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Krainz, Thomas A.
Examines welfare, or 'relief' as it was termed, at the beginning of the twentieth century utilising Colorado county records to assess how rural areas balanced demands on their limited resources. Historians have heretofore focused on welfare in urban settings but Thomas Krainz provides the first account of public assistance in a rural area where locals had to prioritise recurring social issues (disabilities, widows and orphans, and so forth). Universal assistance was offered to the blind as well as injured or unemployed males, but aid for unwed mothers and indigent children often faltered. Contemporary historians who have discussed early twentieth-century relief developments have failed to explain transformations in the systems that occurred and what elements and events shaped policies during this period. Instead, their focus has mainly been to link Progressive Era programs with the later New Deal programs of the 1930s. Krainz examines each side of the welfare issue, the providers and the receivers, with a look at how both evolved over time to accommodate more demands and fewer resources. 325pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0826330258
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Inventory #13983
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Ikeda, Daisaku
Beginning with the introduction of the religion into China, this chronicle depicts the evolution of Buddhism. The career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva are investigated, exploring the famed philosophical treatises that form the core of East Asian Buddhist literature. Providing a useful and accessible introduction to the influential Tien-t'ai school of Buddhism in Japan as well as the teachings of the 13th-century monk Nichiren, this examination places special emphasis on the faith of the Lotus Sutra and the major works of masters such as Hui-su, Chih-i, and Chanjan. From the early translations of the Buddhist scriptures to the persecution of the T'ang dynasty, this exploration illuminates the role of Buddhism in Chinese society, and by extension, in humanity in general. 194pp.Slight crease mark to rear cover.
Middleway Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9780977924547
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Inventory #21881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Felski, Rita
N.B.Some underlining.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Harvard Common Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0674341945
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Inventory #26199
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Kaminsky, Stuart M.
Previous owners inscription on fep. The year is 1940, and Los Angeles-based private eye Toby Peters has been called before the real-life Wizard of Oz himself‹Louis B. Mayer, legendary studio head of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. His job: to track down a murderer stalking the back lots of one of Hollywood¹s most powerful movie companies.Peters sets to work, plumbing the depths of a world of dreamers, child stars, and half-sized philosophers, helped by none other than Clark Gable, Raymond Chandler, and Judy Garland. It¹s a treacherous trail of clues that Peters must follow one as winding as the Yellow Brick Road, and deadlier than a field of poppies. 197pp.Previous owner's signature on ffep.
Severn House, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0727807323
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Inventory #20473
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Fauteux, Aegidius
Faux leather binding.Two signed dedications on second free endpaper, one from the author, the other unidentified.178pp.
Rolland Paper Company, 1930, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #24423
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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