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Image for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge

Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge

By: Battiste, Marie;Henderson, James Youngblood

Price: $67.45

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Purich Pub: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 123823

ISBN: 189583015X

Condition: Fine


As-new book in excellent condition in every respect. View more info

Folk Culture in a World of Technology

By: Bausinger, Hermann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 141993

ISBN: 0253311276

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards. 187 pages. 6 1/8"w x 9 1/2"h. Slight wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept of the World, The

By: Beck, Ulrich

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Polity: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139084

ISBN: 0745690211

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. View more info

Image for The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Social Responsibility

The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Social Responsibility

By: Becker, Carol (ed.)

Price: $8.96

Publisher: N Y, Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 124095

ISBN: 0415905923

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 258 pages. View more info

Image for Private Grief, Public Mourning: The Rise of the Roadside Shrine in B.C.

Private Grief, Public Mourning: The Rise of the Roadside Shrine in B.C.

By: Belshaw, John & Diane Purvey

Price: $8.62

Publisher: Anvil Press: 2009

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 122653

ISBN: 189563699X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. An excellent reading copy. View more info

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Places We Live, The

By: Bendiksen, Jonas; Gourevitch, Philip (intro.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: N Y, Aperture: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138599

ISBN: 1597110671

Condition: Fine


Photographs showing the homes of people who live in poverty in Nairobi, Kenya; Mumbai, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Crarcas, Venzuela by Norwegian photojournalist Jonas Bediksen. Pictorial cover. 8 1/8"w x 6 1/8"h. The pages fold-out to be 32 1/2" long, when open. Photographs alternate with autobiographical text by the people depicted. One gate folded page shows a slight crease where it folds into the center of the book. View more info

Lost City of the Incas: The Story of Machu Picchu and Its Builders

By: Bingham, Hiram

Price: $28.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2005

Seller ID: 116664

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. In fine slipcase. 266 pages. Second printing. View more info

DreamFields: A Peek into the World of Migrant Youth: An Anthology By Mount Vernon Migrant Youth and Their Allies

By: Blackmore, Janice (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Janice Blackmore: 2012

Seller ID: 142904

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. View more info

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Poplore: Folk and Pop in American Culture

By: Bluestein, Gene

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Massachusetts Press: 1994

Seller ID: 140252

ISBN: 087023904X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Author contends that Poplore is more accurately reflective of the popular and commercial roots and dynamic, syncretic traditions of American democratic culture; with interviews fo legendary banjo picker Buell Kazee and ronder of Folways Records, Moe Asch. View more info

Relocating Cultural Studies: Developments in Theory and Research

By: Blundell, Valda; Shepherd, John; Taylor, Ian

Price: $8.62

Publisher: N Y, Routledge: 1993

Seller ID: 123754

ISBN: 0415075491

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 236 pages. View more info

Naissance De L'ecriture: Cuneiformes Et Hieroglyphes [exposition], Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais, 7 Mai-9 Aout 1982

By: Boulanger, Jean-Paul;Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais (France);Reunion Des Musees Nationaux (France);Renisio, Genevieve

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Ministere de la culture, Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux: 1982

Seller ID: 124507

ISBN: 2711802019

Condition: Very Good


Nice condition, book shows very light wear, with creaseless covers, sharp corners, text/interior is free of marking of any kind, heavily illustrated, text is in French. 383 pages. View more info

Systems of Cities: Readings on Structure, Growth, and Policy

By: Bourne, Larry S.;Simmons, James W.;Alonso, William

Price: $8.96

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 120066

ISBN: 0195022645

Condition: Very Good


Very clean copy with slightly sunned spine, lightly bumped corners. Text/interior is clean with without marking of any kind, solid, strong binding. 565 pages, graphs, maps, charts. View more info

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The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: Boyle, James

Price: $11.21

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 122204

ISBN: 0300137400

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 315 pages. View more info

Image for On Thrones of Gold: Three Javanese Shadow Plays

On Thrones of Gold: Three Javanese Shadow Plays

By: Brandon, James R.

Price: $124.45

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 141983

ISBN: 0674637755

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear with a very small section of the upper back board showing inner board through the worn cloth; otherwise very clean with sharp corners to the boards in black cloth, a lovely embossed shadow puppet at lower front cover, gilt print on spine only. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid and straight binding. Dust jacket is tattered, but now wrapped in clear protective cover. 407 pages, book offers a very detailed description of ... View more info

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Dangerous Words: Language and Politics in the Pacific

By: Brenneis, Donald; Myers, Fred R. (editors)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Prospect Heights, ILL, Waveland Pr Inc: 1984

Seller ID: 124098

ISBN: 0881335975

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 284 pages. View more info

Image for Controlling Knowledge: Religion, Power, and Schooling in a West African Muslim Society

Controlling Knowledge: Religion, Power, and Schooling in a West African Muslim Society

By: Brenner, Louis

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 141980

ISBN: 0253339170

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows some signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 343 pages. Chapters include Knowledge and power in pre-colonial Muslim societies; Medersas, French and Islamic; Reform and counter-reform: the politics of muslim schooling in the 1950s; Discourses of knowledge, power and identity, Power re... View more info

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The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

By: Carmichael, Elizabeth; Sayer, Chloë

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1991

Seller ID: 138851

ISBN: 0292776586

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very minor scuffring to creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Part I-- The Day of the Dead- The Pre-Hispanic Background- The Spanish Conquest- Travellers' Tales- The Here and Now- Part II: Interviews-- Introduction- Fredy Mndez, La Congregacin del Tajn, State of Veracruz- Juan Simbrn, La Congregacin del Tajn, State of Veracruz- Froylan Marti... View more info

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"Peaks of Yemen I Summon": Poetry as Cultural Practice in a North Yemeni Tribe

By: Caton, Steven C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1990

Seller ID: 142056

ISBN: 0520067665

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full dark blue cloth boards. Previous owner's name has been whited out on front endpaper. Edge wear to dust jacket. 350 pages. View more info

Image for Rogues, Rascals, and Scalawags Too: More Ne'er-Do-Wells Through the Ages

Rogues, Rascals, and Scalawags Too: More Ne'er-Do-Wells Through the Ages

By: Christy, Jim

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Anvil: 2015

Seller ID: 142528

ISBN: 1772140171

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 191 pages with b&w photos. "Table of Malcontents" includes Andre Malraux, Victor Lustig, Mata Hari, Constantine Rafinesque, Jack Donovan, Suizanne Valadon, Edward james, Charles Waterton, View more info

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Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China

By: Chu, Julie Y.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Durham, Duke University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 140995

ISBN: 0822348063

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 343 pages. View more info