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Pater, Walter
N.B. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. 282pp.
Greenwood Press, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Greenwood Reprinting. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 083711151X
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Inventory #28330
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Burns, Kathryn
In "Colonial Habits" Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses to one of central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the 1558 founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows how nuns in Cuzco, Peru played an active part in reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were inextricably fused.Based on unprecedented archival research, "Colonial Habits" demonstrates how nuns became leading guarantors of their city's social order by making loans, managing property, containing 'unruly' women, and raising girls. The study also reveals, however, their active part in subjugating Incas and creating a Creole elite. Coining the phrase 'spiritual economy' to analyze the intricate investments and relationships that enabled Cuzco's convents to thrive, Burn explains how, by the late 1700s, this economy had faltered badly, making convents the emblems of decay and a focal point for intense criticism of a failing colonial regime. The book concludes with the nuns' post colonial retreat from their previous roles, marginalized in the construction of a new republican order. "Colonial Habits" will engage those interested in early modern economics, women in religion, Latin American studies, and the history of gender, class, and race. 307pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Duke University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0822322919
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Inventory #24581
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Kauffman, Linda S.
In this outstanding collection of essays, contributed by some of America's leading feminist writers, the current terrain of American feminism is charted as never before. Covering a broad range of subjects and a diversity of approaches, this volume demonstrates just how far American feminism has come in developing distinctive and sophisticated strategies for combining theory and practice. 477pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Blackwell Publishers, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 1557863474
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Inventory #25651
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Van Maanen , John Editor

Dage P, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0761916954
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Inventory #29622
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Panikkar, Shivaji K.
The most significant trends, tendencies and breakthroughs in the use of the sculptural medium are analysed in this volume along with a sampling of the works of individual artists. The first section has essays by young Indian art historians, critics and theorists on trends in mainstream sculpture of the 1980's and '90's. Section II critically reviews the notion of mainstream 'avant garde' in the Indian context. In the final section this volume features a photographc portfolio of the works of 27 prominant sculptors. Fully illustrated with colour photographs and occassional b/w prints.Faint smudge mark top edge front cover, crease along front d/j spine joint.160pp.
Marg Publications, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 8185026491
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Inventory #4083
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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