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Rose, Gene
While nearly all of America's major rivers have been compromised, few have been so misused as the San Joaquin. In its comparatively brief history, it has been dammed, diverted, and depleted beyond comprehension. Here, in colourful and informative prose, veteran author Gene Rose identifies the forces and figures who have shaped, altered, and corrupted this once mighty waterway which some now view as 'a river betrayed'. 150pp.
Word Dancer Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. Second Edition Updated. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1884995209
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Inventory #21846
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Trier, Jesper
CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; The Field Studies; Ethical Issues; Working with the Language; Staying with the Mlabri, the Larger Group MI; Part I - Material and Social Culture; Names, Location and Number; Physical Characteristics; The Band, its Camp and Social Organisation; Mating, Marriage and Divorce (Ml); Kinship Terms; Naming System, Kinship Diagram, Preferred Modes of Marriage and Statistics (MI); Kinship Diagram, Naming System and Marriage Modes, M3 group; Economic Life, Tools, Arts and Daily Routine, MI Mlabri; Hunting and Gathering. M3 Group; Developments in the 20th Century, MI Group; Recent Developments; A National Park and a Refuge for Animals, Plants, Trees and the Mlabri. Part II - Supernatural World -- Thai Beliefs the Spiritual Heritage; The Souls of Newborn Children and of Sick Persons; The Soul after Death; The Mlabri Concepts of Souls and Spirits; Afterlife; The Other Spirits; Myths; Comparison with Bernatzik's Material. Part III - The Mlabri Language -- Word Formation and Syntax; Vocabulary. Part IV - The Prayers (M1 & M3) -- Definitions and Purposes; Prayers Invoking Several Spirits; Thunder, Wind, Rain, Hail and Rainbow; Snakes, Tigers, Swamps & Creepers; The Spear; Birth, Naming, Marriage and Divorce; Accidents and Illness; Burials; Deceased Parents and Others; Index.
Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9788788415476
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Inventory #19548
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By James, Stanlie m and Busia, Abena P. A.
Theorizing Black Feminisms outlines some of the crucial debates going on within contemporary Black Feminist activity. In so doing it brings together a collection of some of the most exciting work by Black women scholars around. It presents essays across a range of subjects; literature, sociology, history, political science, anthropology, and art, amongst others. And it refuses to be limited by notions of disciplinary boundaries or divisions between theory and practice. Most importantly all the essays celebrate Black women's agency and their pragmatic activism. 300pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Bottom corners slightly creased.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415073375
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Inventory #25938
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Watson, John
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. 251pp.
Thoemmes Press, 1992, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1855061554
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Inventory #25754
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Spector, Horacio
Moral and political theorists who espouse Egalitarianism and Marxism tend to assume that it is extremely hard, if not impossible, to put forward an original and plausible moral justification of classical liberalism. Professor Spector is concerned to build just such a justification. He reconstructs and then criticizes a familiar approach to the moral foundations of classical liberalism which rests on the maximization of negative freedom, and then frames an alternative theory centered in the deontological protection of positive freedom. In doing so he parts company not only with utilitarianism and contractarianism, but also with the theory of natural rights. Among the topics he discusses are the concepts of negative and positive freedom, the notion of a moral right, the connection between positive freedom and personal autonomy, the axiological uniqueness of each human being, and the agent-relativity of moral reasons. 196pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Small crease to bottom edge of front D/J.
Clarendon Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0198239211
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Inventory #24517
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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