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Inventing Academic Freedom : the 1968 Strax Affair at the University of NewBrunswick

By: KENT, Peter C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Formac, Halifax, 2012, ISBN:9781459501485:

Seller ID: 104920


KENT, Peter C. Inventing Academic Freedom : the 1968 Strax Affair at the University of New Brunswick. Halifax: Formac, (2012). Pp. [1]- 224. Illustrated. 8vo, white illustrated card covers. "In 1968, there was political ferment everywhere. In Paris, students were in the streets. In the U.S., civil rights, the Vietnam War, and protests against the draft brought out millions. In this atmosphere, a young Jewish-American professor in the quiet town of Fredericton, New Brunswick sparked a controversy that established the principles of academic freedom on Canadian campuses. Norman Strax was an u... View more info

Ixion's Wheel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GUSTAFSON, Ralph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1969,:

Seller ID: 100911


GUSTAFSON, Ralph. Ixion's Wheel. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart, (1969). First Edition. Pp (12),13-128. 8vo, pink & orange decorated paper-covered boards, black cloth spine, lettered in gilt. Spadoni & Donnelly 2100. Design by Don Fernley. Ralph Barker Gustafson (b. August 16, 1909, Lime Ridge, Quebec - d. May 29, 1995, North Hatley, Quebec), Canadian poet, anthologist, and university professor. "With Ixion's Wheel, Ralph Gustafson emerges as a world traveller of zest and irony. He responds to life and to great art with an immense range of sympathy and response. Gustafson is a... View more info

Jasmine. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: MUKHERJEE, Bharati

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1989,:

Seller ID: 25047


MUKHERJEE, Bharati. Jasmine. (Markham, Ont.) : Viking, (1989). First Canadian Printing. Pp (12),3-241,(5). 8vo, red cloth spine, green paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "When Jasmine Vidh, a young woman in a small Indian town, is widowed by a terrorist bomb, her fate is a life of isolation and despair. But six years later, Jasmine has become Jane Ripplemeyer, resident of Iowa and member of an unsteady and unconventional American family - a family that includes an Iowa banker, an adopted Vietnamese refugee and her own pregnant self. In following this transformation of a younq l... View more info

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Keeping Thngs Whole [a novel]. First Edition.

By: WHETTER, Darryl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vagrant Press, Halifax, N.S., 2013, ISBN:9781771080309: 2013

Seller ID: 112674

ISBN: 1771080302


WHETTER, Darryl. Keeping Things Whole [a novel]. (Halifax, NS) : Vagrant Press, (2013). First Edition. Pp (17),6-264,(4). 8vo, art-illustrated blue card covers with tan spine and a cut-out window forming the "O" in "whole". A novel by this Nova Scotian author and educator (b. 1971) "It’s 1998 and Antony Williams is about to meet his match. A native of Windsor, Ontario, Antony is the child of a demanding single mother and an absconding Vietnam War resister who got too used to leaving home, country, and family. With a keen eye on the hybrid Windsor-Detroit land... View more info

Language Planning in Southeast Asia.

By: HASSAN, Abdullah (comp.). EDWARDS, John LOWENBERG, Peter H. PAKIR, Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Ministry of Education,, Kuala Lumpur, 1994, ISBN:9636233997:

Seller ID: 98301


HASSAN, Abdullah (comp.). Language Planning in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Ministry of Education, 1994. First Printing. P p [i]-xvii,(1),1-396,(2). Index. 8vo, blue, red and grey card covers, with French flaps. Contents : 1. The Unique Context of Language Planning in Southeast Asia (by Richard B. Noss). 2. Language Education Policy Planning in Malaysia: Concern for Unity, Reality and Rationality (by Asiah Abu Samah). 3. Nationism and Exoglossia: The Case of English in Malaysia (by Asmah Hj. Omar). 4. From Literary Nationalism to Literary Planning (by Carol Mitchell)... View more info

Legendary Secret Norden Bombsight. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PARDINI, Albert L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military History, Atglen, Pennsylvania, 1999, ISBN:0764307231:

Seller ID: 104543


PARDINI, Albert L. The Legendary Secret Norden Bombsight. Atglen, Pennsylvania : Schiffer Military History, (1999). Pp (4),5-352. 8vo, tan cloth, black lettering to front & spine. "This book is the first detailed volume to cover the famous Norden Bombsight (NBS) which was one of the most secret weapons used before and during World War II by the United States in its bomber aircraft. Development of the NBS was started in 1922 by the Navy Bureau of Ordnance, and in 1932 the famous Mark XV was introduced. Configuration of the NBS, except for changes, remained static through its life, and its a... View more info

Life. Vol. 58, No. 18, May 7, 1965

By: Life Magazine - John Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Time Inc, Chicago , 1965,:

Seller ID: 86983


(Life Magazine – John Wayne). Life. Vol. 58, No. 18, May 7, 1965. (Chicago : Time Inc., 1965). Pp [1]-132. Illustrated. Double Column. Folio, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Cover photo of John Wayne. Cover highlighted story : After a Bout with Cancer – John Wayne is back in action. Items of interest : “Vietnam : View from the Cockpit” (pp 42B-42D); “John Wayne Rides Again” (pp 69-74); “U.S. Steps into the Dominican Crossfire” (pp 85-87). Somefoxing to margins, mailing label, else good to very good. 10.00 View more info

Life. Vol. 60, No. 14, April 8, 1966.

By: Life Magazine ALI, Mohammad

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Time Inc, Chicago , 1966,:

Seller ID: 86985


(Life Magazine). Life. Vol. 60, No. 14, April 8, 1966. (Chicago : Time Inc., 1966). Pp 1-124. Illustrated. Double Column. Folio, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Captain Pete Dawkins. Cover highlighted stories : Russia vs. Red China – A Romance Goes Sour; Britain's Train Robbery – Still a Super Riddle; Army's All-America Rhodes Scholar, Now in Vietnam - Captain Pete Dawkins Keeps on Winning. Other items of interest : “Foul for the sake of a good Fight” [Cassius Clay – George Chuvalo fight] (p. 43). Mailing label, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Life. Vol. 60, No. 6, February 11, 1966

By: Life Magazine - Vietnam War

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Time Inc, Chicago , 1966,:

Seller ID: 87002


(Life Magazine – Vietnam War). Life. Vol. 60, No. 6, February 11, 1966. (Chicago : Time Inc., 1966). Pp 1-92. Illustrated. Double Column. Folio, illustrated grey stapled wrappers. Cover photo of wounded soldiers. Cover highlighted story : The War Goes On. Items of interest : “On with the War and Operation Masher”(pp 20-25); “Right Down on the Moon” (pp 26-30). Covers rubbed, creased, mailing label, else good. 10.00 View more info

Long Gray Line : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966. 1st USin dj

By: ATKINSON, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989,:

Seller ID: 23420


ATKINSON, Rick. The Long Gray Line. [dustjackets adds : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966]. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(3),[1]-592,+ 24 pp.photos. 8vo, grey paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine. "Theirs was the dream of all young men : tobecome heroes. Inspired by John E Kennedy's call to serve the nation, the West Point class of 1966 first gathered above the Hudson River on a glorious afternoon in July 1962. But as the cadets swore their oath of allegiance,they could not begin to imagine the dark journey that lay ahead. The Lon... View more info

Love to Vietnam. 1st in dj

By: MORRIS, Edita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Monthly Revies Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 31988


MORRIS, Edita. Love to Vietnam. N.Y. & L.: (Monthly Review Press, 1968). First Edition. Pp 92. 8vo, black cloth. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Malayan Emergency : The Commonwealth's Wars, 1948-1966. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JACKSON, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Routledge , London and New York, 1991, ISBN:041504183X:

Seller ID: 113344


JACKSON, Robert. The Malayan Emergency : The Commonwealth's Wars, 1948-1966. London and New York : Routledge, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),vii,(1),1-196. Map in text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Light wear to cloth, else very good in dustjacket. 100.00 "The West has won only one guerilla war in the period since the Second World War: the struggle with Communist terrorists in Malaysia. It became a textbook example of how to fight a guerilla war, based on political as much as military means. The Malayan Emergency deals with the campaign fought by British, Commonwealth and ot... View more info

Marijuana: Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Patterns of Social Use

By: SINGER, Arnold J. (ed.) Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 191

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 99329


SINGER, Arnold J. (ed.). Marijuana: Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Patterns of Social Use. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 191, December 31, 1971. (New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 1971). Pp (2),3-269,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers, front cover lettered in white, spine is white with blue lettering. Contents : Part I. Chemistry and Pharmacology. Cultivation, Extraction, and Analysis of Cannabis sativa (pages 3–14) by Norman J. Doorenbos, Patricia S. Fetterman, Maynard W. Quimby and CarltonE. Turner; Tetrahydrocannabinols and Synthetic Analogs (pages 15–22) by... View more info

Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Cutter & Vine. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WOLFE, Tom WOLFE, Tom

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux / FSG, New York, 1976,:

Seller ID: 719


WOLFE, Tom. Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine and other stories, sketches and essays. Illustrated by the author. (New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976). First Printing. Pp (12),3-243,(3). 8vo, black cloth, red, giltand purple lettering to spine. "Santa Barranza! It's the 1970's - a famous athlete struggling with a perfume commercial (and losing) - a woman in a s elf-realization seminar whose hemorrhoids move an entire banquet hall to cosmic screams - a Navy carrier pilot flying over North Vietnam after 799 of his comrades have been blown out of the sky there - a man-about-town wh... View more info

Mig Master : The Story of the F-8 Crusader. 2nd edition in dustjacket

By: TILLMAN, Barrett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md, 1990, ISBN:087021585X:

Seller ID: 42751


TILLMAN, Barrett. Mig Master : The Story of the F-8 Crusader. Second Edition. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, (1990). Pp (8),ix-xv,(3),1-218,(4). 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. Barrett Tillman (b. 1948, Oregon). A full history of the legendary aircraft from its development in the 1950s to its retirement in the 1980s, paying close attention to its carrier-based service in the Vietnam War. Foreword by James B. Stockdale. Very goodin dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business . First Edition

By: BROMMELHORSTER, Jörn. PAES, Wolf-Christian.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2003, ISBN:0333999282:

Seller ID: 114382


BROMMELHORSTER, Jörn and Wolf-Christian PAES, (eds..). The Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business. (Basingstoke and New York) : PalgraveMacmillan, (2003). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,(1),1-223,(5). With many t ables and figures in the text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.In the International Political Economy Series. Light wear to cloth, esle v ery good. 60.00 "Armed forces across the globe engage in economic activities both in times of war and peace. This book provides a critical analysis ofthis phenomenon, comparing experiences with 'military business' from f... View more info

Minority Groups in Thailand

By: SCHROCK, Joann L., Irene CROWE, Marilou FROMME, Dennis E. GOSIER, et al Ethnographic Study Series Department of the Army Pamphlet no. 550-107 MYERS, Raymond W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, 1970,:

Seller ID: 78269


SCHROCK, Joann L., Irene CROWE, Marilou FROMME, Dennis E. GOSIER, Virginia S. McKENZIE, Raymond W. MYERS, and Patricia L. STEGEMAN. Minority Groups inThailand . [Washington]: Headquarters, Department of the Army, February 19 70. Pp. (2),iii-viii,(2),1-1135,(3). 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Department of the Army Pamphlet no. 550-107. Ethnographic Study Series. Stamp from the School of International Studies, Fort Bragg,to front pastedown, light spotting to top edge, else vg. Due to this volum e's excess weight, extra shipping charges will be necessary. 40.00 View more info

Minority Groups in the Republic of Vietnam

By: SCHROCK, James, William STOCKTON Jr., Elaine M. MURPHY, Mairlou FROMME Ethnographic Study Series, Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 550-105

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, 1966,:

Seller ID: 99943


SCHROCK, James, William STOCKTON Jr., Elaine M. MURPHY, Mairlou FROMME, Contributors. Minority Groups in the Republic of Vietnam. (Washington): Headquarters, Department of the Army, 1966. Pp. (2),iii-ix,(1),1-1163,(3). With maps. 8vo, printed cream card covers with black titles to front and spine. Ethnographic Study Series, Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 550-105. Contents: 1. The Bahnar; 2. The Bru; 3. The Cua; 4. The Halang; 5. The Hre; 6. The Hroi; 7. The Jarai; 8. The Jeh; 9. The Katu; 10. The Koho; 11. The Ma; 12. The M'nong; 13. The Muong; 14. The Raglai; 15. The Rengao; 16. The Rhad... View more info

Modernity and Re-enchantment : Religion in Post-revolutionary Vietnam. First Softcover Edition

By: TAYLOR, Philip (ed.) Vietnam Update Series

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 2007, ISBN:9789812304384:

Seller ID: 110517


TAYLOR, Philip (ed.). Modernity and Re-enchantment : Religion in Post-revolutionary Vietnam. Singapore : nstitute of Southeast Asian Studies, (2007). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xi,(1),1-491,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated light blue card covers, lettered in black and red. Contents : 1. Modernity and re-enchantment in post-revolutionary Vietnam (by Philip Taylor). 2. Returning home : ancestor veneration and the nationalism of Vietnam (by Kate Jellema). 3. Ritual revitalization and nativist ideology in Hanoi (by Horim Choi). 4. Feasting with the living and the dead : food and eating in ... View more info

Motivational Factors of American Prisoners of War Held By the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

By: NAUGHTON, Robert J. Naval War College Review, Jan-Feb 1975) TRASK, David F. FREEDMAN, Robert O.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1975,:

Seller ID: 66760


NAUGHTON, Robert J. "Motivational Factors of American Prisoners of War HeldBy the Democratic Republic of Vietnam". An article in Naval War College Re view, January-February 1975., pp. 2-14. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1975. Pp. (2),1-86. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Also includes: Norman H. Gibbs's "Clausewitz on the Moral Forces in War", David F. Trask's "Woodrow Wilson and the Reconciliation of Force and Diplomacy: 1917-1918", Robert O. Freedman's "Soviet Policy toward the MiddleEast from the Exodus of 1972 to the Yom Kippur ... View more info