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From Chattel to Wage Slavery: A New Approach to South African History

by Tsotsi, W. M.

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Published
1981
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Fine. Signed by previous owner.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
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NZ$80.70

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Maseru, Lesotho.: Lesotho Printing and Publishing Company., 1981. First edition. Stated 1st.. Trade paperback. Fine. Signed by previous owner.. Madubela, Geotyelwa (Cover design by).. 1 White textured paper illustrated covers in white, blue, yellow, black. 136p. 2 foldout maps. 21 cm. Index. Introduction p. 5-10; The Setting of the Stage; British Imperialism; Land and Labour; Racism and Apartheid;… Read more
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Woman in the Shade of Islam

by Al-Sheha, Abdul Rahman, and Dabas, Dr. Mohammed Said (Translated by), and Saifuddin, Dr. Ahmad Ibn (Intro by)

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Published
1997
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Fine.
Edition
3rd edition.
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NZ$22.01

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Islamic Education Center., 1997. 3rd edition.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 124 p. Trade paperback, illustrated cover in graphics. Chapter One: Calling for Women's Liberation; Women's Equality with Men; Demanding Women's Rights. Chapter Two: Status of Women throughout Ages--Pre-Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Roman, Greek, Old Jewish, Old Christian. Chapter Three: Woman's Rights in Islam; Woman as Wife; Justice, Fairness, Equality;… Read more
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Black Anger

by Sachs, Wulf

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Published
1969
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Very good. Light cover wear.
Edition
First edition. An Evergreen Book E-60. Stated 1st printing.
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NZ$23.48

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New York.: Grove Press., 1969. First edition. An Evergreen Book E-60. Stated 1st printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Light cover wear.. Feinstein, Harold (Cover photo by).. 1 Mass-market paperback. 324 p. 18 cm. Gray-black page blocks. Black covers w/ Black man's portrait, gold and red titles. First published in London in 1937 under title: "Black Hamlet". An anthropologic… Read more
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Leo Africanus

by Maalouf, Amin, and Sluglett, Peter (Translated by)

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Save for slight spine tilt.
Edition
First edition. ! st American edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780393026306
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NZ$80.70

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New York.: W. W. Norton & Company., 1989. First edition. ! st American edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Save for slight spine tilt.. Rubens, Peeter Pauwel ("Malay Ahmad" portrait reproduction by; Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts).. 1 Cloth and paper over boards. 360 p. Audience: General/trade. Literary biography of geographer Hasan al-Wazzan… Read more
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The Nairobi Declaration on Climatic Change: International Conference on Global Warming and Climatic Change: African Perspectives, May 2-4, 1990, organized by the African Centre for Technology Studies, Nairobi, Kenya, and the Woods Hole Research Center...

by African Centre for Technology Studies, and Woods Hole Research Center (Woods Hole MA)

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Published
1990
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Very good. Near fine w/ minor front cover blemishing. Clean, unmarked interior.
ISBN
9789966410153
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NZ$13.21

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Nairobi, Kenya.: ACTS Press, African Centre for Technology Studies, 1990. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine w/ minor front cover blemishing. Clean, unmarked interior.. 1 Light tan paper covers; blue and brown titles and art on cover. 33 p. 30 cm. Stapled binding. B&W artwork, Pen&Ink. This 1990 program was held at the United Nations Environment Programme Headquarters,… Read more
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Development and Spread of improved Maize Varieties and Hybrids in Developing Countries

by Timothy, David H, and Harvey, Paul H, and Dowswell, Christopher R

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Published
1988
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Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name sticker, top front. Elase fine.
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NZ$26.41

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Washington DC.: Agency for International Development., 1988. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name sticker, top front. Elase fine.. 1 71 p. A Bureau for Science and Technology study; 8.5x11 in. format, glued binding. Olive green tinted photo: cornstalks, front. Black titles. B&W photos, charts. References at back. After rice and wheat, maize is… Read more
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Agricultural Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Workshop on Research Issues; World Bank Discussion Paper Number 126

by Anderson, Jock R. (Editor), and Brossier, Jacques, and Gnaegy, Suzanne (Editor)

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Published
1991
Condition
Very good. Near fine, unmarked. Front cover angled crease. Clean.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780821318669
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NZ$32.28

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Washington DC.: World Bank., 1991. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine, unmarked. Front cover angled crease. Clean.. 1 Trade paperback. Off-white card stock w/ red and black front titles. 141 p. 28 cm. Workshop on Research Issues. Near front: Acronyms and Abbreviations. Chapter themes buy contributing writers: Technological Issues, Agricultural technology w/ priorities for… Read more
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Arabian Sands; Illustrated with photographs and maps

by Thesiger, Wilfred

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Published
1959
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block dusting; light inside board foxing. Minor edge wear to jacket, DJ white spine
Edition
First edition. Stated First Edition.
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NZ$95.37

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New York.: E P Dutton & Company., 1959. First edition. Stated First Edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block dusting; light inside board foxing. Minor edge wear to jacket, DJ white spine minor darkening.. 1 Blue cloth over spine; lighter blue paper over boards. White and gold graphic, front cover, depicting sand… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Khayyam, Omar, and Fitzgerald, Edward (Translated by), and Untermeyer, Louis (Introduction by)

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Published
1941
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Smooth spine, covers. Back cover discoloration, near top. Lower right front cre
Edition
Pocket 128. 2nd printing.
ISBN
9780140586060
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NZ$11.74

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New York.: Pocket Books. "Complete and Unabridged"., 1941. Pocket 128. 2nd printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Smooth spine, covers. Back cover discoloration, near top. Lower right front crease.. Ross, Gordon (Illustrated by).. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Perma-Gloss. 75 illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Poetry, comprising the first and fifth translator's versions. Born in… Read more
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The Story of the Prophet Hud; and, Allah Created the Universe (2 books, Timeless Quran Stories)

by Khan, Saniyasnain

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Published
2005
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Very good. Near fine, light surface wear.
ISBN
9788178984643
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NZ$13.21

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New Delhi.: Goodword Books., 2005. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine, light surface wear.. 1 Brightly illustrated paper covers and contents. 16 p. 25 cm. Audience: General/trade. Two children's picture book readers, based on the Koran. "The Story the Prophet Hud" begins in Yemen. "Allah Created the Universe" is the second book.
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The Majesty That Was Islam: The Islamic World, 661-1100 (Great Civilizations Series)

by Watt, W Montgomery

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Published
1974
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.
ISBN
9780275518707
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NZ$22.01

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New York.: Praeger Publishers., 1974. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.. 1 Royal blue vinyl-type material over boards. Gold spine titles. 276 p. 24 cm. Color photo illustrated jacket: Intricately tiled front mosque. B&W photo section. Islam: A book researched and written for scholars, but also for the interested public. The Umayyad Period; The First… Read more
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The Storytellers

by Lewin, Ted (Story and art by)

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing. Complete number line.
ISBN
9780688151782
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NZ$32.28

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New York.: Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Books., 1998. First edition. 1st printing. Complete number line.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 40 p. Color art. Audience: Children/juvenile. Set in Fez, Morocco. Young Abdul and his grandfather are walking to work, street after street of vendors, then out to… Read more
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The Thousand and One Nights; or the Arabian Nights' Entertainments (A New Edition. )

by

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Published
N.D.
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Very good. No dust jacket. Light spine end, corner rubs. Minor page edge section of nicks, front.
Edition
Circa 1900.
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New York.: Wm L Allison Company., N.D.. Circa 1900.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light spine end, corner rubs. Minor page edge section of nicks, front.. 1 450 p. Dark blue cloth over boards. Black, gold, brown titles. 20 cm. Illustrated cover. No interior illustrations, though cover states otherwise. Publisher error. About 50 short tales in… Read more
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Plain Tales from the Raj

by Allen, Charles (Edited and with a Foreword by)

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Published
1985
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Very good. Near fine; minor cover surface wear. Light spine crease.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, this edition.
ISBN
9780030058622
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NZ$9.54

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New York.: An Owl Book / Holt Rinehart and Winston., 1985. First edition. 1st printing, this edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; minor cover surface wear. Light spine crease.. 1 Trade paperback (US). 239 p. Horizontal format, 10x7.5in. Sepia, color, and B&W photos, facsimiles. Audience: General/trade. A compilation of the British imperialist era over India, colonizing and… Read more
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Arab Woman: Potentials and Prospects (Reprints from Arab Perspectives, October 1980, Vol. 1, No. 7)

by Al-Hegelan, Nouha, and al-Qazzaz, Ayad, and Mikhail, Mona

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good. Moderate cover soiling. Clean interior. Mild creasing to cover.
Edition
Reprint.
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NZ$7.34

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New York.: Arab Information Center / League of Arab States., 1980. Reprint.. Trade paperback. Very good. Moderate cover soiling. Clean interior. Mild creasing to cover.. 1 16 p. Pink paper w/ stapled binding. 5.5x8.5in. Article titles herein are: "Women in the Arab World" (al-Hegelan); "Education of Women in the Arab World" (al-Qazzaz); "The Role of Women in Arabic… Read more
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A History of Africa 1918-1967.

by U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Institute of Africa, and Smirnov, S. R. (With Editorial Board, Edited by), and Lempert, L.O....

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Published
1968
Condition
Good in fair dust jacket. Age-toning to paper. Two back cover singed spots at lower edge (set on hot burner? ).
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Moscow: "Nauka" Publishing House / Central Department of Oriental Literature, 1968. Hard cover. Good in fair dust jacket. Age-toning to paper. Two back cover singed spots at lower edge (set on hot burner? ).. 1 539 p. 23 cm. Tan cloth covered boards. Gold spine titles, black bar. Cream & orange DJ with brown text. Non-fiction. A task… Read more
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The Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary of Current Usage

by Doniach, N S (Edited by)

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Published
1972
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Front informational flap from DJ tucked inside. Remainder missing. Soil spot on top pages.
Edition
First edition. Not Stated.
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NZ$95.37

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Oxford University, Clarendon Press., 1972. First edition. Not Stated.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Front informational flap from DJ tucked inside. Remainder missing. Soil spot on top pages.. 1 1391 p. Navy blue leather or near leather over boards. Gold spine titles, Oxford logo. Editor's Preface explains the approach taken herein to the changing usage of… Read more
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A Pocket Dictionary of the Spoken Arabic of Cairo: English-Arabic

by Stevens, Virginia, and Salib, Maurice B. (Compiled by)

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Published
1988
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover wear.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9789774241673
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NZ$13.21

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Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 1988. 2nd printing.. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover wear.. 1 xvi, 211 p.; 16 cm. 4.25x6in. Over 4, 000 words most commonly needed by foreigners speaking Arabic in Egypt. Preface. Key to Symbols.
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Color and Learn Salah (Muslim Prayers): Textbook and Coloring Book, for Grades 1-2

by Emerick, Yahiya

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Published
2002
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued. Unmarked.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9781889720319
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NZ$35.22

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Long Island City NY.: IBTS / Islamic Foundation of North America, 2002. 2nd printing.. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued. Unmarked.. Meehan, Patricia (Illustrations by).. 1 92 p. Illustrated multiracial color cover drawing, 2 women. 9x12in. Mostly B&W outline drawings with language exercises. Published and distributed by International Books & Tapes Supply (ITBS) and produced by The… Read more
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Egypt: The Chase World Information Series on Developing Business in the Middle East and North Africa

by Ibrahim, Youssef M.

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Published
1977
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by author to Dr. Meguid (without signature) on title page.
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NZ$26.41

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New York.: The Chase World Information Corporation., 1977. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by author to Dr. Meguid (without signature) on title page.. 1 343 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, bibliography. Green paper cover, red w/map on reverse of DJ like cover. A report during the 1970s with a focus on… Read more
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