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Caemmerer, Alex
111pp.
Pineapple Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1561640093
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Inventory #21592
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Papadakis, Andreas C.
N.B. Edges of front cover faded. Corners slightly bumped. 93pp.
Academy Editions, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #23695
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Burns, Kathryn
In "Colonial Habits" Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses to one of central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the 1558 founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows how nuns in Cuzco, Peru played an active part in reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were inextricably fused.Based on unprecedented archival research, "Colonial Habits" demonstrates how nuns became leading guarantors of their city's social order by making loans, managing property, containing 'unruly' women, and raising girls. The study also reveals, however, their active part in subjugating Incas and creating a Creole elite. Coining the phrase 'spiritual economy' to analyze the intricate investments and relationships that enabled Cuzco's convents to thrive, Burn explains how, by the late 1700s, this economy had faltered badly, making convents the emblems of decay and a focal point for intense criticism of a failing colonial regime. The book concludes with the nuns' post colonial retreat from their previous roles, marginalized in the construction of a new republican order. "Colonial Habits" will engage those interested in early modern economics, women in religion, Latin American studies, and the history of gender, class, and race. 307pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Duke University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0822322919
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Inventory #24581
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Martin, F. Lester
This book is unique as it presents a concise history of Great Britain as an island kingdom from the reigns of William I in 1066 to that of Queen Elizabeth II in the present century. The preface contains an overview of the hereditary composition of the monarchy, the coronation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, and a listing of the monarchs from 1066 to the present. The introduction contains, a brief history of the four countries - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales - and how they came to be united as the Kingdom of Great Britain. The monarchy is divided into ten houses, or dynasties. A two-fold page layout describes each dynasty from the Normans to the Windsors. Each layout contains: a listing of individual monarchs and dates of reigns; depiction of coins with monarch images; listing of historical events occurring in each reign with marriage information; and two-colour sketches with narrative description of architectural buildings of the period. Thus, there is a 1000 year history of the evolution of architecture from defensive to domestic usage. Signed by author on title page. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine slightly bumped.
Produced By Harewll Productions, Inc., 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780615193403
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Inventory #25942
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Insall, Donald W.
96pp.Spine faded.
HMSO, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 011751554X
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Inventory #19043
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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