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Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order

By: Adas, Michael

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 060929

ISBN: 052133568X

Condition: As New


Part of the Studies in Comparative World History Series. Discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Clean, crisp paperback - 243 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Loss of Virtue : Moral Confusion and Social Disorder in Britain and America

By: Anderson, Digby (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: United States, The Social Affairs Unit: 1992

Seller ID: 055020

ISBN: 0907631509

Condition: Good


Slight bow to boards else a good clean hardback in dustwrapper. Analyses the soaring rates of crime, truancy, drug-abuse, illegitimacy, welfare dependency and lack of social cohesion and allegiance in order to find a way to ensure and orderly and cohesive society. 258 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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When I Were A Lad...: Snapshots from a Time That Health and Safety Forgot

By: Andrew Davies

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Portico: 2010

Seller ID: 059577

ISBN: 1907554009

Condition: Near Fine


Series of old photographs of kids that could never be taken today, accompanied by an off-beat caption. Clean, glossy copy - 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Looking After Children in Primary Care : A Companion to the Children's National Service Framework

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon, Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 014117

ISBN: 1857758889

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Social Relations and Ideas : Essays in Honour of R. H. Hilton

By: Aston, T. H.; Coss, P. R.; Dyer, Christopher; Thirsk, Joan (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 055987

ISBN: 0521108756

Condition: As New


A volume of essays in honour of Professor Hilton, presented by some of his numerous friends and pupils, which attempts to reflect his wide-ranging interests while highlighting certain themes and preserving some distinct degree of unity. Clean bright paperback which appears unread - 337 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Weddings Without Worry : A Modern and Practical Guide to Wedding Conventions and Ceremonies

By: Bee, M. and S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048706

Condition: Very Good


Now serves as a nostalgic look back over three-quarters of a century ago with indispensable information for those about to marry. Details of law and custom connected with weddings either in the Church or before a Registrar are so simply and carefully described that their correct observance becomes natural. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing minor shelfwear & tear and light sunning to spine - 116 pages including index plus publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Through Gates of Fire : A Journey into World Disorder

By: Bell, Martin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047373

ISBN: 0297847481

Condition: Very Good


The popular journalist pleads, with poetic conviction, for a stark reappraisal of the world we're creating. Light tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 232 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Freedom and Property

By: Beloff, Max

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Conservative Political Centre: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055162

ISBN: 0850707161

Condition: Good


10 page stapled pamphlet which expands a speech made in the House of Lords on 2nd May 1984, moving a motion calling attention to 'the connection between freedom and the widest possible diffusion of private property'. With a foreword by Margaret Thatcher. Good clean copy with light shelfwear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Social Policy of Old Age

By: Bernard, Miriam & Phillips, Judith (editors)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Centre for Policy on Ageing: 1998

Seller ID: 042692

ISBN: 1901097005

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the social aspects of ageing, critically reviewing policy developments since the establishment of the Welfare State and addressing new emerging themes. A very good clean paperback. Previous owner's initials on front endpaper. 328 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Language and Communication in the Mentally Handicapped

By: Berry, Paul (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031467

ISBN: 071315859X

Condition: Good


One of the first attempts to relate the theory to practice in the study and treatment of the language of severely mentally handicapped children. Good, clean copy though front endpaper has been removed. 215 pages including index. View more info

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Children of the Dream

By: Bettelheim, Bruno

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054653

ISBN: 0500010641

Condition: Good


Tells the story of the first Israeli generation to be bon on the kibbutzim and examines how institutional child-rearing affects the children themselves. A few minor foxing spots else a good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 363 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Eighteenth Century Town: A Reader in English Urban History, 1688-1820

By: Borsay, Peter (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048172

ISBN: 0582051347

Condition: Very Good


Aims to gather together in an easily accessible form, and place in a clear and comprehensive context, a number of key contributions to the study of the 18th century town. Good clean paperback with light signs of shelfwear to covers- 383 pages including index. View more info

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Nationalism

By: Bosworth, R. J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060881

ISBN: 0582506026

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Short Histories of Big Ideas Series sees a new critical study which explores the origins and purpose of the division of human kind into national groupings. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 220 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Urbanization

By: Bowden, Rob

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Wayland: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031762

ISBN: 0750239891

Condition: Near Fine


Within the next few years more than half the world's population will be living in urban centres - this book explains how they will have to change and evolve in order to meet the ever changing needs of people and the environment. As new, unread copy. 48 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Voice of Toil : Nineteenth-Century British Writings About Work

By: Bradshaw, David J.& Ozment, Suzanne ( Edited By )

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, USA, Ohio University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062895

ISBN: 0821412922

Condition: Very Good


A collection of central writings from a pivotal place and time, including poems, stories, essays, and a play that reflect four prominent ways in which the subject of work was addressed: Work as Mission, Work as Opportunity, Work as Oppression, and (Separate) Spheres of Work. Clean, bright, large volume hardback in a d/w - 92 pages including an Author and Title index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Who Owns Information?: From Privacy to Public Access

By: Branscomb, Anne Wells

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Basic Books Inc.,U.S.: 1995

Seller ID: 018843

ISBN: 046509144X

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of slightest shelf wear. "Brilliantly sorts out the issues and complexities of the information era". Reliable next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of Civilizations

By: Braudel, Fernand; Mayne, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1995

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 063099

ISBN: 0140124896

Condition: Very Good


Written from a consciously anti-ethnocentric approach, this fascinating work is a survey of the civilizations of the modern world in terms of the broad sweep and continuities of history, rather than the "event-based" technique of most other texts. Some light tanning to page margins else a clean, unread copy - 600 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Man Outside

By: Breed, Bryan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Epworth Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051997

Condition: Very Good


The author questions whether society cares enough for the homeless and outcasts to reach back as well as forward and extend its boundaries to fit these people. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 139 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fins de Siecle : How Centuries End, 1400-2000

By: Briggs, Asa; Snowman, Daniel ( Editors )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, USA, Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 040731

ISBN: 0300066872

Condition: Near Fine


Draws on the writings of Paul Strohm (1390s), Malcolm Vale (1490s), Ian Archer (1590s), Peter Earle (1690s), Roy Porter (1790s), and Asa Briggs on the 1890s and 1990s to explore the characteristics of history's final decades to find that a consciousness of time has indeed influenced the way people perceive their place in the past. Clean, bright hardback SIGNED in blue biro on the ffep by Daniel Snowman. 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History of New South Wales from the Records : Volume 2 - Phillip & Grose 1789-1794

By: Britton, Alexander (preface)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1980

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 063438

ISBN: 0908094647

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile reprint of the 1894 edition edited by F. M. Bladen. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 354 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info