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Folklore and Oral History : Papers from the Second Annual Meeting of the Canadian Aural / Oral History Association, at St. John's, Newfoundland, October 3-5, 1975. 1st pr.

By: ROSENBERG, Neil V. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978, ISBN:0889010528:

Seller ID: 56417


ROSENBERG, Neil V. (ed.). Folklore and Oral History : Papers from the Second Annual Meeting of the Canadian Aural / Oral History Association, at St. John's, Newfoundland, October 3-5, 1975. St. John's, NF: Memorial Universityof Newfoundland, 1978. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xx,1-101,(3). 8vo, white and green illustrated card covers, black titles to front and spine. Papers include: Peter Neary's "The Culture of Working People and Oral History: a Newfoundland Report"; Elliott Leyton's "The Life History in Newfoundland Anthropological Studies"; Thomas F. Nemec's "A Multi-Discip... View more info

Footprints Images and Reflections : An ethical analysis of the social experiences and relationships of Blacks in Nova Scotia. 1st ed signed

By: BORDEN, George OLIVER, W. P. (intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, Dartmouth, 1993,:

Seller ID: 47968


BORDEN, George. Footprints Images and Reflections : An ethical analysis of the social experiences and relationships of Blacks in Nova Scotia. Introduction by Rev. Dr. W. P. Oliver. (Dartmouth: The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, 1993). First Edition. Pp. 74. 8vo, blue and white ill. card covers with blank spine. George H. Junne, Jr, The History of Blacks in Canada :A Selectively Annotated Bibliography 1335. A poetic account of the Black e xperience in Nova Scotia. Very good. Author's signed gift inscription to flyleaf. 15.00 View more info

For My Country : Black Canadians on the Field of Honour. bilingual pbk.

By: McLAUGHLIN, Dennis and Leslie McLAUGHLIN McLAUGHLIN, Leslie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: National Defence, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:0662686136:

Seller ID: 93614


McLAUGHLIN, Dennis and Leslie McLAUGHLIN. For My Country : Black Canadians on the Field of Honour / Pour mon pays : Les Noirs canadiens sur le champ d'honneur . (Ottawa: Department of National Defence, 2004). Pp. i-iii,(1),1-52,i-iii,(1),1-52. English and French editions back-to-back. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey and brown card covers with beige spine. Cover illustration is of members of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, 1917, from the Maritime Command Museum's collection, Halifax. Contents: 1. Colonial Period: Colonial Soldiers, Colonial Militia; 2. Heroic Beginnings: Victoria Cross, Wi... View more info

Forceps, Fin and Feather : The Memoirs of Dr. W.A. Bigelow. Second Printing

By: BIGELOW, W.A., Dr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: State Hospitals Press, Utica State Hospital, Altona, Manitoba, 1969,:

Seller ID: 115420


BIGELOW, W.A., Dr., M.D., F.A.C.S. Forceps, Fin and Feather : The Memoirs of Dr. W.A. Bigelow. Altona, Manitoba : "Printed by D.W. Friesen & Sons Ltd,Printers and Publishers", (Nov. 1969). Second Printing. Pp (4),v-xviii,1-1 16,(2) + 8-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, illustrated green flexible heavy cardcovers, white lettering to spine. Front cover and spine use the ampserand: Forceps, Fin & Feather . Wilfred Abram Bigelow (b. November 30, 1879, Kingsport, Kings County, Nova Scotia - d. August 13, 1967, Brandon, Manitoba) rural physician and founder of Canada’s first medical... View more info

Forgotten Canadians : The Blacks of Nova Scotia. 1st

By: HENRY, Frances Canadian Social Problems Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longman Canada, Don Mills, ON, 1973,:

Seller ID: 21782


HENRY, Frances. Forgotten Canadians : The Blacks of Nova Scotia. (Don Mills) : Longman Canada Ltd., (1973). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),[1]-215,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey and whtie card covers with spniesunned to green. Contents: 1. The Study: Theory and Methodology; 2. The So cial and Economic History of Black Settlement in a Depressed Area; 3. The Ethnography of Vale Haven--A Rural Depressed Community; 4. The Ethnography of Far Town--An "upper" Lower-Class Community; 5. Basic Attitudes; 6. The Role of Religion; 7. Attitudes toward Race and Race Relations; 8. The... View more info

Foundations of Political Order in Genesis and the Chandogya Upanisad. Studies in Comparative Religion, Volume 1

By: COMBS, Eugene, and Kenneth POST.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, (N.Y.) / Queenston, (Ontario), 1987,:

Seller ID: 86718


COMBS, Eugene, and Kenneth POST. The Foundations of Political Order in Genesis and the Chandogya Upanisad. Studies in Comparative Religion, Volume 1. Lewiston, (N.Y.) / Queenston, (Ontario) : The Edwin Mellen Press, (1987). Pp [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-810. Thick 8vo, tan card covers, lettered in black. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. Heis best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on tec hnology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding aborti... View more info

Friulian Language : Identity, Migration, Culture

By: MUCIGNAT, Rosa

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2014, ISBN:9781443858175:

Seller ID: 106480


MUCIGNAT, Rosa . The Friulian Language : Identity, Migration, Culture. (Newcastle upon Tyne) : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2014). Pp (4),[v]-xxii,[1]- 197,(1). 8vo. black hardcovers, silver lettering to spine. "Are minor languages the lifeblood of cherished local identities or just passports with restricted validity, serving no purpose in today's transnational, global world? Italy s north-eastern region of Friuli is a case in point: in this area, around half a million people speak Friulian, a Romance language of theRhaeto-Romance family, which is attested to in written texts since 1150... View more info

From Africville to New Road : How four communities planned their development. pbk.

By: TOLLIVER, Althea J. and James A. FRANCOIS FRANCOIS, James A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Watershed Joint Action Committee / Black United Front, Dartmouth, 1983,:

Seller ID: 7707


TOLLIVER, Althea J. and James A. FRANCOIS. From Africville to New Road : How four communities planned their development. Dartmouth : Watershed Joint Action Committee / Black United Front, (1983). Pp (8,7-33,(1). Illustrated. 4to, printed stapled brown card covers. Includes information on urban development in relation to the predominantly black communities North Preston, Cherrybrook, Lake Major, and East Preston in Halifax. Minor cover creasing, else very good. 12.00 View more info

From Traps to Draggers: Domestic Commodity Production in Northwest Newfoundland, 1850-1982

By: SINCLAIR, Peter R. ISER Social and Economic Studies, 31).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University, St. John's, 1985, ISBN:0919666477:

Seller ID: 25497


SINCLAIR, Peter R. From Traps to Draggers : Domestic Commodity Production in Northwest Newfoundland, 1850-1982. (St.John's) : Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, (1985). Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-171,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. ISER Social and Economic Studies, Number 31. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Social Differentiation in Primary Production; 3. The Inshore Fisheries, 1850-1965; 4. Technical Change and the Structure of the Fishery; 5. Draggers, Division and Conflict; 6. Th... View more info

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Gaelic Cape Breton Step-Dancing : An Historical and Ethnographic Perspective. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GIBSON, John G. McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History, Second Series, 43.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2017, ISBN:9780773550599:

Seller ID: 114721

ISBN: 0773550593


GIBSON, John G. Gaelic Cape Breton Step-Dancing : An Historical and Ethnographic Perspective. Montreal and Kingston / London / Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2017). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxii,(2),[3]-464. With a few maps and b&w photos in the text. 8vo ()163 x 234 mm), black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Volume 43 in the McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History, Second Series. John Graham Gibson (b. 1941) was living in Judique at the time of publication. "The step-dancing of the Scotch Gaels in Nova Scot... View more info

Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. Paperback Reprint, signed.

By: CREIGHTON, Helen and Calum MacLEOD National Museum of Canada Bulletin198 MacLEOD, Calum

Price: $35.00

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1979, ISBN:0660001446:

Seller ID: 23900


CREIGHTON, Helen and Calum MacLEOD. Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. With a newpreface by Helen Creighton. (Ottawa) : National Museums of Canada, (1979). Pp (4),v-xii,[1]-308. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. National Museums of Canada, Bull etin No.198, Anthropological Series No.66. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4984, Georges & Stern, American and Canadian Immigrant and Ethnic Folklore : An Annotated Bibliography SC5. "Two notable authorities pooled their talents tocompile this popular collection of 93 Gaelic folksongs from Cape Breton... View more info

Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. Paperback Reprint.

By: CREIGHTON, Helen and Calum MacLEOD National Museum of Canada Bulletin198 MacLEOD, Calum

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1979, ISBN:0660001446:

Seller ID: 112718


CREIGHTON, Helen and Calum MacLEOD. Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. With a newpreface by Helen Creighton. (Ottawa) : National Museums of Canada, (1979). Pp (4),v-xii,[1]-308. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. National Museums of Canada, Bull etin No.198, Anthropological Series No.66. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4984, Georges & Stern, American and Canadian Immigrant and Ethnic Folklore : An Annotated Bibliography SC5. "Two notable authorities pooled their talents tocompile this popular collection of 93 Gaelic folksongs from Cape Breton... View more info

Geology of the Continental Margin of Eastern Canada. Geology of Canada, no.2.

By: KEEN, M.J., and G.L. WILLIAMS (eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada GSC, Ottawa, 1990, ISBN:0660131307:

Seller ID: 90759


KEEN, M.J., and G.L. WILLIAMS (eds.). Geology of the Continental Margin of Eastern Canada. Geology of Canada, no. 2. (Ottawa) : Geological Survey of Canada, 1990. Pp [i]-v,(1),1-855,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. Thick 4to, illustrated white glossy paper covered boards, lettered in black. This is volume I-1 of the Geology Society of America's Geology of North America series produced as part of the Decade of North American Geology project. Contents : Introduction : 1. Geological and historical perspective.2. Tectonic and geophysical overview. 3. Biostratigraphy and related studi ... View more info

George & Rue: A Novel. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf, New York, 2005, ISBN:0786716207:

Seller ID: 96781


CLARKE, George Elliott. George & Rue : A Novel. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2005). First American Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xii,(),5-223,(5). 8vo, tan paper covered boards with black paper covered spine, gilt lettering to spine. "The facts are clear. It was, by all accounts, a 'slug-ugly' crime: in 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton, in a robbery gone wrong, drunkenly bludgeoned a white taxi driver to death with a hammer. It was 1949, and the two siblings, part black and part Mi'kmaq Indian, were hanged for the killing. Both repelled and intrigued by his ancestral cousins' deeds, which ... View more info

Global coasts : Life changes, gender challenges

By: GERRARD, Siri, and Randi Ronning BALSVIK (eds.) BALSVIK, Randi Ronning Kvinnforsk Occasional Papers 2

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kvinnforsk, University of Tromso, Tromso, Norway, 1999, ISBN:8291167060:

Seller ID: 108705


GERRARD, Siri, and Randi Ronning BALSVIK (eds.). Global coasts : Life changes, gender challenges.(Tromso, Norway) : Kvinnforsk, University of Tromso, 1999. Pp (4),v-vii,(1),1-186,(2). 8vo, decorated pale blue card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Women, gender and coasts as objects of research: An introduction (by Randi Renning Balsvik and Siri Gerrard). [Gender and coast: A historical perspective] On the writing of town history in a gender perspective (by Randi Ronning Balsvik); Changing labour roles in north Norwegian fisherman-farmer household (by Asa Elstad); Hanna Anny ... View more info

Gnosis and the Question of Thought in Vedanta : Dialogue with the Foundations.

By: ARAPURA, John G.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht / Boston / Lancaster , 1986, ISBN:9024730619:

Seller ID: 87174


ARAPURA, John G. Gnosis and the Question of Thought in Vedanta : Dialogue with the Foundations. Dordrecht / Boston / Lancaster : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1986. First Edition. Pp (6),1-211,(1). 8vo, red cloth, lettered in black and white. Studies in Philosophy and Religion, No. 5. J.G. Arapura was born in Kerala, India, and later became Professor of Indian Philosophy and Eastern Religions at MacMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. H... View more info

Go Do Some Great Thing : The Black Pioneers of British Columbia. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KILIAN, Crawford.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, North Vancouver, B.C., 1978, ISBN:0888941803:

Seller ID: 114107


KILIAN, Crawford. Go Do Some Great Thing : The Black Pioneers of British Columbia. (North Vancouver, B.C.) : Douglas & McIntyre, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-188,(4), + 8 p. of black and white photos. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Sir James Douglas, the first governor of British Columbia, was the son of a Creole and probably had Black ancestors. Theinvitation that his government sent in 1858 to a group of Black would-be s ettlers in San Francisco does not read, however, as a brotherly welcome; itwas probably just a shrewd move to bolster the British Empire in the we... View more info

Gods of Greece. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: BENY, Roloff STASSINOPOULOS, Arianna BENY, Roloff

Price: $45.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1983,:

Seller ID: 6556


(BENY, Roloff). STASSINOPOULOS, Arianna and Roloff BENY. The Gods of Greece. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1983). Pp (6),7-216. 4to, black cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 3479. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Grandma, What Do Our Mi'kmaq People Do All Year Round? / Kiju, Taluktijik net Kikmanaq tesi Punqek?

By: PAUL-MARTIN, Patsy. MARTIN, Melody.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eastern Woodland Publishing, Truro, NS, 2001, ISBN:0973059117:

Seller ID: 115332


PAUL-MARTIN, Patsy. Grandma, What Do Our Mi'kmaq People Do All Year Round? / Kiju, Taluktijik net Kikmanaq tesi Punqek? Written by Patsy Paul-Martin. Illustrations by Melody Martin. (Truro, NS : Eastern Woodland Publishing, 2001). First Printing. Pp. [1]-31,(1). Illustrated in colour. Square 8vo, illustrated stapled pale blue card covers with black and white lettering to front cover. Text in English and Mi'kmaq. The author is from Eskasoni, and the illustrator -- her daughter -- is a teacher in Milford, Nova Scotia. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Grassland Settlers : The Swift Current Region during the Era of the Ranching Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McGOWAN, Don C. Canadian Plains Studies 4

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina., Regina, Saskatchewan., 1973,:

Seller ID: 103850


McGOWAN, Don C. Grassland Settlers : The Swift Current Region during the Era of the Ranching Frontier. (Regina, Saskatchewan : Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 1975). First Edition. Pp. (2),iII-xii,1-205,(3). Illustrated throughout with photos, maps. Index. 8vo, off-white cloth, black lettering to front & spine. No, 4 in the Canadian Plains Studies series. Contents : Foreword by George F.G. Stanley. Author's Preface. 1. The Land. 2. Rail and Trail. 3. Swift Current — The Military Base. 4. The Aftermath of the Rebellion and the End of Trail Freighting. 5. The Noble "... View more info