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Image for Sexual Practices The Story of Human Sexuality

Sexual Practices The Story of Human Sexuality

By: Gregersen, Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1982

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID303322


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 320 black & white illustrations and 9 maps. 320 pages View more info

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Pygmy Kitabu

By: Hallet, Jean-Pierre with Pelle, Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1974

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID247927

ISBN: 0285621424


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A revealing account of the origin and legends of the African Pygmies. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 434 pages. View more info

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Vocabulary of the Kiowa Language. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 84

By: Harrington, John P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291086


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous ownership stamps to prelims [Royal Society of South Australia]. 255 pages View more info

Image for Tobacco Among the Karuk Indians of California. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 94

Tobacco Among the Karuk Indians of California. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 94

By: Harrington, John P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1932

Seller ID: ID291105


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to front cover. Illustrated with Black and White photographs. Some age-toning to rear cover. 120 pages View more info

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Natives of Sarawak. Survival in Borneo's Vanishing Forests

By: Hong, Evelyne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Malaysia, Institut Masyarakat: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID282140

ISBN: 9679966038


Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 265 pages An in-depth analysis of the problems face by the native peoples of Sarawak, most of whom live in longhouse communities in Borneo's tropical forests. View more info

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The Ponca Tribe. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology bulletin 195

By: Howard, James H. (In collaboration with Peter Le Claire, tribal historian and other members of the tribe)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279962


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Original olive green cloth boards with gilt to spine. Black & white plates and illustrations. Fold-out diagram of Ponca Kinship system. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to preliminary pages. Small run of ink numbers to upper edge of front free endpaper. Errata slip loosely inserted. xii, 191 pages An anthropological paper about the Ponca Tribe of Missouri. View more info

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THE PACIFIC ISLANDERS

By: Howells, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID157879

ISBN: 029776599X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. World Library Edition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details (Hans Mincham) to preliminary pages. 299pages View more info

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Reaction to Conquest: Effects of Contact with Europeans on the Pondo of South Africa

By: Hunter, Monica

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID242862


Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is price-clipped and chipped at corners, some rubbing to edges and spine ends lightly frayed. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xxiii, 583pp View more info

Shivapur A South Indian Village

By: Ishwaran, K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1968

Seller ID: ID259689


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 205 pages The account of an intensive field study of a single village, typical of Indian peasant village life. View more info

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The Pictorial Encyclopedia of The Evolution of Man

By: Jelinek, J

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Hamlyn: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291618

ISBN: 0600370305


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is covered in clear adhesive film and stuck to endpapers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. FFEP clipped at top corner. Black & white drawings. Translated by Helga Hanks. 552 pages Outlines many of the discoveries that have lead to the unravelling of humankind's origins and development. Well illustrated. View more info

The Untouchable as Himself: Ideology, identity, and pragmatism among the Lucknow Chamars

By: Khare, R.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7985

ISBN: 052126314X


Very Good+ in Good+ Dustjacket (small tears to top edge) 189 pages View more info

The Making of Mankind

By: Leakey, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID236815

ISBN: 0718119312


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

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A World on the Wane

By: Levi-Stauss, Claude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID297118


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price-clipped and has some edgewear and age-toning. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Translated by John Russell. Previous owner's details to freont free endpaper have been obscured by black texta. 404 pages View more info

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Anthropological Essays

By: Lewis, Oscar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: No Date1970?

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID227143


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 523 pages A selection of 24 essays by eminent American Anthropologist, Oscar Lewis. They cover 25 years and an organised under the following headings: Theory and Method; American Indians; Rural U.S.A.; Peasantry; Urban Studies; Selections from Life Histories. Oscar Lewis died in 1970. View more info

Food and People

By: LOWENBERG, Miriam E et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & sons: 1979

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: ID1435

ISBN: 0471026905


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition but no dustjacket. Includes index. Papered boards rubbed slightly with sticker remains on spine otherwise very good condition. b&w photo, maps & ill. 382pages View more info

Image for Notes on the Buffalo-head Dance of the Thunder Gens of the Fox Indians [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 87]

Notes on the Buffalo-head Dance of the Thunder Gens of the Fox Indians [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 87]

By: Michelson, Truman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1928

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID278150


Octavo size. Very Good condition. Nice olive green boards with gilt titles and small decoration to spine. Previous owner's [Royal Society of South Australia] stamp to front pastedown and title page. 94 pages View more info

Image for Observations on the Thunder Dance of the Bear Gens of the Fox Indians [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 89]

Observations on the Thunder Dance of the Bear Gens of the Fox Indians [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 89]

By: Michelson, Truman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1929

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID278151


Octavo size. Very Good condition. Nice olive green boards with gilt titles and small decoration to spine. Previous owner's [Royal Society of South Australia] stamp to front pastedown and title page. 73 pages View more info

Image for Notes on the Fox Wapanowiweni.  Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 105

Notes on the Fox Wapanowiweni. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 105

By: Michelson, Truman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279833


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Single Black & white illustration. Very slight marking to covers. Stamp of previous owners to front cover v. 195 pages A presentation of four Indian texts with English translations View more info

Image for Contributions to Fox Ethnology. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 85

Contributions to Fox Ethnology. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 85

By: Michelson, Truman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279961


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Original olver green boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to prelim pages. vii, 168 pages Consists of four papers about the Fox Indians and their sacred Packs translated into English. View more info

Image for Contributions to Fox Ethnology - II.  Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 95

Contributions to Fox Ethnology - II. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 95

By: Michelson, Truman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288426


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to front cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 183 pages View more info