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Sociology

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Social Science:Sociology
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The Sibling Society: The Culture of Half-adults, Bly, Robert
1 Bly, Robert The Sibling Society: The Culture of Half-adults
UK. Hamish Hamilton Ltd 1996 0241137217 / 9780241137215 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In the Sibling Society, Robert Bly turns to stories as unexpected as Jack and the Beanstalk and the Hindu tale of Ganesha to illustrate and illuminate the troubled soul of western society itself. What he shows us is a culture where adults remain children, and where children have no desire to become adults - a society of squabbling sibblings. This book will capture the imaginations of its readers and enliven our cultural debate. The DW shows signs of wear on the edges and corners and the page edges shows light foxing. There are stamp marks on the bottom of the pages which denote it was originally a remainder book. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
A Country Twelvemonth, Fred Archer
2 Fred Archer A Country Twelvemonth
UK. Sutton Publishing Ltd 1992 075090268X / 9780750902687 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The Vale of Evesham in the depths of rural England between the wars, and Fred archer's small world, was somewhere the ploughman sang in the fields as he followed his horses, the raggle-taggle travellers camped in the fields every summer to pick the peas, and on saturday the blacksmith strode out to the wicket in his belt and braces to knock the next village's bowlers all over the pitch. Fred Archer's vivid recollections combine with contemporary photographs and colour paintings to create a highly nostalgic and evocative book that will be of lasting interest to all who love English rural life. The DJ shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
3 Light, Alison Common People: The History of an English Family
UK Fig Tree 2014 1905490380 / 9781905490387 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Epic in scope and deep in feeling, ' Common People ' is a family history but also a new kind of public history, following the lives of the migrants who travelled the country looking for work. Original and eloquent, it is a timely rethinking of who the English were. The boards are a little grubby through use. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Village School, Merson  Elizabeth
4 Merson Elizabeth The Village School
Southampton Paul Cave 1979 0861460014 / 9780861460014 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This is a soft back copy of the lives of a new forest school with illustrations and drawings .The book is in very good condition the dust wrapper is faded along the spine and is price clipped 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
IF YOU'RE READING THIS...: Last Letters from the Front Line, Price, Sian
5 Price, Sian IF YOU'RE READING THIS...: Last Letters from the Front Line
UK Frontline Books 2012 1848326106 / 9781848326101 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A collection of ' farewell letters ' written by soldiers facing imminent death With never-before-published letters and photographs, this book is full of honest, stirring, first-hand accounts from the Napoleonic Wars to present day conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. These voices speak eloquently and forcefully of the tragedy of war and answer that fundamental need to say goodbye. There is a tiny tear on the lower back corner of the D/W. Otherwise a clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
6 Roy Strong Country Life 1897-1997
UK Boxtree Ltd 1999 0752217070 / 9780752217079 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The English Arcadia provides a myriad of insights into the world that Country life magazine represents. For more than 100 years it has championed traditional values in architecture and the countryside. Its pages celebrate the seasonal life of the English landscape and its people. The back panel shows light shelf wear. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
7 Smith, John Weston No Stone Unturned : A History of the British Land Company 1856 - 2006
london The British Land Company PLC 2006 0955440602 / 9780955440601 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is a History of the British Land Company 1856-2006.There is a small dent to the bottom edge of the front board. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
8 West Morris The World is Made of Glass
London Hodder & Stoughton 1983 034032354X / 9780340323540 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The World is Made of Glass is a story of love, sexual odsession,murder,the mysterious infection of guilt and the absolute need of forgiveness as a condition of human sanity. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 


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