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ONE COUNTRY: A BOLD PROPOSAL TO END THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN IMPASSE

By: Abunimah Ali

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007662


As New condition. "A creative, provocative approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict- one state for two peoples- that is sure to touch nerves on all sides." View more info

COMRADES: PORTRAITS OF SOVIET LIFE

By: Bookbinder A, Lichtenstein O. And Denton R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007305


Very Good condition. View more info

Irian Jaya

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scotland, Tynron Press Ltd,: 1991

Edition: 10th

Seller ID: 008314


First Edition First Printing. 29 Cms x 22 Cms. A fascinating history and study of the remote Indonesian provence of Iranian Jaya where up to 1970 tribal warfare was still a way of life and headhunting was not unknown. With new immigrants and mining and logging companies moving in this book captures the area and people before too much change has occured. 180 pages with very informative text and 250 colour photographs plus many line drawings. A beautiful and interesting bo... View more info

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Birds of Prey of Australia, The: A Field Guide to Australian Raptors

By: Debus, Stephen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 013468


Birds of Prey of Australia, The: A Field Guide to Australian Raptors by Debus is less than 500g &152pp of excellent avian reference. View more info

IVORY BASEMENT LEADERSHIP: POWER AND INVISIBILITY IN THE CHANGING UNIVERSITY

By: Eveline Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Western Australia Press, Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007630


Very Good condition. "Of urgent concern are the deteriorating standards, fewer jobs, waning professional prestige and continuing inequity. Leadership in the tower is easy to spot. It is hierachical, detached and mostly male. In this highly readable book, Joan Eveline turns her acute gaze to the ivory basement, where the workers, mostly women, are struggling against a greedy organisation that cannibalises their efforts and energy." View more info

THE CANE TOAD REPUBLIC: WHY WE VOTED NO

By: Flint David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Wakefield Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004959


Very Good condition. No inscription. Title changed prior to release, note attached by publisher to first page. Clean compressed page edge. Clean, unmarked cover, with subtitle changed by publisher with sticker. View more info

THE REINVENTION OF WORK: A NEW VISION OF LIVELIHOOD FOR OUR TIME

By: Fox Matthew

Price: $29.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007486


Very Good condition. "Now, controversial author and radical priest Matthew Fox explores one focal point of our lives- work. Fox challenges the notion that unemployment is acceptable in a postindustrial era and indicates new directions for reinventing work." View more info

Extinct Birds

By: Fuller, Errol

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 012509


Extinct Birds by Fuller is 391pp + index, 1.8 kg to post, We learn from an early age that nothing is quite so dead as a dodo. We've heard stories of flocks of passenger pigeons once darkening the skies over North America, only to be reduced to a single bird, Martha, who perished in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1914. Errol Fuller's gloriously illustrated Extinct Birds provides details of the natural history and fates of more than 80 species of birds now believed to be gone foreve... View more info

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

By: Hadfield Miles and John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1961

Edition: first Edition

Seller ID: 006885


Very Good condition. An enchanting book that delves into the history and symbolism of Christmas, both of Christian and Pagan origin, focusing on traditions and customs that relate to all twelve days of Christmas. View more info

Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia

By: Heather Colyer Ross

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Arabesque: 1996

Seller ID: 010408


128pp with a vg bibliography, glossary & annotations of methods etc. Closed tear to dj at spine bottom (mayhaps a cranky camel??) Chapters on types of jewellery, history, regional influences, techniques, materials & of course wonderful photography. Approx 1 kg carded packed for post. Oblong book 23H x 30W View more info

THE SNOW PEOPLE

By: Herbert Marie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Book Club Assoc, London: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003064


Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Unclipped dustjacket has one large tear on front with sticky tape used to repair. Clean, unmarked teal boards. View more info

FACING MOUNT KENYA

By: Kenyatta Jomo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heinemann Kenya: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007228


Very Good condition. View more info

SOUNDINGS IN MODERN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

By: Low D.A. (ed)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007538


Very Good/Good condition. View more info

MALAYSIA IN FOCUS

By: McKie Ronald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007539


Good condition. View more info

Platypus

By: Moyal, Ann

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 2002

Seller ID: 013300


A superabundance of detail on the biology of the platypus, which made its debut European appearance as a hide preserved in a keg of spirits—and landed smack in the middle of the scientific debate over the classification of species, confounding naturalists throughout the 19th century. In the era that was “destined to become the great century of classification and the decoding of the complex, and diversifying, book of Nature,” the platypus proved a tantalizing puzzl... View more info

Bruchko

By: Olson, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Creation House: 1996

Seller ID: 009378


202pp, crease to upper right corner, Fascinating story of a young man who feels called to evangelize the Motilone Indians in Columbia. At nineteen he strikes out for the jungle--endures much hardship, but is stubborn beyond belief... His sixth sense about not bringing Western civilization along with his spiritual beliefs is beautiful. An incredible glimpse inside another world. All pp clean, owner name page1. View more info

AUSTRALIAN ACCENT

By: Pringle John Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus - London: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004906


Very Good condition. Clean pages and compressed page edge. Inscription on first page. Clean and unmarked boards. Dustjacket is a little yellowed on spine and has a little wear on corners. Tight binding and illustrations included. View more info

THEIR DARKEST HOUR: PEOPLE TESTED IN THE EXTREME IN WWII

By: Rees Laurence

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007638


Very Good condition. View more info

Mayan Dream Walk: Literate Shamanism in the Yucatan

By: Richard Luxton with Pablo Balam

Price: $38.00

Publisher: UK, Rider: 1981

Seller ID: 009377


Paperback, 247 pages. Published by Rider, United Kingdom, 1981. Good condition - cover has light crease to lower right corne, no previous ownership marks, pages are clean and tight. The story of Mayan hieroglyphic writing remembered and interpreted by a contemporary Mayan Indian, don Pablo Balam. Balam’s words are the only explanation of Mayan sacred writing given to outsiders since the pre-Columbian culture was repressed by the Spanish invaders. The mysterious hierogl... View more info

THE KEPT WOMAN: MISTRESSES IN THE '80S

By: Salamon Edna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Orbis Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004828


Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Unclipped dustjacket (faded spine and worn upper edge of dustjacket). Clean pages and tight binding. View more info