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Cheesman, Clive and Williams, Jonathan
Slight crease on back cover.Throughout history, individuals have pictured themselves becoming emperor, king, queen or president. Some have proved successful, others not, while some were pure fantasists. Many produced coins, banknotes, stamps and heraldic devices as proof of the status they claimed. In exploring the issues surrounding political legitimacy, this volume brings together evidence for an amazing variety of would-be sovereigns and phantom countries, rebel states and royal imposters, ranging from ancient to modern times and from the Orient to the New World. The extraordinary personalities, their individual stories and the images they employed are interesting in themselves, but set in a wider context they also demonstrate the changing tradition of pretence and rebellion. The authors examine fundamental concepts of loyalty and group identity in a commentary on the nature of legitimate power and established sovereignty. Their analysis reveals the convenient fictions, collective myths and pseudo-histories inherent even today in the construction and maintenance of a dynasty or modern nation. 192pp.
The British Museum Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714118052
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Inventory #20975
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Cornell, Drucilla
In a unique rethinking of political transformation, Drucilla Cornell argues for the crucial role of psychoanalysis in social theory in voicing connection between our constitution as gendered subjects and social and political change. 239pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415907470
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Inventory #25191
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Wood, A.C.
314pp.
The Thoroton Society, 1947, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #19067
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Millett, Larry
Get ready to discover the great architectural Mecca that is Minneapolis and St. Paul. The first comprehensive, illustrated handbook of its kind, "AIA Guide to the Twin Cities" is the ultimate source to the architectural riches of the metropolitan area. Organised by neighbourhood and featuring a wealth of sites - from the highest point on the Minneapolis skyline to the modest St. Paul bungalow vibrant with historical and architectural significance - this invaluable reference has it all: illuminating entries for more than 3,000 buildings; behind-the-scenes details of the structures and their architects; lively information about local history and regional styles; highlights of important buildings nearly lost in time; sixty easy-to-read maps that pinpoint the location of every structure; dozens of planned walking and driving tours; and, over 1,000 photos that illustrate significant buildings and features. Retired Pioneer Press architecture critic Larry Millett has spent more than two decades researching and exploring the architectural heritage of the Twin Cities. Millett's "AIA Guide to the Twin Cities" is your ticket to the best tour in town.666pp.
Minnesota Historical Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0873515404
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Inventory #17631
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Hayes, John L.
N.B. Rubbing to spine and edges of covers. Some fading and light marking. Nepal Trekking Guidebooks Series No. 1. 69pp.
Avalok, 1975, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #27074
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.16 approx. - € 4.42 approx.)
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