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THE MIDDLE GROUND: SOCIAL CHANGE IN AN ARCTIC COMMUNITY, 1967-1971. Mercury Series. Ethnology Division Paper No. 7

By: Savishinsky, Joel S.; and Frimmer, Susan B

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, June 1973.: June 1973.

Seller ID: 15115

Condition: Fine


Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, June 1973.. June 1973.. Fine. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed red wraps. The spine is somewhat faded. [v] & 54 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white map. Near fine. A study of the Hare Athabaskan Indians of Colville Lake, a small isolated village in the Mackenzie District of the Northwest Territories. The main text is in English. The introductory material is printed in English and French. View more info

THE SOCIAL LEGISLATION OF THE PRIMITIVE SEMITES

By: Schaeffer, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press / London: Oxford University Press, 1915.: 1915.

Seller ID: 2502

Condition: Very good


New Haven: Yale University Press / London: Oxford University Press, 1915.. 1915.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth; printed label on spine. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed; the label is somewhat darkened & lightly rubbed with 1 edge detached. xiv, [1] leaf & 245 pp. Very good. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. First Edition. View more info

TANTALUS OR THE FUTURE OF MAN

By: Schiller, F. C. S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1924).: (1924).

Seller ID: 28793

Condition: Good


New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1924).. (1924).. Good. - Small octavo [6-3/8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth with paper labels on the front cover & spine. The binding is bumped with staining to the covers & with the rear cover heavily rubbed. The spine is darkened with the head chipped. The label on the spine is darkened & rubbed and the front-cover label is lightly soiled & stained. vi, [1] leaf & 66 pages. The inner edges of the pages are darkened. Good. The author [a Fellow and Tutor of Corpus Christi College, Oxford University] proposes a pessimistic future for man and ... View more info

FOREIGN CONSULTANTS AND COUNTERPARTS: Problems in Technology Transfer

By: Scott-Stevens, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO and London, U.K.: Westview Press, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 15289

ISBN: 0813373700

Condition: Very good


Boulder, CO and London, U.K.: Westview Press, (1987).. (1987).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue & black wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with a glue stain left by a sticker on the front wrap & some light spotting to the rear wrap. xvii & 229 pages. There are a very few pencil markings. Very good. First edition.Anthropologist Susan Scott-Stevens writes about the problems of cross-cultural communication between foreign technologists working on development projects and their counterparts in developing nations. First Edition. View more info

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SHAMANIZM NARODOV SIBIRI: ETNOGRAFICHESKIE MATERIALY XVIII-XX vv.: KHRESTOMATIIA.V

By: Sem, Tatyana.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint-Petersburg: Filologicheskii fakul'tet Sankt-Petersburgskogo gos. universiteta, 2006.: 2006.

Seller ID: 28747

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, decorative paper covered boards. There is very light rubbing to the rear board & to corners of the covers. 660 & [4] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. First edition.A book about shamanism in Siberia, including rites, ceremonies and folklore. Bibliographical references are listed on pages 634-643.The text is in Cyrillic. First Edition. View more info

BLOOD-BROTHERS: An ethno-sociological study of the institutions of blood-brotherhood with special reference to Africa

By: Tegnaeus, Harry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY: Philosophical Library, Inc., (1952).: (1952).

Seller ID: 17721

Condition: Very good


NY: Philosophical Library, Inc., (1952).. (1952).. Very good. - Quarto, 12 inches high by 9 inches wide. Bound in red cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped with a few very light stains. 181 & [1] pages, with illustrations in black and white. Very good. First edition.In addition to studying the institution of blood brotherhood in various regions of Africa, Tegnaeus looks at its occurrence in other nations and races, among them the Vikings, Irish, English, Eastern Europeans, Arabs, Pacific Islanders, North American Indians and Gypsies. The book includes an 8-1/2 page bibliog... View more info

HINDU RELIGION CUSTOMS AND MANNERS: Describing the Customs and Manners, Religious, Social and Domestic Life, Arts and Sciences of the Hindus

By: Thomas, P

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., (1956).: (1956).

Seller ID: 26105

Condition: Good


Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., (1956).. (1956).. Good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some light spotting to the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped. The spine of the dust jacket is darkened with pieces out of the head & tail and the rear panel is unevenly darkened. xiii & 161 pages. Color frontispiece & 260 black-and-white illustrations. There is offsetting to the endpapers from the dust wrapper with a bookseller's stamp on the rear endpaper. The edges of the illustration pages are da... View more info

PATTERNS OF HOUSEKEEPING IN TWO ESKIMO SETTLEMENTS

By: Thompson, Charles Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 31652

Condition: Good


Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.. 1969.. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches by 11 inches] soft covers bound in black & white decorative wraps with a white plastic strip. The binding is lightly soiled. There are some red ink markings on the front wrap & a small tear to the top corner of the rear wrap. xi, [i] & 59 pages. Graphs, diagrams & photographic illustrations in black & white. Ex-library with a library label & stamp on the front wrap & 2 stamps on the title. Good. View more info

MEXICO BEFORE CORTEZ: An Account of the Daily Life, Religion, and Ritual of he Aztecs and Kindred Peoples

By: Thompson, J. Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 4149

Condition: Good


New York/London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.. 1940.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed, creased, chipped & lightly soiled with a long tear to the front panel. x & 298 pages. The endpapers are darkened with an owner's inscription on the front endpaper. There are ink notations to 1 page of the text. Illustrated in black & white with frontispiece, 15 plates & full-page illustrations. Good in a fair dust wrapper. Later printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

HILL AND VALLEY FARMERS: Socio-Economic Change Among a Philippine People

By: Wallace, Ben J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc., 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 7797

Condition: Good


Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc., 1970.. 1970.. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in pictorial green & white wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled & spotted with a tiny tear to the top edge of the front wrap. xix, [i] & 137 pages. The top edge, fore-edge, half-title & title are lightly foxed. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. Good. View more info

DARK CAVES, BRIGHT VISIONS: Life in Ice Age Europe

By: White, Randall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History / London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 30722

ISBN: 0393024105

Condition: Very good


New York: The American Museum of Natural History / London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 176 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. There is a light stain to the front end paper and there are light creases to the bottom corners of the last 30 leaves of the text. Very good. First American edition.This book is based on an exhibition presented by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with three French museums, the M... View more info

MASKS

By: Wissler, Clark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 15033

Condition: Good


New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red & golden yellow wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & foxed with the edges slightly faded. The head of the spine is chipped. Title & 32 pages. Color frontispiece & profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is light foxing to the margins of the pages. Good. Science Guide No. 96. Reprinted from Natural History Vol. XXVIII, No. 4. View more info