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An Ethno-Historic Study of Slovak American Identity

By Stein, Howard F.

New York, NY: Arno Press, 1980. Reprint. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No page number 15 in book, but text is all there. Just a misnumbering error. 526 p. w/ maps, bibliography.

$60.00

Max Weber's Theory of Concept Formation : History, Laws, and Ideal Types

By Burger, Thomas

Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo ( standard size ). Slight wear t oedges and corners of dj and boards. DJ has some scuffing to rear panel. Slight spotting to top of textblock. 231 p. w/ notes, bibliography, and indexes of names and subjects. A detailed analysis of Weber's concept formation, examining methodology, epistemology, and the influence of Heinrich Rickert on Weber.

$55.00

Rituals of Royalty : Power and Ceremonial in Traditional Societies

By Cannadine, David and Simon Price, editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. First Trade paperback printing. . Trade Paperback. Very Good. Octavo ( standard size ). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 351 p. w/ footnotes, illustrations, index. A study of Kingly and royal rituals, from Babylon and the Byzantine Empire to China, Madagascar, and Ghana

$30.00

Why I am a Nudist. How an Ugly Duckling Became an Accomplished Beauty as Told by Nell Blank [ Big Blue Book, B - 696 ]

By Cauldwell, D. O., M.D., Sc.D. [ David Oliver ] and Nell Blank. edited by E. Haldeman-Julius

Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1948. First edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight scuffing to covers. Slight wear to edges. Small tear to top of spine. 31 p. with 1 page of ads at end. Cauldwell was a prolific Ohio sexologist who claimed to have invented the word "transsexual". Much of his writing was for Haldeman-Julius.

$40.00

Imitation and Social Learning in Robots, Humans and Animals : Behavioural, Social and Communicative Dimensions

By Nehaniv, Chrystopher L., and Kerstin Dautenhahn, editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers with faint scratches on back cover. 479 pages with figures, tables, plates, references, notes, and index. A collection of 21 essays on social matching behaviors.

$60.00

The Used-Car Game : A Sociology of the Bargain

By Browne, Joy

Lexington: Lexington Books, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Good in Good dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear and minor rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with many small tears and some light scuffing to covers. 185 pages with few figures, 2 appendices (1. glossary, 2. game theory), endnotes, bibliography, and index. A study of the bargain in human relations in regards to the buying and selling of used cars.

$25.00

The Work of Pierre Bourdieu : Recognizing Society

By Robbins, Derek

Boulder: Westview Press, 1991. First American Trade paperback printing. . Trade Paperback. Very Good in Wraps. Light wear and minor rubbing to edges of covers with some scuffing. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked text. 220 pages with bibliographical note, endnotes, and 2 indices. A look at the writings and thought of the noted French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu (d. 2002).

$30.00

The Mad Gasser : A Comprehensive Study in Mass Hysteria

By Bartholomew, Robert E., and Robert Willis

Unpublished. Unpublished work with letters dating this copy to 2000. Very good softcover with black plastic wire binding and heavy blue paper covers. Light wear to edges of covers and light scuffing. Slight stain on upper corners of pages. 149 pages with illustrations and footnotes. Laid in is a signed letter by Robert Bartholomew to previous owner and a list of Bartholomew's publications. Also inscribed by Bartholomew to previous owner on table of contents page. A study of various cases of mass hysteria focusing mainly on events in Botetourt, Virginia, in 1933-1934 and at Mattoon, Illinois, in 1944.

$70.00

The Human-Animal Bond: An Annotated Bibliography.

By Allen, Karen Miller.

Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in brown cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with minor bumping to heel of spine and slight scuffing to covers. 246 pages with appendix and 2 indices. A handy reference work on literature about human-animal bonds, pets, therapeutic values of animals, and other topics.

$55.00

Charisma, History, and Social Structure.

By Glassman, Ronald M., and William H. Swatos, Jr., editors.

Westport: Greenwood Press, 1986. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding with gilt lettering decorations without dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing along edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Minor scuffing to covers. 240 pages with endnotes, bibliography, and index. A collection of essays on charismatic leadership in politics and religion.

$40.00