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  • WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West. by [Anthology, signed] Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, signed.
    WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. SIGNED by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore at her essay "Not in Somebody's Kitchen: African American Women Workers in Richmond California and the Impact of World War II" In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to…

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    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. SIGNED by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore at her essay "Not in Somebody's Kitchen: African American Women Workers in Richmond California and the Impact of World War II" In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to hear many long-silenced women: Spanish-Mexican settlers and American Indians on New Spain's northern frontiers; Chinese, Basque, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Slavic, and Irish immigrants; film stars Dolores del Rio and Lupe Velez; Navajos and African Americans who moved to Western cities during World War II; and the activist Mothers of East Los Angeles, who organized to resist environmental dangers to their community.' Among the essays are those on Widows & Land in Colonial New Mexico by Yolanda Leyva; Captivity and Identity in New Mexico 1700-1846 by by James F. Brooks; The Women of Lincoln County 1860-1900 by Darlis Miller; Beyond the Stereotype: Chinese Pioneer Women by Annette White-Parks; Basque Women as Hard Workers by Jeronima Echeverria; Women Cross-dressing in the 19th Century West by Evelyn Schlatter, Irish Women in Anaconda, Montana by Laurie Mercer and many more. Photographs. Index and selected bibliographies -including both a general bibliography and others by ethnicity - on African American women, Asian American, etc. 656 pp. ISBN: 0-806129298.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 67097
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  • Atxaga, Bernardo.
    THE LONE MAN.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Harvill Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Basque author's second novel to be translated into English - originally published in Spain in both Spanish and Basque, this was translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. A complex thriller set in Barcelona in 1982 against the backdrop of the World Cup games, and involving the ETA - the Basque Independence Movement. Winner of the Spanish Critics' Award 1994. 325 pp. ISBN: 1-860461352.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 35408
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  • Baroja, Pio (1872-1956).
    THE RESTLESSNESS OF SHANTI ANDIA And Other Writings.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1959.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Contains the title novel - a story of a Basque seaman cought in the vileness of the slave trade - and 2 short stories, 4 essays and sketches, and a play "The Legend of Jaun de Alzate". Translated and with a long introductory essay ("The World of Pio Baroja") by Anthony Kerrigan. Back panel of dustjacket has a photograph of Ernest Hemingway with Baroja and a comment from Hemingway that Baroja was the writer who should have received the Nobel prize, not him. Considered one of Spain's greatest modern writers, Baroja was the author of almost 100 novels, including many set in Madrid, 7 volumes of his…

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    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1959.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Contains the title novel - a story of a Basque seaman cought in the vileness of the slave trade - and 2 short stories, 4 essays and sketches, and a play "The Legend of Jaun de Alzate". Translated and with a long introductory essay ("The World of Pio Baroja") by Anthony Kerrigan. Back panel of dustjacket has a photograph of Ernest Hemingway with Baroja and a comment from Hemingway that Baroja was the writer who should have received the Nobel prize, not him. Considered one of Spain's greatest modern writers, Baroja was the author of almost 100 novels, including many set in Madrid, 7 volumes of his memoirs, short stories and more, he was an unconformist, anticlerical, anarchist, and he died at 83 self-exiled in Spain. While his Madrid novels are his best known, the writings set in his Basque homeland are more poetic and affectionate. 415 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in a good dustjacket (previous owner's name blacked out on front endpaper, price-clipped, small chip and closed tear to dustjacket.)

    Book ID: 33164
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  • GUERNICA. by Boling, Dave.
    Boling, Dave.
    GUERNICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the Basque town of Guernica before, during and after the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. SIGNED on the title page. Map, pronunciation guide. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-1596915633.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 64480
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  • THE CYPRESSES BELIEVE IN GOD. by Gironella, Jose Maria (1917-2003)
    Gironella, Jose Maria (1917-2003)
    THE CYPRESSES BELIEVE IN GOD.

    Edition: 3rd printing of the one volume edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. dj. Hardcover - The first book in his massive trilogy on the Spanish Civil War, the book upon which Gironella's reputation rests. Deeply Catholic and conservative, Gironella nevertheless attempted to write an even-handed account of that war, and its effect on the Basque Alvear family and on the ordinary people of Catalonia. This novel covers the years leading up to the outbreak of that war. Winner of the National Prize for Literature. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onis. Glossary of persons appearing in the novel. 1010 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket. An attractive copy.

    Book ID: 57574
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  • WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West. by Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors.
    Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors.
    WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to hear many long-silenced women: Spanish-Mexican settlers and American Indians on New Spain's northern frontiers; Chinese, Basque, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Slavic, and Irish immigrants; film stars Dolores del Rio…

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    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to hear many long-silenced women: Spanish-Mexican settlers and American Indians on New Spain's northern frontiers; Chinese, Basque, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Slavic, and Irish immigrants; film stars Dolores del Rio and Lupe Velez; Navajos and African Americans who moved to Western cities during World War II; and the activist Mothers of East Los Angeles, who organized to resist environmental dangers to their community.' Among the essays are those on Widows & Land in Colonial New Mexico by Yolanda Leyva; Captivity and Identity in New Mexico 1700-1846 by by James F. Brooks; The Women of Lincoln County 1860-1900 by Darlis Miller; Beyond the Stereotype: Chinese Pioneer Women by Annette White-Parks; Basque Women as Hard Workers by Jeronima Echeverria; Women Cross-dressing in the 19th Century West by Evelyn Schlatter, African American Women Workers in Richmond California and the Impact of World War II by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore; Irish Women in Anaconda, Montana by Laurie Mercer and many more. Photographs. Index and selected bibliographies -including both a general bibliography and others by ethnicity - on African American women, Asian American, etc. 656 pp. ISBN: 0-806129298.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 32040
    View cart More details Price: $28.50
  • SWEET PROMISED LAND. by Laxalt, Robert.
    Laxalt, Robert.
    SWEET PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: First thus.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - A handsome new edition of this book originally published in 1957, which has become a classic in the field of immigrant literature. This is an account of the author;s father, a Basque sheepherder raised on the Pyrenees in France, who came to the Sierras in Nevada as a young man, and who fifty years later returned to his home in the Basque country, only to discover that Nevada had become his real home. A title in the Basque series with a new foreword by William O. Douglas, the general editor of the series. Frontispiece by George Carlson. xx, 176 pp. ISBN: 0-87417-1148.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52403
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  • SWEET PROMISED LAND. by Laxalt, Robert.
    Laxalt, Robert.
    SWEET PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: First thus.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - A handsome new edition of this book originally published in 1957, which has become a classic in the field of immigrant literature. This is an account of the author;s father, a Basque sheepherder raised on the Pyrenees in France, who came to the Sierras in Nevada as a young man, and who fifty years later returned to his home in the Basque country, only to discover that Nevada had become his real home. A title in the Basque series with a new foreword by William O. Douglas, the general editor of the series. Frontispiece by George Carlson. xx, 176 pp. ISBN: 0-87417-1148.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's first name, some bleeding from the blue cloth to the inside of the dj, not affecting the cloth nor visible on the outside.).

    Book ID: 45251
    View cart More details Price: $15.00
  • SWEET PROMISED LAND. by Laxalt, Robert.
    Laxalt, Robert.
    SWEET PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1974.). A book originally published in 1957, which has become a classic in the field of immigrant literature. This is an account of the author's father, a Basque sheepherder raised in the Pyrenees in France, who came to the Sierras in Nevada as a young man, and who fifty years later returned to his home in the Basque country, only to discover that Nevada had become his real home. 186 pp.

    Condition: Good only (creases to lower corners of covers, other wear.)

    Book ID: 52373
    View cart More details Price: $9.00