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Cincinnati Convention of 1875 Official List of Names, and P.O. Address of Members of the Invitation Committee for Cincinnati Conference, to be held 7th of September, 1875

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati Convention: 1875

Seller ID: 1670793


Folded once horizontally and three times vertically, with a closed tear along the center crease, a bit toned. 1875 Single Sheet. Single sheet. 9 1/2 x 12. Lists members accepted up to August 1, 1875, arranged by state. Also printed on the reverse is a letter from Horace H. Day urging members to confirm attendance and encouraging them to obtain discount tickets through Erie Railroad, and also mentions half fares from Binghampton, Elmira, Rochester, and the Boston vicinity... View more info

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New City on the Merrimack: Prints of Lawrence, 1845-1876

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum: 1974

Seller ID: 2259829


Spine faintly toned. 1974 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Prints and drawings which illustrate the growth and development of Lawrence from grassy river banks in Methuen and Andover into a separate entity, an urban community of 35,000 people by 18176. There are several hundred items in the collection of the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, illustrating with precision and detail the building and maintenance of the dam, canals, mills, and housing for the city. View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1972

Seller ID: 2206652


Sticker to rear with one-inch by one-inch chip to paper obscuring text, faint stain. 1972 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972. INSIDE: counter vulture pullout; news: national, D.C. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Cover painting of Gloria Steinem by Joan Birch.  KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM GLORIA ST... View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206653


Sticker to rear, lightly toned with a few small tears. 1973 Newspaper. 23 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973. INSIDE: Vietnamese women, P.O.W.s in South Vietnam, women's music Meg Christian, culture(s) pullout. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206655


Sticker to rear, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973. INSIDE: underground sister writes, supercoil: the inside story, culture(s) pullout with more on quilts, and a women's hagadah. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206657


Two-inch by two-inch chip to last page, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973. INSIDE: D.C. abortion referrals, divorce handbook, NWRO convention, Jill Johnston interview, alpert letter reprint and response. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Lilly Martin Spencer, 1822-1902 on cover. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF... View more info

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The Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Women's Temp'rnce Coffee Rooms [Women's Christian Temperance Union]: 1885

Seller ID: 2266267


Pencil name inside rear wrapper. 1885 Soft Cover. 59, [3] pp. Flexible boards - pebbled cloth over paper. An 1885 San Francisco imprint, published by the Women's Christian Temperance Union for distribution in one of their coffee rooms, which they used to spread word of the evils of alcohol. View more info

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Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

By: (IIT) The School of Imaging and Information Technology; Buchiere, Jessica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TMD: 2008

Seller ID: 2204640


A fine copy. Titles are bound in inverse order. 2008 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Titles are bound in inverse order. Stories illustrated in color with computer generated images and photographs. Biographies for a intended for older children. Keywords: IIT SCHOOL IMAGINING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JESSICA BUCHIERE ROCHESTER FREEDOM HEROES FREDERICK DOUGLASS SUSAN B ANTHONY BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN ACTIVISTS NEW YORK HISTORY SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM WOMENS STUDIES View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 1966

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2141584


1978 9th printing. Spine faintly creased, text pages toned (photo pages still bright). 1966 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 428 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NO... View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195171


First printing thus. Ink underlining on four pages only, otherwise excellent. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [5], 416 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NOW PRAISE F... View more info

Women in Socialist Society

By: Allendorf, Marlis; Michaelis-Jena, Ruth; Murray, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: International Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531820


First edition. Minor surface tear to jacket spine base. Very Good. 1976 Large Hardcover. 218 pp. Translated from the German Die Frau im Sozialismus. An interesting intersection of two important social movements, showing the role of women in societies founded on socialist ideas. Numerous illustrations, many in color. CONTENTS: Preface; Dreams Which Became Reality: A Slave Forever?; Give Us Human Rights; Comfortable Home and Crowded Tenement; Chains of the Past; The Dawn; ... View more info

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Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firebrand Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200743


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket. Near fine. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent. First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases All... View more info

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Journal of the American Temperance Union, Vol. IV., No. 12., December, 1840 [with] Temperance Recorder, Vol. IX., No. 10., December 1840

By: American Temperance Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Temperance Union / Temperance Recorder: 1840

Seller ID: 2205030


Two closed internal tears to first leaf of ATU journal, a few tears to fore-edge margin, corners a bit dog-eared with minor loss, ink name on final leaf. 1840 Soft Cover. [177]-192, [81]-88 pp. Self wrappers. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2. Two temperance periodicals printed at the end of 1840, one representing a national organization, the other a New York organization, colloquially bound with thread. While certainly interesting historically, perhaps the most compelling feature of this ... View more info

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Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

By: Anthony, Susan B.; Sherr, Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Times Books / Random House: 1995

Seller ID: 2263545


A nice copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 384 pp. Juxtaposed with contemporary reports and biographical essays, the words of this legendary suffragist reveal Susan B. Anthony as a loyal, caring friend, and an eloquent, humorous crusader. More than a collection of well-arranged quotations, the work informs, inspires, and gives historical perspective.--The Houston Post. 33 photos & illustrations. View more info

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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1789472


1988 Trade Paperback. 323 pp. A collection of twenty-one articles illustrating a portrait of Western women. These pioneer women were strong individuals searching for jobs, freedom, and became politically active. View more info

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Historical Account of the Mollie Maguires

By: Aurand, A. Monroe Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Aurand Press: 1946

Seller ID: 1663446


Lightly toned & foxed. 1946 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Information on the 'secret organization' in Pennsylvania during and after the Civil War. View more info

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Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression

By: Barker, Colin; Weber, Kara

Price: $3.00

Publisher: International Socialism: 1982

Seller ID: 1736274


1982 Trade Paperback. Colin Barker (b. 1939) is a British sociologist as well as a Marxist historian and writer. A long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party in Manchester, he is the author of numerous articles and works on Marxism, including a history of the Polish trade union Solidarity, Festival of the Oppressed. A Trotskyist, Barker was a member of the International Socialism Group in Oxford and Manchester from 1962. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at ... View more info

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Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By: Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263071


1st printing. Pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. A work by three Woman's Rights activists who were arrested for their shocking literary output. View more info

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Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

By: Bell, Ernest A.; Sims, Edwin W.; Coote, William Alexander; Sutherland, D.F.; Dedrick, Florence Mabel; Amigh, Ophelia; Crittenton, Charles N.; Reynolds, James Bronson; Hall, Winfield SCott; Belfield, William T.; Parkin, Harry A.; Shearer, J.G.; Brooking,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.S. Ball / L.H. Walter: 1911

Seller ID: 2130067


Boards rubbed with minor loss from bottom edge of picture plate mounted on front board, hinges loosening, front & rear free endpapers absent. 1911 Hard Cover. 482 pp. 8vo. A history of the white slave trade, and a cautionary guide designed to improve the safety of young women who may be the targets of slave traders. Includes true accounts of the lives of several victims, with photographs throughout. View more info

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Pioneers in Protest

By: Bennett, Jr., Lerone

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 2198217


Edges rubbed. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 263 pp. This collection of seventeen biographies contains the stories of twenty men and women, black and white, who have pioneered in the filed of black protest. Written by a leading black journalist-historian, this book highlights the lives and deeds of such figures as Crispus Attucks, Nat Turner, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, and W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is a vivid chronicle ... View more info

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Confrontation: Black and White

By: Bennett, Lerone Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson: 1965

Seller ID: 2112352


Jacket rubbed. 1965 Hard Cover. xii, 321 pp. 8vo. A history of race relations in the United States. View more info

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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces, together with Rules; Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence.

By: Bingham, Caleb; [Douglass, Frederick]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Manning & Loring: 1807

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2205660


1807 eighth edition. Front free endpaper removed, first and last section of pages lightly stained, faintly foxed throughout, ink owner information on rear endpaper. Binding square and tight. vi, 300 pp. 12mo. Full leather. Gilt titles & rules. The book used by Frederick Douglass to teach himself reading, writing, and elocution skills - he describes in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass how he acquired a copy at the age of twelve. First published in 1797, The Col... View more info

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A Mirror for Greatness: Six Americans

By: Bliven, Bruce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200896


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1975 Hard Cover. 251 pp. 8vo. Biographical sketches of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Sojourner Truth, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau, placing each within their historical context and showing how their contributions to politics, literature, and social activism affected American civilization. View more info

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A Poetry Reading Against the Vietnam War

By: Bly, Robert; General Araki; Lincoln, Abraham; Kinnell, Galway; Duncan, Robert; Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; Hitler, Adolf; Kennedy, John F. [Fitzgerald]; Simpson, Louis; Ray, David; Goering, Herman; Stafford, William; Jeffers, Robinson; Stone, I.F.; Hitchcock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The American Writers Against the Vietnam War / The Sixties Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263723


2nd printing. Wrappers lightly toned, ink gift note inside. 1967 Trade Paperback. 63, [1] pp. A collection of poems published by The American Writers Against the Vietnam War, with contributions from quite a range of individuals, some rather unlikely candidates for such a collection. Writers include: Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Robert Duncan; Walt Whitman; Robert Creeley; Abraham Lincoln; John F. Kennedy; and even Adolf Hitler and Herman Goering. A Poetry Reading against the V... View more info

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Women Politicians and the Media

By: Braden, Maria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1780764


First printing. Price sticker on rear wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. 235 pp. Braden discusses the harsh media criticism of American women politicians. View more info

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The Price of Revolution

By: Brogan, D.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1926286


Reprint. Lightly rubbed, exterior and front & end matter lightly foxed. 1951 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. A survey of violent changes and their effects from the American Revolution to the present day. Treats the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, each with their particular political and social context. Interesting points of discussion include: promotion of class barriers by the growth of industry; nationalism as a tool for... View more info

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Russian Revolution (Problems in Civilization)

By: Brower, Daniel R.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Forum Press: 1979

Seller ID: 1296351


Some pages dog-eared. 1979 Trade Paperback. 88 pp. CONTENTS: POLITICAL LEADERSHIP: P.V. Volobuev; William G. Rosenberg; Oskar AnWeiler; Theodore H. Von Laue; Harvey Asher; SOCIAL REVOLUTION AND BOLSHEVIK INSURRECTION: John L.H. Keep; Lazar Volin; Marc Ferro; II. Mints; Robert V. Daniels. View more info

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Brethren and Pacifism the Peace Movement Secular and Religious

By: Brown, Dale W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Brethren Press: 1970

Seller ID: 1540483


Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. Can a Christian peoples stay peaceful and true to the good book in this age of war? View more info

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A Memoir of Robert Blincoe, An Orphan Boy; Sent from the Workhouse of St. Pancras, London, at Seven Years of Age, to Endure the Horrors of a Cotton-Mill, through His Infancy and Youth, with a Minute Detail of His Sufferings, Being the First Memoir of the Kind Published.

By: Brown, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Caliban Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2101718


1977 Hard Cover. vi, 100, [4] pp. 8vo. 1977 reissue of 1832 original. From the jacket: '... a classic account of the brutality and suffering endured in some of the new cotton factories at the beginning of the nineteenth century. After being raised as an orphan in St. Pancras's workhouse, Blincoe was sent at the age of seven to become a factory apprentice in Nottinghamshire. The book describes his experience of the workhouse and cotton factory up until the end of his appr... View more info

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Latin America's Nationalistic Revolutions (The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 334, March 1961)

By: Burr, Robert N.; Sellin, Thorsten; Lambert, Richard D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Academy of Political and Social Science: 1961

Seller ID: 1526358


1961 Hard Cover. 206 pp. 9 x 6 1/8. CONTENTS: Foreword; Nationalism and the Revolution of Expectation; Revolutionary Factors and Forces; The Latin-American Revolutions; The United States Response; Book Department - American Government and History; European Government and History; Asia and Africa; International Relations; Economics and Labor; Sociology and Education. View more info