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Rural Development in Nigeria: Proceedings of the 1972 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society.

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ibadan, Nigeria., Nigerian Economic Society, Department Of Economics, University Of Ibadan: 1973

Seller ID: 6533

Condition: Good


8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm.; 299 pp. The text of the papers presented at this conference. Contents: 1 - "Nigerian Social Objectives and the Rural Sector" by I. J. Ebong, 2 - "Nigerian Social Objectives and the Rural Sector" by Q. B. O. Anthonio, 3 - "Agricultural Productivity and Increased Food Production Under Economic Development in Nigeria" by S. Olajuwon Olayide, 4 - "The Transport Constraint on Rural Development in Nigeria" by Babafemi Ogundana, 5 - "Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Fiscal Policy" by Victor P. Diejomaoh, 6 - "Fiscal Policy and... View more info

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Tanzania Second Five-Year Plan for Economic and Social Development: 1st July, 1969 - 30th June, 1974, Volume III: Regional Perspectives.

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic Of Tanzania: 1970

Seller ID: 22495

Condition: Good


4to - 25 x 17.5 cm.; 327 pp. Pale green covers with black lettering over a flat stapled binding. Subtitled: "Strategy of Planning for Regions". 28 fold out maps included within the text. The covers show mild edge wear and are soiled. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Lehrbuch der Erdbeschreibung in Naturlicher Verbindung mit Weltgeschicte, Naturgeschichte und Technologie fur den Schul- und Privatunterricht (Theil I, II)

By: A. Zacharia. (Hrsg. Louis Thomas).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag von Ernst Fleischer: 1869 / 1870

Seller ID: 14171

Condition: Good+


8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; A two volume set written in German. I Theil: Der gesammte geographische Lehrstoff in Verbindung mit Weltgeschichte, Naturgeschichte un Technologie. viii, 476 pp. II Theil. Bilder aus der Lander- und Volkerkunde. viii, 472 pp. Marbled paper-covered boards with leather spine and corners, gilt lettering on spine, 4 raised bands, green endpapers. Some rubbing on covers, edgewear with bumped corners and worn through tips and at spots along bottom edge of boards, text block browned with some soiling, minor foxing, former owner's name cut out of front free-endpaper on each volume... View more info

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Selected Speeches and Papers, At an Induction Course for District Chief Executives.

By: Ahwoi, Kwamena. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Accra, Ghana., Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.: 1995

Seller ID: 17615

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 16 cm.; 130 pp. Venue: Accra International Conference Centre, July 18-22, 1994. Minor wear on paper wraps. View more info

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The Muslim Conception of International Law and the Western Approach.

By: Al Ghunaimi, Mohammad Talaat.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff: 1968

Seller ID: 15078

Condition: Good


8vo - 24 x 15 cm.; xv - 228 pp. After establishing the historical background to this question, the author then goes into the Muslim legal legacy and finally international law. Bibliography, footnotes. Al Ghunaimi was U.N. Legal Advisor and Professor of Public International Law at the University of Alexandria, UAR Library binding with spine sticker, stamped text block and usual library attachments to front endpapers, some water damage on bottom corner affecting some pages in the margins, a small dent in a few pages; text pages are clean, binding tight. View more info

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Collected Works, Volume I.

By: Ariyaratne, A. T. (edited by Nandasena Ratnapala)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sri Lanka, Sarvodaya Research Institute.:

Seller ID: 19665

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; 173 pp. A collection of various articles written by Ariyaratne, the founder of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka, a grass-roots community development movement inspired by Gandhi, Vinobha Bhave and Buddhist philosophy. Some wear on card stock cover and a small inked notation on half-title page; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Sacred Demise: Walking the Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization's Collapse.

By: Baker, Carolyn.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Bloomington, New York., iUniverse, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 30709

ISBN: 1440119724

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; lv - 334 pp. Endnotes, suggested resources. Baker is an adjunct professor of history and psychology, manages a website called Speaking Truth to Power, and writes on various issues, environmental, social justice, spiritual and emotional well being. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Legal Problems of an Enlarged European Community.

By: Bathurst, M. E. ; K. R. Simmonds; N. March Hunnings; Jane Welch. (editors).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, UK., Stevens & Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 15031

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; xix - 369 pp. red cloth with gold lettering on spine. British Institute Studies in International and Comparative Law No. 6. Divided into seven sections on the Irish Constitution, Courts, Legislatures, Foreign Relations, Company Laws, Transport, and Agriculture, this is a collection of articles by J. Lynch, John Temple Lang, Pierre Pescatore, Nicole Questiaux, Karl Newman, L. J. Brinkhorst, Arved Deringer, J. D. B. Mitchell, Torkel Opsahl, Hunnings, Hilding Eek, Christian Tomuschat, H. H. Marshall, Simmonds, Christen Boye Jacobsen, Jacques Van Damme, Gustaf Petren, Garret... View more info

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Problèmes de langage au Québec et ailleurs.

By: Beguin, Louis-Paul.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions de l'Aurore.: 1978

Seller ID: 21765

ISBN: 0885321383

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 259 pp. The text is in French. Beguin considers the use of language as typified in the Montreal newspaper, "Le Devoir". Preface by M. Robert Choquette, the president of the Academie canadienne-fr ancaise. Minor shelf wear to the covers, otherwise very clean and solid. View more info

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The Human Shape of Work; Studies in the Sociology of Occupations.

By: Berger, Peter L. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1964

Seller ID: 18513

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; vii - 241 pp. Black cloth with gilt and white lettering on spine. Six essays as follows: 1 - "In the Basement - The Apartment Building Janitor" by Raymond L. Gold, 2 - "Manning the Machines - The Assembly-Line Worker" by Ely Chinoy, 3 - "On the Margin - The Engineering Technician" by William M. Evan, 4 - "In the Courts of Power - The Advertising Man" by Ian Lewis, 5 - "On the Pinnacles of Power - The Business Executive" by Kenneth Underwood, 6 - "Some General Observations on the Problem of Work" by Peter L. Berger. Library stam... View more info

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Segregationist Violence and Civil Rights Movements in Tuscaloosa.

By: Blasi, Anthony J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., University Press of America: 1980

Seller ID: 16157

ISBN: 0819109142

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 168 pp. Yellow card stock covers with black lettering. A sociological recounting and analysis of the racial tensions and problems in Tuscaloosa; Contents by chapter: 1 - "The Problem with Social Movements, 2 - "The Ku-Klux and Class", 3 - "The Autherine Lucy Incident and Consciousization", 4 - "The Day the Governor Stood in the School House Door", 5 - "Tuscaloosa Activism: The Organizing of the Black Community", 6 - "The Integration of the Tuscaloosa Churches: The Shadow of Legislated Morality", 7 - "The Social Movements... View more info

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Families for Tomorrow: Papers from the XVIth International Congress for the Family.

By: Bogle, Joanna. (editor).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Leominster, UK., Gracewing/Fowler Wright Books: 1992

Seller ID: 990

ISBN: 085244172X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; 216 pp. Book contains 40 contributions (in edited form) to the Sixteenth International Congress for the Family held in the summer of 1990 in Brighton, England. An as-new and unused book showing a hint of shelf wear to the externals. View more info

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Anatomy of Corruption in Nigeria.

By: Bolaji, Labanji.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Ibadan, Nigeria., Daystar Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5946

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 144 pp. Green card covers with white lettering. Contents: Introduction. Definition of Corruption. Corruption of the Soul. Corruption of the Body. Corruption of Office. Brake on Corruption. Plaudits for the Incorruptible. Minor soiling on cover and like edgewear. The interior is clean and the binding is sturdy. View more info

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The Field of Cultural Production, Essays on Art and Literature.

By: Bourdieu, Pierre

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 21161

ISBN: 0231082878

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 322 pp. First published in the UK the same year. Edited and with an introduction by Randal Johnson. "The essays in this volume deal with such diverse topics as Flaubert's point of view, Manet's aesthetic revolution, the historical creation of the pure gaze, and the relationship between art and power". View more info

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Honor Thy Father and Mother: Caring for Aging Parents.

By: Bowling, Lynn Carol.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Lima, Ohio, Fairway Press: 1998

Seller ID: 11868

ISBN: 0788009958

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 220 pp. "A true-life account of how the author . . . . dealt with the decisions and devastations of caring for elderly parents . . ." Told from a Christian perspective. Bowling has written two other books on life issues. The covers show some light general wear. View more info

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The Kinsey Corruption: An Exposé of the most Influential "Scientist" of Our Time.

By: Brinkamnn, Susan.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Weat Chester, Pennsylvania., Ascension Press.: 2004

Seller ID: 31735

ISBN: 1932645713

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 84 pp. Previous owner's address label on the first page, else fine. View more info

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Collected Papers in Psychology.

By: Brother Philip. (B. R. Philip).

Price: $36.00

Seller ID: 14011

Condition: Very Good


8vo; A collection (14 in all with 12 listed in the index on the inside of the front cover plus the two others that are not listed but bound in) of various reprints of articles and works published by R. B. Philip bound into a single green folder with a cord binding. The collection includes: 1 - "The Measurement of Attention: A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Philosophy of the Catholic University of America . . ." reprinted from Studies in Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume II, Number 1, June 1928, 2 - "Reaction Times of Children" offprinted from the American Journal of P... View more info

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Rural Development in Ghana

By: Brown, C. K. (editor)

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Accra, Ghana, Ghana Universities Press.: 1986

Seller ID: 28000

ISBN: 9964301243

Condition: Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; xii - 325 pp. A collection of 24 articles by various experts on rural development in Ghana looking at policies, strategies, resources, organizations, possible problems. Tables, footnotes, index. Some wear on card stock covers, light soiling, former owner's name on half-title page; in general, an unmarked, sturdy volume. View more info

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Journey to the Common Good.

By: Brueggemann, Walter.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky., Westminster John Knox Press.: 2010

Seller ID: 31008

ISBN: 0664235166

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 125 pp. Brueggemann "brings together contemporary cultural analysis with biblical insights . . ." He is Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Justice and the Social Order.

By: Brunner, Emil.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1945

Seller ID: 31051

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; vi - 304 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from he German by Mary Hottinger. Twenty-five pages of notes and a 16 page general index. From the dust jacket: "Herein are discussed, in relation to justice - to every man his due - specific questions of wages and property, communism and capitalism, international relations and war and peace . . ." Minor wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards, otherwsie clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has mild edge wear and is missing a 'jagged' piece from the spine near the spine ... View more info