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1 Ahmed, Akbar S. Millennium and Charisma Among Pathans - A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083483 / 9780710083487 paperback Very Good- 
Illustrated card wrappers; corners lightly creased; spine uncreased. An anthropological and critical re-examination of the ethnography of the Swat Pathans of the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 172 pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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2 Atkins, Robert & Svetlana Mintcheva Censoring Culture Contemporary Threats to Free Expression
The New Press 2007 1595580506 / 9781595580504 Paperback Very Good+ 
Cover has a few light spots, and is lightly freyed along spine, but contains no damage, or significant wear; binding tight; pages unmarked and crisp. Overall, quite lightly read, with just a bit of superficial shelfwear. ; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; 351 pages 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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3 Bloxham, Christine May Day to Mummers Folklore and Traditional Customs of Oxfordshire
Wychwood Press an imprint of Jon Carpenter Publishing 2002 1902279115 / 9781902279114 Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Cover in very nice condition, its only signs of wear being a bit of very faint rubbing at top of spine, and a small sticker from previous books shop on bottom back, and some very faint wear at bottom-left corner (back), otherwise unmarked; tightly bound; pages 123-130 un-trimmed & creased at bottom corner, pages and text otherwise unmarked. Overall, book is lightly read and very well preserved. A fascinating, detailed, and definitive account of the customs and festivities that took place in Oxfordshire before the days of mass entertainment. ; 9.69 X 6.85 X 0.63 inches; 314 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Pictures of initiation in Greek mythology, Heirman, Leo
4 Heirman, Leo Pictures of initiation in Greek mythology
Roselle, IL Schaumburg Publications 1987 0935690034 / 9780935690033 paperback Very Good+ 
Illustrated yellow card wrappers; very light wear; b/w illustrations.; 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 1/4"); 210 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Give Sorrow Words  Working with a Dying Child, Judd, Dorothy
5 Judd, Dorothy Give Sorrow Words Working with a Dying Child
Free Association Books 1989 1853430986 / 9781853430985 Paperback Very Good 
Cover lightly bumped at corners with a superficial crease at spine from reading, otherwise unmarked, with no damage or further notable wear; binding tight; pages and text unmarked, undamaged, lightly read. ; 9 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Coming Out of Feminism, Merck & Segal & Wright
6 Merck & Segal & Wright Coming Out of Feminism
John Wiley & Sons 1998 1557867011 / 9781557867018 Hardback Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
No DJ, boards sunned, corners sharp, pages age tonned but otherwise unmarked, tightly bound, a slight odour of tobacco when opened. ; 8.98 X 6.06 X 0.94 inches; 274 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Holocaust and Collective Memory, Novick, Peter
7 Novick, Peter The Holocaust and Collective Memory
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 2000 0747547734 / 9780747547730 Hardback Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Blue boards; small tears in jacket near top of spine, pages aged slightly; text unmarked, tight binding. A study of how the destruction of European Jewry came to be viewed by society in the half-century after the end of the war.; 9.45 X 6.06 X 1.65 inches; 378 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 O Dalaigh,Brian Corporation Book of Ennis, 1660-1810
Irish Academic Press Ltd 1990 0716524694 / 9780716524694 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Jacket has a bit of liquid staining to front flap, fore edges bit dusty and a liquid stain to bottom edges, green boards pristine, no signs of wear. The importance of the manuscript of which this book is an edited version, is that it 'illustrates how a provincial corporation dominated by an Protestant elite, functioned in a overwhelmingly Catholic town in the eighteenth century'. ; 448 pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Rogues and Vagabonds  Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985, Rose, Lionel
9 Rose, Lionel Rogues and Vagabonds Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985
Routledge 1988 0415002753 / 9780415002752 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Jacket unprice-clipped, clean with some minor scuffing, jacket has some minor discolouration on top inside edge; black boards, corners sharp, pages unmarked. A history of homelessness in Britain from 1815-1985.; 9"x 5" x 0.75" ; 272 pages 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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