New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First Edition.
Seller ID: 61384bd
Inscribed to Gene Patterson, Pulitzer Prize winning editorialist, Òwith the greatest of respect,Ó and signed by both authors. Octavo, red boards (hardcover), [x], 292 pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket. View More...
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, Published for the Eleutherian Mills - Hagley Foundation and the Balch Institute, 1977.
Seller ID: 3229qsl
First Edition. Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv + 218 pp. Near-Fine, in a Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with light edgewear and soiling. From dust jacket: The papers included in this volume are part of a growing body of scholarship that focuses on interaction between immigrants and American society. They illustrate an emerging consensus among a sizable group of historians that ethnic backgrounds molded the responses of immigrant groups to American society. Transplanted European cultures were, according to these analyses, sufficiently flexible and resilient not only t... View More...
North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, (2013). First Edition.
Seller ID: 51669sc
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, softbound (slick, full-color illus. wrappers, vii + 243 pp. Near-Fine. From lower cover: Millie is just one in a long line of wartime victims. She isn't collateral damage from a terrorist strike or a public figure positioned in a sniper's crosshairs. Millie's own country has waged war on her and every other citizen like her. Millie's is a tale of America's longest war -- the war on drugs. Dr. Nelson Goodman's novel has no hidden agenda. Rather, its agenda bursts from the book's preface in clear and powerful language; and whether readers agre... View More...
Pelham, Alabama: The Best of Times, Inc., (1994).
Seller ID: 60671bd
Octavo, paperbound / softbound (slick red wrappers), xxiv + 274 pp. Very Good+. From Introduction: We have written this book to help foreign newcomers: students, business people, professionals, or immigrants. We hope the information herein will help the reader to understand this country and to adjust to everyday living in the United States. Some of the information is only relevant to the South, but most is also applicable to the rest of the United States... This book probably can be considered a ÒminiÓ encyclopedia of everyday living in the United States. It need not be read at one tim... View More...
Octavo, grey pebbled boards (hardcover), gilt letters, xi, 376 pp. Fine, a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. Here, for the first time we are presented with a historical study which shows the movement of the sixties to be simply one more step in the evolution of a force which has its roots in early nineteenth century France...Miller has included a comprehensive discussion of Paris in the twenties, pre-war Germany, and the American Beats fo the Fifties... View More...
Washinton, D.C.: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 1915. First Edition.
Seller ID: 170fd
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), illus. paper label, 128 pp. Very Good+, with light rubbing to covers. From Foreword: This book is issued for a definite purpose. It is designed to aid in making the map on the opposite page [ÓThe March of Prohibition: Making the Map WhiteÓ] wholly white, by removing the shadow of the bottle from the homes and hearts of men. This map and the statistics in this book, while very enlightening, soon fall behind the truth because of the onward march of the prohibition movement. They do, however, furnish some effective ammunition for the firing line... View More...
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). First Edition.
Seller ID: 9825gcs
Signed by the Author. Octavo, black cloth & yellow boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 284 pp. Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: An extensive encyclopedia that defines and describes the people, events, theories, history, and truths of the paranormal -- prepared by the world's leading skeptic, iconoclast, and debunker, James Randi. Is the Earth regularly visited by extraterrestrials with a serious penchant for examining the genital areas of unwilling human subjects? Is spoon-bending done through psychic powers? Do the sick regain their health at the hands of fa... View More...
Octavo, red cloth & yellow boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 356 pp. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: To a degree both engrossing and alarming, the story of fast food is the story of postwar America. Through created by a handful of mavericks, the fast food industry has triggered the homogenization of our society. Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled the juggernaut of American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges, but Eric Schlosser makes them s... View More...
New York: P. F. Collier and Son, MCMIII (1903). First Edition.
Seller ID: vita5482
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), paper spine labels, viii + 504 pp; viii +  - 1104 pp. Good, with speckling to covers. Interior clean and tight; tissue protected plates clear and bright. From Preface: America is a nation of workers; but the story of their manifold activities has never been set forth until the publication of the present volumes. Our mines, soil, forests and waterways have been developed to a point that has made them the natural wonders of industry; our manufacturing and business enterprises have amazed commercial nationals already alarmed by the rapid expansion of our ... View More...
Fort Worth: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1982).
Seller ID: 50465bd
Octavo, paperbound/softbound (stiff red, black & white photograph illus. wrappers), 110 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. From Foreword: The Chinese in the United States, like other nonAnglo-European minorities in this country, have experienced blatant prejudice and serious harassment. When they were no longer needed to build the western railroads in the 1870s, the Chinese were subject to flagrant attacks on their homes and business establishments (then just emerging) as well as on their persons -- in at least one instance in the form of an outright massacre. They have been subje... View More...