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Siegel, Paul N.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.229pp.
Zed Books Ltd, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0862323509
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Inventory #25452
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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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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Cheesman, Clive and Williams, Jonathan
Slight crease on back cover.Throughout history, individuals have pictured themselves becoming emperor, king, queen or president. Some have proved successful, others not, while some were pure fantasists. Many produced coins, banknotes, stamps and heraldic devices as proof of the status they claimed. In exploring the issues surrounding political legitimacy, this volume brings together evidence for an amazing variety of would-be sovereigns and phantom countries, rebel states and royal imposters, ranging from ancient to modern times and from the Orient to the New World. The extraordinary personalities, their individual stories and the images they employed are interesting in themselves, but set in a wider context they also demonstrate the changing tradition of pretence and rebellion. The authors examine fundamental concepts of loyalty and group identity in a commentary on the nature of legitimate power and established sovereignty. Their analysis reveals the convenient fictions, collective myths and pseudo-histories inherent even today in the construction and maintenance of a dynasty or modern nation. 192pp.
The British Museum Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714118052
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Inventory #20975
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Drysdale, John
the definitive account of the events that resurrected Singapore - events that continue to shape the life of every Singaporean. Within a single generation Singapore underwent an extraordinary transformation. During three decades of violence and instability, Singapore was nearly torn apart by foreign occupation, political upheaval and Communist urban revolution.506pp.
Times Books International, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9812047719
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Inventory #10383
Price: £ 8.00 GBP ($ 10.42 approx. - € 8.84 approx.)
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Duchen, Claire
Women's Rights and Women's Lives In France explores the everyday experiences of women between the liberation, and May 1968. In 1945, French women believed that a new era was beginning for them, in which they had finally won equality (the right to vote in 1944, equal pay and access to education and employment). But the new Republic considered that women's main role was that of motherhood. Competing visions of women's place had concrete implications for women's lives, influencing work, politics and ideals of femininity. Working from a wide range of sources, including women's magazines, prescriptive literature, political pamphlets, fiction and memoirs, and government reports, Claire Duchen follows the debates concerning women through twenty years, and grounds them in the changing social reality of postwar France. 253pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415009340
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Inventory #25552
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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