaches, issues, and techniques; the texts are arranged chronologically in order to show how the concerns of arhaeological historiography have developed (brown pictorial cover with white lettering has a slight reading crease on the spine; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$49.95

The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China
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The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China

By Schmalzer, Sigrid

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2008. This is a social history of Chinese paleoanthropology that explores Chinese assumptions about human nature and identity, the popularization of scientific knowledge, and the changing political cultures of modern China (brown pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. As New.

$31.95

Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology
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Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

By Mangan, J. A.

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2008. This is the first major study of the ethos of games, known as athleticism, that obsessed Victorian and Edwardian public schools and dominated the lives of many school boys; it traces the growth and consolidation of this once powerful ideology and investigates the means by which it was created and sustained; includes photographs (gray & white covers with photo of the 1910 Harrow School cricket team on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment. Reprint. Trade Paperback. As New.

$49.95

The Zimbabwe Culture: Origins and Decline of Southern Zambezian States
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The Zimbabwe Culture: Origins and Decline of Southern Zambezian States

By Pikirayi, Innocent

Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A.: Altamira Press, 2001. This book examines the growth and decline of the precolonial states on the Zimbabwe plateau and adjacent areas of southern Zambezia; it focuses on their historical and cultural development; includes photographs and other illustrations; the author is professor history at the University of Zimbabwe (black, white & blue pictorial cover with photo on the front, slight crease on back; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$37.95

The Tribes of Northern and Central Kordofán (Cambridge Archaeological and Ethnographical Series)

By MacMichael, H. A.

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Originally published in 1912, this was the first major ethnographic account of the Sudan; it combines the local history of the province with the history of different ethnic groups and genealogies of the indigenous population; the author was the deputy inspector of Kordofan province from 1906 to 1912 and combined his administrative work with ethnographic research; includes photographs (yellow & blue pictorial cover with photo on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Reprint. Trade Paperback. As New.

$34.95

Chinese Lyricism: Shih Poetry from the Second to the Twelfth Century

By Watson, Burton (translator)

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 1971. In the period from the 2nd to the 12th century, lyric poetry became the best known and most characteristic of Chinese poetic forms; this volume includes translations of about 200 poems, illustrating the most important formal, stylistic, and thematic developments in the growth of lyric poetry; an introduction explains some of the conventions, ambiguities, and linguistic difficulties in lyric poetry; critical, historical, or biographical material is provided in notes to particular poems or in brief essays relating to a group of poems (tan half cloth & striped paper over boards, small creases at ends of spine; blue dust jacket is rubbed along edges; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$39.95

From Tenements to the Taylor Homes: In Search of an Urban Housing Policy in Twentieth-Century America
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From Tenements to the Taylor Homes: In Search of an Urban Housing Policy in Twentieth-Century America

By Bauman, John F.; Biles, Roger; Szylvian, Kristin M. (editors)

University Park, PA, U.S.A.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. This is a collection of 12 essays that explore the history of American urban housing policy as it developed from the late 19th through the 20th centuries, especially the role of the state in shaping the contours of the middle and working class housing market; contributors include, in addition to the editors, Robert Fairbanks, John Garner, Eric Karolak, Janet Hutchinson, Gail Radford, Thomas Hanchett, Alexander von Hoffman, Arnold Hirsch, Raymond Mohl; also includes an introduction by John Bauman, an epilogue by Roger Biles, bibliographic essay, and photographs (blue pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$27.50

The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922 (New Approaches to European History)
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The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922 (New Approaches to European History)

By Quataert, Donald

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2010. This book examines the major trends during the latter years the Ottoman Empire, one of the most important non-Western states to survive from medieval to modern times; among other issues it looks at gender questions and the treament of minorities; includes maps, illustrations, and genealogical and chronological tables (light blue pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Second Edition. Trade Paperback. As New.

$27.95

A History of Sociological Research Methods in America, 1920-1960 (Ideas in Context)
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A History of Sociological Research Methods in America, 1920-1960 (Ideas in Context)

By Platt, Jennifer

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1998. This is the first book on the general history of sociological research methods in the United States, from about 1920, when university sociologists began to carry out empirical research and to write about research methods, until about 1960 (purple & gold cover with white & gold lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore) . Trade Paperback. As New.

$34.95

Economists and Societies: Discipline and Profession in the United States, Britain, and France, 1890s to 1990s (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)
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Economists and Societies: Discipline and Profession in the United States, Britain, and France, 1890s to 1990s (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)

By Fourcade, Marion

Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 2009. This is the first book to systematically compare the profession of economics in the United States, Britain, and France, and to explain why it,differs among these countries; based on interviews with economists, institutional analysis, and scholarly evidence, the author traces the history of economics in each country, showing how each political, cultural, and institutional context gave rise to distinct professional and institutional configurations (gray pictorial cover, very slight corner crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$27.95

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