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The Hedgehog Review: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture: Animals and Us (Spring 2019, Volume 21, Number 1)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture: 2019

Seller ID: 2289474

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2019 Magazine. 135 pp. The Hedgehog Review: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture: Animals and Us (Spring 2019, Volume 21, Number 1). CONTENTS: From the Editor; Notes and Comments: Mary Midgley, 1919-2018, by Paul Christman; Return of the Repressed, by Jonathan D. Teubner; Who Pays for the Buy?, by Karen Corinne Herceg. Animals and Us: Fellow Passengers, by Mark Rowlands; Two Cheers for Anthropomorphism, by Nathan Goldman; Our Pets, Ourselves, by Christine Rosen; Biotech Cockaigne of the Vegan Hopeful, by Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft; The Deficient Animal, by James Davison ... View more info

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A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Seller ID: 2296934

Condition: Good


Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson. View more info

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The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi. [from Annual Report of the American Historical Association for 1906]

By: Abel, Annie Heloise

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [American Historical Association]: 1908

Seller ID: 2187980

Condition: Very Good


Base of boards faintly stained, free endpapers removed. 1908 Hard Cover. 233-450 pp. 8vo. A separately bound edition of the Justin Winsor Prize winning essay originally published by the American Historical Association in 1906. The author, a Ph.D., was a Bulkley Fellow in History at Yale University, Associate Professor in History at Wells College, and Instructor in History at The Woman's College of Baltimore. She discusses the origins of the plan for Indian removal, unsuccessful attempts during the Jefferson administration, the War of 1812, and removal efforts afterwards, with a chapter focusin... View more info

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Dreams and Myths: A Study in Race Psychology (Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series, No. 15)

By: Abraham, Karl; White, William A. (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Company: 1913

Seller ID: 2201995

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front endpaper & title page, ink name on title page, minor pencil underlining & marginalia. 1913 Hard Cover. 74 pp. 9 7/8 x 6 1/2. Original blue cloth, paper spine label. An interesting monograph on dreams and myths, with reference to Freudian theory, and concerning itself mainly with the differences between the psychology of the individual and the more collective type of thought, as seen in folklore, racial identity, tradition, etc. CONTENTS: Object and Viewpoint of Psychoanalytic Investigations According to Freud; Childhood Phantasies in Dreams and Myths. Application of the Wish... View more info

The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House, September 1909 to September 1929, with a Record of a Growing World Consciousness

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2303563

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. Minor general wear. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 413 pp. An important title by the well-known advocate of women's suffrage and world peace, published the year before she became the first female Nobel Peace Prize winner. Jane Addams' famous autobiographical work, only four of the twelve chapters of The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House deal with matters directly related to Hull-House itself, the rest, with national and especially international issues. But this second volume provides the essential story of the continued developm... View more info

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Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment: One Woman's Journey through the Challenges of Gender Bias in the Early Twenty-First Century [21st]

By: Angel, Pandora B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Archway: 2018

Seller ID: 2298732

ISBN: 1480868264

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2018 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 129 pp. Dr. Pandora B. Angel was a practicing physician for thirty years. She spent twenty-three of those years as an emergency physician at a university medical center and an affiliated hospital. In Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment, she shares the challenges she faced as a female emergency physician in what is still perceived as a male profession. Addressing the gender bias and inequality she experienced while striving for and achieving a career in medicine, this memoir addresses workforce power and control, double standards, gender bias, disc... View more info

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Memoirs of a Voluptuary: The Secret Life of an English Boarding School, in Three Volumes Herein Contained

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2299172

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. This work describes the sexual awakening of the narrator, Charlie Powerscourt, and his friends Bob Rutherford and Jimmy, the Duke of Surrey. Their tale is interwoven with the heterosexual narrative of a sophisticated French friend. View more info

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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295001

ISBN: 0806120673

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1988 Trade Paperback. xi, 323 pp. The American West looms large in popular imagination-a place where men were rugged and independent, violent and courageous. In this mythic West all the men were white, and the women were largely absent. The few female actors played supporting roles around the edges of the drama. Molded by the Victorian Cult of True Womanhood, they were passive, dependent, reluctant, and out of place. Men won the West. Women, against their better judgement, followed them to this newly discovered place and tried to re-create the amenities of the... View more info

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The Right to Fight: A History of African-Americans in the Military

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1719206

ISBN: 030681031X

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. 1988 Large Softcover. 529pp. From the birth of the United States, African American men and women have fought and died in defense of a nation that has often denied them many fundamental rights of citizenship. Now Gerald Astor has chronicled their efforts and accomplishments in this critically acclaimed survey. From Crispus Attucks, the first casualty of the American Revolution, to fighters on both sides of the Civil War, Astor moves to the postwar Indian campaigns and the infamous Brownsville riot. He also documents the prejudices and grievous wrongs that have kept Afr... View more info

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Women of the Klondike

By: Backhouse, Frances; Berton, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2284432

ISBN: 1551103753

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Minor general wear. 1997 Trade Paperback. xi, 212 pp. Here are the stories of those fascinatingly diverse women -- entrepreneurs, domestics, nuns, doctors, nurses, and journalists -- who played a critical role in the Klondike gold rush at the turn of the century. View more info

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Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunities for Study (Caravelle Editions)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1960

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2161077

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Wrappers lightly toned. 1960 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 147 pp. Two essays on the development and influence of education on the formation of American society, the second of which examines gaps in cultural awareness and makes recommendations about how to correct these. View more info

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In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727

ISBN: 0802113648

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine slightly cocked, page ridges foxed. Jacket creased. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 478 pp. In her poetry, fiction, essays, and public statements, Laura Riding tackled Freud, feminism, communism, language and belief, sexuality, and the coming of age of the American dream. Her range of associations includes writers such as Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Now comes a brilliantly original biography of her life. 16 pages of photographs. View more info

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Kama Sutra Journal

By: Balmain, Julianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2269475

ISBN: 0811847691

Condition: Near Fine


Lock and keys missing, last few pages lightly bumped. Clean pages, not written in. 2005 Hard Cover. Inspire and be inspired with this bedside journal. Drawn from a legacy thousands of years old, this journal is your place to explore new realms of pleasure and imagination. The Kama Sutra Journal includes plenty of space to record, illustrate, and fantasize, with stimulating tips for enhancing your love life. Keep it as your own private record or leave it out in order to inspire you and your lover to nights of bliss. View more info

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Anonymous was a Woman: A Celebration in Words and Images of Traditional American Art -- and the Women Who Made It

By: Bank, Mirra

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martins' Griffin: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2287363

ISBN: 0312134304

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. An excellent copy. 1995 Soft Cover. 128 pp. In print since it was first published in 1979, this book is a glorious collection of American folk art by ordinary women of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Filled with beautiful four-color reproductions of samplers, quilts, paintings, and needle-pictures along with excerpts from diaries and letters, sampler verse, books, and magazines of the period, Anonymous Was a Woman celebrates the daily experiences and inner lives of women who, in acts of love and duty, created many masterpieces of American folk art. View more info

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An Introduction to the History of Sociology

By: Barnes, Harry Elmer (Editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1950

Seller ID: 2202004

ISBN: 0226037231

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Spine faded, ink note on front endpaper. 1950 Hard Cover. 960 pp. CONTENTS: Part I - Historical Introduction: Sociology Before Comte; Part II - The Pioneers of Sociology; Part III. Leading Sociologists In Germanic Countries; Part IV. Continental European Sociology In Non-Germanic Countries; Part V. English Sociologists Since Herbert Spencer; Part VI. Sociological Theory In America. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Harry Elmer Barnes (June 15, 1889 – August 25, 1968) was a prominent American historian in the 20th century. View more info

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Simple Models of Group Behavior

By: Bartos, Otomar J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2204632

ISBN: 0231028938

Condition: Very Good


Creases to spine and front wrapper, sticker to rear wrapper. 1967 Trade Paperback. xii, 345 pp. An assessment of the increasing importance of the literature of mathematical models for social scientists which brings together some of the most promising attempts of mathematicians in the field of social theory. This text book is intended to introduce social scientists with little mathematical background to a body of mathematically expressed substantive theories, utilizing relatively simple forms of the mathematics in which the theories are cast... Keywords: OTOMAR BARTOS SIMPLE MODELS GROUP BEHAVI... View more info

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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2261004

ISBN: 0060928832

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Lightly bumped. 2001 Trade Paperback. xxii, 877 pp. Highly regarded here and abroad for some thirty works of cultural history and criticism, master historian Jacques Barzun has now set down in one continuous narrative the sum of his discoveries and conclusions about the whole of Western culture since 1500. In this account, Barzun describes what Western Man wrought from the Renaisance and Reformation down to the present in the double light of its own time and our pressing concerns. He introduces characters and incidents with his unusual literary style and grace, bringing to the fo... View more info

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Ruth and Marie: A Fascinating Story of the Nineteenth Century

By: Bauder, Emma Pow

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: American Bible House: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303243

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Minor spot on spine, boards lightly soiled. 1895 Hard Cover. 363 pp. Blue boards. Illustrated. A rather sprawling and disjointed social novel, set in San Francisco, and dealing with temperance and labor unrest: God led the children of Israel out of bondage into the light of security and peace, and so will He lead on the temperance reform and settle the Labor question. The plot includes a municipal railway strike as well as much on working women. View more info

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Genesee Valley Women: 1743-1985

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286760

ISBN: 0960813225

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Includes accounts of Mary Jemison, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, the Fox Sisters, and many others. Most of the more than forty women whose stories appear here have made no more than footnotes in traditional history books, but nearly all lived lives of quiet greatness. Some through their courageous tenacity were enablers and, while not themselves having power, empowered others. Some struggled for self-realization and overcame bar... View more info

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Genesee Valley Women: 1743-1985

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2291954

ISBN: 0960813225

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Includes accounts of Mary Jemison, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, the Fox Sisters, and many others. Most of the more than forty women whose stories appear here have made no more than footnotes in traditional history books, but nearly all lived lives of quiet greatness. Some through their courageous tenacity were enablers and, while not themselves having power, empowered others. Some struggled for self-realization and overcame barriers independently. In a sense, nearly all were pioneers. View more info

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One Hundred Women's Stage Monologues from the 1980's

By: Beard, Jocelyn A.; Near, Timothy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A Smith and Kraus Book: 1991

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2285140

ISBN: 0962272299

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1991 Trade Paperback. xx, 195 pp. THE comprehensive monologue book for women from the brilliant theatre of the 1980's. Including selections from: Fool For Love by Sam Shepard, The Loman Family Picnic by Donald Margulies, Quartermaine's Terms by Simon Gray, Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill, The Widow's Blind Date by Israel Horovitz, The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney, Aristocrats by Brian Friel, Reckless by Craig Lucas. View more info

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1877: America's Year of Living Violently

By: Bellesiles, Michael A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The New Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299551

ISBN: 1595584412

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2010 Hard Cover. xiv, 386 pp. 8vo. In 1877, a decade after the Civil War, not only was the United States gripped by a deep depression, but the country was also in the throes of nearly unimaginable violence and upheaval marking the end of the brief period known as Reconstruction and a return to white rule across the South. In the wake of the contested presidential election of 1876, white supremacist mobs swept across the South, killing and driving out the last of the Reconstruction state governments. A strike involving millions of railroad workers turned violent as it spread from... View more info

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Pioneers in Protest

By: Bennett, Jr., Lerone

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 2198217

ISBN: 014021142X

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 263 pp. This collection of seventeen biographies contains the stories of twenty men and women, black and white, who have pioneered in the filed of black protest. Written by a leading black journalist-historian, this book highlights the lives and deeds of such figures as Crispus Attucks, Nat Turner, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, and W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is a vivid chronicle of two hundred years of black consciousness, black achievement, black heroism, and black determination. View more info

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Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World, 1300-1600

By: Bennett, Judith M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2303225

ISBN: 0195126505

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. An excellent copy. 1996 Trade Paperback. xiv, 260 pp. Women brewed and sold most of the ale consumed in medieval England, but after 1350, men slowly took over the trade. By 1600, most brewers in London were male, and men also dominated the trade in many towns and villages. This book asks how, when, and why brewing ceased to be women's work and instead became a job for men. Employing a wide variety of sources and methods, Bennett vividly describes how brewsters (that is, female brewers) gradually left the trade. She also offers a compelling account of the endurance of patriarchy... View more info

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Confrontation: Black and White

By: Bennett, Lerone Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson: 1965

Seller ID: 2112352

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1965 Hard Cover. xii, 321 pp. 8vo. A history of race relations in the United States. View more info

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Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America 1619-1964

By: Bennett, Lerone Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2300069

ISBN: 0140072144

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Faint toning. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In this completely revised edition of his superb history of black America, Leron Bennett, Jr., brings his stirring narrative of the black experience up to date. Incorporating the insights of recent scholarship, Mr. Bennett traces black history from its origins in the great empires of western Africa, the transatlantic journey to slavery through Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, and the civil-rights upheavals of the 1960s and 1970s. View more info

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Movement and Revolution: On American Radicalism

By: Berger, Peter L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1970

Seller ID: 2292444

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. A look at the rise of radical left-wing politics in America, and how these views are incorporated into the mainstrain. View more info

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The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge

By: Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1967

Seller ID: 2286275

ISBN: 0385058985

Condition: Good


Some ink underlining, faint stain along bottom edge of first few pages, pages lightly toned. 1967 Trade Paperback. x, 219 pp. Called the fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of social construction into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological sub-dicipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge. View more info

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The Female World: A Brilliant Exploration of a Previously Uncharted Region--the Special World of Women

By: Bernard, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202132

ISBN: 0029030005

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author and inscribed: For Elizabeth O'Hera with best regards, Jessie Bernard 10/19/81. Edges very lightly rubbed. Crease to front and rear wrapper of jacket and jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 614 pp. A sociological look at the sphere of women examines its patterns and trends, compares it with the world of men, and relates both concepts to politics and economics. Keywords: JESSIE BERNARD FEMALE WORLD BRILLIANT EXPLORATION PREVIOUSLY UNCHARTED REGION SPECIAL WORLD OF WOMEN WOMENS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY HISTORY PSYCHOLOGY View more info

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Miss America: Pen and Camera Sketches of the American Girl

By: Black, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: 2294567

Condition: Good


Large stain along bottom edge, pencil gift note on front free endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. 208 pp. Brown boards. Top page ridge gilt. With designs and photographic illustrations by the author. CONTENTS: The American Type; The Twig; A Century's Run; Stitches and Links; What Is Going On In Society?; Lace and Destiny; Chance and Choice; The New Old Maid; And So They Were Married. View more info