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Image for Some Sex Beliefs and Practices  In A Navaho Community With Comparative Material From Other Navaho Areas

Some Sex Beliefs and Practices In A Navaho Community With Comparative Material From Other Navaho Areas

By: Bailey, Flora L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Peabody Museum: 1950

Edition: Vol. XL, No. 2

Seller ID: 27036TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean, tightly bound book with just a small shadow from an earlier price sticker at upper fornt corner.Book has no spine crease and no names or wriitng. Pristine text throughout. Measures 8"x10-3/4" and has 108 pages plus a list of other papers available. A study of the Ramah Navaho. View more info

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Excavations at Wari, Ayacucho, Peru

By: Bennett, Wendall C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1953

Seller ID: 26015TB

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Not often seen in this edition. A very handsome bookplate (see photo) on front pastedown indicates that it had at one time belonged to the Huntington Free Library and Reading Room, Museum of the American Indian. It also shows this on a small embossed circle on title page. No egregious library marks. Book is illustrated with wonderful drawings of artifacts as well as black and white photographs at back ... View more info

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Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis (Peopling of the Americas Publication)

By: Bonnichsen, Robson; Lepper, Bradley T. et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Center for the Study of First Americ: 2005

Seller ID: 27709

ISBN: 1585445401

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean. as new book. No defects of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. No names or writing, no tears or chips, and no bumps to boards. Booik bills itself thus: "presents 23 up-to-date syntheses of important topics surroudnimg the debate over the initial prehistoric coloinization of the Americas." Papers by scholars include these subjects: archaeological evidence of Clovis and pre-Clovis sites in the Americas and South America; genetic evidence; ... View more info

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Tangu Traditions; A Study of the Way of Life, Mythology, and a Developing Experience of a New Guinea People

By: Burridge, Kenelm

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 24743

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges white. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips and has not been price-clipped. Only faults are rubbing along the length of both sides of the spine and light sunning to spine.. Looks very nice in brand new mylar cover.Photo illustrated. Text divided into two parts -- social structure and the actual narratives of the people. 513 pages including index. View more info

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Choctaw Social and Ceremonial Life; Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians

By: Damato, Dorothea Jean; Swanton, John R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spiro, Oklahoma, Spiro, Oklahoma Council of Choctaws: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 25090

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no fault of note, including no names or writing. This book primarily contains a reprint of John R. Swanton's well-known and excellent Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians with special permission from the Smithsonian Institution. What makes the book unique is the front matter which consists of numerous pages of black and white photographs of the Choctaws of Sprio, Oklahoma at the time of writing. Book measures 5... View more info

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An Observer in the Philippines Or Life in Our New Possessions

By: Devins, John Bancroft

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, American Tract Society: 1905

Edition: Lala Edition

Seller ID: 25685DH

Condition: Hard Cover


Book is copyrighted 1905, but no further publishing information is indicated. However, inscription by Dr. Ramon Reyes Lala (Filipino author, lecturer) at front free endpaper is dated 1911. It reads thus: "To Mr. ------, With sincere regards and best wishes, Dr. Ramon Reyes Lala of Manila P.I. New York, May 15th, 1911." The edition was named after Dr. Lala -- see photo three for his likeness. The book is clean and tightly bound with a gilded top edge and pictorial... View more info

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Primitive Classification

By: Durkheim, Emile; Mauss, Marcel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London & Melbourne, Cohen & West: 1963

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 26055TB

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and attractive with no defect of note save former owner's name written small on front free endpaper. Dustjacket paper retains its crispness. Only fault is a small tear to top of spine which will be nicely contained in brand new mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Book is translated from the French. Lengthjy introduction by Rodney Needham. Book operates from the premise that the human mind is capable of and seeks classification. The topic is covered vi... View more info

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Sacrifice and Sharing in the Philippine Highlands; Religion and Society Among the Buid of Mindoro

By: Gibson, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London and Dover, New Hampshire, The Athlone Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27020TB

Condition: Very Good


Book is very clean and tightly bound. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper for which we will provide a brand new bookplate to use at buyer's discretion. Jacket shows sunning to spine, but no tears or chips and is very handsome in brand new mylar cover. An interesting look at the Buid society which has always chosen to maintain its own beliefs and practices rather than adopt those from the low country. What stands out are their belief in equality among the s... View more info

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The First Americans: The Pleistocene Colonizations of the New World

By: Jablonski, Nina G.;Paul L. and Phyllis Wattis Foundation Endowment Symposium 1999 Califo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Univ of California Press: 2002

Seller ID: 24315

ISBN: 0940228505

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Pages and page edges pristine.Illustrated with black and white photographs. Text is comprised of essays written by a compendium of anthropologists on various aspecst of the Pleistocene Colonizations. 331 pages, View more info

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Anthropologists' Cook Book

By: Kuper, Jessica (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27262

ISBN: 0710085834

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book, clean and tightly bound with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Only fault is one faint small stain to front free endpaper. Jacker shows no tears or chips, has not been price-clipped and looks msot hans dsome in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated with line drawings. A fascinating look at the cuisines of the world with recipes indiciative of the various cultures -- salt and sugar in Portugal, fish in Laos, and earth oven cookery from the highland... View more info

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Culture in Context

By: La Barre, Weston

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 25809

ISBN: 0822304244

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book -- pristine inside and out with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Front pastedown shows very scant evidence of a bookplate having been removed and replaced with another very ncie one that has no name on it. Jacket paper is crisp and there are no tear or chips. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. In this book the author, an anthropologist, explores the mechanisms of the "supernatural" and the regularities of behavior among members ... View more info

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Cradles of the Native Americans

By: Mason, Otis T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hummelstown, PA, Tucquan Publishing,: 1999

Seller ID: 11,179DA

Condition: Fine


As new booklet, not oftebn seen! First published in 1887 in the Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. It's original title was "Cradles of the American Aborigines." Illustrated throughout with amazing drawings. A scholarly work View more info

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Human Being (SIGNED)

By: Modica, Andrea

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Nazraeli Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Limtied

Seller ID: 27776

ISBN: 1590050061

Condition: Fine


Very clean, bright, tighty bound book which presents as new. SIGNED by photographer, Andrea Modica, without inscription on tiitle page. Book measures 9-3/4" x 12-1/4" and has 77 pages. When it was announced that a graveyard was being unearthed at the facility once known as the Colorado Insane Asylum Andrea Modica gained permission to photograph the remains of former inmates. J. Michael Hoffman M.D, accompanied her with this book as writer of the anthropological descript... View more info

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Australia's Kakaduman Bill Neidjie

By: Neidjie, Bill; Davis, Stephen; Fox Allan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, Northern Territory, Austalia, Resource Managers: 1986

Edition: Resource Managers

Seller ID: 24466

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean book with pristine brown boards. No bumps and handsome pictorial map endpapers. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips and is handsome in brand new mylar. Book measures 7-1/4"x10" and has 96 pages. Illustrated with color photographs printed on coated paper. Introductory material introduces aboriginal Big Bill Neidjie and is followed by Neidje's story in verse printed on cream colored paper -- spiritual and ecological, a plea to consider the sacrednes... View more info

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Culture and Human Nature: Theoretical Papers of Melford E. Spiro

By: Spiro, Melford E.;Kilborne, Benjamin;Langness, L.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chcago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24742

ISBN: 0226769941

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Clean as a whistle inside and out. A collection of Spiro's theoretical writings which concentrate oi theories of culture and human nature, functional analysis, and religion. 309 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Under the Canopy; Ritual Precess and Spiritual Resilience in South Africa

By: Thomas, Linda Elaine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.A., University of South Carolina Press: 1999

Seller ID: 26010TB

ISBN: 1570033110

Condition: Fine


Book is pristine with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges snow white. Paper of jacket is very crisp and there are no tears or chips -- will arrive in brand new mylar cover. A look at St. John's Apostolic Faith Mission, an indepdent church which played a significant role in the community during apartheid. Discusses healing rituals and complex faith-based symbols wihich derived from the indigenous culture. 174 pages including index. View more info

The Mycenaean Age; A Study of the Monuments and Culture of Prehomeric Greece.

By: Tsountas, Dr. Chrestos; Manatt, J. Irving

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Argonaut Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20766RC

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound book. No wear to boards, no names or writing and pristine pages and page edges. Illustrated with 22 black and white plates at back of book and 160 small drawings throughout text. Chapters cover landmarks of the Mycenaean world, the fortress-city, the palace, private houses and domestic life, shaft-graves, beehive and chamber tombs, dress and personal adornment, arms and war, phases of Mycenaean art, writing, religion, the problem with Myce... View more info

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Human Instincts, Everyday Life, And the Brain: A Paradigm For Understanding Behavior (Five Volume Set)

By: Wills, Richard H.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Prince Edward Island, Canada, The Book Emporium: 2013

Seller ID: 28009

ISBN: 0992071003

Condition: Fine


Five volume set written by an author/professor of anthropology and sociology at the University of St. Edward Island, Canda.The set is crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing.. Four of the books are hard cover, but volume II is a soft cover, though you can't tell just by looking. This book too is pristine with no spine crease. The books measure 6-1/2" x 9-1/2 and have over 3000 pages collectively. Though researched, the books are remarkably accessib... View more info