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Image for Millennium and Charisma among Pathans. A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology

Millennium and Charisma among Pathans. A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology

By: Ahmed, Akbar S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID248911


Octavo Size. Near Fine condition in a Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. xvii, 173 pages 'The study provides an anthropological and critical re-examination of the ethnography of the Swat Pathan [the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.] View more info

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The Proving Grounds

By: Allen, Benedict

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID222126


Octavo Size. Black & white illustrations. Colour photographs and Black and White drawings. Very Good condition. 391 pages A journey through the interior of New Guinea and Australia View more info

The Evolution of the Human Motif in Papuan Arrow Designs

By: Berndt, R.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID277750


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Excellent condition, original extract rebound in new card covers. Black & white illustrations. 5 pages Reprinted from the Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 6 No 3 1939 View more info

Image for The White Men; the First Response of Aboriginal People to the White Man

The White Men; the First Response of Aboriginal People to the White Man

By: Blackburn, Julia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1979

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID248564


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 192 pages View more info

Image for Index to Bulletins 1-100 of the Bureau of Americna Ethnology. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 178

Index to Bulletins 1-100 of the Bureau of Americna Ethnology. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 178

By: Bonnerjea, Biren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291087


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous ownership stamps to prelims [Royal Society of South Australia]. And numbers inked to front paste down. 726 pages With Index to the Contributions to North American Ethnology, Introductions, and Miscellaneous Publications View more info

Image for The Tribal Impulse. A new look at traditional communities

The Tribal Impulse. A new look at traditional communities

By: Brain, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Jane's: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282875


Small Quarto Size [approx 20cm x 27cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates, black and white photographs, drawings and maps. 288 pages A pictorial survey of the last primitive peoples as examples of the differing ways mankind has solved the problem of how to live with meaning while maintaining his relationship with his environment. View more info

Beads and Beadwork of East and South Africa (Shire Ethnography)

By: Carey, Margaret

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Aylesbury, Shire Publications: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271403


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's name to the title page. 64 pages In this book, the many types of beads and beadwork that occur in Africa, from the Sudan to Namibia, are differentiated and described within their cultural setting. View more info

Fabled Tribe A journey to discover the river bushmen of the Okavango Swamps

By: Cowley,Clive

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co Ltd: 1969

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID9751


Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket, b/w photos, Neat Gift inscription to ffep 232pages View more info

Image for Book of the Peoples of the World A Guide to Cultures

Book of the Peoples of the World A Guide to Cultures

By: Davis, Wade & Harrison, K. David (Edited by); Text by Catherine H. Howell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297129


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 384 pages View more info

Image for A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Of Languages Accompanied By Thirty-One Biloxi Texts and Numerous Biloxi Phrases (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 47)

A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Of Languages Accompanied By Thirty-One Biloxi Texts and Numerous Biloxi Phrases (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 47)

By: Dorsey, James Owen and Swanton, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290457


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to front pastedown. 340 pages Includes historical sketches of the Biloxi and Ofo as well as the dictionary and texts. View more info

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Humankind

By: Farb, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143737


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 528pages View more info

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The Art of War

By: Feest, Christian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1980

Seller ID: ID297320


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Card Covers. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Some faint yellowing to page-edges. Light crease to the upper rear corner of cover. 96 pages View more info

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Encounter with Anthropology

By: Fox, Robin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID246881


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and a crease to front flap. 360 pages+index An introduction to Anthropology , an account of a personal odyssey and call to action by one of the most brilliant post-war anthropologists. Contents organised under the following headings: Introduction: Anthropology as a Vocation; Evolution and Race; Family and Kinship; An Irish Island; A ... View more info

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Margaret Mead and Samoa. The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth

By: Freeman, Derek

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID248831


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 379 pages View more info

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The Europeans. An Ethnohistorical Survey

By: Geipel, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282492


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and drawings. xii, 292 pages Collates many of the most recent conclusions of anthropology, archaeology, social history and linguistics in an attempt to unravel the ethnic roots of the peoples of Europe. View more info