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DENAZIFICATION Britain's Enemy Eliens, Nazi War Criminals and the Reconstruction of Post-war Europe

By HELEN FRY

The History Press, UK, 2010. Excellent condition, unclipped price as new condition. Based on first hand accounts from veterans the book provides an important insight into how Germany and Austria were rebuilt after the end of Nazi tyranny. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 24 Cm. Heavy Book > 500gms Packed.

$27.71

DESERT CHILDREN
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DESERT CHILDREN

By Dirie Waris with Corinna Milborn

Virago, Great Britain, 2005. Desert Children tells how the author and journalist Corinna Milborn have investigated the practice of Female genital mutilation (FGM) in Europe. They estimate that up to 500,000 women and girls have undergone or are at risk of FGM. . 1st Thus. Card Cover. Good. Illus. by Translated By Sheelagh Alabaster. 21cm.

$8.75

The Hitler Emigres: The Cultural Impact on Britain of Refugees from Nazism

By Snowman, Daniel

UK: Chatto & Windus, 2002. The Hitler Emigres (466 crisp pp, 800g for post) investigates how Nazism changed Britain's social structure. Emigrés from Nazi Europe still inhabit London's Swiss Cottage; in this refugee heartland, they are known as the beret and borscht brigade. As well as an informative and painstaking history, The Hitler Emigrés shows British history is no longer an island saga of warring Saxon tribes and Romans. This modern nation was formed, in part, by a persecuted minority from abroad. The book features colourful portraits of some of Britain's most celebrated artists, architects, musicians, choreographers, film makers, historians, philosophers, scientists, writers, broadcasters and publishers - all skilfully woven into the wider context of British cultural history from the 1930s to the present. . Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 24 Cm.

$32.81

Modern Times, Modern Places

By Conrad, Peter

NY: Knopf, 1999. The world changed faster during the twentieth century than ever before. Science and technology set the pace. With a uniquely clear perspective Peter Conrad provides on a phase of history that has nearly passed we are much better prepared to confront the new millennium. 752 crisply presented pp & approx 900g packed for post. All in great order. review >>>> . . .this accomplished and very thorough round-up of our century's most important cultural trends is perfect for the serious general reader.. Hardcover. Excellent/Excellent. 24cm.

$21.88

Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By Briscoe, Constance

Hodder & Stoughton, 2006. This book is an account of a child's memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected. This is a powerful book. The very beauty of biographies is that they are somebody's own version of what happened to them and how they lived it or fought it. There's no third person commenting on it or describing it from an emotionally detached point of view.. Paperback. Good/None issued. 23.5cm.

$8.02

A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

USA: Atria, 2004. The editors collected these stories as part of the (US) National Visionary Leadership Project - The wisdom of our elders is our most valuable resource. In A Wealth of Wisdom, a collection of stories, experiences, and observations of more than fifty African Americans, ages seventy and over, extraordinary men and women explain how we as a nation got to where we are. With accounts by everyone from Maya Angelou and Ray Charles to Robert Guillaume and Coretta Scott King, these pivotal leaders -- representing every region in the nation and covering a wide range of professional and personal lifestyles -- take us behind their historic public moments to their underlying personal realities. 279 immaculate pp. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Howard Bingham. 22cm.

$13.13

Beat the Blues

By Newell, Malcolm

USA: Stirling Books, 1996. This guide to coping with depression discusses the nature of depression and the causes of mood swings. Provides advice on managing various factors that can contribute to depression and gives information about anti-depressants and other therapies used to treat depression. 171 pp includes an index. . Paperback. Excellent/None issued. 18 Cm.

$10.94

Even the Daylight Appeared Dark “A Journey through Life, the Military, Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”

By Wadsworth, Matthew

USA: AuthorHouse, 2011. author info > Following a suicide attempt Matthew had to find answers to what made him get to the point of utter despair, he found some of them, and it gave him enough strength to continue, until his next tour of duty, Helmand, Afghanistan. On returning home his dreams were a constant reminder of his time away, his dreams were soon to spill over into daytime and everyday things started to remind him of events in Afghanistan. review > The book takes you on a painful journey that will help to throw a ray of light into the perpetual darkness of this infernal illness. Matthew shows us that a way out is possible and that traditional therapies are not the only way. There are alternative treatments that can make the difference. He shows us by lighting a matchstick of possibilities, that with the right help it can become a flame to light us out of the darkness. Only fault is corner crease. 265 clean white well bound pp.. Paperback. Excellent/Very Good/None issued. 20.5cm.

$28.44

One Hand Clapping

By Rafe Martin, Manuela Soares

USA: Rizzoli, 1995. ex-lib - 1stpage (that presumably held the lib pocket) has been removed, but rest of the book is in harmony with being a new book, dj has plastic protector on - 46 pages - No preview A collection of traditional tales used for teaching the basic principles of Zen Buddhism, including "The Tigers and the Strawberry," "The Zen Master and the Samurai," and "A Silver Cat". Martin and Soares have selected 18 anecdotes from the lives and writings of the Zen Masters with young readers in mind, most pieces have layers of meaning that may only be revealed after shared reading and discussion (not to mention a lifetime of study). Nonetheless, they shine with the humor, drama, and apparent paradox that characterizes much of Zen teaching. . Hardcover. Very Good/Excellent. Illus. by Junko Morimoto. 21cm.

$27.71

Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

By Jared Diamond

Penguin (Allen Lane), 2005. name on 1st p > GBks review > "Essential reading ... Collapse [shows] that resilient societies are nimble ones, capable of long-term planning and of abandoning deeply entrenched but ultimately destructive core values and beliefs." "There are hopeful messages in Collapse. With Diamond's help, maybe we'll learn to see our problems a little more clearly before we chop down that last palm tree." "Extraordinarily panoramic ...Diamond's complex historical web of how human communities either master their environment or become victims of them ... takes a lifetime of research and, in normal English, leads the reader painstakingly where the media and intellectual journals have often refused to go." 575 clean well bound pp, photos mid section, weight about 1kg packed for post. Papeback. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$20.42

A History of English Costume
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A History of English Costume

By Brooke, Iris

London: Methuen, 1961. Book has previous owner's plastic wrap (tape marks now on the 1st & last pp) 224pp with numerous line artwork. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text amongst the reference art & historical notes. Tightly bound.. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Iris Brooke. 20.5cm.

$32.81

IMAGES OF NURSES Perspectives from History, Art and Literature

By Jones Anne Hudson Edited By

University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988. "Images of Nurses" brings together the work of an impressive group of scholars including Natalie Boymel Kampen, the first art historian to examine systematically the images of nurses in the history of art: Barbara Melosh who writes about nurses in history and literature: Darlene Clark Hine, historian of black women in nursing and Leslie Fielder, the first major literary critic to write about images of nurses in fiction and popular culture." Several contributors also examine the effect such portrayals have on nurses themselves and on current issues in the nursing profession. . First Edition. Card Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.23

BOY TALK    How You Can Help Your Son Express His Emotions
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BOY TALK How You Can Help Your Son Express His Emotions

By Polce-Lynch Mary

U.S.A.: New Harbinger Publications, 2002. Boy Talk is a must read for anyone involved in the complex world of today's boys and young men. It provides concrete, easy-to-follow instructions for raising emotionally competent boys within a culture that conspires to turn them into unfeeling machines. An excellent guide for parents and other adults who want to help boys learn how to navigate an interpersonally difficult world.. First Edition. Card Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$21.88

THE RACE FOR RICHES; The Human Cost of Wealth

By Seabrook Jeremy

Marshall Pickering, UK, 1988. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.94

Whistle Blowers

By Dempster Quentin

Sydney: ABC Books, 1997. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$21.15

Ten Patients and an Almoner

By Beck Flora

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1956. Flora Beck's book is designed to awaken the interest of the general reader and should appeal to practising social workers and to students of the various professions concerned. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fine.

$32.81