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Edited By Grosz, Elizabeth and Probyn, Elsbeth
Sexy Bodies makes new connections between and amongst bodies, cruising the borders of the obscene, the pleasurable, the desirable and the hitherto unspoken rethinking sexuality anew as deeply and strangely sexy. 303pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415098033
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Inventory #25062
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Krakauer, Jon
Top edge of d/j spine slightly bumped. This text provides an account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets. At the core of the book is a double murder committed by a pair of brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they were commanded to kill by God. Beginning with an account of this "divinely inspired" crime, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith. Along the away he uncovers a shadowy offshoot of America's fastest growing religion and raises provocative questions about the nature of religious belief. 372pp.
Macmillan, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1405032804
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Inventory #21502
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Ardis, Lawrence P. (editor)
This book presents tables that provide historical data, including service dates, party affiliation, and other information, for 15 House and Senate party leadership posts. Although party divisions appeared almost from the First Congress, the formally structures party leadership organisations now taken for granted are a relatively modern development. Constitutionally-specified leaders, namely the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate, can be identified since the first Congress. Other leadership posts, however, were not officially recognised until about the middle of the 19th century, and some are 20th century creations. The Senate was slower than the House to develop a separate, identifiable party leadership. Records of party conferences in the 19th century Senate are not available. Memoirs and other secondary sources reveal the identities of party conference or caucus chairmen for some, but not all, Congresses after about 1850; but these posts carried very little authority. It was not uncommon for Senators to publicly declare that within the Senate parties, there was no single leader. Rather, through the turn of the 20th century, individuals who led the Senate achieved their position through recognised personal attributes, including persuasion and oratorical skills, rather than election or appointment to official leadership posts. The development of Senate party floor leaders was, like in the House, one of slow evolution, linked for the most part to the post of conference chairman. Not until 1945 did Senate Republicans specify that the conference chairmanship and floor leader posts must be held by separate Senators. Among Senate Democrats, the floor leader is also chairman of the conference. A special section presents biographical sketches of each of the leaders. 171pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1590333306
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Inventory #6518
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Lavsky, Hagit
This book, a first attempt to analyse German Zionism in a global Zionist context, sheds new light on the role of German Zionism in the German-Jewish community. It traces the emergence of a small component of the Zionist movement which regardless of size played a distinctive part in both German-Jewish and Zionist history on the eve of World War II. Positioned strategically between East and West, German Zionism was open to influences from both sides. Although post-assimilationist, it was affected by the encounter with East European Jewry. The product was a unique form of Zionism that combined Western ideas with radical 'Palestinocentrism'.292pp.Slight creasing to top section front d/j.
The Magnes Press the Hebrew University, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0814326730
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Inventory #17342
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Wallach, Mara
Make mosaics on any surface - mirrors, tables, chairs, picture frames, bowls, switch plate covers, wooden shoes, and more. This title features: hundreds of photographs that show project variations and possibilities; practical information about cutting techniques, choosing an adhesive, and grouting; advice on using colour and designing your project to achieve the effect you want; and, using your own unique found objects for one-of-a-kind gifts and home decor. 109pp.
Stackpole Books, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9780811706155
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Inventory #27447
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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