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BEING ABORIGINAL

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005198


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean compressed page edge. Clean and unmarked cover. View more info

The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning, a Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Ashorth, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 008797


study of this subject. Includes a long section on the creation of new model villages and towns from New Lanark to Letchworth. ex-lib -borrowed twice - usual library indicators - book in great order throughout View more info

Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By: Briscoe, Constance

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 010357


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. View more info

A History of English Costume

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1961

Seller ID: 009192


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. View more info

A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By: Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Atria: 2004

Seller ID: 009646


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, thes... View more info

Modern Times, Modern Places

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Seller ID: 010459


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 ... View more info

DESERT CHILDREN

By: Dirie Waris with Corinna Milborn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Virago, Great Britain: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 012019


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. View more info

Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

By: Jared Diamond

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Penguin (Allen Lane): 2005

Seller ID: 009565


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... View more info

LOVE, GREG & LAUREN

By: Manning Greg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Australia: 2002

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 002375


A Husband's day-by-day Account of his Wife's Remarkable Recovery from injuries she received in the North Tower of the World Trade Centre. View more info

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PRIVILEGE IN THE SOVIET UNION A Study of Elite Life-Styles Under Communism

By: Matthews Mervyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, lONDON: 1978

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2016043


Well researched and presented account of the nature of privilege and elite life-styles and places them in a historical perspective and characterises in sociological terms the people who enjoy them. The book is based on an extensive programme of personal interviews among emigre groups and a close analysis of original and little known legal historical sources. View more info

Beat the Blues

By: Newell, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Stirling Books: 1996

Seller ID: 009666


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. View more info

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

By: Snowman, Daniel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2002

Seller ID: 010811


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... View more info

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

By: Wadsworth, Matthew

Price: $39.00

Publisher: USA, AuthorHouse: 2011

Seller ID: 009659


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 journ... View more info

Let's Take Back Our Space': "Female" and "Male" Body Language as a Result of Patriarchial Structures

By: Wex, Marianne

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Germany, Frauenliteratur Verlag: 1979

Seller ID: 011986


Let's Take Back Our Space': "Female" and "Male" Body Language as a Result of Patriarchial Structures with 2037 photos via which Wex postulates that body language is a result of sex-based, patriarchal socialization that affects all male/female role behaviours. Wex uses historical imagery to examine the past & the present. The project was originally part of the Women Artists International exhibition. 366pp & just past a kilo. 24cm H x 29cm W. Faults? Small... View more info