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Image for Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972

Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1972

Seller ID: 2206652


Sticker to rear with one-inch by one-inch chip to paper obscuring text, faint stain. 1972 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972. INSIDE: counter vulture pullout; news: national, D.C. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Cover painting of Gloria Steinem by Joan Birch. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM GLORIA STE... View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206653


Sticker to rear, lightly toned with a few small tears. 1973 Newspaper. 23 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973. INSIDE: Vietnamese women, P.O.W.s in South Vietnam, women's music Meg Christian, culture(s) pullout. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206655


Sticker to rear, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973. INSIDE: underground sister writes, supercoil: the inside story, culture(s) pullout with more on quilts, and a women's hagadah. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206657


Two-inch by two-inch chip to last page, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973. INSIDE: D.C. abortion referrals, divorce handbook, NWRO convention, Jill Johnston interview, alpert letter reprint and response. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Lilly Martin Spencer, 1822-1902 on cover.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OU... View more info

Image for Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Encore Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2207347


No jacket, light stain to front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. 192 pp. A humorous collection of articles, songs, poems, cartoons, jokes, and more on sex.KEYWORDS: JEST ON SEX SEXUALITY HUMOR SOCIOLOGY AMERICANA LIFESTYLES 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


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, unsuc... 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


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 Vie... View more info

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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945-51

By: Addison, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] / Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736000


First edition. Lacks dust jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. viii, 223 pp. 8vo. A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services. View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 1966

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2141584


1978 9th printing. Spine faintly creased, text pages toned (photo pages still bright). 1966 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 428 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NO... View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195171


First printing thus. Ink underlining on four pages only, otherwise excellent. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [5], 416 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NOW PRAISE F... View more info

A New Economic Geography of Bangladesh

By: Ahmad, Nafis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House: 1976

Seller ID: 1308012


Jacket edge wear, minor ink smudging on rear jacket panel, small ink stamp and name on front endpapers, pages toned.Good. 1976 Hard Cover. 249 pp. Numerous maps & tables, fold-out map of Bangladesh in South and Southeast Asia. CONTENTS: Introduction; Physical Setting; Economic Development in the Past; Main Features of Agriculture; Forest Wealth in the Economy; Manufacturing Industry; Transportation and Trade; Population; Development and Prospects; Postscript; Appendices;... View more info

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Lesbian Philosophies and Cultures (SUNY Series in Feminist Philosophy)

By: Allen, Jeffner

Price: $2.00

Publisher: SUNY: 1990

Seller ID: 1538681


1990 Trade Paperback. 410 pp. The lesbians who have contributed to this book are theorists and activists who write as members of diverse lesbian cultures. View more info

Women in Socialist Society

By: Allendorf, Marlis; Michaelis-Jena, Ruth; Murray, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: International Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531820


First edition. Minor surface tear to jacket spine base.Very Good. 1976 Large Hardcover. 218 pp. Translated from the German Die Frau im Sozialismus. An interesting intersection of two important social movements, showing the role of women in societies founded on socialist ideas. Numerous illustrations, many in color. CONTENTS: Preface; Dreams Which Became Reality: A Slave Forever?; Give Us Human Rights; Comfortable Home and Crowded Tenement; Chains of the Past; The Dawn; A... View more info

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Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firebrand Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200743


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket. Near fine. 1988 Hard Cover. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent.First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases Allison at her most fearlessly honest and startlingly ... View more info

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Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

By: Anthony, Susan B.; Sherr, Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Times Books / Random House: 1995

Seller ID: 2263545


A nice copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 384 pp. Juxtaposed with contemporary reports and biographical essays, the words of this legendary suffragist reveal Susan B. Anthony as a loyal, caring friend, and an eloquent, humorous crusader. More than a collection of well-arranged quotations, the work informs, inspires, and gives historical perspective.--The Houston Post. 33 photos & illustrations. View more info

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Western Attitudes Toward Death from the Middle Ages to the Present

By: Aries, Philippe; Ranum, Patricia M.; Ranum, Orest

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1975

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2066290


1983 6th printing. Spine faded, edges rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. xi, 111 pp. Black & white illustrations. Translated by Patricia M. Ranum, preface by Orest Ranum. 'Aries traces Western man's attitudes toward mortality from the early medieval conception of death as the familiar collective destiny of the human race to the modern tendency, so pronounced in industrial societies, to hide death as if it were an embarrassing family secret.' - Newsweek View more info

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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1789472


1988 Trade Paperback. 323 pp. A collection of twenty-one articles illustrating a portrait of Western women. These pioneer women were strong individuals searching for jobs, freedom, and became politically active. 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


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 postwa... View more info

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Shaping New Vision: Gender and Values in American Culture

By: Atkinson, Clarissa W; Buchanan, Constance H.; Miles, Margaret R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UMI Research Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536260


First edition. Includes original jacket. Sticker remnants on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1987 Hard Cover. viii, 228 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. Since 1973, a community of international feminist scholars has assembled each year at Harvard Divinity School to pursue a variety of questions about women and religion. The Harvard Women's Studies in Religion Series was created as a forum for presenting the research of these scholars. Under the general editorship of Clarissa W. Atkinson,... View more info

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The Pleasure of Her Text: Feminist Readings of Biblical and Historical Texts

By: Bach, Alice

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Trinity Press International: 1990

Seller ID: 1536452


Ink underlining throughout text. 1990 Trade Paperback. 148 pp. A reexamination of captivating biblical and historical texts from various feminist viewpoints. In addition to the editor, contributors include Dory Previn, Mary Ann Tolbert, J. Cheryl Exum, Carole R. Fontaine, Ellen M. Ross, and Marth Reineke. A book by women--about women--for everyone! 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


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: $16.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727


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 origin... View more info

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Kama Sutra Journal

By: Balmain, Julianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2269475


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 i... 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


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... 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


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 rel... 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


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 an... View more info

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American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives

By: Bataille, Gretchen M.; Sands, Kathleen Mullen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2263284


3rd printing. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1985 Hard Cover. ix, 209 pp. Indian women's autobiographies have been slighted because of the assumption that women had a secondary and insignificant role in Indian society. Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands cogently demonstrate in this book the creative vitality of autobiographies that, despite differences in style and purpose, clarify the centrality of women in American Indian cultures. Included is a comprehensive... View more info

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Thinking AIDS: The Social Response to the Biological Threat

By: Bateson, Mary Catherine

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Addison: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538285


First printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. The epidemic of AIDS has also highlighted other health and social ills affecting the immune system of society, note the authors, including a wide range of sexual practices and drug addictions among persons of diverse ages and groups, and has given rise to much fear and prejudice. View more info

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Elegy For Iris

By: Bayley, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531074


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink gift note on front endpaper.Very Good. 1999 Hard Cover. 275 pp. A melodious, affecting tribute to one of the greatest writers of her time--now stricken with Alzheimer's disease--by her devoted husband of over forty years. I was living in a fairy story--the kind with sinister overtones and not always a happy ending--in which a young man loves a beautiful maiden who returns his love but is always disappearing into some unknown a... View more info

Eine gebrochene Frau

By: Beauvoir, Simone de; Hengst, Ulla (Translator)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Rowohlt: 1972

Seller ID: 1523123


German text. 1972 printing. Wrappers rubbed, stain to top corner of page ridges (does not affect text), small tear on p. 36 (text still legible). 185 pp. German text. English title: The Woman Destroyed. A German translation of the work by the famous French existentialist writer and feminist advocate. View more info