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  •  Comrade Sisters  Comrade Sisters

    Comrade Sisters

    $45.00
    Foreword by Angela Davis: “This stunning collection of historical photographs, complimented by contemporary conversations with women members of the Black Panther Party, reminds us that women were literally the heart of this new political approach to...
    SKU:
    9781788841757
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $45.00
  •  Ottomans: A Cultural Legacy  Ottomans: A Cultural Legacy

    Ottomans: A Cultural Legacy

    $39.95
    A richly illustrated guide to the Ottoman Empire, 100 years since its dissolution, unravelling its complex cultural legacy and profound impact on Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. At its height, the Ottoman Empire spread from Yemen to the gates...
    SKU:
    9780500252666
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $39.95
  •  Women of Colonial America  Women of Colonial America

    Women of Colonial America

    $14.99
    An authentic, rich tapestry of women’s lives in colonial America. Using a host of primary sources, author Brandon Marie Miller recounts the roles, hardships, and daily lives of Native American, European, and African women in 17th- and 18th-century...
    SKU:
    9781641609111
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $14.99
  • Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    $60.00
    Build one of the most iconic and elegant forms in American furniture history. Expert furniture crafter Kubalak teaches how to craft a reproduction of one of the most highly embellished and finest examples ever made. Using step-by-step photos, Kubalak...
    SKU:
    9780764362330
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $60.00
  • Phantoms of Fairmont Phantoms of Fairmont

    Phantoms of Fairmont

    $12.00
    Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods and Fairmount is among its most famous.  But you know it for the Parkway and the museums.  Did you know it is also home to a ghostly history?  Eastern State Penitentiary has had countless reports of...
    SKU:
    162229
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $12.00
  • Covered with Night Covered with Night

    Covered with Night

    $20.00
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning history that transforms a single event in 1722 into an unparalleled portrait of early America.  In the winter of 1722, on the eve of a major conference between the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee (also known as the...
    SKU:
    9781324092162
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $20.00
  • Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

    Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

    $23.99
    Long before Philadelphia’s food scene was splashed on covers of Bon Appétit and local establishments garnered accolades like “America’s best  restaurant,” culinary pioneers set the city’s restaurant industry ablaze. Frenchman Georges Perrier brought...
    SKU:
    9781467141758
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $23.99
  • Greek Myths Greek Myths

    Greek Myths

    $40.00
    The Greek myths are timeless classics, whose scenes and figures have captivated us since ancient times. The gods and heroes of these legends hold up a mirror to the human condition, embodying universal characteristics and truths – whether it be the...
    SKU:
    9783836584722
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $40.00
  • Japanese Myths A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits Japanese Myths A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits

    Japanese Myths: A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits

    $24.95
    An illustrated guide to the fantastic world of Japanese myths: retelling the stories and exploring how Japanese mythology has changed over time, as new gods, heroes, and spirits have entered the  canon. While people around the world love Japan’s...
    SKU:
    9780500252314
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $24.95
  • Copper, Iron and Clay A Smiths Journey Copper, Iron and Clay A Smiths Journey

    Copper, Iron and Clay: A Smith's Journey

    $23.99
    Interested in history and traditional pioneer kitchens, early cooking  methods, and original metals used in pots during the early years of  America, Sara became obsessed with the crafts of copper- and tin-smithing for kitchenware—specialty...
    SKU:
    169162
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $23.99
  • Nation of Women Nation of Women

    Nation of Women

    $26.50
    In Delaware society at the beginning of this period, to be a woman meant to engage in the activities performed by women, including diplomacy, rather than to be defined by biological sex. Among the Delaware, being a "woman" was therefore a...
    SKU:
    169159
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $26.50
  • Fragile Freedom Fragile Freedom

    Fragile Freedom

    $24.00
    This book is the first to chronicle the lives of African American women in the urban north during the early years of the republic. A Fragile Freedom  investigates how African American women in Philadelphia journeyed from enslavement to the...
    SKU:
    168673
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $24.00
  • Not All Wives Not All Wives

    Not All Wives

    $26.50
    Marital status was a fundamental legal and cultural feature of women's identity in the eighteenth century. Free women who were not married could own property and make wills, contracts, and court appearances,  rights that the law of coverture...
    SKU:
    169161
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $26.50
  • Lenape Country Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn Lenape Country Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn

    Lenape Country Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn

    $26.50
    Lenape Country is a sweeping narrative history of the multiethnic society of the Delaware Valley in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. After Swanendael, the Natives, Swedes, and Finns avoided war by focusing on trade and forging strategic...
    SKU:
    169146
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $26.50
  • Introducing the Medieval Swan Introducing the Medieval Swan

    Introducing the Medieval Swan

    $15.00
    A wide-ranging account of the place of the swan in medieval culture. Swans  possess a striking beauty, and they are imbued with a sense of regal  mystery that makes them some of the most fascinating of wild creatures. Introducing the Medieval...
    SKU:
    9781786838391
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $15.00
  • Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    $35.00
    Barns are iconic features of the American landscape.  Among the wide variety of American barns, the Pennsylvania barn holds a special place in the agricultural traditions of North America. Combining features found in Alpine Switzerland and the...
    SKU:
    170961
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $35.00
  • Maus I and II paperback box set Maus I and II paperback box set

    Maus I & II paperback box set

    $33.90
    The paperback boxed set of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel in its original two-volume format, re-released to include a sixteen-page booklet designed by the artist. Acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about...
    SKU:
    171202
    Weight:
    40.00 Ounces
    $33.90
  • 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

    5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

    $20.00
    In the annals of popular protest in America, these have been shining  hours, achieved entirely outside the conventional arena of orderly  protest, white paper activism and the timid bleats of the professional leadership of big labor...
    SKU:
    171136
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $20.00
  • Photography Against the Grain Essays and Photo Works 1973-1983 Photography Against the Grain Essays and Photo Works 1973-1983

    Photography Against the Grain Essays and Photo Works 1973-1983

    $40.00
    Long out of print, this seminal collection of essays and photographs by artist, theorist and filmmaker, Allan Sekula was originally published by the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1984. Sekula sought to portray the inextricable bond between...
    SKU:
    171135
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $40.00
  • Protecting Art in the Street Protecting Art in the Street

    Protecting Art in the Street

    $16.95
    There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations  have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had  been used and exploited without the artists' authorisation, for example in advertising campaigns, as...
    SKU:
    171134
    Weight:
    16.00 Ounces
    $16.95