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The Development of Poor Relief Legislation in Kansas

By: Browning, Grace A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA, University of Chicago Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW09626

Condition: Good


CC5 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library first edition book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. No additional printings appear on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some yellowing of the paper plus there is a margin mark in ink on page 96 plus there are the usual library marks, stamp, label, and seals on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, the copyright page, page 151, and the last page. 157p. View more info

The Torch Is Passed: The Kennedy Brothers and American Liberalism

By: Burner, David

Price: $2.00

Publisher: St. James, New York, USA, Brandywine Press: 1992

Book ID: SCW13345

ISBN: 1881089037

Condition: Very Good


BH2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black and white wraps with very minor overall shelf awer with some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there are six heavily dogeared pages. A portriat of the Kennedy borthers and their move to the forefront of American liberal politics. The author includes material covering events such as the Cuban missile crisis and the civil rights struggle. Endnotes, indexed, 253p. View more info

Class Warfare: Interviews With David Barsamian

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Monroe, Maine, USA, Common Courage Press: 1996

Book ID: SCW12319

ISBN: 1567510922

Condition: Very Good


BZ6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of interviews of Noam Chomsky by David Barsamian. They explore Chomsky's perception of the political issues in the contemporary world, the contridictions within them, and his own personal political contridictions. 185p. View more info

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And the Poor Get Welfare: The Ethics of Poverty in the U. S.

By: Copeland, Warren R. and Rex Matthews (editors)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Abingdon Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW04027

ISBN: 0687013860

Condition: Good


BX3 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall wear plus a light stain to the extreme bottom left corner of pages 186-210. An ethical and theological analysis of the political reality of the pressure for the elimination of welfare at the same time that the amount of poverty in the United States is growing. It surveys the situation and the histories of poverty and welfare as public policy issues in the United States. Endnotes, suggestions for further reading, 210p. View more info

Beyond the Fence Rows: A History of Farmmland Industries, Inc., 1929-1978

By: Fite, Gilbert C.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, USA, University of Missouri Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW09019

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some scattered very light rubbing. A book about Farmland Industries, Inc. of Kansas City Missouri and its expansion into a large agribusiness conglomerate. Bibliographical note, indexed, 404p. View more info

The Korean War

By: Gardener, Llyod C. (editor)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Markus Wiener Publishers, Incorporated: 1972

Book ID: SCW08436

ISBN: 0812961935

Condition: Very Good


BY3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in olive green and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a very light bump on the back top right corner. This is a title in the publisher's New York Times Book series. Edited with an introduction by Lloyd C. Gardner. A collection of articles from The New York Times in which the issues of 1954 are analyzed by observers who explain the action in light of the height of the Cold War and anti-communism. It includes an analysis and critique of traditional historical thinking about the events that l... View more info

A Reasonable Defense

By: Kaufmann, William W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, Brookings Institution Press: 1986

Book ID: SCW08184

ISBN: 0815748795

Condition: Good


BE1 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of underlining and margin marks in ink and pencil scattered throughout. This is a title in the publisher's Studies in Defense Policy series. A book that examines the language of defense American defense budgets and traces the growth of spending form national defense from 1929 to the early 1980s. There is also a discussion of changes in defense spending with an emphaisi on brograms brought about during the Reagan administration. There is als... View more info

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Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas

By: McEnteer, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW01169

ISBN: 0292724748

Condition: Very Good


AE - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket. Dust jacket has patch scuffed and stains on the front upper right corner, wrinkling and chipping on the edges and corners, some scattered stains and rubbing, light discoloraiton and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Fighting Words profiles five journalists who published the truth as they saw it, no matter how their reporting angered politicians, social and religious leaders, or other journalists. The journalists are William Brann, Don Biggers, John Granbery Archer Fulling... View more info

Women's Issues: An Annotated Bibliography

By: Mumford, Laura Stempel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Salem Press: 1989

Book ID: SCW12330

ISBN: 0893566543

Condition: Very Good


BI5 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured red paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light label staining on the spine near the bottom edge wrapping around onto the front and back plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the front fixed endpapers and the contents page. This is a title in the publisher's Magill Bibliographies series. A bibliography about modern women's issues including wor... View more info

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Nehru: The First Sixty Years Volume Two

By: Nehru, Jawaharlal

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, The John Day Company: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08060

Condition: Good


BC6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some tape staining on the inside surfaces of the boards plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, label, pocket, and seal on the top & bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, and back free endpaper plus there is some very light fading on the tinting on the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glue to the inside surfaces of t... View more info

The Militarization of Space: U.S. Policy, 1945-1984

By: Stares, Paul B.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, USA, Cornell University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13675

ISBN: 0801418100

Condition: Good


BX4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with some light glue staining on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued to the boards plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and label on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page plus there is some very, very light bumping to the top right corners of the boards plus there is some very, very light staining on the right outside paper edges. The dust jacket show only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original lib... View more info

The Failure of Illiberalism: Essays on the Political Culture of Modern Germany

By: Stern, Fritz

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07758

ISBN: 0394460871

Condition: Good


CE5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page, and back endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear plus there is fading along the back spine edge plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of essays on modern German politics. Indexed, 246p. This book weighs more than 2 pounds when packag... View more info

Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19Th-Century America

By: Takaki, Ronald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13405

ISBN: 0195063856

Condition: Good


CH5 - Book has significant underlining and writing, very light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Signed by the author on the half title page. A tight, sound copy in blue wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some neat underlining in green ink plus there is some very light overall rubbing of the covers. Endnotes, bibliograpy, indexed, about the author, 386p. View more info

Gomillion Versus Lightfoot: The Tuskegee Gerrymander Case

By: Taper, Bernard

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07864

Condition: Good


CG3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some tape staining on the outside board surfaces and the inside surfaces of the front and back boards plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, seal, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, and back endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued t... View more info

Pursuing The Endless Frontier: Essays On MIT And The Role Of Research Universities

By: Vest, Charles M.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, MIT Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: SCW12988

ISBN: 0262220725

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very slight overall rubbing. With a foreword by Norman B. Augustine. A collection of essays that address the issues of the rebuilding of America's ability to conduct fundamental science and technology research. Indexed, 292p. View more info

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Horace Plunkett: Cooperation and Politics: An Irish Biography

By: West, Trevor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Catholic University of America Press: 1986

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW05018

ISBN: 0813206308

Condition: Very Good


CG4 - A first American edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. The biography of an Irishman whose efforts transformed Irish agricultural practice. He accomplished this through the Co-operative Movement which he founded in 1889 and through his work in administration in the Department of Agriculture. This biography traces the development and interplay of his social and political philosophies and how this established him as the pioneer of modernisation of Ireland's principal industry... View more info

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The Second Civil War: Arming for Armageddon

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, New American Library: 1968

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW12724

Condition: Very Good


BF1 - A 2nd printing hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, scatttered foxing, scratches, and some light stains, light tanning and shelf wear. Book lighlty bowed, some scattered foxing and stains on the endpapers and page edges, light tanning and shelf wear. This is a book written at the height of the civil unrest of the late 1960s related ro race and American society. It is based on the author's investigations in nine major cities based on his experienc... View more info

Penfriends from Porlock: Essays and Reviews 1977-1986

By: Wilson, A. N.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Fawcett Columbine/Ballantine Books: 1991

Book ID: SCW01518

ISBN: 0449904709

Condition: Very Good


BD2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a red remainder mark on the top outside paper edges. Essays and reviews on a wide range of subjects mostly literary but a few political. The author is noted for his biographies, especially "Tolstoy." The author has also written the novels "The Sweets of Pimlico," "Unguarded Hours," "Kindly LIght," and "The Healaing Art." 278p. View more info