OLES, T: Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape

Oles, Thomas. Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape. University of Chicago Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780226199245. Unmarked. Some bends on dust jacket, spine head and front bottom. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30735) $36.00

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Oles traces the rich array of practices and meanings connected to the making and marking of boundaries across history and prehistory, and he describes how these practices have declined in recent centuries. Black and white illustrations. Notes. Index.

HARRISON-ROSS, P: The Black Child: A Parents’ Guide: How to Overcome the Problems of Raising Black Children in a White World

Harrison-Ross, Phyllis; Wyden, Barbara. The Black Child: A Parents’ Guide: How to Overcome the Problems of Raising Black Children in a White World. New York: Peter H. Wyden, 1973. ISBN: 0883260026. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name and address inside. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30703) $14.00

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The first complete manual for Black and White parents. One Black and one White author. Suggested readings. Related films. Index.

Topics include explaining blackness and prejudice, specific suggestions about wording to present matters constructively and to all ages, and more.

SHETTERLY, R: Americans Who Tell the Truth

Book cover. Americans Who Tell the Truth Shetterly, Robert. Americans Who Tell the Truth. Dutton Books for Young Readers;, 2005. ISBN: 0525474293. Unmarked. Sun fading at spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30609) $16.00

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Artist Robert Shetterly’s fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society.

Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.

46p. Measures 11.25×9.25 inches.

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