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Japan (softcover, pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-40-3 by Roman Cybriwsky Japan is written for the general reader by Dr. Roman Cybriwsky, an authority on the history and geography of that important Asian country, and provides a substantive introduction to the land, traditions, spirit, and modern patterns and pulses of this rich and intriguing land. Numerous color photographs, maps, line drawings, computer graphics, and tables have been selected so as to both enhance the visual appeal of the book and to expand upon the substantive content in order to very effectively make this small booklet a much broader and clearer window upon Japan than might otherwise be the case.   PLEASE NOTE: Pre-owned books are not in new condition. Modest damage might include: wear, hits, scratches, folds, fading on the cover, ...
  $13.95 $7.00
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

Fiji (hardcover, pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-50-2; by Richard Ulack Fiji presents a clear, well-organized view of a distant, intriguing, beautiful country undergoing significant change in a part of the world that is often overlooked. Dr. Richard Ulack introduces the reader to the Pacific Island region, then to the location and natural landscape of Fiji. The author describes the spread of different ethnic groups to Fiji, and the establishment and preservation of major cultural traditions of the country. The modern Fijian society, economy, and politics are reviewed. The author concludes the book with a forward-looking assessment of the current and near-future status of Fiji as a member of the world community of nations.   PLEASE NOTE: Pre-owned books are not in new condition. Modest damage might inc...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $18.95 $9.50

The New Patterns in the Sky - Myths and Legends of the Stars (pre-owned)
Item #: ISBN 978-0-939923-04-5 by Julius D. W. Staal The New Patterns in the Sky a modern classic in the literature of sky lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars. Star maps depict the constellations with outline figures. Written for the non-specialist and widely respected by professional planetarians, this book provides a substantive review of the familiar star lore of classical Southwest Asian and Mediterranean civilizations as well as that of ancient China, South Asia, and traditional societies of northern Eurasia, North and South America, the Pacific Islands, and Australasia. This is one of the must-have books that should be in the library of every enthusiast...
  $24.95 $12.50
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

The Carousel Keepers - An Oral History of American Carousels (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-67-0 by Carrie Papa The Carousel Keepers is a book for all who enjoyed the experiences of watching, hearing, and riding the wooden carousel during the golden age of American amusement history and for those who continue to appreciate the carousel, or merry-go-round, as a very special element of the American cultural landscape. Author Carrie Papa invited thirty-seven "insiders"--people who lived behind the lights, music, magic, and fantasy of the antique wooden carousel--to reveal the purposes, experiences, memories, and emotions of their involvement with this form of amusement and entertainment. The reader will hear the stories of manufacturers of carousels and the craftsmen who made them, owners and managers of amusement parks, carousel operators and su...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $19.95 $10.00

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