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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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The Just and the Unjust

By: Cozzens, James Gould

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205833

ISBN: 1135777241

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light smudges to boards. 1942 Hard Cover. 434 pp. In The Just and the Unjust, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town.He is often grouped today with his contemporaries John O'Hara and John P. Marquand, but his work is generally considered more challenging. Despite initial critical acclaim, his popularity came gradually. Cozzens was a critic of modernism, and he was quoted in a featured article in Time as saying, I can't read ten p... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202195

ISBN: 1841150347

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Event bookplate from Rochester Arts & Lectures inscribed and signed by author ('To Robert Gray with best wishes, Michael Cunningham') and laid in. Corners faintly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229, [1] pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel that inspired the film of the same name. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is p... View more info

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

By: Diaz, Junot

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2277164

ISBN: 1594483299

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. 339 pp. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporar... View more info

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

By: Diaz, Junot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2007

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2297328

ISBN: 1594489580

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Small smudge on front jacket panel. 2007 Hard Cover. 339 pp. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar ... View more info

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260984

ISBN: 0060915455

Condition: Good


Reprint. Stain along bottom margin. 1988 Trade Paperback. 271 pp. Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. View more info

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Mornings Like This: Found Poems

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270661

ISBN: 0060171553

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [4], 75, [7] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author offers a new approach to poetry by going through old nonfiction books, finding passages that amuse or interest her, and rearranging them into poems that range from funny to serious to reflective. View more info

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Holy the Firm

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270663

ISBN: 0060105283

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Binding weaken between pages 12 and 13, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 76, [4] pp. 8vo. A short work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person. For the next two years she asked herself questions about time, reality, sacrifice death, and the will of God. In Holy the Firm she writes about... View more info

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Encounters with Chinese Writers

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270666

ISBN: 0819551309

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on title page ('Merry Christmas, Annie Dillard'). Top page edge lightly foxed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [x], 106, [4] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author describes her experiences as part of a group of American writers meeting with Chinese authors in China and the United States. View more info

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2287997

ISBN: 0060912790

Condition: Good


First printing. Small chip along top corner of front wrapper, bottom corner of front wrapper creased, spine creased, pages lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 271 pp. Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs.An exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons—a personal narrative highlighting one year's exploration on foot in the author's own neighborhood in Tinker Creek, Virginia. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; i... View more info

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All the Light We Cannot See

By: Doerr, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279785

ISBN: 1476746583

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink name and date on front flyleaf, minor wear to corners, boards lightly soiled. 2014 Hard Cover. 531, [1] pp. 8vo. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. View more info

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Lincoln

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132447

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. Light 1 inch stain to jacket spine head. 1995 Hard Cover. 714 pp. 8vo. Pulitzer Prize winner. Several pages of photographs. Lincoln Prize winner. David Herbert Donald's Lincoln is a stunningly original portrait of Lincoln's life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln's gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever- expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war. Donald goes beyond biography, illuminating the gradual development of Lincoln's character, chroni... View more info

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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200200

ISBN: 0307276457

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine creased. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 283 pp. From the prizewinning author of the best-selling Founding Brothers and American Sphinx, a masterly and highly ironic examination of the founding years of our country. The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated and determined group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals. It was a time of triumphs; yet, as Joseph J. Ellis makes clear, it was also a time of tragedies—all of which contributed t... View more info

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Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268604

ISBN: 0393311333

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. A fresh look at this astute, likably quirky statesman, by the author of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winning American Sphinx. The most lovable and most laughable, the warmest and possibly the wisest of the founding fathers, John Adams knew himself as few men do and preserved his knowledge in a voluminous correspondence that still resonates. Ellis has used it with great skill and perception not only to bring us the man, warts and all, but more importantly... View more info

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273274

ISBN: 0375405445

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Minor pencil underlining in text, related articles laid in. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 287 pp. An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. During the 1790s, which Ellis calls the most decisive decade in our nation's history, the greatest statesmen of their generation--and perhaps any--came together to define the new republic and direct its course for the coming centuries. Ellis focuse... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Picador: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263590

ISBN: 0312991738

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Spine faintly creased. 2003 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 596 pp. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but utterly believable story of Cal Stephanides, and how this 41-year-old hermaphrodite was raised as Calliope, is at the tender heart of... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287500

ISBN: 0374199698

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint spot on page base. 2002 Hard Cover. 596 pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2003. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but utterly believable story of Cal Stephanides, and how this 41-year-old hermaphrodite was raised as Calliope, is at the tender he... View more info

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The Faulkner Reader: Selections from the Works of William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury (Complete); Selections from Other Novels; Three Novellas; Nine Stories; The Nobel Prize Address, Etc. (Modern Library Giant G82)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2265378

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 682, [2] pp. 8vo. A selection of works by William Faulkner collected in one volume. CONTENTS: Nobel Prize Address, The Sound and the Fury, The Bear (Go Down, Moses), Old Man (The Wild Palms), Spotted Horses (The Hamlet), A Rose for Emily, Barn Burning, Dry September, That Evening Sun, Turnabout, Shingles for the Lord, A Justice, Wash, An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanquished), Percy Grimm (Light in August), The Courthouse (Requiem for a Nun). View more info

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Collected Stories of William Faulkner

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House: 1977

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2271322

ISBN: 0394722574

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Pages lightly toned. 1977 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 900, [20] pp. Forty-two stories make up this magisterial collection by the writer who stands at the pinnacle of modern American fiction. Compressing an epic expanse of vision into hard and wounding narratives, Faulkner’s stories evoke the intimate textures of place, the deep strata of history and legend, and all the fear, brutality, and tenderness of the human condition. These tales are set not only in Yoknapatawpha County, but in Beverly Hills and in France during World War I. They are pop... View more info

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Sanctuary (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books No. 61)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2278775

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition, and the first appearance in print of Faulkner's new introduction (Toledano 061.2). Includes original jacket and onion skin jacket. Onion skin jacket toned with 1 inch internal chip on front panel and a few other smaller chips, hinges just beginning to weaken. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 380, [6] pp. Jacket designed by Burch. A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, local lore, and hardboiled detective fiction. Sanctuary is the dark, at times brutal, story of the... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2280907

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Lacks jacket. Endpapers very faintly foxed, minimal scuff to bottom corner, otherwise an excellent copy. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, ... View more info

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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2283617

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Includes first state jacket (6/62 on flap). Jacket price clipped, 1/2 inch closed tear on jacket spine head, jacket spine a bit faded. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is ... View more info

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The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law & Politics

By: Fehrenbacher, Don E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2293917

ISBN: 0195145887

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly soiled. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 741 pp. An in-depth study which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979, this book examines the famous case related to the legal status of a slave who claimed the Missouri Compromise provided for his emancipation. This case raised important legal questions about slavery, and underscored the divisiveness of the issue at a critical moment in the nation's history. View more info

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Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective (An Abridgment of The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics)

By: Fehrenbacher, Don E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2293919

ISBN: 019502883X

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Spine faded. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 326 pp. This is an abridgement of the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Dred Scott Case, making Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. Although it condenses the original by half, all the chapters and major themes of the larger work have been retained, providing a masterful review of the issues before America on the eve of the Civil War. View more info

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Lord of the Mohawks: A Biography of Sir William Johnson

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2274987

ISBN: 0316286095

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. One inch closed jacket tear and associated one inch crease (tear mended on reverse). 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 400 pp. 8vo. In Lord of the Mohawks, James Thomas Flexner, winner of the National Book Award and the rarely awarded Special Pulitzer Prize has restored to life the most influential frontiersman our nation has ever known. Sir William Johnson, an Irish immigrant became through his own efforts a British baronet, an adopted member of the Mohawk Tribe, a wealthy land-owner, colonizer and furrier, and married a beautiful and polit... View more info

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By: Fraser, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Books: 2017

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2292594

ISBN: 1627792767

Condition: Very Good


Sixth printing. Spine slightly cocked. 2017 Hard Cover. xii, 625 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie books. Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls?the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical books. But the true saga of her life has never been fully told. Now, drawing on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries, and land and financial records,... View more info

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Lee [General Robert E.]

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall; McPherson, James M.; Harwell, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2296349

ISBN: 0684829533

Condition: Near Fine


Eighth printing. Remainder mark on page base. 1997 Trade Paperback. xxiii, 601 pp. Abridgment of the classic 4-volume set, with new foreword by Jame M. McPherson and new introduction by Richard Harwell. Douglas Southall Freeman’s Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Robert E. Lee was greeted with critical acclaim when it was first published in 1935. This reissue chronicles all the major aspects and highlights of the general’s military career, from his stunning accomplishments in the Mexican War to the humbling surrender at Appomattox. More than just a military leader, Lee embodied all the... View more info

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A Further Range (Book Six)

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2291260

Condition: Very Good


First edition, early printing ($2.50 jacket price, does not state 'first printing). Faint stain to top margin, 2 inch closed tear on front jacket corner, jacket toned. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 102 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. A Pulitzer Prize winning book of poetry by the American poet most well-known for The Road Not Taken, Mending Wall, and Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening. This was one of four Pulitzers Frost won during his writing career. He also was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960, and was named poet laureate of Vermont, where he ... View more info

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West-Running Brook

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293307

Condition: Good


First edition, first state ('roams' on p. 44, final line). A bit smoky, corners exposed, newsprint photograph of author and small gift tag tipped in on front flyleaf. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 64 pp. 8vo. Green cloth spine, paper over boards, illustrated paper label on front board, gilt titles, woodcut illustrations in text. A book of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize winning American poet most well-known for The Road Not Taken, Mending Wall, and Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening. He also was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960, and was named ... View more info

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The Poetry of Robert Frost

By: Frost, Robert; Lathem, Edward Connery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287172

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket edges rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. 607, [3] pp. 8vo. All eleven of Frost's books, collected in one volume, comprising more than 350 poems. Bibliographical and textual notes by Edward Connery Lathem. Index of first lines and titles follows text. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and ph... View more info