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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

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Poplore: Folk and Pop in American Culture

By: Bluestein, Gene

Price: $9.71

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

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

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The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: Boyle, James

Price: $8.41

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

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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 the meaning, making and exection of such a play, with 143 photos: b&w and some color prints showing the puppets and action 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

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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 relations in the postcolony; The dynamics of Medersa schooling, et. al. Note the megalisters (book warehouses who conveyor lis... View more info

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The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing, 400 --1600

By: Campbell, Mary Baine

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 146521

ISBN: 080149933X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 285 pages, maps, b&w illustrations. 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

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Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us Vs. Them

By: Choudhury, Shakil

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Toronto, Between the Lines: 2015

Seller ID: 146921

ISBN: 1771130253

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. View more info

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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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The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America

By: Chua, Amy ; Rubenfeld, Jed

Price: $7.84

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132500

ISBN: 1594205469

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect in a flawless dust jacket, new. 20 years in the business, we pack with care to your book in padded, protective packaging to ensure your book arrives as it was described. View more info

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia: With Particular Reference to the Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Upper Zambezi Valley and Its Tributaries

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 105089

ISBN: 0837145953

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Contents: General Introduction; Part I: Geology by Dr. F. Dixey - Introduction, Physiography, Geology; Part II: Archaelogy - Stratigraphy and the Cultural Succession, Description of Cultures, Rate of Retrocession of the Zambezi through the Batoka Gorge, Correlations; Bibliography; Appendixes: Addendum: J.D. Clark; Fossil Fauna: H.B.S. Cooke; Human Remains: L.H. Wells; Kalhari Sand: Geoffrey Bond. View more info

Mummies, Disease and Ancient Cultures

By: Cockburn, Aiden; Cockburn, Eve (eds.)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: N Y., Cambridge University Press: 1984

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 113751

ISBN: 0521230209

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 243 pages. Many photos and illustrations. View more info

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Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method

By: Collier, John ; Malcom Collier

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Seller ID: 144455

ISBN: 0826308996

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. View more info

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Yanomami: L'esprit De La Foret

By: Comissao Pro-Yanomami;Survival International (France)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: France, Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain /Actes Sud: 2003

Seller ID: 127791

ISBN: 2742742662

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 204 pages. Pictorial covers. Text in French; many color and b&w photographs. Book for the exhibition presented at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, 14 May through 12 October, 2003. Slight scuffing and edge wear to cover. View more info

Architect or Bee?: The Human / Technology Relationship

By: Cooley, Mike

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Boston, South End Press: 1980

Seller ID: 143728

ISBN: 0896081311

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 130 pages. View more info

Mating, Marriage, and the Status of Women

By: Corin, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y., Walter Scott Publishing Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 117249

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Re-print of a 1910 publication. Previous owner's name inside. Full red cloth boards. View more info

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Women of the Shadows 2 Ed: Wives and Mothers of Southern Italy

By: Cornelisen, Ann

Price: $5.96

Publisher: U.S.A., Steerforth Press: 2001

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 138739

ISBN: 158642016X

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. View more info

Archaeology and Coastal Dynamics of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

By: Crowell, Aron L ; Daniel H. Mann

Price: $68.50

Publisher: National Park Servie, Alaska Region: 1998

Seller ID: 143082

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. Contents include: Geology and natural history (Geology, Geomorphology, Vegetation, Fauna, Paleoenvironments) Geological and paleoenvironmental investigations, Culture and archaeology of trhe outer Kenai coast, Piecing together the history of the outer Kenai coast, Archaeological results of the 1993 survey, Cultural materials,( Houses, cashe or cooking pits, Cobble features, Culturally modified trees, Artifacts) A predicti... View more info