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Blau, Joseph L.
History's first national party with roots in a mass electorate, the Jacksonian Democrats were not so much unified around a shared policy program as they were a patchwork of conflicting interests. They came together most vigorously in the name of what they opposed: the emerging financial and commercial monopolies, the old Washington dynasty, and any whiff of privilege or aristocracy. Yet they demonstrated how even unprincipled national parties could invigorate representative democracy and repair the growing rifts between Northern industrialists, the Old South, and the developing West. These texts show the Jacksonian movement as a cross-section of nineteenth century America. A picture of popular democracy in its infancy, they together form a study of unity in diversity. 383pp. N.B. Light scratch to rear cover.
Hackett Publishing Company, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206890
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Inventory #28155
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29322
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Coleman, K. M.
244pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased. Slight reading crease to spine.
Bristol Classical Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1853995827
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Inventory #27544
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Rose, Gene
While nearly all of America's major rivers have been compromised, few have been so misused as the San Joaquin. In its comparatively brief history, it has been dammed, diverted, and depleted beyond comprehension. Here, in colourful and informative prose, veteran author Gene Rose identifies the forces and figures who have shaped, altered, and corrupted this once mighty waterway which some now view as 'a river betrayed'. 150pp.
Word Dancer Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. Second Edition Updated. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1884995209
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Inventory #21846
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Scott, Joan Wallach
When feminists argued for political rights in the context of liberal democracy they faced an impossible choice. On the one hand, they insisted that the differences between men and women were irrelevant for citizenship. On the other hand, by the fact that they acted on behalf of women, they introduced the very idea of difference they sought to eliminate. This paradox - the need both to accept and to refuse sexual difference in politics - was the constitutive condition of the long struggle by women to gain the right of citizenship. In this book, historian Joan Wallach Scott reads feminist history in terms of this paradox of sexual difference. Focusing on four feminist activists - Olympe de Gourges, who wrote the "Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Citizen" during the French Revolution; Jeanne Deroin, a utopian socialist and candidate for legislative office in 1848; Hubertine Auclert, "the" suffragist of the Third Republic; and Madeleine Pelletier, a psychiatrist in the early 20th century who argued that women must "virilize" themselves in order to gain equality - Scott charts the repetitions and variations in feminist history. When sexual difference was taken to be a fundamental difference, when only men were regarded as individuals and thus as citizens, how could women also be citizens? The answers feminists offered to such questions are the subject of this book. 229pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Inside of D/J marked.
Harvard University Press, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0674639308
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Inventory #25375
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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