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1 AAS, L. ADELER, Cort) Cort Adeler : Den Norske Sjohelt
Hovik Bokhandel, Oslo, 1943, 
AAS, L. Cort Adeler : Den Norske Sjohelt . (Oslo): Høvik Bokhandel, 1943. Pp. (6),[7]-188, port. frontis., + 11 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pressed blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, top edge dyed blue. A biography of the seventeenth-century Norwegian naval hero who was a fixture in the Norwegian, Danish, Dutch and Venetian navies during a volatile period in European history. Text in Norwegian. Light shelfwear, top edge a bit dusty, else vg. 35.00

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2 ABEL, Deryck. KIRKPATRICK, Ivone, Sir, foreword. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. First Edition hardcover in dustjacket.
Pall Mall Press, London and Dunmow, 1961, 
ABEL, Deryck. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. With a Foreword by Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick. London and Dunmow : The Pall Mall Press, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),xiii-xvi,1-127,(1), frontispiece, + 4 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, red cloth with black letteringto spine. "The Channel Tunnel is no longer a wild dream. It is a technical ly feasible proposition and economically sound. In a few years' time, Pariswill be only a four-hour train journey from London and cars will eb whiske d through to the Continent in well under an hour. It is, nevertheless, a vast project. In this new, comprehensive survey Deryck Abel abses himself on the extensive researches carried out from 1958 to 1960 by the Channel Tunnel Study Group. After an historical survey, covering the last 150 years, he explains the initiatives recently taken bny British, French and American interested parties. his technical survey includes teh conclusions of the geophysicists and an appraisal of engineering devices and techniques -- immersed tube, bridge, railway tunnel, road tunnel, rail-cum-road tunnel. He dealsalso with potential tunnel traffic and its conditioning factors, and final ly with the financial and legal problems involved. At a time when the Common Market and growing unity dominate European development, this book is an essential guide to a project that may well prove to be a turning point in Britain's relationship with the Continent." - from the dustjacket. Fore-edge spotted, else very good in nicked, verso-spotted, unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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3 ABENDSCHÖN, Simone Growing into Politics : Contexts and Timing of Political Socialisation
ECPR Press / European Consortium for Political Research Press, 2013, ISBN:1907301429 
ABENDSCHÖN, Simone. Growing into Politics : Contexts and Timing of Political Socialisation. (Colchester, UK) : ECPR Press , (2013). Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]- 280. 8vo, blue hardcovers. In the ECPR Studies in European Political Science series. "This book presents up-to-date empirical research on crucial questions of political socialisation. It suggests new approaches and answers to a classic, but still valid question of political socialisation research: 'Who learns what from whom, under what circumstances, and with what effects?' (Greenstein 1965: 13). The volume maintains that political socialisation is no universal or independent phenomenon, but one significantly shapedby the surrounding parameters of the society in which it is embedded. Ther efore, deficits in political socialisation research have become especially clear in light of political and societal changes over recent decades. The book contributes to two important discussions in the study of political socialisation: first, the question of the (relative) importance of socialisation agents and contexts, second - inextricably interwoven with the first - the timing of political socialisation. From a European perspective, articles in the volume shed light on old problems and topics of the field, using newmethodological approaches or dealing with long-neglected perspectives such as young children's democratic learning or political socialisation.. Inclu des quantitative approaches as well as innovative and explorative case studies." from rear cover. Contents : 1. Introduction: Political Socialisation in a Changing World (by Simnne Abendschon). 2. Parents and Children in the Political Socialisation Process: Changes in Italv Over Thirty-Five Years (by Piergiorgio Corbetta, Dario Tuorto, Nicoletta Cavazza). 3. Children's Political Socialisation within the Family: Value Transmission and Social Milieu Factors (by Simone Abendschon). 4. The Role of Schools in Preparing ] 6- and 17-?year-old Austrian First-Time Voters for the Election (by Steve Schwarzer and Eva Zeglovits). 5. Promoting Political Interest in Schools: The Role of Civic Education (by Gema M. Garcia-Albacete). 6. Emergence of the European Union in Upper Secondary Education: A Comparative Analysis of French, English, German and Cataionian History Textbooks (by Alexandre Blanc). 7.The Effect of Political Socialisation Agents on Political Participation Be tween the Ages of Sixteen and Twenty-One (by Ellen Quintelier). 8. The Socialisation Effects of Digital Media on Personal Autonomy Values (by Carol Galais). 9. Space, the Final Frontier of Political Socialisation Research: Geopolitical Contexts, Migrant Resocialisation and Political Remittances (by Ruxandra Paul). 10. ''Who is Ready to Vote at Sixteen?': New Perspectives in the Study of Political Reasoning (by Bernard Fournier). 11. A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Children's Drawings as a Medium to Studv Earlv Political Socialisation (by Lena Haug). Fine, as new. 65.00

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Jakarta : A History. First Edition, ABEYASEKERE, Susan
4 ABEYASEKERE, Susan Jakarta : A History. First Edition
Oxford University Press, Singapore [et al], 1987, ISBN:0195826884 1987 0195826884 / 9780195826883 
ABEYASEKERE, Susan. Jakarta : A History. Singapore [et al] : Oxford University Press, 1987. Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(3),[3]-280,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated grey paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, orange, pale yellow, white and black.

"This study of Jakarta presents the first general history of the city. It follows two main themes. One is the clash between dream and reality. For nearly 400 years, governments have wanted Jakarta to be the show-piece for their policies in the Indonesian archipelago. From 1619 until 1949, the Dutch saw the city as a European enclave displaying the gifts of good government and modern technology which they brought to their East Indies. After independence, President Sukarno lavished attention on his capital, hoping to make it the pride of the nation and the Beacon of the New Emerging Forces. Since Sukarno's fall, the New Order Government has channelled investment into Jakarta and carried through extensive modernization plans in line with its general aim of economic development for Indonesia. This book looks at the consequences of those centuries of policies for Jakarta, and in particular for the vast majority of its inhabitants who have always been too poor to fit into plans for the city.

The other main theme is the rich complexity of Jakarta's population. For centuries the city grew relatively slowly, and immigrant groups of Chinese, Arabs, Europeans and Indonesians from all over the archipelago mingled to produce unique cultural forms. In the last 40 years, that intricate web has been torn apart by political changes and massive waves of Indonesian immigrants who are still struggling to create their own urban culture in a predominantly rural country." (from the back cover).

Contents :
Part I - The Old Masters.
1. Company Town: Early Origins tn 1800.
2. The Colonial City: Batavia in the Nineteenth Century.
3. Batavia, 1900-1942: The Colonial City under Challenge.

Part II - Interregnum.
4. Japanese Occupation and the Struggle for independence. 1942-1949.

Part III - The New Masters.
5. Sukarno's Jakarta: 1950-1965.
6. Jakarta under Sadikin and His Successors: 1966-1985.

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5 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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6 Acadian Entomological Society) BRITTAIN, W.H. WALKER, G.P. GORHAM, R.P. Proceedings of the Acadian Entomological Society For 1924. No. 10
Acadian Entomological Society, Truro, N.S., 1925, 
Acadian Entomological Society). Proceedings of the Acadian Entomological Society For 1924. No. 10. Truro, N.S.: (Acadian Entomological Society), May, 1925. Pp (6),[7]-79,(1),+ 2 plates. 8vo, olive green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Proceedings of the Society for the Year 1924; Report of the Secretary-Treasurer; "Spray vs Dust on Apples in New Brunswick" by G.P. Walker; "Some Susceptibility of the Apple to Various Injuries" by J. P. Spittall; "Some Miscellaneous Insecticide Tests" by W. H. Brittain; "Entomological Notes from Central New Brunswick." by Wm. H. Moore; "Some New and Unrecorded Notes on the Life History ot of Entomophthora sphaerosperma" by F. C. Gilliatt; "The Present Distribution of The European Apple Sucker" by A. G. Dustan; "The Chain-Dot Moth as an Injurious Insect" by R. P. Gorham; "Insects of the Year in the Maritime Provinces" by J. P. Spittall; "Notes onthe Currant Leaf-Roller Cacoecia rosana Linn, in Nova Scotia" (by W. E. Wh itehead). Short tear to fore-edge, else very good. 25.00

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7 ADAS, Michael Studies in Comparative World History series Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order. in dustjacket
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1979, ISBN:0807813532 
ADAS, Michael. Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, (1979). Pp (6),[vii]-xxvii,(3),3-243,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. A volume in the Studies in Comparative World History series. "This study provides new approaches to the writing of comparative history and to the analysis of social protest movements, by combining five case studies with other evidence on millennial movements, Michael Adas constructs a framework for the study of the relationship between millenarian expectations, prophetic leaders, and violent social protest. The participants in these rebellions sought to change unacceptablesociocultural systems by extralegal means rather than by constitutional me thods, by force rather than by reform, withdrawal, or passive resistance. Each of the groups mounted a rebellion aimed at the overthrow not only of the political regime but also of the existing sociocultural order. The authorviews these rebellions from the perspectives of both the colonizer incumbe nts and the participants themselves. He analyzes the causes which give riseto these movements of protest gainstst the changes and dislocations engend ered by European conquest and colonization of diverse societies in Africa, Asia, and POceania. He moves from an examination of causation to a consideration of the factors that influenced the mode of protest that was adopted and he discusses the techniques of organization, ritual, and magic that wereused to offset European technological superiority. He pays special attenti on to the careers of the prophets who played central roles in these movements and to the importance of their millenarian visions as catalysts of protests. The work concludes with a discussion of the patterns displayed by the actual revolts, the campaigns of repression launched by the Europeans, and the historical legacy of these movements. The five rebellions that Michael Adas examines in this study are: the revolt led by Prince Dipanagara in theNetnerlands East Indies (1825-1830), the Pai Maire or Hau Hau movement of the Maoris of New Zealand (1864-c. 1867), the Birsa disturbance among the Mundas of Chota Nagpur in east-central India (1890-1900), the Maji Maji rebellions in German East Africa (1905-1906), and the Saya San uprisings in Burma (1930-1932)." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword by Philip D. Curtin; Introduction; 1. Contexts for five rebellions; 2. Causes for revolt: colonialtransformations and relative deprivation; 3. An absence of alternatives; 4 . Prophets and millenarian visions; 5. Toward violence: abortive repressionand the rise of secondary leaders; 6. Mobilisation: symbol and ritual, tal isman and sympathetic magic; 7. Rebellion, suppression and impact; 8. Prophetic rebellion as a type of social protest. Very good in rubbed and torn dustjacket. 45.00

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8 AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. First Edition, paperback, signed.
Artful Codger Press, Kingston, 2003, ISBN:096828258x 
AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. A novel. Kingston, Ontario, Canada : The Artful Codger Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-239,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated cream card covers wtih green lettering to front cover, green and black lettering to spine. A novel by the Scottish-born, Ontario-residing author and historian. "No one could deny that Sarah Ballenden was beautiful. Northat she was elegant and charming. And as the wife of Chief Factor John Ba llenden, she was at the very pinnacle of society in the Hudson's Bay Company. She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the officers' mess at Upper FortGarry in Rupert's Land in the mid-19th Century. And she was native-born. B ut to some of the European ladies at the post it was an intolerable situation that couldn't be allowed to continue. SHe would have to be brought down.And when Sarah Ballenden became all too familiar with the handsome Irish C aptain of Militia, the ladies saw their opportunity." - from rear. Very good. Signed with inscription (though the name to whom it was inscribed has been whited-out) by Aitken on the title page. 15.00

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9 AKBALYAN, Ye. R. (compiler) Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North, with CD-ROM
European Publications & Severnye Prostory,, Moscow, 1948, ISBN:5987970024 
AKBALYAN, Ye. R. (compiler). Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North.Pp (8),[7]-1101,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, grey imitation animal skin binding, with convex medallion and incised animals to front bo ard, and gilt letering on black label to spine. "Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North" is the first universal edition in the history of worldbook publishing which embraces history, nature, geography, economy of the Russian North and its peoples, and ethnographic data on indigenous numerically small ethnic groups. The dictionary contains 500 black-and-white illustrations and three color insets with Northern maps, flora and fauna, and clothing of Northern peoples. Note: CD contains 2,000 more illustrations, photos, and maps, as well as sound tracks with samples of Northern ethnic music. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good, with CD-ROM. 125.00

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10 AKENSON, Donald Harman If the Irish Ran the World: Montserrat, 1630-1730. First Edition, Paperback
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1997, ISBN:0773516867 
AKENSON, Donald Harman. Being Had : Historians, Evidence, and the Irish in North America. Being the Joanne Goodman Lectures of the University of Western Ontario, 1997. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1997). First Edition, Paperback. Pp (8).[ix]-x,(4),[3]-273,(1). With maps and tables in the text. 8vo, grey, black and red cardcovers, black spine. Donald Harman Akenson FRSC, FRHS (b. May 22, 1941, Minneapolis, Minnesota). . "What would have happened if the Irish had conquered and controlled a vast empire? Would they have been more humane rulers than the English? Using theCaribbean island of Montserrat as a case study of "Irish" imperialism, Don ald Akenson addresses these questions and provides a detailed history of the island during its first century as a European colony. Montserrat, although part of England's empire, was settled largely by the Irish and provides an opportunity to view the interaction of Irish emigrants with English imperialism in a situation where the Irish were not a small minority among whitesettlers. Within this context Akenson explores whether Irish imperialism o n Montserrat differed from English imperialism in other colonies. Akenson reveals that the Irish proved to be as effective and as unfeeling colonists as the English and the Scottish, despite the long history of oppression in Ireland. He debunks the myth of the "nice" slave holder and the view that indentured labour prevailed in the West Indies in the seventeenth century. He also shows that the long-held habit of ignoring ethnic strife within the white ruling classes in the West Indies is misconceived. If the Irish Ran the World provides interesting insights into whether ethnicity was central to the making of the colonial world and the usefulness of studies of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English imperialism in the Americas." -p. [i]. 1. Who's in Charge?; 2. Ireland's Neo-Feudal Empire, 1630-1650; 3. From Neo-Feudalism to Crown Rule, 1650-1680; 4. Capitalism at a Gallop, 1680-1730; 5. The Long Wind-Down: After 1730; 6. Usable Traditions; Appendix A: The 1678 Census; Appendix B: The Census of 1729; With Notes; Bibliography; Index.Very good. 30.00

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11 AKINER, Shirin Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition in dustjacket
KPI, London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne , 1986, ISBN:071030188X 
AKINER, Shirin. Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition. London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne : KPI, (1986). Pp (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-462,(4). Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. "This is a newly revised and totally updated edition o f what has now come to be seen as the unique and pioneering reference work on the Islamic peoples of the Soviet Union." (from the dj). Contents : Preface; Preface to the Second Edition. 1. Introduction. 2. General information: - The Soviet Union; - Structure; Citizenship and Nationality; Economic S tatus; Education; Language; Religion; Composition and Distribution of Peoples; General Statistics; - Explanatory notes; - Transliteration; - Abbreviations; - Glossary. 3. European USSR and Siberia : - Tartars (Volga); - Chuvash; - Bashkirs; - Byelorussian and Lithuanian Tatars; - Crimean Tatars; - Siberian Tatars (Baraba, Chulym, Tara, etc.); - Bukharans of Siberia; - Kundurs; - Mishars/Meshcherjaks; - Nagaibaks; - Teptjars; - Miscellaneous (Maris, Mordvinians, Udmurts, Besermen, etc.). 4. Transcaucasia and Northern Caucasus : - Azerbadzhanis; - Peoples of Daghestan, including - Avars; - Lezghis / Lezghians; - Darghins / Darghis; - Kumyks; - Laks; - Tabasarans; - Nogais; - Rutuls / Rutulis; - Tsakhurs / Tsakhuris; - Aguls / Agulis; - Chechen; - Ossetians . Ossetes; - Kabarddians / Kabardinians; - Ingush; - Karachais; - Kurds; - Adygeis; - Abkhazians; - Balkars; - Cherkess / Circassians; - Abazins; - Tats; - Adzhars; - Airums/Airyms; - Akhvakhs; - Andis/Andiis; - Archins; - Bagulals; - Botlikhs; - Budukhs; - Chamals; - Didois / Tsezes;- Godoberins; - Inghiloys; - Kaitaks; - Kapuchins / Bezhetins; - Karapapak hs; - Karatais / Karatinsix; - Khemshins / Khemshils; - Khinalugs; - Khunzals / Gunzibs; - Khvarshins; - Kryzes / Dzheks; - Kubachis; - Lazes; - Meskhetian Turks; - Persians; - Shahsevens; - Talysh; - Tindis; - Truchmen; - Miscellaneous. 5. Central Asia and Kazakhstan : - Uzbeks; - Kazakhs; - Tadzhiks; - Turkmen / Turcomans; - Kirghiz; - Karakalpaks; - Uighurs; - Dungans; - Persians / Iranis; - Baluchis; - Afghans; - Arabs; - Chalas; - Dzhamshids(Jamshids); - Gypsies of Central Asia; - Hazaras and Barbaris; - Kashgarly ks; Kipchaks; - Kuramas; - Pamiris / Galchahs/Mountain Tadzhiks (Shugnis, etc.); - Sart Kalmyks; - Taranchis; - Turks of Ferghana and Samarkand; - Ottoman Turks; - Yagnobis. Appendix: Non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union : - Yakuts; - Gagauz; - Tuvinians; - Khakass; - Altais/Oirots; - Shors; - Dolgans; - Karaims / Karaites; - Tofas / Karagas; - Kamasins; - Krjashens; - Krymchaks / Krimchaks; - Kumandins; - Telengits; - Teleuts; - Tubas; - Urums, Mariupol’ Greeks. Top edge spotted, else very good in slightly nicked dustjacket. 50.00

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12 ALAPURO, Risto State and Revolution in Finland. First Edition in dustjacket
University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London, 1988, ISBN:0520058135 
ALAPURO, Risto. State and Revolution in Finland. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp (8),vii-xiv,1-315,(5). Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, metallic red lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 200.00 "What are the decisive factors shaping twentieth-century politics in small countries that are economically and politically dependent on big countries? In what ways does this dependence i nfluence the conditions, forms, and outcomes of colective action in those small countries, including the occurrence of revolutions and the institutionalization of political systems? To answer these questions, Risto Alapuro focuses on the experience of Finland. He provides an insightful political, economic, and social history of the country since 1809. Then, using two key events - the first parliamentary elections with universal suffrage in 1907 andthe abortive revolution in 1917-1918 - he analyzes the unique factors that govern politics in a small, dependent country. Although Alapuro points to the distinctiveness of the Finnish case, he also raises questions that willopen a whole new realm of inquiry in the study of relations among small an d large countries." (fro the dj). Contents : 1. The Formation of a Small Polity. Part One - Statemaking and the Class Structure. 2. Dominant Groups and Statemaking. 3. The Agrarian Class Structure and Industrial Workers. 4- Territorial Integration. Part Two - National Integration and Class Integration. 5. Finnish Nationalism. 6. Before the Revolution: Organization, Mobilization, and the Role of Russia. 7. Regional Consolidation of Party Support. Part Three - The Abortive Revolution. 8. On Preconditions for RevolutionarySituations. 9. The Abortive Revolution of 1917-1918. 19. State and Nation After the Failed Revolution. Part Four - The Finnish State and Revolution in a European Perspective. 11. Eastern European Revolutionary Movements. 12.The Formation of Finland in Europe. Very good in dustjacket. 200.00

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13 Albania - History] Albania : A Patrimony of European Values : A Short Encyclopedia of AlbanianHistory and Albanian Cultural Heritage
SEDA and FILD, Tirana, 2001, 
[Albania - History]. Albania : A Patrimony of European Values : A Short Encyclopedia of Albanian History and Albanian Cultural Heritage . Project financed by EU and UNDP. (Tirana): published by SEDA and FILD, (June 2001). Pp.(3),6-266,(8). Illustrated in colour. 8vo, illustrated pale green card cov ers. Vg. 45.00

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14 ALBERS, Joseph ALBERS, Josef Joseph Albers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art : An exhibition of his paintings and prints
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1971, 
(ALBERS, Joseph). Joseph Albers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art : An exhibition of his paintings and prints. New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971. Pp (76). Illustrated. Large square 8vo, white card covers. Josef Albers (b .March 19, 1888, Bottrop, Westphalia, Germany - d. March 25, 1976, New Haven, Connecticut). Contents : Introduction; The Exhibition : Paintings, Prints; Biography; Principal One-man Exhibitions; Exhibition Catalogues; Graphic Portfolios; Writings by the Artist; Writings about the Artist. Lightly browned, penned name, offsetting from newspaper clipping laid in, else very good. 30.00

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15 Alberta - Provincial Museum]. Creative Tradition : Indian Handicrafts and Tourist Art. A travelling exhibition from the collections of the Provincial Museum of Alberta.
Alberta Culture, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, 1982, 
(Alberta – Provincial Museum). The Creative Tradition : Indian Handicrafts and Tourist Art. A travelling exhibition from the collections of the Provincial Museum of Alberta. Funded by the National Museums of Canada. (Edmonton: Alberta Culture, Provincial Museum of Alberta, 1982). Pp (2),[1]-67,(3). Illustrated with 11 full-colour reproductions, and several smaller black-a nd-white illustrations. 4to, illustrated black card covers, white letteringto front cover, blank spine. Foreword by Mary J. LeMessurier. "The exhibit ion [...] documents changes which occurred in the material culture of western Canadian Indians in the post-Euorpean contact period. These changes reveal much about the nture of Indian-European interactions in this period. Thehistorical perspective of the study provides vital keys to the understandi ng and appreciation of contemporary Indian culture." - from the foreword. Name, else very good. Due to its relatively small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 35.00

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16 ALEXANDER, Martin S., ed. GRAHAM, Helen, ed. French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989, ISBN:0521350816 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. and Helen GRAHAM, eds. The French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. Edited by Martin S. Alexander and Helen Graham. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp.(4),v-xiv,1-277,(5). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The m enace of triumphant Nazism and fascism across Europe in the 1930s drove theleft into unity with liberals, in order to make common cause against the e xtremist right. Popular Front initiatives were a significant attempt to barthe way to further fascist victories. This collection of essays focuses sp ecifically on France and Spain as the only two countries where Popular Front coalitions won political power through the ballot box. From a comparativeperspective the volume gathers leading experts on the 1930s who travel bey ond the territory of orthodox political history. Taken together, their contributions provide the first multi-dimensional approach to the Front phenomenon. The Popular Fronts in France and Spain emerge here as more than elite political partnerships -- they were movements of the masses in search fo social, cultural and educational change." -from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Joel Cotton: "The formation of the French Popular Front, 1934-6"; 2. SantosJulia: "The origins and nature of the Spanish Popular Front"; 3. H. Haywoo d Hunt: "The French Radicals, Spain and the emergence of appeasement"; 4. Michael Alpert: "The Spanish army and the Popular Front"; 5. Martin S. Alexander: "Soldiers and Socialists: the French officer corps and leftist government, 1935-7"; 6. Mary Vincent: "The Spanish Church and the Popular Front: the experience of Salamanca province"; 7. James Steel: "'La main tendue', the French Communist Party and the Catholic Church, 1935-7"; 8. Tom Kemp: "Trotskyist and left-wing critics of the Popular Front"; 9. Paul Heywood: "The development of marxist theory in Spain and the Frente Popular"; 10. DavidBerry: "The other Popular Front: French anarchism and the Front Revolution naire"; 11. Alan Forrest: "The French Popular Front and the politics of Jacques Doriot"; 12. Adrian Rossiter: "The Blum government, the Consiel National Economique and economic policy"; 13. Jose Manuel Macarro Vera: "Social and economic policies of the Spanish left in theory and in practice"; 14. Sian Reynolds: "Women, men and the 1936 strikes in France"; 15. David A.L. Levy: "From clientelism to communism: the Marseille working class and the Popular Front"; 16. Adrian Shubert: "A reinterpretation of the Spanish PopularFront: the case of Asturias"; 17. Julian Jackson: "Le temps des loisirs: p opular tourism and mass leisure in the vision of the Front Populaire"; 18. Christopher Cobb: "The educational and cultural policy of the Popular Frontgovernment in Spain, 1936-9"; 19. Martin Stanton: "French intellectual gro ups and the Popular Front: traditional and innovative uses of the media". Very good in dustjacket. Signed, dated, and warmly inscribed by editor Martin S. Alexander, on the first page. 50.00

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17 ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar International Straits of the World, Vol.6 Baltic Straits. Volume 6 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague / Boston / London, 1982, ISBN:902472595X 
ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar. The Baltic Straits. The Hague / Boston / London : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1982. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-132. Maps in text. 8vo, green cloth, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume6 in the International Straits of the World series. "Professor Alexanderss on has carefully drawn the physical-hydrographic elements of the Baltic Seaand its approaches; he has vividly described the historical intereats, bot h politically and economically, of the littoral states, analysed the legal status and uses of the Baltic Straits over time, and calculated the role f the Baltic region, with its waterways, in the global struggle between the western alliance and the Soviet bloc. He has especially delineated the delicate role of Sweden and Finland, caught between East and West. Of particularvalue is his description of the various legal views of the Baltic Straits, particularly in light of the emerging law of the sea and his estimate of t he opportunities for peace and prosperity in this regon, marked for trade, environmental cooperation, and political rivalries by different systems of political economy." (from the back cover). Contents : Foreword (by Gerard J. Mangone). 1. The Baltic Region : Physical Characteristics; Regional Tradeand Transportation. 2. The Baltic Sea as an Ecosystem : Depths; Morphology ; Geology; Hydrology; Biology; Pollution; Fisheries; Seabed Delimitation and Mineral Production; Tourism and Recreation. 3. The Baltic States : Sweden; Finland; Soviet Union; The Three Baltic Republics (Baiticum); Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Balticum after 1940; Poland; Germany; Denmark; Boundaries and Regional Arrangements after 1945; The Nordic Council and Nordek; European Free Trade Association (EFTA); Comecon and the Warsaw Pact. 4. The Baltic Straits : The Little Belt; The Great Belt; The Sound; The Aland Sea; The Kalmar Sound; The Sound Dues; The Baltic Straits (1857-1945); The Baltic Straits and Approaches since World War II; Legal Views of the Baltic Straits;Closing the Baltic Straits; Mare Clausum Balticum? 5. Prospects for Prospe rity and Peace : Baltic Trade; International Scientific Cooperation; Military Force in the Baltic Region. Documentary Appendices. Light spotting to endpapers and top-edge, else very good. 170.00

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18 ALLEN, Hilary. Norwegian Foreign Policy Studies series, 27) Norway and Europe in the 1970s
Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 1979, ISBN:8200052303 
ALLEN, Hilary. Norway and Europe in the 1970s. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, (1979). First Printing. Pp. (6),5-289,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue cloth withblack lettering to front board and spine. Volume 27 in the Norwegian Forei gn Policy Studies series. "Norway is the only one of the four applicants of1970 which rejected EEC membership by a popular referendum. The decision w ill have far-reaching consequences both for Norway and the EEC. This book is an attempt to understand that decision of 1972 and to examine its effectson Norwegian-EEC relations in the following five years. The first part cov ers the period up to September 1972. Beginning with a description of the Norwegian economy, politics and foreign policy in 1969, it analyses post-war Norwegian attitudes towards Europe and European integration and the way theNordek debate of 1968-70 already revealed many of the themes and political positions of the subsequent referendum campaign. It then charts the intera cting course of domestic politics, membership negotiations and referendum campaign. [...] Part two covers the years 1972-77, its chapters describing in turn how the immediate post-referendum years of fast rising living standards and oil exploitation cushioned Norwegians economicall and psychologically from the full effects of their decision; how the Labour and Conservativeparties, defeated over the EEC, went on to win the post-referendum struggl e for control of the Political system; Norway';s relations with the EEC in fisheries questions, the main source of friction in these years; and the reasons why Labour's 'active European policy' failed to live up to its name."- from the rear cover. Name to flyleaf, sparse pencilling, else very good. 60.00

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19 ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in The Defence of Canada, 1774-1815. Paperback, Signed.
Dundurn Press, Toronto & Oxford, 1992, ISBN:1550021842 
ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in TheDefence of Canada, 1774-1815. Toronto & Oxford : Dundurn Press, 1992. Firs t Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),7-294,(2), including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, art illustrated green card covers with white lettering to front cover andspine. "Today the First Nations are demanding a new recognition of their p lace in Canada. For them this demand is a renewal of the historical relationship between themselves and the European newcomers, based on mutual respect and a separate but equal status in which neither side would interfere wihthe integrity of the other's culture, language, law, or religious and poli tical systems. 'His Majesty's Indian Allies' is a study of the roots of this relationship and an examination of British Indian policy in North Americafrom the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, wi th particular focus on Canada. Remarkably little recognition has been givenot the vital military role of native people in the defence of Canada. More precisely, the long relationship between native people and thje crown in C anada, based on formal alliances, was instrumental in preserving and protecting the integrity of the territories that became Canada. The cohesive vehicle for implementing policy directives was the British Indian Department, the forerunner of the present Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Although plagued by a continuous struggle over land issues and native sovereignty, an enduring and symbiotic relationship evolved between the native people and the British Crown in Canada that was rooted in the mutual need and desire for protection and survival. In his conclusion, Allen argues that the historic chain of friendship between native people and the crown has been recast, but not particularly altered, in the contemporary world of government-native relations. In detailing and assessing these military alliances during the formative and critical years in the development of the nations in North America, Robert Allen has brought refreshing new insights intothe field of native history." - from rear. Very good. Signed, inscribed an d dated by the author on the title page. 25.00

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20 ALLEN-GRAY, Dorothy. Fare Exchange : A collection of traditional recipes from many countries.
Kingswood House in association with Faber and Faber Limited, 1963, 
ALLEN-GRAY, Dorothy. Fare Exchange : A collection of traditional recipes from many countries. With line illustrations by Pamela Freeman. Photography by Don Swanson. N.pl.: Kingswood House in association with Faber and Faber Limited, (1963). Pp [1]-[776], colour frontis + 7 colour plates. Index. 8vo,blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “When Dorothy Allen-Gray began, years ago, to assemble this huge treasury of recipes of the world, she set her h eart against compiling an 'anthology of anthologies' and resolved to consult the older members of Canada's many ethnic groups, then to try out their recipes in their homes and her own. She is an utterly dedicated cook as wellas being a writer on kitchen topics and a determined traveller. In her rov ing around Canada she has sought out the older folk, welcoming the garrulous, long-memoried matriarchs from ancient villages and communities as fervently as she has encouraged those who can recall the culinary sophisticationsof the capital cities from which they are permanently exiled. The result i s a completely practical cook-book to last any housewife for a life-time. Tiring (incredibly) of the wide range of Central European dumplings or dainties, she has only to glance at the index and turn to Caucasian or Chinese counterparts, Yugoslav 'Kledanle', Canadian blueberry pie, Mexican flat cakes, Italian sauté fennel, with hundreds upon hundreds of well-remembered flavoury, savoury national specialities ranging from hay-makers' Held-snacks to highlights of wedding banquets, are here meticulously described, and all the many chapters are introduced by conclusions drawn over the years of collecting. While paying due respect to the elbow-grease necessary in old-timesmoky-raftered kitchens, the author smiles upon its mechanical replacement s. "I shall be happy," she writes, "if this book restores to the present generation part of the lore which is theirs by birthright." - from the dj. Dorothy Allen-Gray has been interested in recipes and cooking since her childhood in New Brunswick. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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