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"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", 1975

Edition: (1st edition)

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Light rubbing to covers and a single faint crease on each cover. ""examines American perceptions of Japan and traces them from World War II to the present…contends that once stereotypes take hold, they can shape international events..."" 114 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)" View more info

"Byzantina kai Metabyzantina, Volume Two: Studies on Byantium. Seljuks, and Ottomans (Reprinted Studies"

By: "Vryonis, Speros Jr. "

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "Malibu,CA", 1981

"Tight, clean, slight curl and bumped corner. Faded covers with sunned spine. Volume 2 only. 16 essays ""dealing with the relations of the Turks and Greeks from the eleventh century to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution in 1821…"" Indexed and annotated. Paginated by original source of article." View more info

"Chronicles of Black Protest (Original Title: Chronicles of Negro Protest, A Background Book for Young People Documenting the History of Black Power)"

By: "Chambers, Bradford (ed.) (Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, intro.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 1969

Edition: (3rd printing)

"As new except for rubbed cover edges and library stamp inside back cover (no other library markings). ""the forgotten history of an heroic heritage. Contrary to popular belief, today's (1968) Black protest is not a new phenomenon on the American scene. Behind the storybook history of America, there is a ' hidden history' - one in which brave men, both Black and White, spoke out, fought and sometimes died in battling grim centuries of oppression and injustic... View more info

"Corpus Cultus Iovis Sabazii (CCIS), I: The Hands (Etudes Preliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Dans L'empire Romain, T. 100)"

By: "Vermaseren, Westra & DeBoer"

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "Leiden, Netherlands", 1983

"As new - gift quality! 48 pages + frontispiece + 80 black and white plates + 22"" x 9.5"" fold-out map. 6.25x9.5x.4"".Catalog of the Sabazius hands from the State University of Utrecht as part of the contemporary cataloging of the epigraphical materials of the Sabazius cult." View more info

"Eire-Ireland Earrach / Samradh Spring / Summer 2006 (Vol 41, 1&2)"

By: Donnelly & Kreilkamp (ed.)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Morristown, NJ", 2006

"As new - gift quality! ""An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies"" ""The 10 essays in this special issue illustrate the range and richness of current feminist and gender research in Irish Studies."" 290 pages with ""Works Cited"" lists and illustrations in many of the essays." View more info

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"Fast Food, Fast Talk: Service Work and the Routinization of Everyday Life"

By: "Leidner, Robin"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: University of California Press,

Attending Hamburger University, Robin Leidner observes how McDonald's trains the managers of its fast-food restaurants to standardize every aspect of service and product. Learning how to sell life insurance at a large midwestern firm, she is coached on exactly what to say, how to stand, when to make eye contact, and how to build up Positive Mental Attitude by chanting "I feel happy I feel terrific " Leidner's fascinating report from the frontlines of two major Ameri... View more info

"Gender & Society, Volume 18, Number 3, June 2004 (Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society)"

By: "Williams, Christine (ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Thousand Oaks, CA", 2004

"Tight, bright, clean, corner bump has crease front cover corner. Tiny chip at top of spine. Faint shelfwear to edges. Articles: Gender in the Prozac Nation - Popular Discourse and Productive Femininity; No Ugly Women - Concepts of Race and Beauty among Adolescent Women in Ecuador; Girls' Low Self-Esteem - How Is it Related to Later Socioeconomic Achievements?; So Full of Myself as a Chick - Goth women, Sexual Independence, and Gender Egalitarianism; It's Just about ... View more info

"Homosexuals in History: A Study of Ambivalence in society, Literature and the Arts"

By: "Rowse, A.L."

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1997

Edition: (2nd edition)

"Ex-library with expected markings. Tight, bright, clean, curled corners. Covers are creased and rubbed with worn edges. ""analysis of influential historical figures (Among them - Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Tchaikovsky, Oscar Wilde, Ernst Rohm, Noel Coward) explores not only the links between sexuality and sexual desire, but also how their awareness of their own sexual mores lent itself to the shaping of their genius...""" View more info

"IA in Art: The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology, Vol 34, #1 & 2, 2008"

By: "Martin, Patrick (ed.)"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Houghton, , MI", 2008

"Tight, bright, clean and square with faint crease from a corner bump. Oversize paper back with 188 pages 11 articles illustrated with black and white photos. Subjects: Blacksmiths; Industrial Riverside of Hastings-on-Hudson; Pennsylvania State Capitol; Southeastern Wisconsin Iron and Steel; Consolidated Coal Company Photo Collection, 1911-1946; Pennsylvania's Anthracite Industry in Public Sculpture, 1855-2010; Connecticut's Tobacco Industry; Wisconsin Artists and... View more info

"Japan, Korea, Taiwan: History, Culture, People (Regional Studies Series)"

By: "Schwartz, Hammond & Ruggiero"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Englewood Cliffs, NJ", 1981

"Clean interior. Beat up exterior with writing on exterior page edges. ""a detailed study of the world's major regions - their geography, history, cultures, and their social, political, and economic development.""" View more info

"Jew-Hatred as History: An Analysis of the Nation of Islam's ""the Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews"""

By: "Caplan, Marc"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1994)"

"A response to the Nation of Islam's' statement about Jews in America and their participation in the slave trade. 48 pages, 10x6.75"" (25.4x17.1cm)." View more info

"La China Contemporanea: El otro lado del rio, volume I (Coleccion Popular #173) (Original Title: The Other Side of the River, Red China Today)"

By: "Snow, Edgar"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1961

Edition: "(Reprint, 1965"

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, slight curl. Crease on front cover corner. Snow ""viajo por China…Estudio toos los aspectos de la neuva China…Hablo con centenares de personas de todo el pais…"" Text in Spanish. 500 pages." View more info

"Le Point, Hors-serie no 5, Nov.-Decembre 2005"

By: "Brague, Chebel, Deroche, Goeffroy, Laurens"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 2005

"As new except for a small rip on cover edge. ""Les Textes Fondamentaux de la Pensee en Islam - Avicenne, Averroes, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Khaldoun…"" 130 color illustrated pages. Text in French." View more info