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1 Diversity! The Self-study Seies, Volume 10 - January 2000.
SpectraGuard Acquisition LLC: 2000. The Self-Study Series. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This Self-Study booklet is designed to help us appreciate those differences among us. So, to be more effective, we must learn to understand, accept, appreciate, and thrive in this diverse culture. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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2 ALPENFELS, ETHEL J.; BROWN, INA CORINNE (FOREWORD); JEFFERSON, LOUISE E. (DRAWINGS). Sense & Nonsense About Race.
Friendship Press, New York: 1946. First Edition (Unstated). Study and Action Pamphlets on Race Relations Series. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A primer of scientific truth for all who wish to know the essential facts about race. It will answer many of the common questions that confront every thoughtful person. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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3 COLLINS, JENNIE; RANTA, JUDITH A (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). Nature's Aristocracy: A Plea For The Oppressed.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2010. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In 1871 Jennie Collins became one of the first working-class American women to publish a volume of her own writings: Nature's Aristocracy. Merging autobiography, social criticism, fictionalized vignettes, and feminist polemics, her book examines the perennial problem of class in America. Collins loosely structures her series of sketches around the argument that nineteenth-century U.S. society, by deviating dangerously from the ideals set forth in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, had created a corrupt aristocracy and a gulf between the rich and the poor that the United States' founders had endeavored to prevent. Collins's text serves as a mouthpiece for the little-heard voices of nineteenth-century poor and laboring women, employing sarcasm, irony, and sentimentality in condemning the empty philanthropic gestures of aristocratic capitalists and calling for justice instead of charity as a means to elevate the poor from their destitution. She also explores the necessity of suffrage for female workers who, while expected to work alongside men as their equals in labor, were hampered by lower wages and lack of control by their exclusion from the voting process. Jennie Collins (1828-87) began working at age fourteen in New England textile mills, where she labored for some years before becoming a domestic servant and later a garment shop seamstress. In the 1860s she began to speak publicly and write about labor causes and women's rights. In 1870 she left garment shop work and founded Boffin's Bower, a Boston charity to aid poor and working women. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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4 HEADLEY, MARIA DAHVANA. The Year Of Yes: A Memoir.
Hyperion, New York: 2006. 1401302300 / 9781401302306 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. Inscribed by the author. 
Why not go on a date with everyone who asks you? They might be crazy. They might be creepy. They might be something other than what you're looking for. But then again, how would you know? Isn't love supposed to be blind? The Year of Yes is the hilarious and hopeful account of one woman's quest to find a man she can stand (for longer than a couple of hours). Frustrated by her own pitiful taste, writer Maria Headley decided to leave her love life up to fate, going out with everyone who asked her. Opening her heart and mind to the possibility that her perfect match might be the person she least expected, whe spent twelve months dating most of New York City. 
Price: 47.22 USD
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5 LEVINGER, GEORGE & MOLES, OLIVER C. (EDITOR). Divorce And Separation: Context, Causes, And Consequences.
Basic Books, New York: 1979. 0465016820 / 9780465016822 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A collection of essays collected under the following section headings: Perspectives on Marital Dissolution, Social and Psychological Determinants of Breakup, Economic Determinants of Breakup, Consequences for the Ex-Spouses, and Consequences for Families and Children. 
Price: 7.08 USD
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6 MCELRFOY, PAUL S. Moments Of Meditation.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but the dustjacket is only fair and has some tears. 
For many thousands who have been in pain or trouble, doubt or grief, the calm wise "Meditations" of Dr. McElroy have been like a helping hand, heldout to help them over rough stretches on the road of life. Here is this book, for permanent use anywhere, there is a selection from the McElroy meditations for wisdom in understanding theproblems of life, for help in conquering troubles, for serenity in facing forward with new confidence. 
Price: 6.08 USD
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7 SCARF, MAGGIE. Intimate Partners: Patterns In Love And Marriage.
Ballantine Books, New York: April 1988. 0385122448 First Ballantine Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
What is intimacy, and what happens in intimate relations? In this compelling book, the author takes us beyond the exterior appearances of marriage to explore its underlying architecture. Offers a comprehensive and absorbing view of the complex problems encountered by couples today. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.23 USD
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8 THOMASON, CALVIN C.; CHARTERS, W. W. (FOREWORD). Human Relations In Action: Problems And Cases In Dealing With People.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York: 1947. Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Provides a guide for discussion groups seeking better understanding of human capabilities, habits and attitudes. Covers Human Nature, The Nervous System and Habit, Learning, Reliability of Judgment, Remembering, Emotional Behavior, Emotion and Problem Solving, Acting on Suggestion, Factors in Conduct, Personality, Counseling and Placement, Employee Training, Incentives, Working Conditions, and Personnel. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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9 TINNEMEYER, ANDREA. Identity Politics Of The Captivity Narrative After 1848.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Examines the nineteenth-century captivity narrative as a dynamic, complex genre that provided an ample medium for cultural critique, a revision of race relations, and a means of elucidating the U.S.-Mexican War's complex and often contradictory significance in the national imagination. The captivity narrative, as Tinnemeyer shows, addressed questions arising from the incorporation of residents in the newly annexed territory. This genre transformed its heroine from the quintessential white virgin into the Mexican maiden in order to quell anxieties over miscegenation, condone acts furthering Manifest Density, or otherwise romanticize the land-grabbing nature of the war and of the opportunists who traveled to the Southwest after 1848. Some of these narratives condone and even welcome interracial marriages between Mexican women and Anglo-American men. By understanding marriage for love as an expression of free will or as a declaration of independence, texts containing interracial marriages or romanticizing the U.S.-Mexican War could politicize the nuptials and present the Anglo-American husband as a hero and rescuer. This romanticizing of annexation and cross-border marriages tended to feminize Mexico, making the country appear captive and in need of American rescue and influencing the understanding of "foreign" and "domestic" by relocating geographic and racial boundaries. In addition to examining more conventional notions of captivity, Tinnemeyer's book uses war song lyrics and legal cases to argue that "captivity" is a multivalenced term encompassing desire, identity formation, and variable definitions of citizenship. Andrea Tinnemeyer teaches English, Chicano literature, and nineteenth-century American literature at College Preparatory School in Berkeley, California. She received her PhD from Rice University and was recently an assistant professor at Utah State University. "The book's great strengths are its close readings of understudied materials pertaining to an understudied topic. . . . Tinnemeyer makes a valuable contribution to the field with perceptive analyses and creative archival work. . . . [She] has brought together an exciting group of texts, admirably parsing them from her readers."—Western American Literature 
Price: 18.95 USD
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10 WOODHULL, VICTORIA; CARPENTER, CARI M (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). Selected Writings Of Victoria C Woodhull: Suffrage, Free Love And Eugenics.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2010. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Suffragist, lecturer, eugenicist, businesswoman, free lover, and the first woman to run for president of the United States, Victoria C. Woodhull (1838-1927) has been all but forgotten as a leading nineteenth-century feminist writer and radical. Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull is the first multigenre, multisubject collection of her materials, giving contemporary audiences a glimpse into the radical views of this nineteenth-century woman who advocated free love between consensual adults and who was labeled "Mrs. Satan" by cartoonist Thomas Nast. Woodhull's texts reveal the multiple conflicting aspects of this influential woman, who has been portrayed in the past as either a disreputable figure or a brave pioneer. This collection of letters, speeches, essays, and articles elucidate some of the lesser-known movements and ideas of the nineteenth century. It also highlights, through Woodhull's correspondence with fellow suffragist Lucretia Mott, tensions within the suffragist movement and demonstrates the changing political atmosphere and role of women in business and politics in the late nineteenth century. With a comprehensive introduction contextualizing Woodhull's most important writing, this collection provides a clear lens through which to view late nineteenth-century suffragism, labor reform, reproductive rights, sexual politics, and spiritualism. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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11 ZIVS, SAMUIL. Human Rights: Continuing The Discussion.
Progress Publishers, Moscow: 1980. First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this book the author continues, as it were, the discussion of those pressing questions of human rights which interest the general public. He combines analysis of several theoretical approaches with an account of his personal experience and polemics with his opponents in debates and discussions. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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