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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

ISBN: 0710083483


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

ISBN: 0246136332


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

ISBN: 0586090096


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 Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Israel Studies in their Social and Political Importance (Harvard Semitic Monograph 41)

Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Israel Studies in their Social and Political Importance (Harvard Semitic Monograph 41)

By: Anderson, Gary A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Scholars Press: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID301414

ISBN: 1555401694


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. 160 pages Explores several different themes in the cultic life of Ancient Israel. View more info

Image for Anthropological Notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903 [extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia  Volume XXVIII]

Anthropological Notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903 [extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XXVIII]

By: Basedow, H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia: 1904

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302346


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine Condition in new yellow card covers. Twenty-nine colour and black & white illustration. 40 pages plus 29 plates at rear Herbert Basedow (1881-1933), anthropologist, geologist, explorer and medical practitioner. In 1903 Basedow was a member of the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, led by L. A. Wells; he studied natural history and geology, and compiled a detailed journal on the Aboriginals, collect... View more info

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Anthropological Notes made on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia

By: Basedow, Herbert

Price: $100.00

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

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302320


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Bound in new yellow card covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Drawings. Two colour plates. An extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Inc. Vol 31 [XXXI] 62 plus plates Herbert Basedow (1881-1933), anthropologist, geologist, explorer and medical practitioner. From 1905 Basedow assisted H. Y. L. Brown, the government geologist, and was able to further his study of Abori... View more info

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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

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

By: Bernal, Ignacio

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271713


Octavo Size [approx 15 x 20cm]. Very Good condition. Faint age-toning to white portions of cover. 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 Sexual Behavior In Western Arnhem Land (Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology Number Sixteen)

Sexual Behavior In Western Arnhem Land (Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology Number Sixteen)

By: Berndt, Ronald M. & Berndt, Catherine H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Fund: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302643


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Previous owner's details to front cover. And title hand-lettered to spine. Some faint marking to spine. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Two-sided fold-out map. 247 pages + 24 pages of Plates. Preface by M.F. Ashley Montagu and Introduction by A. P. Elkin. View more info

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Feuding Societies

By: Black-Michaud, Jacob

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Basil Blackwell Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID146479

ISBN: 0631126031


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 270 pages 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

ISBN: 0812908260


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

ISBN: 0521400775


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

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The Ascent of Man

By: Bronowski, J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280979

ISBN: 0563104988


Small Quarto Size [approx 18cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 448 Pages 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

ISBN: 0702226793


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

ISBN: 1852834242


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

ISBN: 0852637977


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

ISBN: 0582105242


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

ISBN: 0582105242


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