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Glyn, Susan
20pp.
Outposts Publications, 1960, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29960
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Butler, David; Jones, Susan
367pp.
Artic Producers Publishing Co Ltd, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0907730078
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Inventory #24210
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Anderson, Karen
In this highly original volume of social history, Karen Anderson makes a provocative claim: the subjugation of women in seventeenth-century New France was linked with the brutal colonization of native Indian populations. Before colonization, the Huron and Montagnais tribes lived in gender-egalitarian societies. The domination of women by men was only one effect of French "civilization"--along with warfare, disease, famine and Jesuit proselytization--which combined to destroy Indian culture and sexual equality. Anderson's is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, feminist case study of the historical and political construction of gender and racial inequality. 247pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. Underlining and annotation throughout. Previous price sticker on ffep.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415908272
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Inventory #26662
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Giannetto, Giuseppe
282pp.
Loffredo Napoli, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28581
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Solie, Ruth A.
Just as the preoccupations of any given cultural moment make their way into the language of music, the experience of music makes its way into other arenas of life. To unearth these overlapping meanings and vocabularies from the Victorian era, Ruth A. Solie examines sources as disparate as journalism, novels, etiquette manuals, religious tracts, and teenagers' diaries for the muffled, even subterranean, conversations that reveal so much about what music meant to the Victorians. Her essays, giving voice to 'what goes without saying' on the subject - that cultural information so present and pervasive as to go unsaid - fill in some of the most intriguing blanks in our understanding of music's history. This much-anticipated collection, bringing together new and hard-to-find pieces by an acclaimed musicologist, mines the abundant casual texts of the period to show how Victorian-era people - English and others - experienced music and what they understood to be its power and its purposes. Solie's essays start from topics as varied as Beethoven criticism, "Macmillan's Magazine", George Eliot's "Daniel Deronda", opera tropes in literature, and the Victorian myth of the girl at the piano. They evoke common themes - including the moral force that was attached to music in the public mind and the strongly gendered nature of musical practice and sensibility - and in turn suggest the complex links between the history of music and the history of ideas. 223pp. N.B. Small amount of pencil underlining.
University of California Press, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520238451
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Inventory #28671
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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