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Category: All Categories: Ethnic Studies: Ethnic Studies
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1.
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 Lightly used reference copy with usual library markings, including 'Withdrawn' stamps in both volumes.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 113.70 CAD 112.50 EUR 76.00 GBP 64.53 JPY 8,550.00 MXN 1,425.00 ZAR 1,204.23 

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2.
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]

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3.
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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4.
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.)

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5.
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 6.65 CAD 6.58 EUR 4.44 GBP 3.77 JPY 500.00 MXN 83.33 ZAR 70.42 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 46034.
    
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