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Image for Himachal: Science, People and Progress

Himachal: Science, People and Progress

By: Berreman, Gerald D

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Copenhagen, Int'l Work Group For Indigenous Affairs: 1979

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10586

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; SIGNED by author on front cover; clean pages; tight binding; 43 pages.


Int'l Work Group for Indigenous Affairs Document Series; Vol. 36; 43 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Making of Man An Outline of Anthropology

By: Calverton, V. F.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1947-1954

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14327

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Light green linen cloth over stiff cardboard with gold Kent torchbearer image within gold outline; above image is smaller enclosed square label in dark green with gold lettering on front board (Style 8) , spine with Kent torchbearer followed by label in dark green with gold lettering; DJ chipped, rubbed, writing on front panel, small piece missing from rear panel, $1.25 price, listing 360 titles; clean pages except for scattered penciled marginalia; tight binding; .879


Edited by V. F. Calverton and including chapters by Boas, J. G. Frazer, Westermarck, Rivers, Lowie, Sumner and many others. Binding style 8 was in use 1939-1962. Based on the DJ, this copy was probably issued between 1947-1954. Originally copyright by Modern Library in 1931.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 879 pages View more info

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Elite Politics in Rural India Political Stratification and Alliances in Western Maharashtra

By: Carter, Anthony

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10592

ISBN: 052120366X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Orange cloth hardcover with gilt titles; SIGNED by author with dedication on ffep; clean pages; tight binding.


Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology Series; Vol. 9; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 207 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Lo Scambio Colombiano Conseguenze Biologiche E Culturali Del 1492

Lo Scambio Colombiano Conseguenze Biologiche E Culturali Del 1492

By: Crosby, Alfred W.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Torino, Einaudi Paperbacks: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13280

ISBN: 8806122436

Condition: New; Italian translation of Crosby's "The Columbia Exchange". Trade paperback still in original publisher's shrink wrap.


In una delle sue pagine piu belle, Gabriel Garcia Marquez racconta del proliferare smisurato di animali grandi e piccoli nel territorio immaginario de Macondo. L'autore ha detto poi che il fatto in se non era un'invenzione fantastica, ma un fenomeno registrato dalle antiche cronache. Come tale, infatti, viene riportato anche nella grande sintesi bio-storica di Alfred W. Crosby, che, al pari dell'aneddoto romanzesco, indica come l'incontro fra Vecchio e Nuovo Monde sia st... View more info

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Shadows in the Sun Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire

By: Davis, Wade

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Island Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11768

ISBN: 1559633549

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Orange hardcover with plum cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; index; 292 pages.


The essays and stories provide"...a fascinating examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions between human societies and the natural world. Ranging from the British Columbian wilderness to the jungles of the Amazon and the polar ice of the Arctic Circle, "Shadows in the Sun" is a testament to a world where spirits still stalk the land and seize the human heart." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages View more info

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Intimate Relations Exploring Indian Sexuality

By: Kakar, Sudhir

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, Univ Of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11335

ISBN: 0226422801

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket; Blue cloth hardcover with bright blue titles; primarily penciled marginalia, tight binding; index; 161 pages.


Kakar gives the first full-length study of Indian sexuality. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 161 pages View more info

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The Chinese A Study of a Hong Kong Community

By: Osgood, Cornelius

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Univ of Arizona Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13066

ISBN: 0816504180

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Yellow cloth hardcover with black titles; slipcase; clean pages; tight binding; index in volume 3.


This is a 3-volume ethnography of Lung Chau (Dragon Island) , a small island that is now a part of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, but was until 1997 part of the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. The study of the island and its people was made in the 1960s. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1264 pages View more info

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Marriage and the Family in Kerala with Special Reference to Matrilineal Castes

By: Puthenkalam, Fr. J

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, University Of Calgary: 1977

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 10599

Condition: Very Good; Red cloth hardcover with yellow titles and decoration; clean pages; spine sunned, titles worn; former owner's name on title page; tight binding.


A classic "in the field" anthropological study. ; Journal of Comparative Family Studies Monograph Series Series; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 246 pages View more info