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Image for Once A Jolly Hangman : True Stories From Singapore's Death Row

Once A Jolly Hangman : True Stories From Singapore's Death Row

By: Shadrake, Alan

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Pier 9: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 20010156

ISBN: 1742663737

Condition: Good


194 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are lightly tanned and lightly creased. Previous owner's name in ink. Does Singapore have one rule for locals caught with drugs and another for wealthy foreigners? Why was Australian Nguyen Van Tuong hanged in 2005 while others escaped the noose? And why will the Lion City never hang another Filipina maid? Singapore has one of the highest execution rates per capita in the world. Its government claims that only the death pena... View more info

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The Storyteller's Daughter

By: Shah, Saira

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 2004

Seller ID: 12100042

ISBN: 0141010266

Condition: Good


309 pages. Tanned pages. Slight spine lean. Saira Shah always felt like an outsider. As a child growing up in Britain, she was told that she came from a far away Eastern land, a magical place that her father, the storyteller, would bring exotically to life. When, at the age of twenty-one, Saira set out to discover this magic land for herself, she found a devastated country quite unlike that of her father?s stories. Worse, as a modern Western woman, she felt despised and powerless. Yet despite the brutal shattering of her dream, Saira came to feel that her own heartfelt story belonged to this t... View more info

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Peasants and Peasant Societies

By: Shanin, Teodor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15020194

ISBN: 0140801707

Condition: Fair


448 pages. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are considerably tanned. Several pages of text contain marks and notes in pen. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140801707. ISBN/EAN: 9780140801705. Inventory No: 15020194. Paperback View more info

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Australia's Immigrants

By: Sherington, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1982

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 13070636

ISBN: 0868610186

Condition: Good


189 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australiana; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0868610186. ISBN/EAN: 9780868610184. Inventory No: 13070636. Paperback View more info

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Sociology for Nurses : An Australian Introduction

By: Short, Stephanie D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: South Yarra, VIC, Australia, Palgrave Macmillan: 1993

Seller ID: 08070083

ISBN: 0732900026

Condition: Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0732900026. ISBN/EAN: 9780732900021. Inventory No: 08070083. Paperback View more info

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Hystories : Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture

By: Showalter, Elaine

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 1997

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 11110603

ISBN: 0330346709

Condition: Fine


244 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0330346709. ISBN/EAN: 9780330346702. Inventory No: 11110603. Hardcover View more info

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Mexican Americans : The Ambivalent Minority

By: Skerry, Peter

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16030197

ISBN: 0674572629

Condition: Very Good


463 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0674572629. ISBN/EAN: 9780674572621. Inventory No: 16030197. Paperback View more info

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The Russians

By: Smith, Frederick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sphere: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14100002

ISBN: 0722179510

Condition: Fair


639 pages. Covers have light creasing and substantial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has heavy reading creases and considerable fading. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0722179510. ISBN/EAN: 9780722179512. Inventory No: 14100002. Paperback View more info

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Looking at Life : New Statesman View

By: Smith, P. R.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Longmans: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16100202

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


145 pages. Prominent brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has mild foxing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Many pages of text contain marks and notes in pencil. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 16100202. Hardcover View more info

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The World They Made Together : Black and White Values in Eighteenth Century Virginia

By: Sobel, Mechal

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15020070

ISBN: 0691006083

Condition: Near Fine


364 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. In the recent past, enormous creative energy has gone into the study of American slavery, with major explorations of the extent to which African culture affected the culture of black Americans and with an almost totally new assessment of slave culture as Afro-American. Accompanying this new awareness of the African values brought into America, however, is an automatic assumption that white traditions influenced black ones. In this view, although... View more info

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Australian Popular Culture

By: Spearritt, Peter & Walker, David

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14080088

ISBN: 086861145X

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 086861145X. ISBN/EAN: 9780868611457. Inventory No: 14080088. Hardcover View more info

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Accent on Leisure

By: Stutterd, Tony & Field, Jeffrey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Southbank, VIC, Australia, Thomson Learning Australia: 1984

Seller ID: 10040391

ISBN: 017006218X

Condition: Very Good


Contacted cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Text Books; ISBN: 017006218X. ISBN/EAN: 9780170062183. Inventory No: 10040391. Paperback View more info

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The Japan We Never Knew : A Journey Of Discovery

By: Suzuki, David & Oiwa, Keibo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1996

Seller ID: 12100038

ISBN: 1864482095

Condition: Very Good


325 pages. Tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1864482095. ISBN/EAN: 9781864482096. Inventory No: 12100038. Paperback View more info

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In the Shadow of the Law : The Legal Context of Social Work Practice

By: Swain, Phillip A.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Australia, Federation Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16030174

ISBN: 1862871574

Condition: Very Good


299 pages. Covers have light creasing. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1862871574. ISBN/EAN: 9781862871571. Inventory No: 16030174. Paperback View more info

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The Strangest Human Sex, Ceremonies and Customs

By: Talalaj, J + S

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16030189

ISBN: 0855722479

Condition: Good


193 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition except for minor water damage towards the back of the book. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0855722479. ISBN/EAN: 9780855722470. Inventory No: 16030189. Paperback View more info

Image for East Timor : Too Little Too Late

East Timor : Too Little Too Late

By: Taudevin, Lansell

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Duffy & Snellgrove: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06070100

ISBN: 1875989633

Condition: Very Good


319 pages. Minor creasing to covers. Multiple copies of this title available. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are reasonably tanned. Why are Australian troops in East Timor? This book provides a history of East Timor, with the focus on the Indonesian invasion of 1975 and Australia's troubled relationship with the country ever since. It gives an often eye-witness account of the rise of the militias, their close links to the military, and the tide of violence that broke following the historic referendum of August 1999. The author is in a u... View more info

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Rock Generation : The Inside Exclusive

By: Tayler, Ken

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Australia, Sun Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18110278

ISBN: 0725101164

Condition: Good


149 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0725101164. ISBN/EAN: 9780725101169. Inventory No: 18110278. Paperback View more info

Image for English Social History : A Survey of Six Centuries Chaucer to Queen Victoria

English Social History : A Survey of Six Centuries Chaucer to Queen Victoria

By: Trevelyan, G. M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1970

Seller ID: 12040116

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


649 pages. Text contains marks and notes, in pencil. Edgewear to covers. Tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 12040116. Paperback View more info

Image for Better Than Sex : How a Whole Generation Got Hooked on Work

Better Than Sex : How a Whole Generation Got Hooked on Work

By: Trinca, Helen & Fox, Catherine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Random Century Group: 2004

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 08030037

ISBN: 1740511964

Condition: Very Good


226 pages. Workers are encouraged to put aside religion, community family and intimate relationships in favor of their jobs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1740511964. ISBN/EAN: 9781740511964. Inventory No: 08030037. Paperback View more info

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The Country Habit : An Anthology

By: Trollope, Joanna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17080358

ISBN: 059302690X

Condition: Good (ex-library)


224 pages. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. For centuries the English lived on the land and even today, as cities encroach further and further on the remaining green fields and the number of working country villages dwindles, there is still a particularly powerful feeling for the countryside. This anthology, edited and introduced by novelist Joanna Trollope, spans the... View more info