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Image for Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So Well

Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So Well

By: Applewhite, Ashton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16768

ISBN: 0060174552

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in white cloth over red boards, black lettering on spine.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xvi, 302 pp View more info

Image for The Chrysanthemum and The Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

The Chrysanthemum and The Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

By: Benedict, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Meridian Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 16871

ISBN: 0452005612

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 328 pp View more info

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Common Values

By: Bok, Sissela

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14837

ISBN: 0826210384

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Green boards, yellow lettering on spine, tight and clean. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi 130 pp View more info

Image for Devil's Night:  And Other True Tales of Detroit

Devil's Night: And Other True Tales of Detroit

By: Chafets, Ze'ev

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25716

ISBN: 0394585259

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on cover and spine.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. x, (ii), 240, (1) pp View more info

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Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture

By: Coupland, Douglas

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 6706

ISBN: 031205436X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. "Generation X is Douglas Coupland's acclaimed salute to the generation born in the late 1950s and 1960s--a generation known vaguely up to then as 'twentysomething.' Andy, Claire, and Dag, each in their twenties, have quit 'pointless jobs done grudgingly to little applause' in their respective hometowns and cut themselves adrift on the California desert. In search of the drastic changes that will lend meaning to their lives, they've mired th... View more info

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The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing Society

By: Drucker, Peter F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25862

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full grey cloth, gilt lettering on spine, fore edge deckle, beige endpapers. . Bothe the volumeand unclipped dust jacket are in excellent condition, showing only mild shelf-wear, former owner's name written on ffep of volume, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, 402 pp View more info

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Lonely in America

By: Gordon, Suzanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1976

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21755

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, white lettering on spine, red endpapers. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, spine lightly sunned, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 318, (1) pp View more info

Image for Children in Jeopardy Can We Break the Cycle of Poverty?

Children in Jeopardy Can We Break the Cycle of Poverty?

By: Harris, Irving B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, The Yale Child Study Center: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18653

ISBN: 0300068921

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has some light wrinkles at the top edge of the front cover, else fine. AS NEW/ VERY GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxxi, 236 pp View more info

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The City in Mind: Meditations on the Urban Condition

By: Kunstler, James Howard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Free Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10279

ISBN: 0684845911

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's brown cloth over brown boards, bronze lettering on spine. "In "The Geography of Nowhere," James Howard Kunstler declared suburbia "a tragic landscape of cartoon architecture, junked cities, and ravaged countryside" and put himself at the heart of a fierce debate over how we will live in twenty-first century America. Now, Kunstler turns his wickedly mordant and astute eye on urban life both in America and across the world. ... View more info

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea

By: Mytinger, Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13856

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black medallion on cover, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W woodcuts, drawings and photographs. . Unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 416 pp View more info

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Race and Ethnic Conflict: Contending Views on Prejudice, Discrimination, and Ethnoviolence

By: Pincus, Fred L; Howard J. Ehrlich (Editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Westview Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20863

ISBN: 0813316618

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. Volume has some mild water damage, former owner's name written on half-title, else near fine. VERY GOOD+.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, 408 pp View more info

Image for A Good Place to Live: America's Last Migration

A Good Place to Live: America's Last Migration

By: Pindell, Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1995

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27189

ISBN: 0805023526

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over white boards, gilt lettering on spine. "For three years, Pindell (Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey) traversed North America, visiting several mostly small cities he views as good places to live. His report, he says, is "surprisingly good news," and it also makes good reading for both questers and those merely wondering about what makes for "place" in the '90s. In Santa Fe, his first stop, he fine-tun... View more info

Image for The Fall of the Ivory Tower Government Funding, Corruption, and the Bankrupting of American Higher Education

The Fall of the Ivory Tower Government Funding, Corruption, and the Bankrupting of American Higher Education

By: Roche, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Regnery Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 11288

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Light damp-stain on last Index page, else as new. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 310 pp View more info

Image for The Ambitious Generation America's Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless

The Ambitious Generation America's Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless

By: Schneider, Barbara and David Stevenson

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18644

ISBN: 0300079826

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, 321 pp View more info

Image for American Manners & Morals: A Picture History of How We Behaved and Misbehaved

American Manners & Morals: A Picture History of How We Behaved and Misbehaved

By: The Editors of American Heritage

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Heritage: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20183

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Covered in dark blue cloth with decorated endpapers. . Clipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped and worn. . B&W and Color Photographs and Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 399 pp View more info

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The Theory of the Leisure Class

By: Veblen, Thorstein

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16698

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy leather accented in 22kt gold, three raised bands on spine, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., peach moire silk endpapers, satin ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, concealed joints. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xiii, 293 pp View more info

Image for Pure Sociology: A Treatise on the Origin and Spontaneous Development of Society

Pure Sociology: A Treatise on the Origin and Spontaneous Development of Society

By: Ward, Lester F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1916

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8358

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Includes Index. . Spine and edges of covers worn and soiled, endpapers browned, former owners' signatures on ffep, front hinge starting, text underlined in pencil. FAIR. READING COPY ONLY.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiv, 607 pp View more info

Dynamic Sociology or Applied Social Science as Based Upon Statical Sociology and the Less Complex Sciences: Volume II

By: Ward, Lester F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 9170

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering and black decoration on spine.. Lettering on spine faded, corners bumped and worn, head and heel of spine worn, former owner's name stamped twice on ffep, pages yellowed, some faded pencil marks in margins throughout. GOOD+ . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vii), 690, (2) pp View more info