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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 A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia

By: Allen, Benedict

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID210542


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 391 pages The author recounts his 8 month quest (sometimes funny, frequently dangerous) which took him in and out of relationships with nomads, goldminers and missionaries, across the central range of remotest New Guinea to the living magic of the 'uncontacted' Yaifo people, over ... 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

Image for Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI

Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI

By: Basedow, Herbert; Howchin, Walter (Editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated): 1907

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID293427


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to edges and spine. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates. 62 pages + 19 plates (357 pages + 29 plates) As well as black and white photographs the Basedow paper also includes two colour plates of rock drawings. The paper recounts Basedow's experience in 1905 during a geological expedition in Northern Territory. As well as this paper the Proceedings also include a number of natural h... View more info

Image for Integration. Journal for Mind-Moving Plants and Culture. Zeitschrift für geistbewegende Pflanzen ud Kultur. No. 5 1995

Integration. Journal for Mind-Moving Plants and Culture. Zeitschrift für geistbewegende Pflanzen ud Kultur. No. 5 1995

By: Bauer, W.; Hanslmeier, M.; Luna, L.E.; Ott, J.; De Vries, H. [Edited by]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Eschenau, Bilwis-Verlag: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ID255091


Quarto Size. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Limited and number edition No. 45 of 666+XXIV copies. Text in English and German 128 pages Selected papers from the first International Conference Plants, Shamanism and States of Consciousness. Includes papers on The Art of Seeing; Antiquity of the use of new world hallucinogens; Endogenous B-carbolines and other indole alkaloids in mammals; The Crossing of Souls; The Drunken Kier... View more info

3000 Years of Art and Life in Mexico as Seen in The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

By: Bernal, Ignacio

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams, Inc: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271713


Octavo Size [approx 15 x 20cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Very slight moisture stain to very lower corner. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as maps. 216 pages The Museum of Anthropology - and this book - provide a comprehensive and scientifically ordered panorama of 3000 years of the ancient cultures of Mesoamerica. 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 Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID236184


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. A lovely book in excellent condition. 182 pages A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900) was influential in at least four fields - military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. Yet little is known about his career, character or motivation. View more info

Image for Pictures, Patterns & Objects. Rock-Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northeastern Australia

Pictures, Patterns & Objects. Rock-Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northeastern Australia

By: Brady, Liam M.

Price: $94.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260675


Small Quarto Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Colour plates and photographs. Black & white maps. 497 pages Positioned at one of anthropology's most significant boundaries, the Torres Strait Islands and their indigenous inhabitants have fascinated scientists for well over a century. Pictures, Patterns, and Objects explores the rich yet relatively unknown rock-art of the area to investigate Islander artistic expression as an indicator of social interaction. This richly illustrate... View more info

Image for New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

By: Burenhult, Goran [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143713


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 239 pages Volume 4 of the five volume series. The volume reveals the ancient wonders of the "new world" and Pacific Islands - including the civilizations of the Maya, Aztecs, and Inka; Native North Americans from prehistoric times through AD1850; the ancient occupation of the Pacific Islands and the... View more info

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Ape Man: The Story of Human Evolution

By: Caird, Rod

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Boxtree Limited: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID274674


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 and Black & White Photographs and drawings. 190 pages Explores the story of human evolution, and of the people who have dedicated their lives to discovering the truth of our origins. 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

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

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


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 232pages View more info

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

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

By: Cowley,Clive

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID299747


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 232 pages 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 Excavations at La Venta Tabasco, 1955 [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 170]

Excavations at La Venta Tabasco, 1955 [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 170]

By: Drucker, Philip; Heizer, Robert F. & Squier, Robert J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278215


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition. No dustjacket - As Issued. Olive green cloth boards with gilt title etc to spine. Ex Royal Society of South Australia with a few neat stamps only. Illustrated with Black and White drawings, eight [8] large fold-out plans of excavations & findings, and with Black and White Photographs. 312 pages La Venta is a pre-Columbian archaeological site of the Olmec civilization located in the present-day Mexican state of... View more info

Image for Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 3

Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 3

By: Edited by the Museum Director

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Museum Board: 1955

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID258625


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. 58 pages Contains articles on late Tertiary Marsupials from South Australia, report on extinct mammalian remains at Lake Menindee, archeological site at Lake Menindee NSW. View more info

Image for Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. 1. No 4 1921

Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. 1. No 4 1921

By: Edited by the Museum Director [Edgar R. Waite]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Board of Governors, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia: 1921

Seller ID: ID258628


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 171 pages Includes articles: 1. Review of the Lophobranchiate Fishes [Pipe-Fishes and Sea-Horses] of South Australia; 2. Observations on a Series of Artificially Distorted Skulls; 3. A Review of the Cephalopod Genera Sepioloidea, and Idiosepus; 4. A List of the Tabanidae [Diptera] in the South Australian Museum; and 5. On Austr... View more info

Economic Development and Social Change in South India

By: Epstein, T.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID234456


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Slight abrasion to upper portion of DJ where sticker has been removed; DJ spine age darkened. xvi, 353pp View more info