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Eight Hours for What We Will: Workers and Leisure in an Industrial City, 1870-1920 (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History) 1st Edition. Edition
by Roy Rosenzweig  (Author)

Paperback book
Tight and clean  
  Table Of Contents
In the first comprehensive study of American working-class recreation, Professor Rosenzweig takes us to the saloons, the ethnic and church picnics, the parks and playgrounds, the amusement parks, and the movie houses where industrial workers spent their leisure hours. Focusing on the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, he describes the profound changes that popular leisure underwent. Explaining what these pastimes and amusements tell us about the nature of working-class culture and class relations in this era, he demonstrates that in order fully to understand the working class experience it is necessary to explore the realm of leisure. For what workers did in the corner saloon, the neighbourhood park, the fraternal lodge hall, the amusement park, and the nickelodeon had a good deal of bearing on what happened inside the factories, the union halls, and the voting booths of America's industrial communities.
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World (Famous Books for Young Americans)
D.D. Jonathan Swift

Published by A.L. Burt Company: New York

Used Hardcover  No dust jacket,  
Blue clothwith orange lettering.  A.L. Burt Company: New York. Hardcover.   
Illustrated flyleaf,,
Inscribed in pencil at flyleaf and dated 1936,  
Illustrated frontis in color,  
 Practically a reprint of original version with original coarse passages omitted which "would offend modern taste"  

Footnotes used to clarify words, etc. used in text.   
No pub date given  
Footnotes are given, chiefly explanatory of obsolete words and obscure expressions, or elucidative of various matters information'. 

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Mexico views manifest destiny, 1821-1846: An essay on the origins of the Mexican War Hardcover – 1975
by Gene M Brack  (Author)  
Hardback book,  no dust jacket,  Hardcover: 194 pages
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press; 1st edition (1975)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0826303935
ISBN-13: 978-0826303936
Package Dimensions: 9.5 x 5.7 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

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The Tejano community, 1836-1900 by Arnoldo De Leon (1982-05-03) Hardcover – 1830
Hardcover: 277 pages
With dust jacket,  
Tight binding,  dj has tear and some wrinkling,  
MexicanAmericans in Texas,  
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press; 1st edition (1982)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0826305865
ISBN-13: 978-0826305862
Package Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds

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Dark Trees to the Wind  
BY   Carmer
Hardback with dust jacket,  
NY: William Sloan Associates,

1949. Stated first printing bound in beige and green decorated cloth.    

William Sloane, 1949.
Hardcover. Condition:
Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket.
First Edition.

Dust Jacket is in a removable, clear plastic (Brodart) protector, shows minor wear and tanning.  
John O'Hara Cosgrave Jr. (illustrator).
  370 pp 
  7¾" -9¾" tall    

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THE LAST DAYS OF MARILYN MONROE  ORG 22.50,  HARD BACK BOOK,  TIGHT AND SECURE BIDING,  Bright and clean,   "Donald Wolfe has written one of the most absorbing accounts of Marilyn's life to date." --Fred Lawrence Guiles, author of Norma Jean "Admirable ...Wolfe takes us very close indeed to the dark truth about Monroe, the Kennedys, and that lonely death in the California night." --Anthony Summers, author of Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe Fifty years after her death, the Marilyn Monroe mystique remains as strong and alluring as ever--as evidenced by Michelle Williams' Golden Globe-winning performance in the critically acclaimed film, My Week with Marilyn , and NBC TV's drama Smash about the creation of a Marilyn-themed Broadway musical. In The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe , author Donald H. Wolfe, a former Hollywood screenwriter and film editor, examines the tragic starlet's final weeks and offers startling evidence to support his provocative claim that Marilyn's alleged suicide was, in fact, a homicide. A powerful and intimate look into the dark side of Hollywood and John F. Kennedy's Camelot, The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe is a must-read for movie buffs, true crime aficionados, and the many still enchanted by the Monroe magic. An account of the final days of Marilyn Monroe's life explains how and why she died, who killed her, and the individuals who orchestrated the cover-up; discusses her relationship with the Kennedys; and calls for Read more

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From the introduction:
"In 1939 when paperback books began to be mass-produced, a whole new world opened up for readers.

Previously only best-selling books reached the hands of avid fans, now millions could afford the small twenty-five cent books.

When we realize that this period was before mass communication, the paperback book was truly a grreat innovation.

Today these early editions are eagerly sought after by collectors."
Author Sharon Huxford Number Of Pages 352 pages Format Hardcover
Publication Date 1994-04-01 Language English Publisher Collector Books Publication Read more

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Art Carney: A Biography Hardcover – 
Hardback book with dust jacket,  
Ex library ,  illustrated,  
Tight and secure binding,  
230 pages include index,  Fromm Pub,  1997
by Michael Seth Starr (Author)   
The first biography of the legendary superstar, this moving story covers Carney's life from his role as Ed Norton, Jackie Gleason's goofy sidekick on The Honeymooners, to his struggles with clinical depression and alcoholism    
Capering into fame as Jackie Gleason's sidekick in The Honeymooners, Art Carney proved later that he was no mere television personality but a real actor. He originated the part of neurotic Felix in Neil Simon's 1965 Broadway smash The Odd Couple, and his dual role in Brian Friel's Lovers garnered a 1968 Tony nomination; he won an Academy Award in 1974 for his poignant performance in Harry and Tonto. Michael Seth Starr traces this varied career with perception and empathy, revealing a hard-drinking, introverted, extremely private man totally unlike the blithely goofy Ed Norton.

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The world famous reference that tells  us who did what whe from  4500BC to the present day. 
HUGE paperback book,  Repaired cover  

A Horizontal linkage of people and events  
by Grun,  based on Werner Stein's Kuturfahrplan  

Vast and absorbing, spanning millennia of human history, The Timetables of History, achieves a goal in the study of the past that is unmatched by any other reference volume --it gives us a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world. This remarkable book maps out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day. Never before has progress been presented with such clarity or with a view that fully captures the essence and the excitement of civilization.
Product Identifiers ISBN-10 067174271X ISBN-13 9780671742713 Author Bernard Grun Number Of Pages 736 pages Edition Description Revised Format Paperback Language English Publisher Touchstone Publication Year 1991 Edition Number 3 Copyright Date 1991 Illustrated Yes Dimensions Weight 72.8 Oz Height 2 In. Width 8.5 In. Length 11 In.

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