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1 63rd Halifax Rifles). Constitution and Bye-Laws of the Mayflower Company, Co. B, 63rd Halifax Rifles. H. Hechler, Captain.
T.C. Allen & Co / 63rd Halifax Rifles, Halifax, N.S, 1894, 
(63rd Halifax Rifles). Constitution and Bye-Laws of the Mayflower Company, Co. B, 63rd Halifax Rifles. H. Hechler, Captain. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allen & Co., 1894. Pp [1]-8. Small 8vo, pale green printed stitched wrappers. Rubbed, front wrapper faded to brown, else very good. 25.00

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2 63rd Halifax Rifles). Scottish Companies Sleigh-Drive and Dinner, Belle Vue Hotel, Bedford, January 30th, 1902.
63rd Halifax Rifles, 1902, 
(63rd Halifax Rifles). Scottish Companies Sleigh-Drive and Dinner, Belle Vue Hotel, Bedford, January 30th, 1902. 63rd Halifax Rifles, 1902. Pp (4). Small [3.25 by 4.25 inches] pale green folded sheet, opening to 6.5 by4.25 inches. Menu and programme for this event. Rubbed, else very good. 20 .00

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3 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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4 ABBOTT, Roland W. Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million DollarRock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, W hite Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. First Printing
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:1895387477 
ABBOTT, Roland W. A Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million Dollar Rock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, White Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1994. First Printing. Pp (3),iv-xx,1-62,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated turquoise card covers. Contents : Dedication; Map of Nfld. Seven Wadham Islands; Offer Wadham Island Sketch; Notes for Six Wadham Islands; Preface By R.W.Abbott; An Acknowledgement; Brief History "Offer Wadham"; The Name "Wadham"; Location; Physical Physical Geography; Tickles or Harbours; Purpose of Inhabiting Island; Lighthouse; Keepers and Assistants; Building and Developing; Dwelling Houses; Slipways; Large Boats Schooners; The Cod Fishing Season; The Day (Jut Fishing; Liver Factory; Shops or Retail Business; Post Office Communication; Observance ofThe Lord's Day; The Wadham's Bible History; Social Lite on the Island; Pop ulation Increase and Decrease; Deaths; Land Owners—Grants; Conclusions. Appendix : WadhamSong; Sources of Information; Words, Terminology, Definitions; Stories; Author: Biography. Very good. 50.00

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Lawyers in Society, Volume One : The Common Law World.  First Edition in dustjacket., ABEL, Richard, ed. LEWIS, Philip S.C., ed.
5 ABEL, Richard, ed. LEWIS, Philip S.C., ed. Lawyers in Society, Volume One : The Common Law World. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1988, ISBN:0520056035 1988 0520056035 / 9780520056039 
ABEL, Richard, and Philip S.C. Lewis, (eds.). Lawyers in Society, Volume One : The Common Law World. Eidted by Richard L. Abel and Philip S.C. Lewis. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xii,1-399,(3). With tables in the text. 8vo (159 x 234 mm), red cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

Includes edited papers from a conference held in Bellagio, Italy, July 16-21, 1984.

Philip Simon Coleman Lewis.

"The legal profession is one of the most discussed and least understood occupational categories in contemporary society. Are there too many lawyers wasting human resources and hampering political and economic activity, or are there too few to provide adequate representation for all? Does a career in law permit social mobility or has the profession remained a preserve of privilege? The essays in this volume offer readers inside and outside the legal system a solid sociological foundation for addressing these questions and many others." - from the dustjacket.

1. Introduction by Philip S.C. Lewis;

2. England and Wales: A Comparison of the Professional Projects of Barristers and Solicitors (by Richard L. Abel);

3. The Legal Profession in Scotland: An Endangered Species or a Problem Case for Market Theory? (by Alan A. Paterson);

4. Canadian Lawyers: A Peculiar Professionalism (by Harry W. Arthurs, Richard Weisman, and Frederick H. Zemans);

5. United States: The Contradictions of Professionalism (by Richard L. Abel);

6. The Australian Legal Profession: From Provincial Family Firms to Multinationals (by David Weisbrot);

7. New Zealand Lawyers: From Colonial GPs to the Servants of Capital (by Georgina Murray);

8. Past and Present: A Sociological Portrait of the Indian Legal Profession (by J.S. Gandhi).
With index.

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6 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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7 ABERLE, David F. Peyote Religion Among the Navaho. With field assistance by Harvey C. Moore and with an appendix on Navaho Population and Education by Denis F. Johnston.
Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, 1967, 
ABERLE, David F. The Peyote Religion Among the Navaho. With field assistance by Harvey C. Moore and with an appendix on Navaho Population and Education by Denis F. Johnston. Chicago : Aldine Publishing Company, (1967). SecondPrinting. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-454,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Iverson, The Navajos: A Critical Bibliogra phy 3. An absorbing history and description ... factual, theoretical and practical ... of the widespread use of peyote as the basis of a native religion among American Indians. Contents : I. The Peyote Cult. 1. Introduction. 2. The Peyote Cult. II. The Navaho. 3. The Navaho: The Beginning to 1932. 4. Livestock Reduction, the First Phase: 1933-1936. 5. Livestock Reduction, Three Phases: 1937-1951. 6. Stock Regulation, 1951-1962. 7. The Navahos in the 1950's. III. The Peyote Cult Among the Navaho. 8. The Struggle over Peyotism. 9. The Ritual of Navaho Peyotism. 10. Variations in Ritual: V-Way and Others. 11. Symbolism; Beliefs and Values (I). 12. Beliefs and Values (II) . 13. Navaho and Peyote Religion Contrasted. 14. Bases of Navaho Opposition to Peyotism . IV. The Differential Appeal of Peyotism in the Navaho Country. 15. The Course of Research. 16. Some Negative Results. 17. Peyotiam and Livestock. 18. Community and District Differences and Peyotism. V. Peyotism as a Redemptive Movement. 19. A Classification of Social Movements. 20. Peyotism Re-examined. 21. Social Movements among the Navaho: Peyotism Re-examined. 22. Conclusion. Appendixes. Corners bumped, name expunged with marker, else very good in rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 50.00

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8 ABRAHAMSON. Una God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. 2nd in dj
Burns & MacEachern, 1967, 
ABRAHAMSON. Una. God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. Tor.: Burns & MacEachern, (1967). Second Printing. Pp (7),viii-ix,(3),[1]-233,(5,hist. adverts),(2). Pp 161-200 Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Health, cookery, domestic duties, &c. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 30.00

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9 Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur. Ebul-gazi Bahadir Han. SABLUKOVA, G.S., trans. KATANOVA, N.F., afterword. Rodoslovnoe derevo turkov / Genealogy of the Turkmen : The composition of Abul-Gazi, the Khan of Khiva.
Imperial university, Kazan, 1991, 
Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur. Rodoslovnoe derevo turkov / Genealogy of the Turkmen : The composition of Abul-Gazi, the Khan of Khiva. [Translation and prefaceby G.S. Sablukova. Afterword by N.F. Katanova]. Kazan : Lithography of the Imperial University, 1906. Pp. (2),[iii]-xvi,[1]-336. 8vo, brown pebbled c loth spine, brown and black patterned paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603-1663), Khan of Khiva from 1643-1663. Ahistory of the Turkmen tribes of Central Asia, based on their own oral tra ditions and on the 13th-century writings of Rashid al-Din, compiled near the end of the Khan's life. Text in Russian. A few instances of sparse pencilling, else very good. Uncommon. 100.00

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10 ABUCAR, Mohamed H. Peoples of the Maritimes Series Italians
Four East Publications, Tantallon, NS, 1991, ISBN:092042726x 
ABUCAR, Mohamed H.. Italians. Tantallon, NS: Four East Publications, (1991). From the Peoples of the Maritimes Series. Illustrated. Pp. 56. 8vo, red illustrated card covers. Contents: 1) Whence They Came: The Homeland and theDeparture ; 2) Settling In: Adjusting to the New Land ; 3) History in the Maritimes ; 4) Contributions to the Maritime Provinces ; 5) Prominent Individuals ; 6) Italians in the Maritimes in the 1990s. Vg. 8.00

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11 Acadia Ladies' Seminary Acadia Seminary : Pierian
Acadia Ladies' Seminary). Acadia Seminary : Pierian. N. pl.: (Printed by Thos. V. Bell Limited, Montreal, 1921). Pp. 63. Illustrated. 8vo, tan paper covers with blue drcoration and lettering to front, blue cord to spine. Acadia Ladies Seminary's 1921 publication The Pierian. Some dampspotting to covers, edges nicked, else very good. 20.00

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12 ACHESON, T.W Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0802025862 
ACHESON, T.W. Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (14),[3]-314,(2). 8vo, white cloth with red lettering to spine. "Saint John, New Brunswick,was a small, stagnant mercantile town in 1800. Its character was set by it s British garrison, a fwe prominent Loyalist officials, and a small merchant elite. But that character changed quickly and dramatically in the first half of the nineteenth century.." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Urban Economy; 2. The Common Council; 3. The Merchant and the Social Order; 4. Bone and Sinew: The Artisans and the Social Order; 5. Irishmen and Bluenoses; 6. The Evangelical Movement; 7. Temperance; 8. Education; 9. Anatomy and Political Reform; 10. Private Capital and Public Resources; 11. Policing the City; 12. The People of a Loyalist City. Vg in dj. Signed without inscription by Acheson on the title page. 25.00

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13 ADAM, Alexander Roman Antiquities Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religio. 8th ed rebound.
Cadell and Davies, London, 1819, 
ADAM, Alexander. Roman Antiquities : Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religion, Games, Military and Naval Affairs, Dress, Exercises,Baths, Marriages, Divorces, Funerals, Weights and Measures, Coins, Method of Writing, Houses, Gardens, Agriculture, Carriages, Public Buildings, &c. &c. &c. Designed Chiefly to Illustrated the Latin Classics, by Explaining Words and Phrases, from the Rites and Customs to which they Refer. The Eighth Edition, Corrected. London : Printed for Cadell and Davies..., 1819. Pp 570. 8vo, rebound in maroon library cloth. Slight nicking to a few pages without loss, a very few spots of foxing, owner's signature and inkstamps, else vg. 50.00

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14 ADAMS, John W. Cultures and Communities: A Series of Monographs on Native Peoples Gitksan Potlatch : Population Flux, Resource Ownership and Reciprocity. pbk.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0039280721 
ADAMS, John W. The Gitksan Potlatch : Population Flux, Resource Ownership and Reciprocity . Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston Canada, Ltd., (1973). First Printing. Pp. (2),iii-xii,1-132. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A volume in the series Cultures and Communities: A Series of Monographs on Native Peoples. General editor: Sally M. Weaver. Grumet, Native Americans of the Northwest Coast : A Critical Bibliography 1. Contents :1. Introduction. 2. Aspects of Gitksan Social organization. 3. Funeral feasts. 4. Redistribution in the Potlatch. 5. Spirit of the Gift. Very good. 40.00

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15 ADAMS, Peter Trent, McGill and the North : A Story of Canada's Growth as a Sovereign Polar Nation
Cover to Cover Publication Services, Peterborough, Ontario, 2007, ISBN:9780978436803 
ADAMS, Peter. Trent, McGill and the North : A Story of Canada's Growth as aSovereign Polar Nation. (Peterborough, Ontario) : Cover to Cover Publicati on Services, (2007). First Edition. Pp (16),17- 221,(3) + 24-page centre section of colour photographs. Double column. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers, with blue spine. Contents : Chapter 1. McGill and Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut (To M cGill and Axel Heiberg; Axel Heiberg Island and the McGill Expeditions; The Reconnaissance Year, 1959; The Foundation Years, 1960 and 1961; Life and W ork on the Glaciers; Place Names, Personal Life and Budge Crawley). Chapter 2. McGill and Schefferville/Knob Lake, Qu6bec-Labrador (From AxelHeiberg to Schefferville/Knob Lake; Schefferville, the McGill Lab. and the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula; Life and Work at the McGill Lab; The Cycle of L ife at the Lab: Summer, new arrivals, training projects; Fall and w inter, research projects; Social and fam ily; Spring then sum m er again; Studentsand staff, m id-1960s; The M cGill Lab, Som e Comments). Chapter 3. Trent University, the Kawarthas of Ontario, and Qu6bec-Labrador (From McGill to Trent; Trent University, Geography and Northern Studies; W inter and Northern Field W ork at Trent; Trent W inter Field Trips to QuBbec-Labrador; Student Field Research at Trent: The Kawarthas and QuBbec-Labrador; The CanadianExploration Group; Northern Studies in Canada and at Trent. Chapter 4. Tre nt and Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut (Fritz Muller and Axel Heiberg Island; Return to Axel Heiberg Island; Trent Research on Axel Heiberg). Chapter 5. The Research, Axel Heiberg, Qu6bec-Labrador and the Kawartha Lakes: Trent &McGill (Introduction; The Legacy of Fritz MOller and the McGill Axel Heibe rg Expeditions; Glacier Research, Axel Heiberg Island; Lake Ice and Snow Cover Research, Quebec-Labrador, the Kawarthas and Axel Heiberg; Lake Ice Research; Winter Limnology; Snow Pack Research; Lake and Snow Pack Research onAxel Heiburg Island; McGill's Two Field Stations). Chapter 6. Reflection, Personal, Presumptuous and Political on Canada's Progress as a Sovereign Polar Nation (Personal: Fam ily and University; Presumptuousness?; Political:Experience as the MPP and MP for Peterborough; The Evolution of Canada's C apacity as a Sovereign Polar Nation). Supplemental Endnotes: No. 1 Exploration and Sovereignty of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Nunavut, formerly the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada. No. 2 Examples of McGill's Roles in Arctic Research. No. 3 Summary Evolution of Research in Northern Canada, post-WWII. No. 4 Expedition Design, Management, Logistics, Food and "First Ascents". No. 5 References on the Evolution of Northern Studies in Canada, Including the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS), the Canadian Polar Commission, the University of the Arctic, and the Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP). No. 6 The Early Years of Geography At Trent. No. 7 Selected List of Trent Honours and Master's Theses based on Winter Field Work in the Kawarthas, Qu%bec-Labrador, and Axel Heiberg Island. Appendix 1 The Axel Heiberg Island Research Reports. Appendix 2 Members of the McGill Axel Heiberg Expeditions, 1959-1962. Appendix 3 McGill Sub-Arctic Research Papers. Appendix 4 Resident Students and Staff, McGill Sub-Arctic Research Laboratory, 1954-1971. Appendix 5 Selected Publications ofStudents who were Resident at the McGill Sub-Arctic Research Laboratory, 1 963-1966. Appendix 6 Some of the Trent Students and Staff Involved in Winter Field Work out of the McGill Sub-Arctic Research Station, 1970-1993. Appendix 7 Trent Students on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, 1983-. Appendix 8 Samples of Publications by Graduates from Trent's Northern Programs, to Illustrate Development of Career Interests. Appendix 9 A Quarter of a Century ofNorthern Research (The McGill Lab.). Appendix 10 Twenty Years of Geography at Trent. Small stain to bottom edge else very good. Signed, with inscript ion, by Adams. 20.00

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16 ADAS, Michael Studies in Comparative World History series Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order. First Edition in dustjacket
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1979, ISBN:0807813532 0807813532 / 9780807813539 
ADAS, Michael. Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, (1979). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxvii,(3),3-243,(1). With a few illustrations in the text. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.

A volume in the Studies in Comparative World History series.

Michael Adas (b. February 4, 1943, Detroit, Michigan).

"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 unacceptable sociocultural systems by extralegal means rather than by constitutional methods, 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 author views these rebellions from the perspectives of both the colonizer incumbents and the participants themselves. He analyzes the causes which give rise to these movements of protest gainstst the changes and dislocations engendered by European conquest and colonization of diverse societies in Africa, Asia, and Oceania. 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 were used to offset European technological superiority. He pays special attention 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 the Netnerlands 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;
1. Contexts for five rebellions;
2. Causes for revolt: colonial transformations and relative deprivation;
3. An absence of alternatives;
4. Prophets and millenarian visions;
5. Toward violence: abortive repression and the rise of secondary leaders;
6. Mobilisation: symbol and ritual, talisman and sympathetic magic;
7. Rebellion, suppression and impact;
8. Prophetic rebellion as a type of social protest.
With end-notes, bibliography and index.

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17 ADIE, Douglas K. Economics of the Service Sector in Canada series Mail Monopoly : Analysing Canadian Postal Service. First Edition, paperback
Fraser Institute, Vancouver, B.C., 1990, ISBN:0889751323 
ADIE, Douglas K. The Mail Monopoly : Analysing Canadian Postal Service. (Vancouver, B.C. : The Fraser Institute, 1990). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-284,(4). 8vo, illustrated card covers lettered in black, red and white, with a black spine lettered in yellow and white. In The Economics of the Service Sector in Canada series. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The Early History of Canada Post. 3. Canada Post : An Instrument of Social Policy. 4. Public Choice Theory : How Canada Post Operates. 5. Mail Servce at Canada Post. 6. Canada Post's Labour Force and Its Productivity. 7. The Demand for First Class Mail and Some Supply Relationships. 8. Some Financial and Other Policy Issues. 9. Canada Post : A Crown or a Private Corporation? Statistical Appendix. Very good. 25.00

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18 ADKINS, Ray. ADKINS, Lesley. NELSON). Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. 1st pbk.
Abacus, London, 2009, ISBN:9780349120348 
ADKINS, Ray and Lesley. Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. [Front cover adds: "The extraordinary lives of ordinary seamen in Nelson's navy"]. (London):Abacus, (2009). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-l,[1]-429,(1), + 16 p. o f plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with blue and redlettering to front and spine. "When Lord Nelson was born 250 years ago, th e navy for which he sacrificed his life depended on one thing above all else -- the thousands of sailors and marines who manned the great wind-poweredwooden warships. These ordinary men were drawn -- often unwillingly -- fro m all over Britain and beyond, and they made the Royal Navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. 'Jack Tar' gives these forgotten men a voice in an enthralling picture of what their life was really like during this age of sail. Letters, diaries and other manuscripts reveal how they lived, worked, fought and died on board the warships. Their emotions and experiences are explored, from the dread of press-gangs and shipwreck, to the exhilaration of battle, grog, prize-money and prostitutes." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.50

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19 AFENDRAS, Evangelos A., and Eddie C.Y. Kuo (eds). Language and Society in Singapore.
Singapore University Press, Singapore, 1980, ISBN:9971690179 
AFENDRAS, Evangelos A., and Eddie C.Y. Kuo (eds). Language and Society in Singapore. (Singapore) : Singapore University Press, (1980). Pp (8),[1]-300.Index. 8vo, orange card covers, lettered in black. “Singapore is a multili ngual society with a variety of languages and dialects. Language is a majorfactor not only in social interaction but also in social policy planning. In recent years a number of studies have been undertaken which probe aspects of language use or choice in the social contexts of Singapore. These studies span several disciplines, methodologies and areas of focus, but they all converge on the role and function of language in the Singapore society. This volume brings together the theoretical analyses and empirical findings available. The areas covered are the sociolinguistic classification of the community, language and the major institutions, and language policy and language shift. There is also an integrative overview and a bibliographic analysis of works on the sociology of language in Singapore.” (from the back cover). Spine sunned to yellow,, light edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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20 Africville Genealogy Society) CLAIRMONT, Donald SAUNDERS, Charles KIMBER, Stephen Spirit of Africville. First Edition, paperback, with errata slip.
Formac Publishing Company, Halifax, 1992, ISBN:088780084x 
(Africville Genealogy Society). The Spirit of Africville. Selected and Edited by the Africville Genealogy Society with contributions by Donald Clairmont, Stephen Kimber, Bridglal Pachai and Charles Saunders. Halifax : "A Maritext Book, Formac Publishing Company Limited" 1992. First Edition. Pp (7),viiixviii,[15]-124. Double column. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Oblong large 8vo, pale blue card covers. Paperback edition. "For more than 150 years,Africville was home to a community of Nova Scotia black familes. Located o n the shores of the Bedford Basin, Africville was part of the City of Halifax. Central to Africville's life were the church and the school. Working together, residents sought without success to obtain basic services from the municipal government to which they paid their property taxes. In the 1960s Halifax's city government decided to acquire the land and demolish the houses, destroying the community. Most residents opposed this decision, but theCity had its way." - from the cover. Chapters : 1. "A Visit to Africville" by Charles Saunders (and others); 2. "Africville: An Historical Overview" by Donald Clairmont ; 3. "Moving People: Relocation and Urban Renewal" alsoby Clairmont; 4. "The Africville Experience: Lessons for the Future" by St ephen Kimber; 5. "Before Africville: Nova Scotia's Black Settlers" by Bridglal Pachai . Small spot to front, else vg with errata slip verso front cover. 25.00

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