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Tolstoy, Leo
This book is an introduction to the high humanitarian ideas of the great Russian writer and philosopher Leo Tolstoy. It was inspired by the portrait reproduced on the cover dustjacket. The inscription on the portrait was written, in Russian, by Alexandra Lvovna Tolstoy, youngest daughter of the world famous writer and presented to the author, Michael Levin, on the occasion of his visit to her in 1977 at her home in upstate New York. In translation, the inscription reads: My father once said: 'Believing gives soulful peace; sense of divine soul gives power'. These words of his have always helped me in life. And I am happy that you helped people - tourists - when they came to bow their heads at his grave. 204pp.
The Levin Press, 2009, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 9780962847356
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Inventory #25005
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Watson, Howard
N.B. Edges and corners slightly rubbed. Slight creasing to corners. 128pp.
Kevin Francis Publishing Limited, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1870703103
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Inventory #24008
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Olivier, Christine
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Some annotation. A major revision of Freudian theory: exposes the degree to which Freud - attuned to the inner world of the male - could do no more than guess at that of the female. This book should be of interest to students of women's studies, psychoanalytic theory and psychology.154pp.
Routledge, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415014352
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Inventory #28968
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Gagnier De Mendoza, Mary Jane
Almost twenty years ago, a young Canadian woman, Mary Jane Gagnier, travelled through Mexico on a journey of self-exploration. One evening on the zocalo in Oaxaca, she met a weaver from the nearby village of Teotitlan del Valle, who offered his uncles' help in repairing her broken clarinet. Shortly thereafter the two were married, and rather instantly the Ontario native with wanderlust found herself intimately immersed in the culture and traditions of her new home. Fiestas are synonymous with Mexico and daily ceremonial rituals and celebrations are at the center of Oaxaca's spiritual and social life. Gagnier de Mendoza chronicles the festival cycle in Teotitlan, a Zapotec village located fifteen miles from the capitol. The fiestas here center on the complex art of hosting, whether for family gatherings or religious ceremonies that involves traditional cooking and flower arranging, candle making and fireworks. Throughout the year, village brass bands regularly line the streets in processions featuring plumed dancers and masked actors. Beginning with Christmas posadas through Fiesta of the Black Christ of Esquipulas, pre-wedding and wedding celebrations, Lent and Holy Week, post-Easter revelry celebrating the patron saints, to the conclusion of the festival cycle with Day of the Dead, this memoir chronicles the spirit-life of an ancient community that day after day honors its gods as itself. 159pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2005, Card Covers/Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134456
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Inventory #20600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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West, Cornel
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Common Courage Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 156751006X
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Inventory #26155
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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