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Art of the Low Countries. US no dj

By: VALENTINER, Wilhelm R. VAN RENSSELAER, Mrs. Schuyler, trans.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page, 1914,:

Seller ID: 25323


VALENTINER, Wilhelm R. The Art of the Low Countries : Studies. Translated by Mrs. Schuyler van Rensselaer. Illustrated. Garden City : Doubleday, Page & Co., 1914. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-251,(1),+ 84 plates. Lg 8vo, maroon cloth spine. Chapters : 1. Linear Composition in Dutch Art; 2. The Church Architecture of the Netherlands in the Middle Ages; 3. The Haarlem School of Painting in the Fifteenth Century; 4. The Satirical Work of Quentin Metsys; 5. The Brothers Govert and Raphel Camphuysen; 6. Dutch Ceramic Tiles; 7. Rembrandt at the Latin School; 8. Rembrandt's Blinding of Samson; 9. Rembrandt's Repres... View more info

Between God and Party : Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Cuba.

By: KIRK, John M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of South Florida Press, Tampa, 1989, ISBN:081300909X:

Seller ID: 86513


KIRK, John M. Between God and Party : Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Cuba. Tampa : University of South Florida Press, (1989). Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-231,(3). Index. 8vo, white card covers. John Kirk a professor of Latin American studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Spine browned, else very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 15.00 View more info

Civility and Politics in the Origins of the Argentine Nation : Soociabilities in Buenos Aires, 1829-1862

By: GONZALEZ BERNALDO DE QUIROS, Pilar TUNNARD, Daniel Philip, trans. UCLA Latin American Studies, Volume 88

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, Los Angeles, 2006, ISBN:9780879030896:

Seller ID: 110893


GONZALEZ BERNALDO DE QUIROS, Pilar. Civility and Politics in the Origins ofthe Argentine Nation : Soociabilities in Buenos Aires, 1829-1862. Translat ion by Daniel Philip Tunnard. Los Angeles :UCLA Latin American Center Publications, (2006). Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),1-399,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. UCLA Latin American Studies, Volume 88. "A truly ground-breaking history of the decisive years in the formation of the modern nation of Argentina, this volume explores the sociocultural processes leading to its emergence by exploring and documenting pol... View more info

Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala : A Historical Geography of theCuchumatan Highlands, 1500-1821. First Edition.

By: LOVELL, W. George.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1985, ISBN:0773504338:

Seller ID: 115333


LOVELL, W. George. Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala : A Historical Geography of the Cuchumatan Highlands, 1500-1821. Kingston and Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(1),[1]-254,(2), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, decorated red cloth with black and white lettering to front board, black lettering to spine. "Compared to what is known about Mexico and Peru, the nature of the colonial experience in Central America remains blurred and speculative. General histories exist, but few detailed regional s... View more info

Exploited Seas : New Directions for Marine Environmental History. First Edition

By: HOLM, Poul, Tim D. SMITH, and David J. STARKEY, (eds.) MYERS, Ransom A. CADIGAN, Sean T. HUTCHINGS, Jeffrey A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: International Maritime Economic History Association, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 2002, ISBN:0973007311:

Seller ID: 97818


HOLM, Poul, Tim D. SMITH, and David J. STARKEY, (eds.). Exploited Seas : New Directions for Marine Environmental History. St. John’s, Newfoundland : International Maritime Economic History Association / Census of Marine Life,(2002). First Edition. [The title-page has "2001" and the copyright date i s 2001, but printer has "2002" on last page.] Printed by AGMV Marquis Printer Inc., Quebec. Pp (4),v-xix,(1),1-216,(4). 8vo, grey cardcovers with Pieter Breughel the Elder illustration, dark blue lettering. No. 21 in the Research in Maritime History series. Contents: Introduction b... View more info

Folk Practices in North Mexico : Birth Customs, Folk Medicine, and Spiritualism in the Laguna Zone. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KELLY, Isabel Latin American Monographs, number 2

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, 1965,:

Seller ID: 102191


KELLY, Isabel. Folk Practices in North Mexico : Birth Customs, Folk Medicine, and Spiritualism in the Laguna Zone. Austin: published for the Instituteof Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press, (1965). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(5),[3]-166,(2). 8vo, black cloth with silver decoration to front, silver lettering to spine. Latin American Monographs, number 2. "The Mexican folkways described in this monograph, of scientific interest to anthropologists, will fascinate laymen. Dr. Isabel Kelly, witty, simpatica, and imperturable, collected these notes as a diversion some t... View more info

Higher Education in Mexico: History, Growth, and Problems. First Edition in dustjacket

By: OSBORN, Thomas Noel, II

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Texas Western Press, El Paso, Texas, 1976, ISBN:0874040531:

Seller ID: 2968


OSBORN, Thomas Noel, II. Higher Education in Mexico : History, Growth, and Problems in a Dichotomized Industry. El Paso, Texas: Texas Western Press, 1976. First Edition. Pp xv,150. 8vo, 1/2 red cloth with green cloth covered boards. Volume 1 of Inter-American studies. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

International health organisations and movements, 1918-1939. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WEINDLING, Paul, (ed.) Cambridge History of Medicine

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995, ISBN:0521450128:

Seller ID: 110355


WEINDLING, Paul, (ed.). International health organisations and movements, 1918-1939. (Cambridge) : Cambridge Universiity Press, (1995). First Edition.Pp (6),vii-xvi,1-337,(7). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine . In the Cambridge History of Medicine series. "This is a collection of original studies on the new international health and welfare organisations between the First and the Second World Wars. The diversity of such organisations and their many-sided activities make this a rich and complex area of historical investigation which has direct relevance to current issues in i... View more info

Liberty or Death! : The Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell, British Legionnaire and Commander -- Hero and Patriot of the Americas.

By: VICTOR, Maria Paez. VOWELL, Richard L.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tattered Flag Press, Ticehurst, East Sussex, 2013, ISBN:9780954311582:

Seller ID: 109454


(VOWELL, Richard L.). VICTOR, Maria Paez. Liberty or Death! : The Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell, British Legionnaire and Commander -- Hero and Patriot of the Americas. (Ticehurst, East Sussex): Tattered Flag Press, (2013). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxv,(1),1-189,(9), + 8 p. of plates. With maps to text. 8vo, illustrated blue and Union Jack card covers with black and white lettering to front cover and spine. "This is the extraordinary story of Richard Longifled Vowell, an audacious and intrepid young English adventurer who abandoned his studies at Oxford in 1817 to f... View more info

Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FREEDMAN, Paul H. Cambridge Iberian and Latin American Studies.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521393272:

Seller ID: 106002


FREEDMAN, Paul H. The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Printing. Pp (10).[ix]-xvii,(3),1-263,(3). Maps in text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine.. In the Cambridge Iberian and Latin American Studies series. "This book describes the history of peasants in Catalonia, the politically dominant andwealthiest part of the medieval Kingdom of Aragon, between the ninth and f ifteenth centuries. It focuses on the period from 1000 to 1300, when free peasants who had held property under favorable frontier conditions were ... View more info

Proceedings of the Theatre in Atlantic Canada Symposium

By: KNOWLES, Richard Paul (ed.) FILEWOOD, Alan GOLDIE, Terry BORLASE, Tim

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 1988,:

Seller ID: 6201


KNOWLES, Richard Paul (ed.). The Proceedings of the Theatre in Atlantic Canada Symposium. Sackville, N.B.: Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6), vii-ix, (3), 3-266, (4). 8vo, card covers. Includes Terry Goldie's "Where Are We and Whither Tending?" (pp.19-27); Alan Filewood's "The Life and Death of the Mummers Troupe" (pp.127-141); and Denyse Lynde's "Christopher Heide: Canadian Playwright of the Nineteen Eighties". Also the panel discussion, "Theatre in Education" includedTim Borlase of Nain. Includes : John Gray's... View more info

Revolution on the Pampas : A Social History of Argentine Wheat, 1860-1910. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: SCOBIE, James R. Latin American Monographs, No. 1

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, 1967,:

Seller ID: 107209


SCOBIE, James R. Revolution on the Pampas : A Social History of Argentine Wheat, 1860-1910. Austin : Published for the Institute of Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press, (1967). Second Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(6),[3]-206,+ 12 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Latin American Monographs, No. 1. "Professor Scobie begins his account with he first settlers who colonized Santa Fe in he 1850's and shows how they and thousands of other European immigrants converted this vast virgin grassland into a world bread-basket. He explain... View more info

Sailortown. 2nd UK printing in dustjacket.

By: HUGILL, Stan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 83582


HUGILL, Stan. Sailortown. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. / New York :E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968. Second British Printing. Pp (4),v-xxii,(2), 3-360,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. The Beach: 'On the Beach', 'Sailortown Preludes', 'More Sailortown Preludes', 'the Way of the Ship', 'Fiddler's Green: a composite Sailortown'; Part II. Sailortowns of the World - Europe: 'Liverpool', 'London', 'Other British and some Continental Sailortowns'; Part III. Sailortowns of the World - America: 'Sailortowns of the Eastern and Southern American Seaboa... View more info

Shaping a Maritime Empire

By: SCHROEDER, John H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, 1985,:

Seller ID: 35095


SCHROEDER, John H.. Shaping a Maritime Empire : The Commercial and Diplomatic Role of the American Navy, 1829-1861 . Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (1985). Pp 229. 8vo, blue cloth. Issued without dust-jacket. No.48 in the Contributions in Military Studies series. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. President Andrew Jackson : Advocate of an Expansive Navy; 3. Commercial Pressure and Naval Presence : The Emerging East India Squadron ; 4. Abel P. Upshur and the Rejuvenation of the Navy; 5. "A New Commercial Era"; 6. Commercial Initiatives in Latin America; 7. Democratic Disarray in the Cari... View more info

Social Science Research on Latin America : Report and Papers of a Seminar on Latin American Studies in the United States held at Stanford, California,June 8 - August 23, 1963

By: WAGLEY, Charles, (ed.)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 107169


WAGLEY, Charles, (ed.). Social Science Research on Latin America : Report and Papers of a Seminar on Latin American Studies in the United States held at Stanford, California, June 8 - August 23, 1963. New York : Columbia University Press, 1964. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,[1]-338. 8vo, reddish-brown hardcover, silver lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed grey. Contents : Foreword (by Robert N. Burr). Preface (by Charles Wagley). 1. Introoduction (by Charles Wagley). 2. The contribution of geography to Latin American studies (by James J. Parsons). 3. Latin American historiography: status and res... View more info

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Studies in Ancient American and European Art. in dj.

By: KUBLER, George REESE, Thomas F. (ed.) FOCILLON, Henri)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1985, ISBN:0300026625: 1985

Seller ID: 71570

ISBN: 0300026625


KUBLER, George. Studies in Ancient American and European Art. Edited by Thomas F. Reese. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xxxvi,[1]-449,(1). Illustrated throughout. Double column. 4to, brown cloth with metallic lettering to spine. Contents: 1. "Prologue: Colonial Transformations in Ancient Italy", 2. "The Focillon Legacy: The Interactions of Form and Technique in the Colonial Arts of the United States, Latin America, and West Africa", 3. "Culture Contact, Anthropology, and Art History in the Forties: Case Studies in the United... View more info

Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. First Edition

By: DIAL, Roger Centre for Foreign Policy Studies. Dalhousie University.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, 1973, ISBN:0770300081:

Seller ID: 113441


DIAL, Roger. Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Dalhousie University, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of PoliticalScience, Reference Paper, June 1973. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-xi,(3),3-18 2,(2). Index. 4to, blue card covers, lettered in black, with a blank spine.Contents : I. Causes-Inputs to Chinese External Policy and Relations. A. E xternal-Systemic Sources. B. Domestic-National Interest Sources. C. Cultural-Traditional Sources. D. Ideology-Revolutionary Experience Sources. E. Idi... View more info

U.S.-Mexican Energy Relationships : Realities and Prospects

By: LADMAN, Jerry R., Deborah J. BALDWIN, and Elihu BERGMAN (eds.) BALDWIN, Deborah J. BERGMAN, Elihu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lexington Boks / D.C. Heath and Company, Lexington, Mass., and Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0669043990:

Seller ID: 105414


LADMAN, Jerry R., Deborah J. BALDWIN, and Elihu BERGMAN (eds.). U.S.-Mexican Energy Relationships : Realities and Prospects. Lexington, Mass. [and] Toronto : Lexington Boks / D.C. Heath and Company, (1981). Pp (6),vii-xvii,(3),3-237,(1). Maps. Tables. Index. 8vo, green card covers, lettered in white. Papers presented at a conference co-sponsored by the Americans for EnergyIndependence of Washington, D.C. and the Center for Latin American Studies of Arizona State University, held at Arizona State University Dec. 13-14, 1979. Contents : Part I - Background. 1. U.S.-Mexican Energy Relations: Ambi... View more info

Yale College : An Educational History 1871-1921. Second Printing in dustjacket, ex-library

By: PIERSON, George Wilson

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1960,:

Seller ID: 113054


PIERSON, George Wilson. Yale College : An Educational History 1871-1921. New Haven : Yale University Press, (September, 1960). Pp (6),vii-xv,(3),3-773,(1). Illustrated.Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edgedyed black. "This is the first volume in a history which illuminates the w hole field of American higher education in the most critical years of its growth. The theme is the evolution of a famous college into the modern, self-governing university. Begininning with the challenge of the new universitymovement and battles over the elective system, the author gives the fir... View more info