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New Models for News: the Breaux Symposium, April 25-26, 2008
1 New Models for News: the Breaux Symposium, April 25-26, 2008
Louisiana State University 2008 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; First signature starting to separate at lower end of inside front cover. 
An annual symposium held at LSU, this year devoted to "a search for ways to carry on the tradition of original news gathering". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Media Marathon:   A Twentieth-Century Memoir, Barnouw, Erik
2 Barnouw, Erik Media Marathon: A Twentieth-Century Memoir
Durham, NC Duke University Press Books 1996 0822317281 / 9780822317289 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine cocked, jacket scuffed. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. Index, photos. Red cloth binding. A memoir by the late Dutch-born Columbia University Professor, author and broadcasting scholar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Citizens of the World, Barr, Stringfellow
3 Barr, Stringfellow Citizens of the World
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Preface by Justice William O. Douglas. Small split at head of spine, corners rounded and rubbed, jacket soiled and tattered, business card glued to front free endpaper indicating that the book was complements (sic) of Irving A. Manachen. A book calling for the establishment of an International Development Authority, similar to the Tennessee Valley Authority, to raise living standards in underdeveloped countries. An interesting book. From the library of Brice P. Disque, 1879-1960, called in by the U. S. Army to settle the 1917 logger's strike in the Pacific Northwest. Disque not only settled the strike, obtaining a shorter, eight-hour work day for the lumberjacks, but went on to help found the Loyal Legions of Loggers and Lumbermen, then the world's biggest company union. Later in his career he became an advocate of prison reform and wrote many articles on this subject for leading periodicals. Disque's signature adorns the front free endpaper of the book and is dated January 6, 1953. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 285 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Social Change and Prejudice Including Dynamics of Prejudice, Bettelheim, Bruno; Janowitz, Morris
4 Bettelheim, Bruno; Janowitz, Morris Social Change and Prejudice Including Dynamics of Prejudice
NY Free Press of Glencoe 1964 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Cup ring and owner address label on front jacket panel, jacket toned and lightly tattered. 
The authors take the results of their first book (reprinted herein) and reexamine their findings about why people become prejudiced and the prospects for changing their attitudes. Blue cloth binding. Index. Library of Congress number 64-11214.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Early Syntactic Development: a Cross-Linguistic Study with Special Reference to Finnish (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 11), Bowerman, Melissa
5 Bowerman, Melissa Early Syntactic Development: a Cross-Linguistic Study with Special Reference to Finnish (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 11)
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1973 0521097975 / 9780521097970 Softcover Good; Owner name and label ghost on front free endpaper, several pages highlighted, covers scuffed, liftoff at base of spine, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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How Many People Can the Earth Support?, Cohen, Joel E.
6 Cohen, Joel E. How Many People Can the Earth Support?
NY W. W. Norton & Company 1996 0393314952 / 9780393314953 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index, bibliography, notes, illustrations, appendices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2., Comyns, Samuel
7 Comyns, Samuel A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2.
Flatbush, NY Isaac Riley 1809 First American Edition Leather Good with no dust jacket; Pages heavily toned, boards worn, top third of front free endpaper missing. 
Vol. II only of two volume set, which contains the last two parts of this four part title. Brown ruled leather with leather spine label. Index. ; 617 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Reason to Believe, Cuomo, Mario
8 Cuomo, Mario Reason to Believe
NY Simon and Schuster 1995 0684815176 / 9780684815176 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
Inscribed by the late politician and orator on the front free endpaper. Index. A call to political action and analysis of contemporary social and political issues written in the year after Governor Cuomo lost his bid for a fourth term as New York State Governor. ; 191 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Race and Population Problems, Duncan, Hannibal Gerald
9 Duncan, Hannibal Gerald Race and Population Problems
NY Longmans, Green & Company 1929 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library bookplate and markings on spine. Boards rubbed. 
xv, 424 pp. Index. An enlightened sociology text for its time, discounting eugenics and racial superority theories. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation, Evans, Robert A.
10 Evans, Robert A. Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1971 0664249396 / 9780664249397 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned. 
123 pp. + 5 pages of song lyrics at rear. 33-1/3 rpm red vinyl record bound in rear. Many illustrations and photos, including anti-war and civil rights posters, artwork by Robert Hodgell. The author, a theology professor at McCormick Theological Seminary relates the power of various media to bridge political and social differences "...for all kinds of groups looking for program and planning materials that can be use effectively to bring people and ideas together." (from rear cover blurb). ; 128 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Peacework: 20 Years of Nonviolent Social Change, Farren, Pat (editor)
11 Farren, Pat (editor) Peacework: 20 Years of Nonviolent Social Change
Cambridge, MA American Friends Service Committee 1991 1879175096 / 9781879175099 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scratched, gift inscription on front free endpaper. 
Foreword by Grace Paley. ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 285 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Capitalism and Freedom, Friedman, Milton
12 Friedman, Milton Capitalism and Freedom
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1963 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Hole in front cover, covers rubbed, owner name, some penciled underlining. 
202 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Back to the Soil: or from Tenement House to Farm Colony, a Circular Solution of an Angular Problem, Gilman, Bradley
13 Gilman, Bradley Back to the Soil: or from Tenement House to Farm Colony, a Circular Solution of an Angular Problem
Boston L. C. Page and Company 1901 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned, library stamps and markings on front and rear endpapers, front hinge cracked. 
Green cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Preface by Edward Everett Hale. Several illustrations. A call for relieving crowded and unsanitary urban living conditions with a return to rural living in farm colonies. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Economic Planning: the Plans of Fourteen Countries, Harris, Seymour E.
14 Harris, Seymour E. Economic Planning: the Plans of Fourteen Countries
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Harvard Economics Professor Harris tackles analysis of the economic planning efforts of the USSR, Argentina, France, Great Britain, India, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Greece and other nations in the post World War II era. Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped and lightly tattered, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 577 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Rush to Development:   Economic Change and Class Struggle in South Korea, Hart-Landsberg, Martin
15 Hart-Landsberg, Martin The Rush to Development: Economic Change and Class Struggle in South Korea
NY Monthly Review Press 1993 085345857X / 9780853458579 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index, bibliography, notes. "After 30 years of rapid economic growth, South Korea is widely promoted as demonstrating the superiority of free market capitalism...In this fascinating study, Martin Hart-Landsberg argues that such an assessment is seriously flawed. His clear and comprehensive discussion of South Korea's highly centralized system of state planning shows that economic success had less to do with free market or free trade policies than with thorough state economic control" (from rear cover blurb). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Castles in the Air, Hread, Leonard E.
16 Hread, Leonard E. Castles in the Air
Irvington-on-Hudson, NY The Foundation For Economic Education, Inc. 1975 0910614520 / 9780910614528 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers very lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Red hardcover binding. Index. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Freedom and Reform:   Essays In Honor of Henry Steele Commager, Hyman, Harold M. (editor) ; Levy, Leonard W. (editor)
17 Hyman, Harold M. (editor) ; Levy, Leonard W. (editor) Freedom and Reform: Essays In Honor of Henry Steele Commager
NY Harper and Row 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket scuffed. 
Index, bibliography, notes. Library of Congress number 67-22521. Includes contributions from Richard B. Morris, Allan Nevins, Harold M. Hyman, and others in honor of the historian's 65th birthday. Commager photo on front jacket panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Strengthening the Poor: What Have We Learned? (U. S. -Third World Policy Perspectives, No. 10), Lewis, John P. (editor)
18 Lewis, John P. (editor) Strengthening the Poor: What Have We Learned? (U. S. -Third World Policy Perspectives, No. 10)
New Brunswick, NJ Transaction Books 1988 0887387683 / 9780887387685 Softcover Fair; Underlining and notes throughout, covers scuffed. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 239 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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War in International Society:   A Study in International Sociology, Luard, Evan
19 Luard, Evan War in International Society: A Study in International Sociology
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1987 0300040164 / 9780300040166 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, notes. "This important book is a comprehensive survey of war during the last six centuries - why it is waged, what it achieves, and what it means as an instrument of international relations" (from front jacket flap). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Guardianship and Protective Services for Older People, Mathiasen, Geneva
20 Mathiasen, Geneva Guardianship and Protective Services for Older People
NCOA Press 1963 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Tattered glassine cover. 
The report of a National Council on the Aging Project under a grant from the Frederick and Amelia Schimper Foundation. Blue-green cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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