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TIPOLOGIIA TRADITSIONNOI KULTURY NARODOV SEVERO-VOSTOCHNOI AZII, XIX-Seredina XX v. [Typology of traditional cultures of the peoples of North-East Asia, 19th to mid-20th century].

By: Kocheshkov, N. V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vladivostok: Izd-vo Dal'nevostochnogo universiteta, 2002.: 2002.

Seller ID: 23648

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, pictorial white & brown wrappers. The wraps are soiled with some light blue staining to the front wrap. The tail of the spine is chipped. 165 & [2] pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. The contents are near fine. Very good. The text is in Russian with a two-page summary in English in the rear. The summary lists the many ethnic groups inhabiting the vast territory covered by this study: "Arctic hunters for sea animals (the Aleuts, Eskimoes, Coast Chukchi, and Koryaks), tundra reindeer-breeders (the Chukchi, Koryaks, Yukagirs), taiga reindeer breeders and hunters ... View more info

DEERING: A Men's House from Seward Peninsula, Alaska.

By: Larsen, Helge.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark, 2001.: 2001.

Seller ID: 33840

ISBN: 8789384849

Condition: Very good


Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark, 2001.. 2001.. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with light creasing to the top corner of the front wrap. 145 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. National Museum Ethnological Series, vol. 19, edited by Martin Appelt. Prepared by Department of Ethnogrqphy & SILA--the Greenland Research Centre, the National Museum of Denmark. View more info

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TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY RESPECTED AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST RALPH LINTON.

By: Linton, Ralph. (1893-1953). American anthropologist, one of whose major contributions to the field was defining a difference between status and role.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT: October 6, 1948.: 1948.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94881

Condition: Very good


- Typed letter filling most of one side of a cream-colored 7-1/4 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of "Yale University / Institute of Human Relations" letterhead. Signed "Ralph Linton". There is very light creasing to the top left corner of the letterhead. Folded twice for mailing. Near fine. Linton writes to Harold Rugg of Columbia University's Teachers College gladly accepting an invitation to take part in one of Rugg's lunch-time forums at the college. "As regards what subject to address, I think perhaps the most interesting material that I could give would be a report ... View more info

THE COMING OF MAN: Pre-Man and Prehistoric Man

By: MacCurdy, George Grant, Ph.D

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The University Society, Inc., 1935).: 1935).

Seller ID: 7748

Condition: Very good


New York: The University Society, Inc., 1935).. 1935).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon textured paper covered boards. There is a tiny white stain to each cover & the spine is slightly faded. vi, [iv] & 157 pages. There is foxing to the pastedowns & endpapers. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. From the library of geographer Vincent Kotschar with his signature on the front endpaper. View more info

Image for LE PEUPLE ESQUIMAU AUDJOURD'HUI ET DEMAIN / THE ESKIMO PEOPLE TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW. Quatrieme Congres International / Fourth International Congress / de la Fondation Francaise d'Etudes Nordiques. Rapports scientifiques publies avec une preface sous la direction de / Scientific reports edited with a Foreword by / Jean Malaurie.

LE PEUPLE ESQUIMAU AUDJOURD'HUI ET DEMAIN / THE ESKIMO PEOPLE TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW. Quatrieme Congres International / Fourth International Congress / de la Fondation Francaise d'Etudes Nordiques. Rapports scientifiques publies avec une preface sous la direction de / Scientific reports edited with a Foreword by / Jean Malaurie.

By: Malaurie, Jean; editor.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris/The Haugue: Mouton, 1973.: 1973.

Seller ID: 35667

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The spine is darkened & lightly creased with the head slightly chipped. xiv & 696 pages. Illustrated with tables. Very good. Bibliotheque Arctique et Antarctique IV. Publications du Centre d'Etudes Arctiques. The Center is directed by Jean Malaurie who edited this volume and wrote the introduction.The text includes contributions in French and in English, depending on the native tongue of the individual author. View more info

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ARCTIC ANTHROPOLOGY. Vol. 23, Nos. 1 & 2, 1986.

By: McCartney, Allen P.; editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press), 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 37042

Condition: Good


- Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial light tan wrappers with an illustration on the front cover of an old Greenlandic game played with a stuffed seal. The spine is darkened. The edges of the wraps are lightly creased & chipped & their top & bottom ends are detached. Title & 422 pages plus [3] pages of ads. Numerous illustrations, maps, music staves,tables & diagrams in black & white. The title page is detached. Good. Among the contents of this issue are two contributions on Greenlandic music and the articles "The Virgin Mary of Tasiussaq: A Case of ... View more info

MODERN BLACKFEET: Montanans on a Reservation

By: McFee, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 4760

ISBN: 0030857686

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The rear wrap is lightly rubbed with the corners very lightly creased. x & 134 pages. The fore-edge & the last page are very lightly foxed & the top corners of some rear leaves are very lightly creased. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

CULTURE AND CONSERVATION: The Human Dimension in Environmental Planning

By: McNeely, Jeffrey A.; Pitt, David; editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Croom Helm Ltd., (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 15356

ISBN: 0709913214

Condition: Good


London: Croom Helm Ltd., (1985).. (1985).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is bumped & lightly rubbed with some light staining to the folds & with the head of the jacket spine chipped. xi & 308 pages. There is an owner's stamp & address label on the front endpaper with the same stamp on the top edge. There is light dampstaining to the rear endpaper with small stains to the top margins of a few pages. There are some pencil markings in the text. A loose page has been reinserted with tape. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info

MALE AND FEMALE: A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: William Morrow & Company, (1949).: (1949).

Seller ID: 1359

Condition: Very good


NY: William Morrow & Company, (1949).. (1949).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in black on spine & front cover. The spine & extremities are slightly faded. vi & 477 pp. Very good. View more info

THE MAORIS AND THEIR ARTS. Guide Leaflet No. 71

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 15035

Condition: Good


New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1945.. 1945.. Good. - Small quarto [9-5/8 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial golden yellow wraps. The wraps are slightly darkened around the edges & very lightly foxed & soiled. 31 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white full-page & textual illustrations. The verso of the frontispiece & the rear endpaper are foxed with light foxing to the edges of the pages. Good. Reprint of the 1928 edition. View more info

GROWING UP IN NEW GUINEA: A Comparative Study of Primitive Education

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., (1930).: (1930).

Seller ID: 27142

Condition: Good


New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., (1930).. (1930).. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & the spine is sunned. x & 372 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. There is some light staining to the preliminaries, including to the margins of the frontispiece. Good. Reprint edition. View more info

THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY. Selected and edited with an introduction and notes by Margaret Mead and Ruth L. Bunzel

By: Mead, Margaret; and Bunzel, Ruth L.; compilers and editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: George Braziller, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very good


New York: George Braziller, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. The dust jacket spine is rubbed & its rear panel is partially darkened & lightly soiled. x & 630 pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations. There is an owner's book label on the front pastedown. Very good. First edition.Subtitled on the dust wrapper: "The Growth of the Science of Man on the North American Continent as Told by Those Who Laid the Foundations." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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PLANT YR HAUL: Stori Incas Peru. Can Eluned.

By: Morgan, Eluned.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Caerdydd [Wales]: Evans a Williams, 1915,: 1915,

Seller ID: 95019

Condition: Good


- Octavo, Green pictorial cloth with the figure of an Inca in black on the front cover. The binding is rubbed with a tiny dent to the front edge of the front cover. The spine is faded with its head & tail chipped. 83 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece & 7 plates. There is light foxing to the pastedowns, endpapers & fore-edge with offsetting to the endpapers. There is a previous owner' signature on the front endpaper. Good. First edition. The title translates as "Children of the Sun: The Incas Story of Peru. Eluned Morgan [1870-1938] was brought up in the Welsh colony i... View more info

ETHNOGRAPHIC BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA. Volume 2: Arctic and Subarctic

By: Murdock, George Peter; O'Leary, Timothy J

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 25710

Condition: Good


New Haven: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1975.. 1975.. Good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped. xxxvi, [i], 255 & [2] pages. There are pencil markings in the margins of some pages. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white maps. Very good in a very good dust wrapper. Fourth edition. A mechanically reproduced errata sheet and list of abbreviations are laid in. Dust jacket present. View more info

CHANGING JAPAN

By: Norbeck, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 4756

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the corners lightly creased. ix & 82 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

NAPASKIAK: An Alaskan Eskimo Community

By: Oswalt, Wendell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 16566

Condition: Very good


Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped and are slightly darkened along the spine. xii & 178 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps, line drawings & photographic illustrations, by the author. Very good. Second printing.Study of an Eskimo people "whose way of life--due to location, Russian influences in the nineteenth century, and greater contact with whites today--is quite different from that of their more northerly cousins." [From the rear wrap c... View more info

THE KAPAUKU PAPUANS OF WEST NEW GUINEA

By: Pospisil, Leopold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 4764

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1963).. (1963).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The rear wrap is rubbed & the corners of the front wrap are very lightly creased. vii, [ii] & 102 pages. The inside wraps & the last page are lightly foxed. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

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TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST HORTENSE POWDERMAKER, BEST KNOWN FOR HER ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF RURAL AFRICAN AMERICANS AND OF HOLLYWOOD.

By: Powdermaker, Hortense. (1900-1970). American anthropologist, best known for her ethnographic studies of African Americans in Indianola, Mississippi and of Hollywood.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Flushing, NY: October 24, 1950.: 1950.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95471

Condition: Good


- 566 words typed on an eleven inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of Queens College letterhead. Signed "Hortense Powdermaker " with her name and "Chairman Department of Anthropology-Sociology" typed below the signature. There is light creasing to the top & bottom edges of the letter with a paperclip mark to the top edge. The recipient has heavily marked the letter with a phone number and date & with brackets around the body of the letter and Powdermaker's signature. Folded 3 times for mailing. Good. Powdermaker writes that she will be be happy to speak at Rugg's All-College Lun... View more info

REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-1918. Southern Party--1913-1916. Volume XIV: Eskimo Songs

By: Roberts, Helen H.; and Jenness, D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 24136

Condition: Good


Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Large octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover with a vignette map in gilt & green on the cover. The gilt on the spine is almost completely faded. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine lightly chipped. There is some white spotting to the rear cover. 506 pages. Profusely illustrated with diagrams & music staves. There is some light foxing to the fore-edge. Good. Songs of the Copper Eskimos recorded on a phonograph between 1914 and 1916, either at Bernard harbour in Dolphin and Union Str... View more info

REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18. Southern Party--1913-16. Volume XIV: Eskimo Songs. Songs of the Copper Eskimos

By: Roberts, Helen H.; and Jenness, D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 30248

Condition: Good


Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with a vignette map in gilt & green on the front cover. The binding is bumped, rubbed & lightly soiled and there are tiny white stains to the rear cover. The spine is a bit faded with its head & tail chipped. 506 pages. Illustrated with a black-and- white frontispiece & numerous tables & music staves. Good. This study includes music and texts in the native language of the Copper Eskimos with English translations. View more info