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Masks and Men : Patterns of Life Series : Student's Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Education Department Religious Education Educat: 1980

Seller ID: 12627


36p, illustrated. Owner's stamp on front and last page. Part of a series called Patterns of Life where aspects of Melanesian life are studied for a religious education unit in South Australian schools. Secondary level. ; 8vo View more info

DRESSING UP Transvestism and Drag : the History of an Obsession

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18437


Owner's name top edge of first page; Index, B/w illustrations, survey indicate the historical and cultural spread of transvestism. 300gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages View more info

creating culture Profiles in the Study of Culture

By: Austin-Broos, Diane J (Ed)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 1987

Seller ID: 27108


No crease to spine, few pencil underlinings to foreword only. 'Profiles a group of key thinkers on cultural analysis. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

MINANGKABAU CULTURE

By: Azhar, Syamsul

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Bukittinggi, Tropic Offset Printing: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 31514


Minangkabau culture provides a general view about places, the history, social structure and the art of this community in West Sumatra. 100gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages View more info

ABORIGINALS OF AUSTRALIA A Record of Their Fast-Vanishing Traditional Way of Life, Featuring over Ninety Full-Colour Photographs

By: Baglin Douglass & Mullins Barbara

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Mulavon/Shepp Publication: 1969

Seller ID: 29093


1990 reprint. Stapled binding. Bibliography. Later printing of the Aborigines of Australia. Glossy colour photos, cave paintings, outback scenes. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 34 pages View more info

ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF RELIGION ASA Monographs

By: Banton, Michael (Ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Tavistock Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 19165


Uneven surface as binding is tight. ; 1985 reprint. Material presented at a Conference on 'New Approaches to Social Anthropology' sponsored by Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, held in Cambridge, June 1963. 400gms weight; Vol. 3; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages View more info

Bunyoro : an African Kingdom

By: Beattie, John

Price: $10.39

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston:

Seller ID: 6868


86p, b/w illustrations, copyright 1960. Tape marks left inside cover and adjoining pages. Usual library stamps. Clean text. Crease to bottom corner front cover; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

MAASAI DAYS

By: Bensten, Cheryl

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17692


Traveller's account of life in a modern Maasai village. 750gms weight; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages View more info

Orion's Legacy : a Cultural History of Man As Hunter

By: Bergman, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., N A L: 1997

Seller ID: 610


Yellowed paper to new, unread book. ; Index -359 pages. 'Using the mythic message of Orion as a central metaphor, the author examines the role of the hunter and the hunt to define ways in which men understand and assert their identities. '; 8vo View more info

THE FIRST AUSTRALIANS

By: Berndt, Ronald M and Catherine H

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Walkabout Pocketbooks: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17412


B/w and colour illustrations, shiny cover. Light crease to spine. 200gms weight; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages View more info

Highland Peoples of New Guinea

By: Brown, Paula

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9680


1979 reprint.258p, index, map. Rubbing and creases along spine, clean text. Owners stamp inside front cover.; 8vo View more info

Vikings of the Pacific. First Published As Vikings of the Sunrise

By: Buck, Peter H

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Chicago, Phoenix Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5987


2nd impression 1960. 338p, index, b/w illustrations, historic photos, and maps. Foxing to back cover. Owner's stamp on front page. Yellowed paper; 8vo View more info

PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

By: Carreyett, Ray, A.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19667


Chipping and wear to jacket edges and corners, notes in pen on ffep, occasional margin mark ; 125gms weight; Foyles Handbooks; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 82 pages View more info

North American Indians Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Matthiessen

By: Catlin, George

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Seller ID: 27523


Yellowed paper; Uncreased spine, index. ; Nature Library, Penguin; B&W Illustrations; 7.72 X 4.88 X 1.10 inches; 522 pages View more info

THE ESKIMO OF NORTH ALASKA

By: Chance, Norman A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Seller ID: 18130


Reading crease to front cover; Recommended reading list, glossary, A case study of the modern eskimo. 180gms weight; Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages View more info

LOVE IN THE SOUTH SEAS Translated by F H Lyon

By: Danielsson, Bengt; Danielsson, Marie-Therese

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Mutual Publishing of Hawaii: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15450


Yellowed paper; Index and references "Sex and family life of the Polynesians, based on early account as well as observations by the noted Swedish anthropologist' square binding, faint crease to spine.200 grams weight. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 240 pages View more info

Maori Custom Today

By: Dansey, Harry

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand Newspapers: 1971

Seller ID: 3785


80p. Surface wear, nick to back cover near spine top edge. Stapled binding; 8vo View more info

THE HUMAN STORY Our History, from the Stone Age to Today

By: Davis, James C.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2005

Seller ID: 20247


Index, maps. Weight 500. Remainder mark to base; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 466 pages View more info

Ayorama

By: De Coccola, Raymond & King, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1956

Seller ID: 228


Map on endpapers. Glossary. Raymond De Coccola was a missionary for 12 years from 1937 among the eskimo of the Central Arctic coast of Canada. 700gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo ; 320 pages View more info

Gendered Anthropology (European Association of Social Anthropologists Ser. )

By: Del Valle, Teresa (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7835


228p, index. Clean text. Current debates on sex and gender, race ethnicity, and politics are assessed under the auspices of the European Association of Social Anthropologists.; 8vo View more info