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Constable, John; Parris, Leslie; Shields, Conal; Fleming-Williams, Ian
Top edge of D/J slightly creased. 204pp.
The Tate Gallery, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0905005058
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Inventory #21593
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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3 page folded colour promotional card for exhibition 28 aprile - 4 giugno 1983 3 works illustrated.
Galleria D'arte Moderna, 1983, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26562
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Donaldson, Laura E.
Perhaps the greatest challenge to feminism in recent decades has emerged from the Black or Third World women's movement, which charges that the work of White middle-class feminists is often complicit with the agendas of White supremacy and Anglo-Saxon imperialism. In "Decolonializing Feminisms" Laura Donaldson's analysis aims to show how the oppositional stances of `First' versus `Third' world, and `traditional' versus `postmodern' feminists, can be brought into a more supportive relationship. Donaldson places contemporary theoretical debates about reading, writing, and the politics of identity, within the context of historical colonialism. Her readings of the work of Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte, and such films as "A Passage to India", reveal the subtle inter-relationships of gender, race, class, religion and sexual practice. 175pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415092183
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Inventory #25953
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Andrew, Donna T.; McGowen, Randall
The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd tells the remarkable story of a complex forgery uncovered in London in 1775. Like the trials of Martin Guerre and O.J. Simpson, the Perreau-Rudd case - filled with scandal, deceit, and mystery - preoccupied a public hungry for sensationalism. Peopled with such familiar figures as John Wilkes, King George III, Lord Mansfield, and James Boswell, this story reveals the deep anxieties of this period of English capitalism. The case acts as a prism that reveals the hopes, fears, and prejudices of that society. Above all, this episode presents a parable of the 1770s, when London was the center of European finance and national politics, of fashionable life and tell-all journalism, of empire achieved and empire lost. The crime, a hanging offense, came to light with the arrest of identical twin brothers, Robert and Daniel Perreau, after the former was detained trying to negotiate a forged bond. At their arraignment they both accused Daniel's mistress, Margaret Caroline Rudd, of being responsible for the crime. The brothers' trials coincided with the first reports of bloodshed in the American colonies at Lexington and Concord and successfully competed for space in the newspapers. From March until the following January, people could talk of little other than the fate of the Perreaus and the impending trial of Mrs. Rudd. The participants told wildly different tales and offered strikingly different portraits of themselves. The press was filled with letters from concerned or angry correspondents. The public, deeply divided over who was guilty, was troubled by evidence that suggested not only that fair might be foul, but that it might not be possible to decide which was which. While the decade of the 1770s has most frequently been studied in relation to imperial concerns and their impact upon the political institutions of the day, this book draws a different portrait of the period, making a cause celebre its point of entry. Exhaustively researched and brilliantly presented, it offers both a vivid panorama of London and a gauge for tracking the shifting social currents of the period.Head of d/j spine slightly rubbed,slight fading to d/j.
University of California Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520220625
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Inventory #20212
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty; Harasym, Sarah
Spivak debates general questions of theory with political philosophers such as Habermas and Althusser, psychoanalysts such as Kristeva, and with legal theorists such as Dworkin. 309pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. Corners slightly rubbed.
Routledge, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415900026
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Inventory #25667
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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