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1 1939: The Last Season of Peace Lambert, Angela
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1989. REMAINDER MARK at bottom edge. Very clean; binding tight. Average jacket wear. 235pp, Index, Bibliography, References, B/W photos. Language: English. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town , Robertson, James Oliver; Robertson, Janet C.
2 All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town  Robertson, James Oliver; Robertson, Janet C.
0060190175 / 9780060190170 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 HarperCollins. SIGNED by both authors. REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Light wear to jacket. 502pp, Index, Notes, B/W photos, map. Language: English. NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. 'The authors bought an 18th-century house in Hampton, Connecticut in 1967 and, after living there 20 years, were given the papers of the family that had lived there since the 1790s. A remarkably intact story emerges, pieced together from letters, wills, household records, newspapers and other periodicals, invitations, visiting cards, and playbills.'--Book News.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town, Robertson, James Oliver; Robertson, Janet C.
3 All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town Robertson, James Oliver; Robertson, Janet C.
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993. Has REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Very clean; never read. Average wear to jacket. 502pp, Index, Notes, B/W photos, map. Language: English. NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. 'The authors bought an 18th-century house in Hampton, Connecticut in 1967 and, after living there 20 years, were given the papers of the family that had lived there since the 1790s. A remarkably intact story emerges, pieced together from letters, wills, household records, newspapers and other periodicals, invitations, visiting cards, and playbills.'--Book News. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America, Hunt, Linda Lawrence
4 Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America Hunt, Linda Lawrence
1400079934 / 9781400079933 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 2005 by Anchor Books. Price is blacked out on back cover. Otherwise, like new; appears unread: no marks in text; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 307 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; many photos. Foreword by Sue Armitage. Language: English. 'In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000 to a woman who walked across America. ... [The] treacherous and inspirational journey to New York challenged contemporary notions of femininity and captured the public imagination.' -- from back cover. Keywords: travel, social history, women's history. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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California: The Vanishing Dream , Davie, Michael
5 California: The Vanishing Dream  Davie, Michael
0396065341 / 9780396065340 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1972 Dodd, Mead. Clean and unmarked; pages bright. Heavy jacket wear: 1-in. repaired rips. Spine loose but intact. 272pp, art-quality B/W photos. Language: English. Concerning California as predictor of the future of civilization.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Did Trojans Use Trojans?: A Trip Inside the Corner Drugstore 
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover. REMAINDER MARK on bottom. Otherwise very clean. Language: English. 
Price: 6.75 USD
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Fire-Bell in the Night: The Crisis in Civil Rights, Handlin, Oscar
7 Fire-Bell in the Night: The Crisis in Civil Rights Handlin, Oscar
Acceptable. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1964 Atlantic / Little, Brown. Has UNDERLINING throughout. HEAVY WEAR to jacket. Intact; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 110 pages. Language: English. Keywords: Black, African American, race, racial, discrimination, 1960s, Sixties. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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8 History of American Enterprise Dobson, John M.
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover 1988. Intact and bright but has UNDERLINING, BRACKETING, and MARKING throughout. Creased spine. Good for research only. 382pp, Index, Sources, B/W photos. Language: English. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Imagining America, Conrad, Peter
9 Imagining America Conrad, Peter
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1980 Oxford. Very clean; no marks. Jacket has heavy edgewear including one closed rip. Price clipped from flap. Pages bright; binding tight. 319pp, Index, B/W photos. Language: English. 'Conrad ... examines the pictures of America presented to the English reading public by British writers who concerned themselves with the U.S.A. Each went to North America expecting to experience there something he felt did not exist at home. Imagining America follows a number of English authors to the New World: Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, H. G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, and D. H. Lawrence. In the latter part of his book Conrad examines the activities of 3 gifted English authors who chose not only to go to the U.S.A. but to remain there: W. H. Auden, Aldous Huxley, and Christopher Isherwood....'--Swami Vidyatmananda (John Yale) in THE MAKING OF A DEVOTEE. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Memoirs of a Medieval Woman: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe, Collis, Louise
10 Memoirs of a Medieval Woman: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe Collis, Louise
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1991 Perennial. Very clean; unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear to corners. The 15th-century life and travels of an extraordinary woman, who left her family to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Language: English. Keywords: Middle Ages, England, religion, religious, Church, mystic, mysticism, Christianity, Christian, biography. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Migrant Farm Workers: A Caste of Despair, Goldfarb, Ronald L.
11 Migrant Farm Workers: A Caste of Despair Goldfarb, Ronald L.
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1981 Iowa State Press. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Light-to-average wear. Jacket is scuffed. 237pp, Index, Notes, B/W photos. Language: English. Keywords: labor, market, agriculture, farming, agricultural, laborers, pickers, crops, harvesting, itinerant, seasonal, law, legal, status, United States. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 One Generation of a Norfolk House: A Contribution to Elizabethan History Jessopp, Augustus
Good. 
Hardcover. NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914, 3rd Edition, Revised, hardcover, NO DUSTJACKET, 352pp, Index, B/W author portrait frontis. Good condition: intact; binding solid; no marks. Language: English. Overall age-tanning to paper. 2 bumped corners; edges and corners slightly worn and frayed. Navy-blue cloth-covered boards; faded tan titles on spine. Top page edge is gilded. Includes: A List of Some of the Rarer Books Referred to in the Notes. Keywords: Henry Walpole, Houghton, Tudor, Jesuit, Father, John Gerard, Domestic History, Church of England, Catholicism, Catholic, Queen Elizabeth. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class, Graham
13 Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class Graham
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st ed. HARDCOVER w/ jacket (now out-of-print) 1999. Superclean; no marks; only light wear. 418 pp., Index, B/W photos. Language: English. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Prelude to Riot: A View of Urban America from the Bottom, Jacobs, Paul
14 Prelude to Riot: A View of Urban America from the Bottom Jacobs, Paul
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover 1968 Random House. Intact but has HIGHLIGHTING (somewhat faded with age). Creased cover. Good reading / research copy. 298pp. Language: English. Keywords: social science, sociology, 1960s. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Prime Time: How Baby Boomers Will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America Freedman, Marc
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1999 PublicAffairs. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear; jacket flap CREASED. 292pp; Index; B/W photos by noted photographers Thomas Roma and Alex Harris. Language: English. 'Freedman (The Kindness of Strangers), founder of Civil Ventures and an adviser to government and private groups on aging, contends that drastic social changes must be made to adjust to the coming demographic shifts in America. Within the next 50 years, based on current life expectancy, the number of people age 65 and older will surpass the number of people under age 18. With people healthier and living longer than ever before, the vision of retirement as leisure time is obsolete. The aging boomer population will be unwilling to accept traditional retirement, according to Freedman. But rather than see the glut of oldsters as a drain on the economy and health care system, as many forecasters do, Freedman sees it as an opportunity. To accommodate these older Americans, Freedman says, there will have to be more educational opportunities as well as flexible job positions. To help achieve these goals, he advocates the development of new institutions such as a Center for Unretirement, to help prepare people for new careers; an Institute for Learning in Retirement; and Experience Corps, to let older workers teach and help others in a variety of fields. While the individual case histories presented by Freedman are interesting and some of his proposals are sound, the book is less concrete nuts-and-bolts proposal and more advocacy for turning what he sees as a new stage in life into a constructive time for both elderly people and society as a whole.'--Publishers Weekly, 1999. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sisters in Arms: Catholic Nuns through Two Millennia, McNamara, Jo Ann Kay
16 Sisters in Arms: Catholic Nuns through Two Millennia McNamara, Jo Ann Kay
067480984X / 9780674809840 Hardcover. Very Good. Good. 
Hardcover with dustjacket, published 1996 by Harvard University Press. Average wear to jacket: small scuffs and scratches. Inside appears unread. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 751 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography. Language: English. 'In a scholarly and sweeping review of early apostolic, medieval, and modern religious women in the Western world and the Catholic Church, medieval historian McNamara ... writes from a feminist perspective and as a secular humanist informed by Catholic education. The "nuns" in the subtitle include women who make simple vows (sisters) as well as those under solemn vows (cloistered nuns). McNamara focuses on events and primary-source accounts (many unavailable in English) both historical and legendary, of dramatic happenings in the lives of religious women who were too often little understood in their own age. With military metaphor, the author explores the social, political, and economic forces in the context of church and gender roles.' -- Anna Donnelly, Library Journal, 1996. Keywords: religion, Christianity. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Speed Tribes: Days and Nights with Japan's Next Generation, Greenfeld, Karl T.
17 Speed Tribes: Days and Nights with Japan's Next Generation Greenfeld, Karl T.
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1994 HarperCollins. Has REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Very clean; never read; only light shelfwear. 287pp. Language: English. 'A thought-provoking and disturbing study of the dark side of urban Japan focuses on the sometimes violent subcultures that exist, from the gangsters who control the drug industry and pornographers to far-right proponents of ultranationalism.'--Ingram. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man, Faludi, Susan
18 Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man Faludi, Susan
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1999 Morrow. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; appears unread. Only a hint of wear to jacket. 662pp, Index, Notes. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. '[T]he author turns her attention to the masculinity crisis plaguing our culture at the end of the '90s, an era of massive layoffs, Angry White Male politics, and Million Man marches. As much as the culture wants to proclaim that men are made miserable--or brutal or violent or irresponsible--by their inner nature and their hormones, Faludi finds that even in the world they supposedly own and run, men are at the mercy of cultural forces that disfigure their lives and destroy their chance at happiness. As traditional masculinity continues to collapse, the once-valued male attributes of craft, loyalty, and social utility are no longer honored, much less rewarded. Faludi's journey through the modern masculine landscape takes her into the lives of individual men whose accounts reveal the heart of the male dilemma'.--from the publisher. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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19 Strangers Devour the Land: A Chronicle of the Assault upon the Last Coherent Hunting Culture in North America, the Cree Indians of Northern Quebec, and Their Vast Primeval Homelands Richardson, Boyce
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1976 Knopf. Very clean; no marks; pages bright. Spine wobbles a bit but still sound. Small closed rip to back jacket. 342pp, Index, Notes, maps, B/W photos. Language: English. Full title: Strangers Devour the Land: A Chronicle of the Assault upon the Last Coherent Hunting Culture in North America, the Cree Indians of Northern Quebec, and Their Vast Primeval Homelands. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'In 1970, plans for a hydroelectric project to be located in the Cree Indians' northern Quebec hunting grounds provoked the tribe to take legal action. Drama, suspense and human interest abound in this stirring account of a minority group's struggle to save their land and lifestyle from the encroachment of a greedy and hostile government.'--Publishers Weekly, 1991. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Train North, Taulbert, Clifton L.
20 The Last Train North Taulbert, Clifton L.
Good. 
Hardcover. 1992 hardcover with dustjacket. Very clean; average wear. Language: English. 'Rendering his rites of passage as a rural, Southern, black man-child caught in social upheaval, Taulbert continues the autobiography begun in Once upon a Time When We Were Colored. In the same bittersweet tone, his cultural chronicle takes a 17-year-old from the Mississippi Delta in 1963 to St. Louis, where he dreams of a fully integrated environment and future. JFK's assassination, an escalating war in Vietnam, and unrest on America's campuses and streets fill Taulbert's changing world. But his writing focuses on self-identity and affirmation rooted in a network of family and friends in countryside and city; his memories flow with the steady strength and resilience of black kinship in an ageless community of values and vision.'--Thomas J. Davis, Library Journal, 1992. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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