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Category: All Categories: Ethnic Studies: Ethnic Studies
12 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Assad, Thomas J.  
THREE (3) VICTORIAN TRAVELLERS: Burton, Blunt, Doughty.
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Publisher: London: Routledge & Kegan (1964)..
First Edition. Three late-Victorian writers, Sir Richard Francis Burton, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, and Charles Montagu Doughty, travelled in the Middle East and recorded their experiences. 154p: 8 black/white plates on coated paper hors-texte; 22cm. Notes, Index. 369g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean and tight, name free-front endpaper; small note rear endpaper, insignificant white stain lower edge front board). Dustjacket: Good (edgewear, darkened, soiled). Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Good.

Appr.: | AUD 12.65 CAD 12.00 EUR 8.43 GBP 6.61 JPY 1,037.00 MXN 129.63 ZAR 115.22 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 3496.
    
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2.
Barone, Michael  
The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again

Publisher: Washington, D. C: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2001..
First Edition. 23 X 15 cm. Fine/Fine. Dark blue boards, copper titles on spine, [v], 338 pp, notes, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Barone argues that "the new Americans of today can be interwoven into the fabric of American life just as immigrants have been interwoven throughout American history." He looks at three groups from the 19th Century and three of today and finds similarities in their situations. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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3.
Galens, Judy, Anna Sheets & Robyn V. Young (Eds.)  
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

Publisher: Detroit et al.: Gale Research, Inc. (International Thompson), 1995..
First Edition. Ex-Library. 28 X 22 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Rudolph J. Vecoli, Contributing Editor. Two volumes, laminated pictorial boards, mostly black spines with blue, white & mauve titles. Vol. 1: ISBN 0-8103-9164-3, xxvii, 730 pp. Vol. 2: ISBN 0-8103-9165-1, xxvii, 731-1477 pp, index to both volumes. Lightly used reference copy with usual library markings, including 'Withdrawn' stamps in both volumes. Each ethnic group identified is covered in an article by a leading expert on the group (for example, Odd. S. Lovoll wrote the article on Norwegian Americans). Each article contains an overview of the group's history in its homeland, the history of its migration to the United States (except for native groups), customs & traditions, language, family & community dynamics, religion, economic life, role in politics & government, significant contributions of individuals & groups to American society, ethnic organizations, museums, and a brief bibliography. Shipping weight 12 lbs.

Appr.: | AUD 104.27 CAD 98.96 EUR 69.51 GBP 54.46 JPY 8,550.00 MXN 1,068.75 ZAR 950.00 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: ET00001.
    
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4.
Hazlewood, Nick.  
Savage: The Life and Times of Jemmy Button.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's, 2001..
ISBN: 9780312252137 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 384 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 17.68 CAD 16.78 EUR 11.79 GBP 9.24 JPY 1,450.00 MXN 181.25 ZAR 161.11 

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5.
Iwata, Masakazu.  
Planted in Good Soil: The History of the Issei in United States Agriculture [Two volumes].

Publisher: New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1992..
ISBN: 0820413070 Octavos, 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall, in red cloth. Volumes I and II: 955 pages with charts and graphs. INSERT WITH IMPERSONAL LETTER SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A history of the first generation of Japanese immigrant farmers within the United States. Volume II upper tips are lightly bumped, but the books are otherwise clean, bright and sound. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 121.95 CAD 115.74 EUR 81.30 GBP 63.69 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,111.11 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19507.
    
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6.
Miles, Arthur and Marc Loge, translator  
Le Culte de Civa: Superstitions, perversions et horreurs de l'Hindouisme (The Cult of Shiva: Superstitions, perversions

Publisher: Payot, Paris, 1935, in FRENCH, PAPERBOUND, (G),.
Payot, Paris, 1935, Collection d'Etudes, de Documents et de Temoignages pour Servir a l'Histoire de Notre Temps, 308 pp, in FRENCH, originally published in English as Land of the Lingam, translated by Marc Loge, five pages of advertisements for other Payot titles at end (some still uncut), 5-5/8"x 9", PAPERBOUND, corners and spine ends bumped and lightly chipped, original tiny Payot price label still affixed to spine, covers lightly scuffed and soiled, slight darkening to top 1" of front cover, three small ink blots on back cover, contents clean and tight, book protected in new plastic sleeve, book good (G) 3750 [Sho57RV]

Appr.: | AUD 20.73 CAD 19.68 EUR 13.82 GBP 10.83 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 188.89 

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7.
Montero, Darrel.  
Japanese Americans: Changing Patterns of Ethnic Affiliation Over Three Generations.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Westview Press, 1980..
First Edition ISBN: 0891585958 Octavo, 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall, in gray cloth. 171 pages with charts and graphs. A look into the social issues regarding ethnic affiliation of Japanese Americans. Clean, bright and sound with minimal wear to the tips. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 30.49 CAD 28.94 EUR 20.33 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19504.
    
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8.
Moon, Bucklin (editor)  
Primer for White Folks
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1945.
Very Good with no dust jacket Stated 1st Edition Hardcover Two articles about two books scotch taped to rear endpapers. One is concerning this book: an unusual anthology of the best writing, both fiction and non-fiction, on the Negro in America. It presents a comprehensive picture of the Negro from the time he left Africa to the present day [1945], and offers constructive speculation about the future of America's most acute social dilemma. Here is a library of thought contained in one entertaining volume--a challenging, readable anthology that highlights the personal side of the whole Negro problem. Previous owner's name, long ago crease on half-title page and gilt titling faded. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 491 pages; 30452

Appr.: | AUD 48.78 CAD 46.30 EUR 32.52 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 444.44 

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9.
Patterson, Phillip Louis with music by Craig Steven Matthews.  
Lets Dey Be Light.

Publisher: No publisher, no place, no date, circa 1990, PAPERBOUND, (VG),.
No publisher, no place, no date, circa 1990, 36 pages, 7-1/2"x 8-5/8", PAPERBOUND, heavy textured white paper with a hand-painted lavender butterfly and its flight path on the front initialed P. L. P., a very little light cover soil mostly on rear cover, text looks to have been printed from a computer, for binding the text block is neatly taped into the covers, the free front flyleaf has either been removed or the book was bound with only a short tab where it would have been as the title page was taped in separately, contents clean and tight, book very good {There is no actual music in this book so I am not sure what Craig S. Matthews contributed. The text is in dialect and appears to be a rewriting of the beginning of Genesis. Here is the beginning of the book: "Well ya see, hits lack dish'ere. Et de fuss day wasn' nethin. Dat is, nethin sep de Awmighty Lawd with darkness pult up ova on 'is face lack a sheet, en quiet all pack down en 'is ears lack bale cotton."} (VG) 3113 [Hl63HGW]

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10.
Seller, Maxine  
To Seek America: A History of Ethnic Life in the United States

Publisher: Englewood, NJ: Jerome S. Ozer, 1977..
24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG-. Full dark brown cloth, gilt titles on spine, xiii, 328 pp, bibliographical essay, index. A bit of rubbing to bottom corners & spine ends, else fine. DJ chipped at tail of spine, 1-cm tears at top of front fore-edge & bottom edge of rear panel, extremities rubbed, spine slightly sunned; in Brodart archival cover. Contents: ethnicity; ethnic communities in the English colonies; ethnics & the English to 1800; rural & urban America; an American style emerges; the urban ghetto, 1880-1924; progressive America; ethnic institutions, 1820-1924; the ethnic press, theater & literature, 1820-1972; nativism & restrictionism, 1880-1924; second & third generations, 1924-1960; immigration after 1924; the new ethnicity. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 21.95 CAD 20.83 EUR 14.63 GBP 11.46 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 200.00 

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11.
Special Publications Divisions  
Primitive Worlds: People Lost in Time
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Primitive Worlds: People Lost in Time by Special Publications Divisions, 1973, National Geographic Society, hard cover, dust jacket, 211 pages, very good condition, illustrated with photos in color

Appr.: | AUD 6.10 CAD 5.79 EUR 4.07 GBP 3.18 JPY 500.00 MXN 62.50 ZAR 55.56 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 46034.
    
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12.
State Board of Control of California.  
California and the Oriental: Japanese, Chinese, and Hindus.

Publisher: Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1922..
Later Printing Octavo, 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall, in blue cloth. 250 pages with charts and graphs throughout. A report on immigration, population, and land ownership of Asian immigrants. Bending and scuffs to the corners, fading to the spine, and slight fraying of the head and tail of the spine. Previous owner name on the front endpaper. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 60.98 CAD 57.87 EUR 40.65 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 555.56 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19505.
    
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