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Keeble, N. H.
In this anthology, N.H. Keeble illustrates both the historical circumstances of women's lives in the seventeenth century and the cultural notions of woman which prevailed then. Within the body of the collection, contemporary evidence is arranged topically, drawn from printed sources. The images, roles and virtues of woman are examined, providing a sourcebook which illustrates the way woman has in the past been culturally constructed. 306pp. N.B. Small amount of underlining and annotation. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading creases to spine.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415104823
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Inventory #27011
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Thomas, Andrew Peyton
In this unauthorised biography, the most authoritative ever written about the controversial Supreme Court Justice, Andrew Peyton Thomas (no relation) explores Clarence Thomas' remarkable rise from a childhood of poverty in segregated Georgia to the nation's highest court. In his attempt to understand what drives the elusive and sometimes enigmatic Justice, the author located and conducted the first-ever interview with Clarence Thomas' father, as well as interviews with his mother, sister, and other relatives and friends. He follows Thomas up from Jim Crow and traces the important decisions of his youth -- why he chose not to become a Catholic priest, why he engaged in radical protests as a college student. We see Clarence Thomas in the full as a young lawyer in Missouri and then as a rising star in Washington. This book peels away all the cliches about its subject in giving us a vivid and balanced account of a remarkable American life. 661pp.
Encounter Books, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1893554368
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Inventory #3905
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Lennon, Kathleen and Whitford, Margaret
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some annotation and underlining. Reading creases to spine.300pp. Including contributions from an international list of renowned authors, this text seeks to address the controversial issue of difference in feminist philosophy, using approaches from both analytic and continental thinking.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415089891
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Inventory #26046
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Wait, Eugene M.
Table of Contents: Preface; The Ancestors; Warmer Climes; Cultures; Domens and Culture; Peoples; Ancient Egypt; Pharaohs; Viziers in Egypt; Descendants of Zoser; Ur; Pharaoh; Thebes and Other Places; Amenemhet III; Mesopotamia; Abraham; Hammurabbi; The Egyptian Empire; A Woman Pharaoh; Pharaohs in Egypt; Judges, Priests, and Astronomers; Trading Peoples; Carthage; Hittites; More on Egypt; Exodus; Moses; Israel; Gideon; Samuel; Israel, Judah and Egypt; To the Northeast; The Fall of Israel; The Fall of Judah; Medes and Persians; The Fall of Egypt; India, China, and America; Technology; Culture; Index.237pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590333470
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Inventory #29870
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Herschel, Wayne; Lederer, Birgitt
Wayne Herschel, in a culmination of 15 years of research on archaeo-astronomy, has unravelled an extraordinary secret. His journey begins in Egypt discovering that in all probability, all 50 of the pyramids of Lower Egypt represent a grand star map of the brightest stars forming a 360 degree circuit of constellations along the edge of the Milky Way. Even more importantly, the star map denotes the proverbial X that marks the spot. He also identifies the origins of a human blueprint code within the star map. In its context it claims cryptically that our human lineage is associated with what appears to be another nearby Sun-like star system. The human blueprint emerges at other ancient sites. The same star pattern found in Egypt is also found at Stonehenge, Tikal, and Angkor Wat when their nearby monuments are included. The earliest human cave paintings at Lascaux, the Sumerians and the Incas, as do many other ancient civilisations around the world, all appear to emulate the very same star secret with great obsession. In every instance it is their ultimate monument or an inscription that reveres the importance of one nearby Sun-like star. This star is in Taurus, the bull of the heavens, and the ancients passionately worshiped it as the place of their gods. Just when you think you have seen it all, the so-called pyramid ruins on the planet Mars reveal the unthinkable. This full-colour glossy book takes the reader on a riveting journey from one clue to the next, proving its theories at the hands of a whole array of forgotten ancient texts and artefacts. 292pp. N.B. Slight crease to foredge of front cover.
Hidden Records, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0620308869
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Inventory #25199
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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