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A Short History of Rudeness: Manners, Morals and Misbehavior in Modern America

By: Caldwell, Mark

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Picador USA: 2000

Book ID: SCW09346

ISBN: 0312263899

Condition: Very Good


BF3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book that examines the perception of a breakdown of civility in recent years. The author chronicles the demise of manners and the progress of rudeness in America that has affected public and private lives. The author shows how the rules of behavior are certain to change and why past rules of civilized manners and mores cannot be reproduced... View more info

Kabloona

By: de Poncins, Gontran

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Time Incorporated: 1965

Book ID: SCW06056

Condition: Very Good


CA1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the spine plus there is some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges. Written in collaboration with Lewis Galantière. With a new introduction by Lewis Galantière. This book was originally published in 1941. A book that examines the Stone Age mind through an examination of the culture of the Eskimos. I... View more info

Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now

By: Delbanco, Andrew

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1997

Book ID: SCW07824

ISBN: 0965833348

Condition: Very Good


BE2 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book that argues for the significance of the need for including classic American literature in American schools as well as the significance of writers in general to the public sphere in America. Indexed, 226p. View more info