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The Concubine's Children

By: Chond, Denise

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking/Penguin Books: 1994

Book ID: SCW00665

ISBN: 0670829617

Condition: Very Good


CB3 - A trade paperback in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor shelf wear and a light crease to the front bottom right corner. The story of a Chinese family living on two sides of the globe over a period of 60 years. The author's grandmother was brought from China as a young concubine by a Chinese immigrant who came to the US and who left his wife and children in China. 266p. View more info

The Partition of Africa:Illusion or Necessity: Illusion or Necessity

By: Collins, Robert O. (Edited by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8317BB

ISBN: 0471165794

Condition: Good


I4 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, some rubbing and wear on the cover edges, sides and corners, tanning on the spine, page edges, and endpapers, light soiling, some stains, foxing, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Red covered boards with gilt lettering. View more info

Unfinished People: Eastern European Jews Encounter America

By: Gay, Ruth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SW545BB

ISBN: 0393039919

Condition: Very Good


BY2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, wrinkling on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping on the page edges and copyright page with a couple of labels, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, and light shelf wear otehrwise very good. View more info

America in Modern Italian Literature

By: Heiney, Donald

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, Rutgers University Press: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW03273

Condition: Good


BX3 - A hard cover first edition book in very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in light yellow cloth covered boards with black and red lettering on the spine with minor overall wear plus some light soiling on the front. The dust jacket is in good+ condition and is intact but has significant edge wear and chipping mainly on the top and bottom spine edges and right corners plus some edge wear along the top and bottom edges plus three small (about 0.25") closed tears on the front bottom edge and 3 on the back at the top left and top and bottom ... View more info

Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925

By: Klapper, Melissa R.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ivan R. Dee: 2007

Book ID: EC20634BB

ISBN: 1566637333

Condition: Very Good


CM4 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that was lightly bumped on a few corners and very light shelf wear. American Childhoods, A Series Edited by James Marten. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Looking for My Country: Finding Myself in America

By: MacNeil, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday Publishing: 2003

Book ID: SCW08466

Condition: Very Good


BV4 - A first edition advance reading copy/uncorrected proof book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book in which the author looks at the meaning of patriotism, nationalism, and home and explains why he finally made the decision to become an American citizen. By the author of "Breaking News," "The Voyage," "Burden of Desire," "Wordstruck," "The Right Place at the Right Time," and "The People Machine." 203... View more info

First Generation: In the Words of Twentieth-Century American Immigrants

By: Namias, June

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Beacon Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW08414

ISBN: 080705416X

Condition: Good


CE2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A sequence of numbers appears on back of the title page with the "1" present with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured dark brown paper covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a gold graphic on the front with very minor overall shefl wear plus there is some tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stams, label, and pocket on the top and bott... View more info

California Nativism: Organized Opposition to the Japanese, 1890-1913

By: Penrose, Eldon R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, U.S.A., R & E Publishers, Incorporated: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW08422

ISBN: 0882472283

Condition: Good


BZ4 - A hard cover edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A hard cover tight, clean, sound copy in light olive green cloth covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light fading and label staining on the spine wrapping around onto the front and back from library labels plus there is some light yellowing of the paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the front free endpaper, title page, table of contents page, and back fixed endp... View more info

Immigrant American Women Role Models: Fifteen Inspiring Biographies, 1850-1950

By: Reynolds, Moira Davison

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, U.S.A., McFarland & Company, Inc.: 1997

Book ID: WY00010BB

ISBN: 0786404094

Condition: Very Good


AT4 - No dust jacket. Library markings on spine, back cover, and top page edge. Library stampings on front fixed endpaper, front loose endpapers, and copyright page. Back cover slightly scuffed. Otherwise in very good condition. The stories of fifteen immigrant American women who serve as pioneers and role models for others: Elizabeth Blackwell, Lilly Martin Spencer, Maria Kraus-Boelte, Anna Howard Shaw, Mother Cabrini, Mary Adelaide Nutting, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Evangeline Cory Booth, Senda Berenson, Helena Rubinstein, Sophie Loeb, Mary Pickford, Dorothy Jacobs Bellanca, Gerty There... View more info

From Sweden to America: A History of the Migration

By: Runblom, Harald and Norman, Hans (Editors)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press: 1976

Book ID: EC21472BB

ISBN: 0816607761

Condition: Very Good


W6 - A hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on some edges and corners, light rubbing and scratches, light discoloration and shelf wear. book has previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, some lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A Collective Work of The Uppsala Migration Research Project. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Emigration & Disenchantment: Portraits of English Repatriated from the United States

By: Shepperson, Wilbur S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC36831BB

Condition: Very Good


CG2 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, fading on the top page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear in fair dust jacket that is mylar protected, worn, scattered tears, chipping and crease, fading, stains, and discolored. 9.25"x6.25", 211 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Chinese in America

By: Sung, Betty Lee

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1972

Book ID: SCW03818

ISBN: 0027886700

Condition: Good


BZ6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps, label, & pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, front endpaper, & inside surface of the front board, some tape staining on the inside surface of the front & back boards & front & back endpapers from where the DJ has been taped down to the boards. The DJ shows only very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of sunning on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve, usual library label on the spine. A juvenile nonfiction book about the history of the Chinese in Ameri... View more info

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The Kitchen God's Wife

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW00263

ISBN: 0679748083

Condition: Good


BY3 - A trade paperback book signed by author in good condition that has some stains and smudge, cocked, some wrinkling, crease, and bumped corners, some soiled patches and writing on the first page, some pencil drawing on the last page, tanning and and light shelf wear. A novel about a Chinese-American naturalized citizen who believes she is dying and so is determined to tell her daughter about her past and a terrible truth from her past. The story begins on a small island outside Shanghai in the 1920s and moves throughout China during World War II and the move to America in 1949. The irony i... View more info

A Brotherhood of Memory : Jewish Landmanshaftn in the New World

By: Weisser, Michael R.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Basic Books, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10649

ISBN: 0465007791

Condition: Good


BZ4 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good+ condition. A sequence numbers appear on back of the title page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in navy cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some very light tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back free endpapers plus there is some light bumping to the top right corners of the front and back boards plus there a... View more info