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Tales from Southern Africa

By: A.C. Jordan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1973

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7248

Condition: Very good


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A First Luyia Grammar with Excercises

By: Appleby, L.L.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Nairobi, The East Africa Literature Bureau: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9931

Condition: Good


Octavo (24 x 20 cm), pp. [4], 119, [27]. Includes number exercises tipped in between pages 20/21, foldout exercises tipped in at end. Duplicated typed pages, brown cardstock cover, bound with blue tape. Former owner's name inside front cover (C.A. Wood of Kisumu, 1967). Tape binding has disintegrated at head of spine, front cover shows dampstaining, rear cover has sun browning. Luyia (or Luhya) is a Bantu language with multiple dialects spoken by tribes in Western Kenya. Appleby, a missionary linguist, worked for the Church Missionary Society which advocated unsuccessfully for a single, standa... View more info

Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture

By: Arthur Kleinman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University Of California Press: 1981

Seller ID: 6830

ISBN: 0520045114

Condition: Near fine


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The Basuto

By: Ashton, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 6815

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 359. Second edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, b/w photos. Jacket has moderate wear along edges, spine is faded, small stains on back. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. View more info

Visual Methods in Social Research

By: Banks, Marcus

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 14960

ISBN: 0761963642


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Balinese Character: A Photographic Analysis

By: Bateson, Gregory and Margaret Mead

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, New York Academy of Sciences: 1962

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28343

Condition: Very good


Signed by Bateson, upside down on rear free endpaper. Second printing. Quarto (30 cm), pp. xvi, 277. Beige cloth with brown Balinese motif, no jacket as issued. Includes 100 black and white plates with detailed descriptions. Rear board has brown spotting, boards with light wear to extremities, front free endpaper with faint foxing. Content based on Bateson and Mead's work in Bali from 1936 to 1939 (a period which included their marriage to one another), studying the connections between culture and personality. Though this volume represents Bateson's early work in anthropology, his thinking an... View more info

Bontoc Life-Ways: A Study in Education and Culture

By: Botengan, Kate Chollipas

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 16603


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I, Rigoberta Menchu An Indian Woman in Guatemala

By: Burgos-Debray, Elizabeth Menchu Rigoberta;

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Verso: 1987

Seller ID: 1254

ISBN: 0860917886


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Eating the Dinosaur

By: Chuck Klosterman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2009

Seller ID: 3278

ISBN: 1416544208


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Captured Heritage: the Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

By: Cole, Douglas

Price: $9.50

Seller ID: 11572

ISBN: 0295962151


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Geisha

By: Dalby, Liza

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 17285


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One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest

By: David, Wade

Price: $9.00

Seller ID: 18619

ISBN: 0684834960


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The Wind in a Jar

By: Farella, John

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 23151


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Guests of the Sheik An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By: Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1995

Seller ID: 1503

ISBN: 0385014856


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Watching the English

By: Fox, Kate

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 15493

ISBN: 185788616X


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The Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion (1 Volume, Abridged Edition)

By: Frazer, Sir James George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 2696

ISBN: 0020955707

Condition: Fine


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People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture

By: Frazier, Kendrick

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 11179

ISBN: 0393304965


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African Dances

By: Gorer, Geoffrey

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 23110


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Early Man and the Ocean

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 25034


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The Tibetans

By: Kapstein, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 17328

ISBN: 0631225749

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 360. Later printing. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Includes section on spelling of Tibetan names and terms, bibliography and index. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket and boards with very light edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info