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Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 3, Fall 2001; Special Issue: Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 3, Fall 2001; Special Issue: Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern

By: Aers, David and Sarah Beckwith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 03999

Condition: Near Fine+


Pages 443-691. Some of the articles include: A Martyr to Love: Sacrificial Desire in the Poetry of Bernart de Ventadorn; "The Living Witness of our Redemption": Martyrdom and Imitation in Chaucer's Prioress's Tale; and "That Spectacle of Too Much Weight": The Poetics of Sacrifice in Donne, Herbert, and Milton. View more info

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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques: King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

By: Al-Farsy, Fouad

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Knight Communications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04451

ISBN: 1874132178

Condition: Near Fine


282 pp., Bibliography and Index. Color photos and charts. View more info

Image for Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community

Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community

By: Allen, Matthew

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06437

ISBN: 0521450098

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping. Clean copy. 290 pages, including Glossary, List of Abbreviations, Notes on Translation and Anonymity, Bibliographical Essay, Bibliography, List of Informants, and Index. Illustrated with black and white plates, maps, and figures (lists provided for each). An account of the coalminers of Chikuho, largely forgotten in the history of Japan's postwar industrialization efforts. Neglect of these miners by the coal companies and the Japanese government has created a region of poverty, unemployment, crime, and welfare. View more info

The President's Men

By: Anderson, Patrick (SIGNED)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05529

Condition: Very Good+


Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. The letters are fading a bit. Very light amount of wear otherwise. Publisher's stamp on front pastedown (With compliments of Doubleday & Company, Inc.). Author signed (name only) on the half-title page. View more info

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Famille Royale a la Mode de France (une semaine a` Louveciennes)

By: Andrau, Marianne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, France-Empire: 1959

Seller ID: 08268

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and light spotting to the top edge of the page block. The dust jacket s chipped and edge-worn and protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 291 pages. Written in French. History and genealogy of Henri of Orléans, Count of Paris (Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe d'Orléans, 1908 to 1999). View more info

Image for Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1938

Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1938

By: Andreyev, Catherine; Savicky, Ivan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04256

ISBN: 0300102348

Condition: Fine


246 pages with Notes, Selected Bibliography, List of Names, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and a map of Europe 1918-1938. View more info

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The Guillotine and the Terror

By: Arasse, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane / The Penguin Press: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 08898

ISBN: 0713990082

Condition: Near Fine


Parts of the page block are a bit "wavy." Otherwise fine. 192 pages, with Notes and Appendices. Chapters organized into three parts. PART I: The Birth of the Machine, PART II: Mechanical Effects, and PART III: The Theatre of the Guillotine. Period illustrations of the guillotine and executions are reproduced. View more info

Image for NACLA Report on the Americas, Volume XIV, Number 2, Mar-Apr 1980: El Salvador - Why Revolution?

NACLA Report on the Americas, Volume XIV, Number 2, Mar-Apr 1980: El Salvador - Why Revolution?

By: Armstrong, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, North American Congress on Latin America: 1980

Seller ID: 09627

Condition: Good


Stapled covers with rubbing and edge wear. Bi-monthly publication of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) focusing on the political economy of the Americas. The feature for this issue is titled, El Salvador - Why Revolution, by Robert Armstrong. This 33-page article discusses the history of El Salvador from the 1930s and the coffee oligarchy, postwar development and modernization, and the political struggles of the 1970s. The article has two Appendices and References. Appendix I: Foreign Military Assistance to El Salvador, Appendix II: Direct Foreign Investment in El Salvador.... View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2002; Special Issue: The Cultural Process of "Appropriation"

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2002; Special Issue: The Cultural Process of "Appropriation"

By: Ashley, Kathleen and Veronique Plesch (Issue Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 04000

Condition: Near Fine+


226 pages. Some of the articles include: Cult Lines and Hellish Mountains: The Development of Sacred Landscape in the Early Medieval Alps; From Prostitutes to Brides of Christ: The Avignonese Repenties in the Later Middle Ages; and Creating Family Identity in Books of Hours. View more info

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The German Jew: A Synthesis of Judaism and Western Civilization, 1730-1930

By: Bach, H.I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University (for the Litman Library of Jewish Civilization: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06165

ISBN: 0197100333

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages, with Index. The history and achievement of Jews in Germany in the two centuries preceding the Nazi Era, when their contributions to German intellectual, scientific, and cultural life came to an abrupt halt. Intended more for the general reader, with highlights of the main stages of progress. Jacket illustrations, none in the text. View more info

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Flags of the World

By: Barraclough, E.M.C. and W.G. Crampton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1978

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 04952

ISBN: 0723220158

Condition: Near Fine


Clean copy, no marks. 250 pages with Bibliography and Index. Standard reference on the subject. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Delhi Diary, Vol. XI. No. 45, March 13-20, 1970

Delhi Diary, Vol. XI. No. 45, March 13-20, 1970

By: Bazaz, Mohini (Editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: DeLhi India, Mohini Bazaz, Caslon Press: 1970

Seller ID: 09891

Condition: Good


Very scarce Delhi, India periodical offering a snapshot in time of entertainment, dining, and other cultural options in Delhi one week in 1970. Contents also list churches, tips for tourists, a medical guide, and more. The last page features an article about tiger hunting in the jungles of India. Front cover ads for a beauty salon and Japan Air Lines, while the rear cover shows a full-page ad for a Ravi Shankar concert at Sapru House, New Delhi. Shankar, a master (Pandit) musician and composer had a big influence on Western pop music in the 1960s, particularly with George Harrison and the Beat... View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 1, Winter 1999; Special Issue:  The Cultural Work of Medieval Theater: Ritual Practice in England, 1350-1600

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 1, Winter 1999; Special Issue: The Cultural Work of Medieval Theater: Ritual Practice in England, 1350-1600

By: Beckwith, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07967

Condition: Near Fine


206 pages. Illustrations. View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 28, Number 3, Fall 1998; Special Issue: Body/Matter/Spirit

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 28, Number 3, Fall 1998; Special Issue: Body/Matter/Spirit

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 07966

Condition: Near Fine+


Pages 494-661, with a few illustrations. Some of the articles include: Witches who Steal Penises: Impotence and Illusion in Malleus maleficarum; Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism within and Beyond the Cloister Walls; and The Matter of Italy: Sodomy and the Scandal of Style in Sixteenth-Century France. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 2, Spring 1999; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07968

Condition: Near Fine


212-426 pages. Some of the articles include: A Body in Question: Aging, Community, and Gender in Medieval Iceland; Speculum of the Courtly Lady: Women, Love, and Clothes; and Saint Teresa's Problematic Patrons. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 30, Number 2, Spring 2000; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07970

Condition: Near Fine


186-430 pages. Some articles in this issue include: House Arrest: Modern Archives and Medieval Manuscripts; Topography as Historiography: Petrarch, Chaucer, and the Making of Medieval Rome; Witch-speak in Late Elizabethan Docu-fiction; and Circumcising Donne: The 1633 Poems and Readerly Desire. View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 2, Spring 2001; Open-Topic Issue

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 2, Spring 2001; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 07972

Condition: Near Fine


214-442 pages. Some articles in this issue include: Making History: The Rhetorical and Historical Occasion of Elizabeth Tudor's Coronation Entry; Elizabeth, Mercilla, and the Rhetoric of Spencer's Faerie Queene; and Ashes and "the Archive": The London Fire of 1666, Partisanship, and Proof. View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 2, Spring 2002; Open-Topic Issue

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 2, Spring 2002; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 07973

Condition: Good


Rear cover and the last several pages are wrinkled. May have been exposed to exposure, though stains are evident. 228-426 pages. Some articles in this issue include: The Invisible Spouse: Henry VI, Arthur, and the Fifteenth-Century Subject and The Act of Libel: Conscripting Civic Space in Early Modern England. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 33, Number 1, Winter 2003

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 04002

Condition: Fine


Pages 1-210. Some articles in this issue include: The Remains of the Jew: Imperial Christian Identity in the Late Ancient Holy Land; Reading Queenship in Cynewulf's Elene; and King Arthur in America: Making Space in History for The Faerie Queene and John Dee's Brytanici Imperii Limites. View more info

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Das Wiener Opernhaus 1869 Bis 1945

By: Beetz, Dr. Wilhelm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zurich, Panorama: 1949

Seller ID: 07573

Condition: Good


Edge wear, shelf wear. Some ink notation on several pages. Previous owner bookplate and place and date of acquisition--Vienna, 1950. The dust jacket is rubbed and stained and has some small nicks and tears to the edges. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. History of the Vienna Opera House. 254 pages followed by a section of 99 black and white plates that illustrate the text. GERMAN LANGUAGE TEXT. View more info