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Culture and Environment

By Leavis, F.R And Thompson, Denys

Chatto & Windus, 1948 Chatto & Windus, 1948. 150 pages. Dustcover very worn - faded and creased, and yellowed torn around edges. The spine section of the dustcover is half-missing, and very creased and tatty. Book cover has browned with age at edges and spine is faded. Pages are yellowed with lots of foxing to edges. Previous owner's name written in ink on inside of front cover. Pages tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. 'An examination of the different factors which affect the 'taste' and interests of the ordinary individual of today.'. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Poor.

$27.26

Speculations After Freud: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Culture
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Speculations After Freud: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Culture

By Shamdasani, Sonu; Munchow, Michael (Eds.)

London: Routledge, 1994 Routledge, 1994. 227 pages. Book in very good condition. Undamaged and spine uncreased. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$12.91

Body Work: Beauty and Self-Image in American Culture

By Gimlin, Debra L.

University of California Press, 2002 University of California Press, 2002. 171 pages. Book in good clean condition. Slight creasing to spine. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$11.48

Essentially Speaking: Feminism, Nature and Difference
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Essentially Speaking: Feminism, Nature and Difference

By Fuss, Diana

London: Routledge, 1990 Routledge, 1990. 144 pages. Book is in excellent condition. No damage to pages, covers, edges or spine. Dust jacket has a few rips. Previous owners name written inside first page. Using a feminist poststructuralist perspective, Fuss addresses the strengths and limitations of both essentialism and constructionism. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.

$20.80

The Lotus and the Robot

By Koestler, Arthur

Four Square , 1964 Four Square Books, 1964. 318 pages. Overall book is in good condition. Pages and edges are yellowed with agebut ther is no foxing. Spine is very creased but binding is intact. Back cover has a small crease to lower corner. Record of Koestler's travels through India and Japan. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

Why Feminism
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Why Feminism

By Segal, Lynne

Polity Press, 1999 Polity Press, 1999. 285 pages. Book is in excellent condition. Lower front corner is very slightly bumped but otherwise all pages, covers and edges are clean and undamaged. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.78

Freedom, Fame, Lying and Betrayal: Essays on Everyday Life

By Kolakowski, Leszek

London: Penguin Books, 1999 Penguin Books, 1999. 143 pages. Book is in excellent condition. No damage, no creasing to spine or cover, pages clean and tight. A number of essays on topics such as ' boredom', 'luxury', 'collective responsibility' etc. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$20.80

Romancing the Postmodern
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Romancing the Postmodern

By Elam, Diane

London: Routledge, 1992 Routledge, 1992. 206 pages. Book in good, clean condition. No damage and spine uncreased. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$8.61

Volatile Bodies:toward a Corporeal Feminism
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Volatile Bodies:toward a Corporeal Feminism

By Grosz, Elizabeth

Indiana University Press , 1994 Indiana University Press, 1994. 250 pages. Book in very good, clean condition. No damage or creasing to spine. Looking at the social construction of biology and nature. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$25.10

Sexual Practice, Textual Theory: Lesbian Cultural Criticism
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Sexual Practice, Textual Theory: Lesbian Cultural Criticism

By Wolfe, Susan J.; Penelope, Julia (Eds.)

Blackwell Publishers, 1993 Blackwell, 1993. 377 pages. Book in good, clean condition. Small amount of scuffing to upper edge of front cover and creasing to spine. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$10.76

Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century

By Judt, Tony

William Heinemann Ltd, 2008 448 pages. Dustcover is very scuffed and creased, and has some scratches and indentations. Dustcover is yellowed at edges. Book is in very good condition - although has some bumping and slight scuffing to corners and edges, and light creasing to spine. Pages are yellowed at edges, and pages 140 and 141 have some small stains. Very slight musty smell to pages. Judt examines the 20th century and its major historical events. Please note - as this is a fairly large and heavy book, postage may be more than originally listed - please contact us if you would like more information. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$15.78

The Straight Mind and Other Essays

By Wittig, Monique

Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992 Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992. 107 pages. Book is in very good condition - has slight bumping to top corner of book and a small crease at that corner of the cover. Other than that, everything is clean and neat and binding is tight. Foreword by Louise Turcotte. A collection of Wittig's literary, theoretical, political and feminist writings. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$19.37

Modernity, Culture and 'The Jew'

By Cheyette, Bryan and Marcus, Laura (Editors)

Polity Press, 1998 297 pages. Book cover has some very light scuffing, and corners are slightly bumped - but otherwise undamaged. Spine very lightly scuffed but uncreased. Page corners very slightly bumped, but pages otherwise undamaged - all clean, neat and tightly bound. Previous owner's name written in ink on first page. An analysis of Jewish history and culture, related to theories of modernity and postmodernity. Please note - as this is a large and heavy book, postage may be more than is quoted on Abe - please contact us if you would like more information. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$11.48

Raiding the Icebox: Reflections on Twentieth-Century Culture
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Raiding the Icebox: Reflections on Twentieth-Century Culture

By Wollen, Peter

London: Verso, 2008 Verso, 2008. Cover, edges and pages alll in very good condition. No creasing to spine. Looks at the avant-garde and radical subcultures of the twentieth century. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$10.76

American Encounter

By Kaufman, Walter

Berlin: Seven Seas Books, 1966 Seven Seas, 1966. 135 pages. Pages and edges are yellowed with age but clean and binding is intact. Corners, cover and top and bottom edges of spine are quite worn and chipped. Spine is not creased. Cover is starting to come away a little bit from the book at the bottom edge. Chronicles the author's adventures and travels within America. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$20.08

Culture and Imperialism
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Culture and Imperialism

By Said, Edward W.

London: Vintage , 1994 Vintage, 1994. 442 pages. Book in excellent condition - cover, pages and edges all in good clean condition. Spine has one crease along it's length. Said's examination of Western culture and the roots of imperialism in European culture. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.78

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

By Zimmer, Heinrich

Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1990 248 pages. Edited by Joseph Campbell. Book cover is very creased and a little faded and scratched. Cover is slightly marked, and is bumped at edges and corners. Spine is very creased. Pages are yellowed at edges (and a little yellowing to main page), but are neat and tightly bound. Also includes a selection of black and white photographs at the end of the book. Previous owner has written notes in pencil on top left-hand corner of final page of photographs. Explains the key motifs of India's legend, myth and folklore.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$28.69

Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture

By Dollimore, Jonathan

London: Penguin Books, 1998 Penguin, 1998. 384 pages. Book in excellent condition. No damage or wear to pages, edges, cover or spine. Looks at death and desire in literature and philosophy through the ages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$22.23