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The Book of Dangermen

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Purnell & Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006111


Examination of danger in the lives of ordinary people, whether in work or recreation. 124pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bend to boards, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Who Shall Inherit the Earth?

By: A T Culwick

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Johannesburg, Nasionale Boekhandel Beperk: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001738


Examination of the behaviour and future prospects of mankind. 127pp. Silver lettering to spine. Marks left to endpapers by bookmarks. Dedication to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has small tear to bottom of spine and other minor shelfwear. View more info

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Housewife

By: Ann Oakley

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005147


Study of the historical development of the housewife role in Britain, presumably written before 'house husbands' were invented. 273pp with index. University label inside cover, stamp to title page and pocket to inside rear cover. Some marking and creasing to cover and eges age-toned, otherwise good copy. View more info

New Hopes for a Changing World

By: Bertrand Russell

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007277


Optimistic view of the future of mankind, based on the broadcast lectures 'Living in an Atomic Age'. 218pp. Green lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners and boards slightly bowed, otherwise good clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some marking, darkened spine and wear to edges, otherwise good. View more info

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Individual in Society: A Textbook of Social Psychology

By: David Krech, Richard S Crutchfield and Egerton L Ballachey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Kogahusha Ltd: 1962

Edition: International Student Edition

Seller ID: 005951


Comprehensive introduction to the science of social behaviour. 564pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. Minor surface and edgewear, sunning to page edges and gift inscription inside front cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Voltaire's Bastards - the Dictatorship of Reason in the West

By: John Ralston Saul

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006466


Personal view of the fallacies of the modern world which challenges received wisdom and traditional institutions. 640pp. Some creasing to spine and corners, edges sunned, minor pencil lining to margins and brief handwritten notes in pencil to rear endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Poverty: The Forgotten Englishmen

By: Ken Coates and Richard Silburn

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 002727


Study of poverty in Britain, with a detailed survey of one slum area and a study of welfare services. 254pp with index, Creasing and rubbing to spine and corners, page edges tanned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions View more info

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Prophecy and Progress - The Sociology of Industrial and Post-Industrial Society

By: Krishnan Kumar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008110


Study of the present situation and future prospects of Western industrial society. 416pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, tiny nick to base of spine and slight fading to spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Tipping Point - How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

By: Malcolm Gladwell

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006800


Explanation of the fascinating social dynamics that cause rapid change in social behaviour. 279pp with index. Minor surface marking and small mark to top edge, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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How It All Began Up the High Street

By: Maurice Baren

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002080


Fascinating histories of over 40 high street names, illustrated throughout with old advertisements, slogans and photographs in colour and black and white. Minor wear to cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Children in Care (Papers on Residential Work Vol 1)

By: Robert J N Tod

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004792


The first of two companion volumes of a collection of papers on residential child care. 115pp. Marking and creasing to cover, former owner's details inside front cover and foxing to top edges, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Learning for Change in World Society - Reflections, Activities and Resources

By: World Studies Project

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, World Studies Project: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006459


Survey of the work being done by teachers in secondary schools around the world in teaching world studies. 128pp illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs in black and white. Some rubbing to spine, edges and corners and left hinge starting to crack, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info