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Passions and Tempers A History of the Humours

By: Arikha, Noga

Price: $26.54

Publisher: Ecco: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11141

ISBN: 0060731168

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New stated first edition, first printing partial cloth hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. Protective mylar cover.; 1.2 x 8.9 x 6.1 Inches; 376 pages; This one-of-a-kind book follows the fate of these variable and invisible fluids from their Western origin in ancient Greece to their present-day versions. View more info

A History of Private Life Vol. V: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times.

By: Aris, Philippe A.; Duby, Georges (Editor); Prost, Antoine (Editor); Vincent, Gerard (Editor); Goldhammer, Arthur (Translator)

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 981

ISBN: 067439979X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New; Brand new first edition partial cloth hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. Volume V of A History of Private Life. Protected in mylar cover. View more info

Rebellion Against Victorianism The Impetus for Cultural Change in 1920s America

By: Coben, Stanley

Price: $13.78

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13276

ISBN: 0195045939

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


1991 first edition, first printing hardcover and dust jacket in very good condition. Book is unread. Light tanning and and a bit of wear inside dust jacket. Protective mylar cover. ; 0.99 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 256 pages View more info

Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $18.91

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Adult: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10761

ISBN: 0670033375

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New first edition, first printing partial cloth hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. No marks, wear, tears. Protective mylar cover.; 2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 592 pages; Collectible View more info

Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed

By: Jared Diamond

Price: $18.91

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3819

ISBN: 0670033375

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New; Brand new first edition hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. Mylar cover.; Collectible View more info

Not Like Us: How Europeans Have Loved, Hated and Transformed American Culture Since World War II

By: Pells, Richard H.

Price: $7.70

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Basic Books: 1997

Edition: First Ballantine Books Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 4124

ISBN: 0465001645

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New stated first edition, second printing hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. No price on dust jacket. View more info

A History of Private Life: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War

By: Perrot, Michelle; Arier, Philippe

Price: $20.43

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Belknap Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3635

ISBN: 0674399781

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


1990 Belknap Harvard first edition partial cloth hardcover and dust jacket. Book looks new and unread. Dust jacket has slight edgewear at top of spine. Protective mylar cover. View more info

Tearing Down the Gates Confronting the Class Divide in American Education

By: Sacks, Peter

Price: $11.88

Publisher: University of California Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11722

ISBN: 0520245881

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


2007 first edition, first printing University of California Press partial cloth hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. Book is unread. ; 1.4 x 9.1 x 5.9 Inches; Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor--and even the middle class. View more info