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Dance As Religious Studies

By: Adams, Doug (ed.)Diane apostolos-Cappadona; Susan Bauer; Valerie Demartinis; Carla De Sola; Mayer I. Gruber, Martha Ann Kirk; Neil douglas-Klotz; Judisth Rock; Hal Taussig,; Margaret Taylor

Price: $16.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Crossroad Pub Co: 1990

Seller ID: 138853

ISBN: 0824509889

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with corners showing very, very slight shelfwear as the only flaw. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. [The book] studies choreographers, dancers, and scholars, joining hands in exploring the multiple connections between dnace and religion in comtemporary worship and ritual, in modern choreography based on religious subject matter, and ... View more info

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Handmaid's Tale, The

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 141466

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Good


Clean, unmarked text with a tight binding. Blue cloth spine and gray paper-covered boards. Edge wear and tears to discolored dust jacket. Discoloration to side page ends. Previous owner's name inside. Book Club Edition. View more info

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Handmaid's Tale, The

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Seller ID: 141467

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unmarked text with a tight binding. Blue cloth spine and gray paper-covered boards. Second printing. Slight edge wear. View more info

Origin and Growth of the Puranic Text Corpus

By: Bakker, Hans T.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 112282

ISBN: 8120820495

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 208 pages. View more info

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Jacques Derrida (Religion and Postmodernism Series

By: Bennington, Geoffrey; Derrida, Jacques

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1993

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 135753

ISBN: 0226042618

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 417 pages. Previous owner's note on pastedown endpaper. View more info

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Devil Wagon in God's Country: The Automobile and Social Change in Rural America, 1893-1929, The

By: Berger, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Archon Books: 1979

Seller ID: 121655

ISBN: 0208017046

Condition: Very Good


Minimal ex-library marks: removed pocket; stamps on title page and last page; slight tape residue on bright red cloth boards. No marks on pictorial endpapers or edges of book. 269 pages. Interior text clean and unmarked. Sharp corners and edges. Contents: Preface; The Coming of the Automobile; The Farm Family; The Rural Community; Leisure; Religion; Education; Health and Environment; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index. B&w photos. View more info

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Pickering Manuscript, The

By: Blake, William; Ryskamp, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Pierpont Morgan Library: 1972

Seller ID: 139233

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet; 26 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/2"h. A complete facsimile of the only surviving long fair copy of Blake's poems, The Pickering Manuscript. View more info

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

By: Bolton, Andrew ; Susanah Frankel; Tim Blanks,

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2011

Seller ID: 144428

ISBN: 1588394123

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog in excellent condition with light scuffing/shelf wear to Skull / A. McQueen's face lenticular on chocolate brown cover only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 240 pages with hypnotic fake woodgrain illustrated endpapers. Filled with oversize full color full page photos of the clothing designs of the subject hanging on bruised mannequins... View more info

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The Complete Paintings of Bosch

By: Bosch, Hieronymus; Cinotti, Mia

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1969

Seller ID: 141677

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 120 pages. 9 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h. Pictorial cloth cover has sharp edges and corners. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Very nice bookseller's sticker on pastedown endpaper. 64 pages of color illustrations, 167 black and white illustrations. First English Language Edition. From the Classics of World Art series. Introduction by Gregory Martin. Notes and Catalogue by Mia Cinotti. View more info

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Controlling Knowledge: Religion, Power, and Schooling in a West African Muslim Society

By: Brenner, Louis

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 141980

ISBN: 0253339170

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows some signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 343 pages. Chapters include Knowledge and power in pre-colonial Muslim societies; Medersas, French and Islamic; Reform and counter-reform: the politics of muslim schooling in the 1950s; Discourses of knowledge, power and identity, Power re... View more info

Mayas : The Splendor of a Great Culture, The

By: Campa, Mario Perez; Santos, Laura Sotelo

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mexico, Monclem Ediciones: 2007

Seller ID: 130666

ISBN: 9709019147

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 226 pages. "This work explains and describes in detail the different facets of this great culture, from the different offices and ranks of Maya society, its political organization and economy to the organization of its magnificent, spectacular cities richly decorated with painting and sculptures, plus a section on one of the most complex writing, number and calendar systems of the ancient world and an intricate religion ... View more info

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Ritual Is Theatre, Theatre Is Ritual; Tang-Ki: Chinese Spirit Medium Worship

By: Chan, Margaret

Price: $67.95

Publisher: Singapore Management University: 2006

Seller ID: 143358

ISBN: 981248115X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. An unusual and readable account of the manifestations of 5,000 year old Chinese popular religion as it is practiced itself in modern Singapore. The author, an experienced actress, in looking at spirit medium worship through the prism of theatre makes a case for a 'liberated' anthropology based on th... View more info

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Old Testament Miniatures: A Medieval Picture Book with 283 Paintings from The Creation to The Story of David

By: Cockerell, Sydney C.; John Plummer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, George Braziller:

Seller ID: 143390

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears and edge wear to top of dust jacket. Full light gray cloth boards. Large format: 12 1/4"w x 16"h. 210 pages. No date shown; circa 1975. 23 pages of text, followed by 283 illustrations. View more info

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The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico with A Maya Sculpture in Wood

By: Coe, Michael D.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: N. Y., Museum of Primitive Art: 1965

Seller ID: 143734

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalogue in excellent condition in beige cloth with bumped back lower corner and very small impact mark top edge at spine. Otherwise FINE. Binding is solid and square, covers otherwise have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is price clipped, light edgewear and chipping at corners, 1" open tear top spine. 126 pages, heavily illustrated with a great many impressive b&w ... View more info

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Communism and Human Values, (Little new world paperbacks, LNW 35)

By: Cornforth, Maurice Campbell

Price: $29.50

Publisher: International Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142451

ISBN: 0717803783

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition, small format, preserved in plastic wrapper. Covers show a little edge wear, a small crease along spine, otherwise very clean. Binding solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean except for neat question marks along the margins to page 14. 72 pages, cover illustration "Man, the Creator" by Orozco. View more info

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The Caltex Book of Maori Lore

By: Cowan, James; Palmer, J. B.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: A.H. & A. W. Reed: 1971

Seller ID: 142526

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound 65 page book with creaseless covers that show light wear only. otherwise in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 60's B&W drawings throughout, very good children's oriented introduction to a very interesting subject. View more info

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What is Taoism? And Other Studies in Chinese Cultural History

By: Creel, Herrlee Glessner

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1977

Seller ID: 138979

ISBN: 0226120422

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 192 pages. "The papers in this volume have appeared at dates ranging from 1954 to 1968 in a variety of places in Asia and Europe as well as in the United States of America". Titles of the papers = What is Taoism ? The Great Clod. On Two Aspects Of Early Taoism. On The Origin of Wu~Wei. The Meaning Of Hsing~Ming. the Fa~chia: Legalists Or... View more info

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The Only Dance There Is: Talks at the Menninger Foundation, 1970, and Spring Grove Hospital, 1972 (Doubleday Anchor Original)

By: Dass, Ram

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Anchor: 1974

Seller ID: 144763

ISBN: 0385084137

Condition: Fair


A well-read book with small tears on worn cover. Interior pages clean and unmarked. View more info

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Mark Wallinger: Credo

By: David Burrows; Ian Hunt

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Tate Liverpool: 2000

Seller ID: 142376

ISBN: 1854373250

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with creaseless covers and spine, very very light corner wear only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Exhibition catalog for a show at the publisher's gallery. 128 pages with many full page color prints, essays by the above authors. Mark Wallinger came to prominence in Britain in the mid 1980s and has since earned an international reputation. He was s... View more info

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Monkey and the Mango: Stories of My Granny, The

By: Easwaran, Eknath

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Tomales, CA, U.S.A., Nilgiri Press: 1997

Seller ID: 140414

ISBN: 0915132826

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 32 pages. Full light gray cloth boards. 8 1/2"w x 11 5/8"h. Color illustrations. View more info