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An Academic Village The Ethnography of an Anthropology Department 1959-1979

By: Williams, Melvin D.

Price: $31.75

Publisher: No Place, Melvin Williams: 1993

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are tight. White spine with black lettering. 3 b/w photographs. Scarce title. Possibly printed in Ann Arbor, MI. "Williams, professor of anthropology...College Literature, Science and the Arts at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor..." Sections: Introduction; Historical Background; Context; Departmental Activities; Autobiographical: About the Writers; Procterman; Distinguished Professors; Bolder and Terifmore; Seymour Wh... View more info

How I Survived The Irish Famine: The Journal Of Mary O'flynn

By: Wilson, Laura

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 5560

ISBN: 0717131505

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is black lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs and drawings, and a map of Ireland. Includes a glossary, index and bibliography. "The famine began in 1845 and by 1850 , a million people had died....Told in the voice of 12 year old Mary O'Flynn, this is the story of the courage and determination with which one family survived this appalling ordeal. Uniquely ill... View more info

The Story of Willow Run

By: Wilson, Marion F.

Price: $83.50

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6061

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hardcover is glazed cover. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if very lightly used, or not at all, on the interior. Fold out map of the area attached to front end paper. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "...compile a history of this community...during which Willow Run Village operated as a federal housing project....will undoubtedly revive memories...for others it will deepen their under... View more info

A Crack In The Edge Of The World - America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906 Signed Copy

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7705

ISBN: 0641799012

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED. SPECIAL AUTHOR SIGNED HALF TITLE PAGE, WITH AUTHOR SIGNATURE IN BLACK PEN. Missing DJ. Hard cover is black with red metallic lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w maps and photographs. Index; glossary; etc. in appendix. ; B&W Maps & Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 462 pages; SPECIAL, SIGNED EDITON. Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. SPECIAL SIGNED EDITION HALF TITL... View more info

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Open the Sky

By: Winheld, Mark

Price: $15.75

Publisher: United States, Xulon Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9069

ISBN: 1612154263

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; xii, 248 pages; SIGNED/INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: 'DOUG--BEST WISHES & GOD BLESS! MARK WINHELD, XMAS 2011. Soft cover has faint rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w map at front, and photographs throughout the book. "On September 1, 1991, bush pilot Dwayne King spearheaded one of the first missionary flights into the crumbling Soviet empire. The historic mission climaxed the transfo... View more info

The Armenian Americans

By: WLIW New York Production

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Long Island, WLIW: 2000

Seller ID: 8954

Condition: As New


7.10 X 5.42 X 0.58 inches; Disc is as new; appears to have never been used. Clean jewel box. 'The Armenian Americans captures the spirit of this amazing culture and its legacy of inspiration, achievement, preserance, and survival. Personal recollections from three generations of proud Armenians - including tennis champion Andre Agassi, author Peter Balakian, actor Mike Conners, actor/writer Eric Bogosian, actress/writer Andrea MaArtin, NCAA basketball coach Jerry Tarkani... View more info

Cross Country With Jim Wofford: A Collection From The Popular 'practical Horseman' Column, With A Bonus DVD 26 Lessons To Improve Your Eventing Skills from the Olympic Rider and Top Coach

By: Wofford, Jim

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Equine Network: 2011

Seller ID: 9339

ISBN: 1929164521

Condition: New


NEW NEW. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, and b/w jump diagrams. DVD sealed into the back cover. "This book is a compilation of columns I have written for 'Practical Horseman' magazine over the past few years. i have very firm opinions about horses and our relationship with them, and I will share those opinions with you. I have also developed a very successful ... View more info

Cross Country With Jim Wofford: A Collection From The Popular 'Practical Horseman' Column, With A Bonus DVD 26 Lessons To Improve Your Eventing Skills from the Olympic Rider and Top Coach

By: Wofford, Jim

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Equine Network: 2011

Seller ID: 9382

ISBN: 1929164521

Condition: New


NEW NEW. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, and b/w jump diagrams. DVD sealed into the back cover. "This book is a compilation of columns I have written for 'Practical Horseman' magazine over the past few years. i have very firm opinions about horses and our relationship with them, and I will share those opinions with you. I have also developed a very successful ... View more info

The American Jew As Patriot, Soldier, And Citizen

By: Wolf, Simon; edited by Louis Edward Levy

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Scholar's Bookshelf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6624

ISBN: 0945726570

Condition: New


Softcover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Reprint of 1895 original. Errata page. "Ranging from the Revolutionary Period and Haym Salomon into the early twentieth century, this remarkably comprehensive book lists the names of thousands of Jewish soldiers and patriots who served in the American armies as officers and regular soldiers, with accompanying historical sketches of the periods and wars in which th... View more info

The American Jew As Patriot, Soldier, And Citizen

By: Wolf, Simon; edited by Louis Edward Levy

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Scholar's Bookshelf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6625

ISBN: 0945726570

Condition: New


Softcover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Reprint of 1895 original. Errata page. "Ranging from the Revolutionary Period and Haym Salomon into the early twentieth century, this remarkably comprehensive book lists the names of thousands of Jewish soldiers and patriots who served in the American armies as officers and regular soldiers, with accompanying historical sketches of the periods and wars in which th... View more info

University Of Alabama Pictoral History

By: Wolfe, Suzanne Rau

Price: $32.50

Publisher: No Place, University Alabama Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7310

ISBN: 0817301194

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; xii, 252 pages; Hard cover has 1 1/4" rub mark on top of front, by right corner, same 1 3/4" near spine. Some faint shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Missing DJ. Red end papers. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w rare photographs from University and private collections documenting the history of the University of Alabama. Book is divided into 3 main sections: Antebellum Univ... View more info

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Feminine Sentences Essays on Women & Culture

By: Wolff, Janet

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1990

Seller ID: 3268

ISBN: 0745608558

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is wraps. Pages are clean and tight. No underlining, highlighting or margin notes [except on page 1]. 9 b/w illustrations. "The essays in this book challenge the continuing separation of sociological from textual analysis in cultural (and feminist) theory and enquiry...question of women's writing...." ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 146 pages; Cover has light bumping, edge wear, rubbing. Underlining on page 1; other pages are clean. View more info

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Revolution In The Street: Women, Workers, And Urban Protest In Veracruz 1870--1927 Winner of the Michael C. Meyer Manuscript Prize

By: Wood, Andrew Grant

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware, Scholarly Resources Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8421

ISBN: 0842028803

Condition: New


Softcovers are heavy, illustrated paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photographs and charts. "Deftly integrating urban analysis, political history, and theories of popular struggle, Wood makes Veracruz a lens for viewing both the local rise and fall of revolutionary activism and the participation of ordinary people in Mexico's national political transformations". [Charles Tilly, Columbia University]. Includes a bibliography... View more info

Tonnancour Life in Grosse Pointe and Along the Shores of Lake St. Clair, Volume 1

By: Woodford, Arthur

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Omnigraphics: 1994

Seller ID: 8637

ISBN: 0780800354

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; xiii, 230 pages; Hard cover is library binding. Cream colored spine with black lettering. Slight bumping to covers. B/w illustrated end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs, maps and some drawings. The eastern suburbs of metro Detroit, along the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair, are a fascinating area, its own world. Full of many beautiful estates/mansions, streets, residences, physically ... View more info

Detroit and Its Banks; The Story of Detroit Bank & Trust

By: Woodford, Arthur M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Published for Detroit Bank & Trust Co. by Wayne State University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 6239

ISBN: 0814315216

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is red with a black spine, with gold lettering. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 61 b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: Land of the Beaver; Era of Wildcats; Detroit Savings Fund Institute; Detroit Savings Bank; Age of the Motorcar; Governor Comstock's Proclamation; Mr. Dodge at the Helm; A New Direction; 9 appendices; notes; bibliography; notes. ; A Savoyard book Series; B&W Illustrations; 1.42 x 21.57 x 6.3 I... View more info

Politeness And Poetry In The Age Of Pope

By: Woodman, Thomas

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Associated University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9580

ISBN: 083863348X

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Printed on alkaline paper; Associated University Press. Pope [1688-1744] belonged to a group of poets with a traditional bias: Parnell, Prior, Swift and Gay. Classicist and socially conservative...affected by many of the new influences...own work reflected the slippage from manners as the code of a stratified society to more flexible norms of politeness. "Woodman...focuses i... View more info

Behold! the Polish-Americans

By: Wytrwal, Joseph A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Endurance Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6009

ISBN: 0686656407

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Includes a few b/w maps. Stated first edition. Overall, pages are clean and tight, except as noted. Inscription and signature to former owner, dated November 19, 1990, on front end paper. For decades, the metro Detroit area was a prime destination for Polish immigrants, initially drawn by the auto industries. One section covers "Poles as they relate to Blacks, Jews, Indians and the Irish ... View more info

The Massachusetts Historical Review (Volume 5 - 2003) (Volume 5)

By: Yacovone, Donald, editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6052

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures. Sections: essays; Remarks on the Kennedy Medal and the Practice of History; Vicissitudes of Tolerance: Jewish Faculty and Students at Clark University; "Subjects...unto the same king": New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power; Force of Food: Life on the Atkins Family Sugar... View more info

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Will Rogers A Biography

By: Yagoda, Ben

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8582

ISBN: 0806132388

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.90 X 1 inches; xiv, 409 pages; Soft cover has black spine with yellow lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 64+ b/w photographs. "Rogers ( 1879 – 1935) was an American cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator, and stage and motion picture actor. Known as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son", Rogers was born to a prominent Cherokee Nation family in Indian Territory (now... View more info

China: A Great Country In The East [English And Chinese Language Edition] 4 Volume Set in Slipcase

By: Ying Zhang

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Beijing Language & Culture University Press,China: 2002

Seller ID: 6060

ISBN: 7561909330

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


4 volumes, each covering a different aspect of Chinese culture and life. Each volume is soft cover; a purple, blue, yellow or green top on each of the different volumes. Slipcase has pictures, English language title in black lettering, along with Chinese language title in white pictographs. This is a NEW set, still has that new book smell. Each volume has 73 pages, and is lavishly illustrated with brilliant, color photographs. Volumes are: I, Homeland of the Dragon; II, ... View more info