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Image for Contagion: Disease, Government, and the 'Social Question' in Nineteenth-Century France

Contagion: Disease, Government, and the 'Social Question' in Nineteenth-Century France

By: Aisenberg, Andrew R.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, USA, Stanford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063532

ISBN: 0804733953

Condition: Near Fine


In-depth work which not only offers a more nuanced explanation of how scientific knowledge about disease was produced but also reveals the emergence of science as a form of state social power that significantly extended the scope of government in Republican France. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 238 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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From Viking Stronghold to Christian Kingdom : State Formation in Norway, C. 900-1350

By: Bagge, Sverre

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, Museum Tusculanum Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055728

ISBN: 8763507919

Condition: Near Fine


Standard work providing a detailed account of Norwegian state formation in the period from c.950 to 1350 examining both its emergence from the Middle Ages and looking at the changes that took place in the military, social-economical, ideological, legal and administrative fields between the first formation of the kingdom and the early fourteenth century. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread. 441 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Outlines of Central Government

By: Clarke, John J.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Pitman: 1962

Edition: Reprint - Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 031857

Condition: Very Good


Standard 1960's textbook on both the representative and professional facets of government work covering social and political theory, the British Constitution, The Machinery of Government, Internal Development, The Development of National Resources, The Administration of Justice, Public Finance and Imperial and Foreign Relations. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. View more info

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The Longman Guide to Sources in Contemporary British History : Volume One - Organisations and Societies

By: Cook, Dr. Chris; Waller, D. ( Compiled By )

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & New York, Longman: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063047

ISBN: 0582209714

Condition: Very Good


Serves as an indispensable reference work for librarians, historians and social scientists seeking information on the archive sources for British history, politics and society since 1945. Clean, bright copy in a d/w showing slightest signs of storage with sunning to spine - 372 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Nobles and Nobility in Medieval Europe : Concepts, Origins, Transformations

By: Duggan, Anne J. ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062925

ISBN: 085115882X

Condition: Very Good


Valuable work for those interested in the social aspects of the medieval nobility. Some light sunning to page edges/spine else a clean, large format paperback - 285 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Making Welfare Work: Reconstructing Welfare for the Milennium

By: Field, Frank

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Institute of Community Studies: 1995

Seller ID: 042691

ISBN: 0952335522

Condition: Good


Challenges the political orthodoxy that legislation alone brings about social progress, and says that a successful welfare reconstruction must reflect the role that self-interest, self-improvement and altruism play in human motivation. Previous owner's name on front endpaper and occasional pencil markings to margins. 197 pages. View more info

Image for Lenin, Stalin and Hitler : The Age of Social Catastrophe

Lenin, Stalin and Hitler : The Age of Social Catastrophe

By: Gellately, Robert

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060272

ISBN: 0224062832

Condition: Near Fine


Remarkably ambitious work telling the story of the great social and political catastrophe that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945 - a period of almost continuous upheaval which saw society being transformed by two world wars, the Russian Revolution, the Holocaust and the rise and fall of the Third Reich. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 696 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Canon Barnett - His Life, Work, and Friends

By: His Wife

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1921

Edition: Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 062046

Condition: Reading Copy


Biography of the Anglican cleric and social reformer who was particularly associated with the establishment of the first university settlement, Toynbee Hall, in east London in 1884. Some loss to cloth at head of spine, and spine strip has faded. Browning to pages. 805 pages. Frontis + 10 b/w photographs. View more info

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The Meaning of Work : Papers on Work Organization and the Design of Jobs SIGNED

By: Klein, Lisl

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Karnac: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 052762

ISBN: 1855753480

Condition: Very Good


The second volume of papers which contains the author's work over 40 years on the theme of the importance of work and work organization. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author with the inscription 'Connie, with love from Lisl' and including a compliments slip on which she has written 'No obligation to read it! Lisl'. 315 pages including index. View more info

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Working Across the Gap : The Practice of Social Science in Organizations - SIGNED

By: Klein, Lisl

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Karnac: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 052764

ISBN: 1855753820

Condition: Very Good


Collection of papers which brings together wide-ranging material which moves between work and practice and aims to render the social sciences useful and practical in organizational life. A very good clean paperback which has small indent to front cover. Signed by the author 'With love Lisl' on title page. 262 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Out of the Hat Vol 2. No. 3 Nov-Dec 1944

By: Len (Edited by)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, NALGO Luton & District Branch: 1944

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 006830

Condition: Near Fine


The journal of the Luton and District Branch of the National Association of Local Government Offices. 24pp. Contains editorial by the local branch President (for the first time a woman!) Accounts of the meeting at the town hall where Dorothy Elliot spoke regarding 'Equal Pay for Equal Work', sports and social activities, account of the annual meeting, etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Drugs Health Issues

By: Lennard-Brown, Sarah

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Wayland: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031760

ISBN: 0750233443

Condition: As New


Presents the facts about what drugs are, how they work and their differing effect - .including tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, solvents, tranquillizers, sedatives, cannabis, ecstasy. cocaine and the stimulants, LSD and the hallucinogens, heroine and the opiates. It also explores the issues surrounding each drug today . As new, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Health Care Professionals

By: Lyn Shipway

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066266

ISBN: 0415282209

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on improving the care of clients and covers the causes and consequences of domestic violence; personal and professional issues for the practitioner; domestic violence and the law; the process of effective intervention etc. Very good clean large format paperback. 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Victorian Discourses on Sexuality and Religion

By: Maynard, John

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 055772

ISBN: 0521115337

Condition: As New


Provocative study which looks at sexuality and religion as alike creations of language, looking at how the sceptic Arthur Hugh Clough, the Protestant clergyman Charles Kingsley and the Catholic convert, Coventry Patmore, placed the relation of sexuality and religion at the centre of their work. As new, unread paperback. 394 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Meat, Commerce and the City : The London Food Market, 1800-1855

By: Metcalfe, Robyn S.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062876

ISBN: 1848932901

Condition: As New


No. 18 of the Perspectives in Economic and Social History Series edited by Andrew August and Robert E. Wright. Definitive work on the history of Smithfield which is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of London, food, animals or urban design. Clean, bright, unread hardback - 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Adolescents, Work and Families: An Intergenerational Developmental Analysis

By: Mortimer, Jeylan T.; Finch, Michael D. ( Editors )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.A., Sage Publications Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028782

ISBN: 0803951256

Condition: Near Fine


Much needed help in clarifying an understanding of the impact of work on adolescents and their families. The first book to draw together a detailed analysis of intergenerational ties to work while maintaining a focus on adolescents. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 268 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Canada in the European Age, 1453-1919

By: Naylor, R. T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 062940

ISBN: 0773530916

Condition: Very Good


In-depth work which led to a fundamental reinterpretation of Canadian social, economic, and political history. Clean, large volume paperback which appears unread - 617 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Feeling Global : Internationalism in Distress

Feeling Global : Internationalism in Distress

By: Robbins, Bruce

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, New York University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 026520

ISBN: 0814775144

Condition: As New


The author builds on his previous work in taking up the question of the status of international human rights. New paperback still in shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Social Animal

By: Runciman, W. G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1999

Seller ID: 028442

ISBN: 0006863825

Condition: Near Fine


Sets out the present extent of our knowledge about how human groups, communities, institutions and societies work, and the social forces that act upon the people who live within them. Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 230 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Slavery in Mississippi

By: Sydnor, Charles Sackett

Price: £37.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, D. Appleton & Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051006

Condition: Reading Copy


Reading copy only as covers are extensively mottled. Internally text block is clean. Binding square and tight. Presents a cross-section of slavery in Mississippi covering topics such as Work, Clothing, Food & Shelter, Physical & Social Care; Plantation and Police Control of Slaves; Punishment and Rewards; Fugitives; Buying Selling & Hiring, Profitableness of Slavery; The Mississippi Colonization Society. 270 pages. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. View more info