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The People Are Dancing Again The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon

By: Wilkinson, Charles

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7010

ISBN: 029599066X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color map & b/w photographs, maps, drawings; 10 X 7.30 X 1.80 inches; xvi, 564 pages; Laid in color map. Yellow hard cover with black lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. End pages are colored map; laid in is a 2x sided color map of trails and reservation locations. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and even a cartoon. "The confederated tribes of Siletz Indians ---27 tribes speaking at least 10 languages---were brought together on the Oregon Coa... View more info

Indian Voices. The Native American Today. A Report on the Second Convocation of Indian Scholars

By: William H. Veeder, William Demmert, Roger Buffalohead, Bea Medicine, Soloman Cook, Richard Wilson, John Echohawk, Christine Webster, Ron Hodge, Lionel deMontigny, Frederick Dockstader, Brantley Blue

Price: $19.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Indian Historian Press: 1974

Seller ID: 7478

ISBN: 0913436186

Condition: Very Good-


6 X 9; vii, 244 pages; Soft cover has bumping, rubbing/scuffing sunning, some paper separation on bottom of spine, and some hard bumps of unknown matter on front. Front cover is separating from text block at bottom, but still attached. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. 8 sections with a variety of contributors. At rear of book is a list of participants. View more info

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

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The Social Conquest of Earth

By: Wilson, Edward O.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 2012

Seller ID: 9049

ISBN: 0871404133

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 6.46 X 1.18 inches; 331 pages; Hard cover is blue, with darker blue cloth on spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and tables. 'Wilson adapted the title of Paul Gaugin's famous mural as a theme -- "What are we?", "Where did we come from?", "Where are we going?" -- for discussing his t... 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

Image for The Armenian Table  More than 165 Treasured Recipes that Bring Together Ancient Flavors and 21st-Century Style

The Armenian Table More than 165 Treasured Recipes that Bring Together Ancient Flavors and 21st-Century Style

By: Wise, Victoria Jenanyan

Price: $26.75

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10192

ISBN: 0312325312

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 9.20 X 7.80 X 1 inches; xiii,306 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Faint bumping to covers. DJ has slight rubbing, shelf wear, bumping; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs and a section with 11 color photographs of recipes from the book. Book contains wonderful recipes that include: The Armenian cupboard -- Yogurt: essential and versatile -- The Armenian maza... 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

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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

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

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: $22.75

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

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10464

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

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Wooden Images Misericords and Medieval England

By: Wood, Juanita

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5393

ISBN: 0838637795

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 163 b/w photographs. "...images carved on the underside of medieval choir stalls in the churches and cathedrals of England in the 13th through 16th centuries, this work provides a spirited examination of the social history of ordinary men and women during the late medieval period.....Unlike the ruling class...this larger segment of the populati... View more info

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Wooden Images Misericords and Medieval England

By: Wood, Juanita

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5394

ISBN: 0838637795

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 163 b/w photographs. "...images carved on the underside of medieval choir stalls in the churches and cathedrals of England in the 13th through 16th centuries, this work provides a spirited examination of the social history of ordinary men and women during the late medieval period.....Unlike the ruling class...this larger segment of the populati... 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

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: 2797

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. 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 in particular on the complex 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

In My Dream: Hebrew Language Book

By: Yalan-Shtekelis, Miriam. Aka Miriam Stakeliss-Milan

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Tel-aviv, Israel, Dvir Publishing House: 1987

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5200

ISBN: 9650101888

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover is multi-colored illustration on front and back, with black and white lettering, in Hebrew on cover and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings. This is a juvenile story. Entire text is in Hebrew, as such it reads from right to left. Very hard to find title. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 ; 120 pages; Cover has slight shelfwear and bumping; minor rubbing/scuffing. 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

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Jane Yolen's Mother Goose Songbook

By: Yolen, Jane

Price: $17.75

Publisher: Honesdale, PA, Wordsong: 1992

Seller ID: 9006

ISBN: 1878093525

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10.20 X 9 X 0.70 inches; 96 pages; Oblong shaped bookHard cover has glazed boards, yellow spine with maroon lettering. Slight bumping and rubbing. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. The musical arrangements in the book are by Adam Stemple. Yellow endpapers. 'Most Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes are singable, so that makes pretty much any compilation of Mother Goose or Nursery Rhyme a Singable Picture Book... View more info

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Unbound Voices A Documentary History of Chinese Women in San Francisco

By: Yung, Judy

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8797

ISBN: 0520218604

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 6 X 1.10 inches; xv, 543 pages; Soft cover has a green spine with yellow lettering. Light rubbing. Several page corners have a small crease, but otherwise, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 46 b/w pictures.' Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of documents—letters, essays, poems, autobiographies, speeches, testimonials, and oral histories—de... View more info

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Happy Passover Rosie

By: Zalben, Jane Breskin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 9321

ISBN: 0805012214

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is brown with gold lettering on spine. SIGNED AND DATED, 1999, BY THE AUTHOR, WHO IS ALSO THE ILLUSTRATOR on front end paper. Overall, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Pages not numbered, 21 pages in total. Ilustrated with 15 colorful drawings. The back of the book has a picture of the Seder plate, along with an page opposite explaining the items. Also includes 'The Four Questions', in English on the verso [left] page, and in Hebrew on the recto... View more info