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CITIZENSHIP THROUGH EDUCATION

by Moore, Clyde B.

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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New York: American Book Company, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. In 1929, Moore, a professor at Cornell University, published this book on education philosophy and on the need to teach citizenship as a part of American students' education and as essential as mathematics or english. This copy is a scarce first edition. About 5 1/4 x 7 1/2,… Read more
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MULTIMIND

by Ornstein, Robert

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Published
1986
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9780395411070
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£8.23

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Very Good. As one reviewer noted about Ornstein, the late Stanford psychologist, he was "gifted with the ability to expound difficult ideas simply." That is the case with "Multimind" in which he breaks down traditional barriers between for example, science and religion, that have hampered understanding of what our… Read more
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THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE MORAL FEELINGS

by Abercrombie, John, M.D.

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Published
1839
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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£42.23

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Boston: Otis, Broaders, and Company, 1839. First Edition Thus. . Full-Leather. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Abercrombie was an early 19th century Scottish physician, author and philosoper credited today for the first work on neuropathology as well as several other medical works. In 1830, he also published "Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers and the Investigation of Truth," which he… Read more
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THE BASEMENT: Meditations On A Human Sacrifice

by Millett, Kate

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Published
1979
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Fine
Edition
Book Club, First Edition Thus.
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9780671247638
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£16.47

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979. Book Club, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Millett, a Feminist writer and sculptor, is probably best-known for her first book, "Sexual Politics," which had a major impact on American culture and society in the 1970s. The True Crime 1965 torture and murder of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens in an Indianapolis basement… Read more
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THE WAR AGAINST WOMEN

by French, Marilyn

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Published
1992
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780671661571
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£9.08

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New York: Summit Books, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. French's polemic against sexual abuse and discrimination is still current and still strong reading 20 years after publication. Some of her carefully researched data may now be dated but the issue is not. One of the country's leading feminist philosophers and bestselling novelist of… Read more
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A YEAR OR SO WITH EDGAR

by Higgins, George V.

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: Harper & Row, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The eighth novel by this greatly under-appreciated writer is this story of two Forham classmates whose paths re-cross 25 years after graduation. Peter Quinn, now a successful Washington lawyer and lobbyist, narrates the post-graduate lessons he receives from Edgar Lannin, a cynical, street-smart… Read more
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THE SUNDAY PHILOSOPHY CLUB

by Smith, Alexander McCall

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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9780375422980
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£10.77

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New York: Pantheon Books, 2004. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. the first book in a new mystery series from the author of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, features another lady, Scotswoman Isabel Dalhousie, who loves problems, especially those that are none of her business; slight spine lean, o/w Fine in like dustjacket. … Read more
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SELECTED ESSAYS FROM INDIVIDUALISM RECONSIDERED

by Riesman, David

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Published
1955
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Good to Good Plus
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£6.33

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1955. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Trade Paperback. Good to Good Plus. Vintage paperback, Anchor A58; Essays selected by Riesman from his celebrated "Individualism Reconsidered" in a careful defense of American individualism and equally carefully considered criticism of conformity; an excellent introduction to Riesman's thought. First Printing of the First Anchor Edition; some soiling… Read more
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LAW ENFORCEMENT VERSUS THE LAW

by Barth, Alan

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Published
1963
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Printing, First Paperback Edition.
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£8.45

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New York: Collier Books, 1963. First Printing, First Paperback Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage paperback, Collier Non-Fiction AS 523; originally published in 1961 as "The Price Of Liberty," Barth's discussion of civil liberties under attack by law enforcement, of freedom restricted in the name of security, are still issues being debated in… Read more
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CLARENCE THOMAS AND THE TOUGH LOVE CROWD

by Roberts, Ronald Suresh

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Published
1995
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780814774540
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New York: New York University Press, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Roberts provides a sober, detailed critique of the ideas and attitudes of African-American neoconservatives such as Clarence Thomas, Shelby Steele, Stephen Carter and V.S. Naipaul; boards and text are clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows small tear at bottom of fold between front panel… Read more
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TRUST ME

by Updike, John

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780394558332
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£16.72

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New York: Knopf, 1987. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The tenth collection of short stories by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Updike. A Fine collectable copy in like dustjacket.
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SOUL MATES

by Moore, Thomas

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780060169282
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£7.43

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New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. The companion volume to Moore's bestselling "Care Of The Soul" explores the difficulties and rewards of relationships; First Printing of the First Edition; dustjacket is rubbed, somewhat worn.
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RELIGION AND THE REBEL

by Wilson, Colin

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. Wilson's second book, following up on themes raised in his celebrated bestseller "The Outsider," suggests that twentieth century man needs a new religion; text and boards are clean, tight, square; price-clipped dustjacket shows edgewear, rubbing. Hard To Find.
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