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World We Want, The Virtue, Vice and the Good Citizen - Kingwell Mark
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World We Want, The Virtue, Vice and the Good Citizen - Paperback

2006, ISBN: 9780670889242

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Studio Books , 1994 VG/NF, hc, tiny notch in bottom edge of front cover, color photos.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to., Viking Studio Books, 1994, Viking, 2001 . Paperback. Very Good. Roaming through the black slums and early jazz joints of the Louisiana bayou to Africa, London, New York, Chicago and New Orleans at the end of the 20th century, his vista is extraordinary. There's Tongo Kalulu, the chief of the Zimindo, a proud African tribe, who, confused by his wife and enraptured by an attractive female American archaeologist, seeks the advice of Musa, his sex-obsessed witch doctor. There's Sylvia di Napoli, a coffee-coloured retired London prostitute, who has travelled to America in the hope of discovering her real father¹s identity. Also along for the ride is Jim Tulloch, a scruffy, big-hearted young Englishman half her age. Gluing these seemingly disparate elements together is the tragic love story of Fortis James Lick Holden, a long forgotten Louisiana jazzman who allegedly taught Louis Dipper Armstrong the meanin' of the word hot and Sylvie Black, his prostitute sister (who wasn't no blood relation). Chock full of jazz, poverty, sex and death, this enjoyable novel jives to a note-perfect if predictable ending, dispensing intelligent critiques of racism and sexism along the way. 416pp. Size: C Format (143 x 222) For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good. Pages slightly tanned otherwise a very well presented copy., Viking, 2001, New York, et al.: Viking/Viking Compass/Published by the Penguin Group/Penguin Putnam, Inc., 2001. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Honi Werner (Jacket Illustration & Design); Helene Berinsky (Deisgn). 317 pp. An excellent, spotlessly clean copy and dust jacket! Clean, fresh, sharp, tight, essentially flawless copy and dust jacket with crisp pages and clean text., Viking/Viking Compass/Published by the Penguin Group/Penguin Putnam, Inc., 2001, New York: Viking, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. New. New hardcover and dustjacket now under mylar. Remainder mark on lower outer edge of text block. Digital image available upon request., Viking, 1992, Signal Books Ltd., Oxford, first edition, 2006. Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo, 21 cm,. xi, 251pp, ills. From the blurb: "Arctic and Antarctic travel writing has been enormously popular for the last three hundred years. Emphasizing themes of endurance, suffering and inspiration, tales from the poles are testimony to scientific dedication, ambition, greed and the fatal attraction of alien landscapes. Some explorers (Ernest Shackleton, Captain Oates and Roald Amundsen) have become icons of national identity, while others, as famous in their day, fall into obscurity. Polar exploration has also initiated a literature with its own history and development. This book discusses the most influential and popular accounts of polar journeys, from the fourteenth-century tax collector who arrived at the Viking settlement in Greenland to find it strangely deserted to Robert Falcon Scott's meticulous account of his own dying. Sarah Moss offers literary reading of books by Nansen, Scott, Franklin and Parry as well as bringing to light famous but equally important works by other explorers, missionaries and archaeologists from Europe and North America. Thematically arranged, Scott's Last Biscuit considers the morbid fascination of expeditions that go horribly wrong and the even greater interest attached to those that are rescued at the last minute, paying particular attention to the impulse to find and even exhume long-lost travellers. Looking at risks ranging from frostbite and polar bears to starvation, cannibalism and insanity, it also analyses the enduring appeal of romanticized polar landscapes, the relationship between nationhood and exploration and literary approaches to polar travel from Winnie the Pooh to Frankenstein. As New., Signal Books Ltd., Oxford, first edition, 2006, 2006, New York: Viking Penguin, 2001. the seventeenth novel in Grimes' bestselling mystery series featuring Scotland Yard detective Richard Jury, this time investigating a possible case of switched identity during World War II that may be connected to the murder of a contemporary writer; a Fine copy in like dustjacket. Collectable.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine., Viking Penguin, 2001, New York: Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0713991011 . Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. Remainder mark on bottom of text block.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall ., Viking Press, 1993, Toronto, Ont: Viking. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670889245 . Hard boards with gray lettering on spine and cover. Excellent condition with an unclipped DJ, this book looks like it has never been read. "More and more, as the globe turns into a billboard for corporate propagation, the nature of citizenship is becoming skewed. For the cellphone-brandishing inhabitants of a world carved up into markets and territories determined by production and consumption, transcending the traditional boundaries of nation-states, what does it mean to be a citizen? In The World We Want, Mark Kingwell explores the idea of citizenship in the current post-national context, arguing that old ideas of civic belonging, historically tied to blood, belief and law, need to be reconceived. What happens to political responsibility in an age of fractured identities, global monoculture, and crumbling civic nationalism? How do we make sense of a situation where the uniform spread of cola, television and market rationalism is accompanied by resurgent ethnic hatreds?" ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 252 pages ., Viking, 2000

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780670889242
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0670889245
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: Viking

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ISBN/EAN: 9780670889242

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