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Shell Age Economics: Marine Gathering in the Kingdom of Tonga, Polynesia

By: Malm, Thomas

Price: $342.50  $274.00

Publisher: Lund Monographs in Social Anthropology: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 128016

Condition: Very Good


430 pages, b&w photos, book shows light wear to covers only, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Inscribed on half-title page. Table of contents available as photo. 12 chapters in three parts: Where the lagoon is not lonely: rediscovering a forgotten aspect of Polynesian culture, As tide goes by: the anthropology of the Tonan land and seascape, and Coral gardens and their "science": the ethnobiological aspects of marine gathering. Bibliography, 26 item list of tables, 75 item list of figures. View more info

Volare: The Icon of Italy in Global Pop Culture

By: Malossi, Giannino

Price: $19.50  $15.60

Publisher: U.S.A., Monacelli Press: 1999

Seller ID: 140189

ISBN: 1580930395

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with lightly bumped lower corners as only flaw, otherwise as new. 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

Hopitutuwutsi =: Hopi tales : a bilingual collection of Hopi Indian stories

By: Malotki, Ekkehart

Price: $24.95  $19.96

Publisher: U.S.A., Museum of Northern Arizona Press: 1978

Seller ID: 138072

ISBN: 0897340019

Condition: Fine


Spine is faded and half-title page has and embossed stamp from the previous owner but otherwise book is in excellent condition and shows no wear at all, very very clean, tight and straight. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 213pp, b&w text figures, oblong large octavo. View more info

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Myth of the Superhero, The

By: Marco Arnaudo

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 139918

ISBN: 1421409534

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. 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

Urban Space and Structures;

By: Martin, Leslie, & Lionel March (eds.) Nicholas Bullock, Peter Dickens, Philip Steadman, Walton Lindsay, David Crowther, Marcial Echenique

Price: $89.95  $71.96

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 111718

ISBN: 0521084148

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 272 pages, contents include: a theoretical model for university planning, The modelling of day to day activities, A structural comparison of three generations of New Towns et al. Graphs, charts, maps, lots of math formulae. View more info

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Data Made Flesh: Embodying Information

By: Mary Flanagan, Robert Mitchell

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: N Y, Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: 135156

ISBN: 0415969050

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 292 pages. Slight edge wear to cover. View more info

Image for Rapanui : Tradition and Survival on Easter Island

Rapanui : Tradition and Survival on Easter Island

By: McCall, Grant

Price: $74.95  $59.96

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126810

ISBN: 086861274X

Condition: Very Good


197 pages with b&w photo, maps on inside covers, foxing to page ends, previous owner's name on endpaper, clean otherwise, no marking to text/interior. Contents includes About Polynesia, Ancient days, Trade slavery and colonialism, Family and houshold, How people make families, What the Rapanui believe, Earning an Islander living, Islanders off the island, Relations with others... View more info

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Australian Aboriginal Culture

By: McCarthy, F. D.

Price: $11.50  $9.20

Publisher: Australian National Commission for Unesco: 1974

Seller ID: 144080

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear only with some sticker residue on front cover. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 48 page booklet with map at back outlining the subject with a large number of b&w photos. Sections include: Tribnal lands, men's way of life, women's way of life, dwellings, fire making, religion and ceremonies, magic and medicine, games and music, dress and ornament, watercraft, hunting and fighting, the boomerang, material possessions, stone tools, bone artifacts, trade and exchange, etc. Nice intro to the subject. View more info

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Indians of Canada: Their Manners and Customs, The

By: McLean, John

Price: $28.95  $23.16

Publisher: Ottawa, Laurier Books Ltd.: 2001

Seller ID: 123025

ISBN: 1895959426

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 351 pages. Dark blue cover with gilt lettering. Facsimile of 1892 book. View more info

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'Tambo: Life in an Andean Village

By: Meyerson, Julia

Price: $6.38  $5.10

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Seller ID: 138734

ISBN: 0292780788

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 265 pages. Slight edge wear. View more info

Image for Cloudhand, Clenched Fist: Chaos, Crisis, and the Emergence of Community

Cloudhand, Clenched Fist: Chaos, Crisis, and the Emergence of Community

By: Miller, Rhea Y.

Price: $24.95  $19.96

Publisher: San Diego, LuraMedia: 1996

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 109720

ISBN: 1880913194

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Inscribed by author. Corner of title page cut off. View more info

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Postmodernism and Japan (Post-Contemporary Interventions)

By: Miyoshi, Masao; Harootunian, H.D. (eds.)

Price: $7.50  $6.00

Publisher: Duke University Press Books: 1989

Seller ID: 141630

ISBN: 0822308967

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

Traditions and Taboos

By: Mohtar bin H. Md. Dom, Haji

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Publication: 1979

Seller ID: 129909

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book. 71 pages. Black and white illustrations. "In this book, on Traditions and Taboos, the reader will be able to get a glimpse of the traditional Malay world covering a broad cross-section of life from birth till death, beliefs in the spirit world (which are by no means dead yet), and various taboos. The book is not only confined to the Malays but brings in Kadazan culture as well." View more info

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Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology

By: Moore, Henrietta L.; Sanders, Todd

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 133192

ISBN: 0631229159

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 656 pages. View more info

Image for The Doukhobor People: a Tribute to Good Citizens

The Doukhobor People: a Tribute to Good Citizens

By: Morrow, Ken

Price: $122.50  $98.00

Publisher: By Author: 2010

Edition: Ex Library

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 131899

ISBN: 0972746560

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, barcode cut out on title page, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 144 pages with b&w photos, maps. Chapters include Origin of the Doukhobor social movement, False warnings, Important Doukhobor history, Emigration and settlement of Doukhobors from Russia, The integration of Doukhobors into Canadian society, Contributions of Doukhobors to Canada and to the world, Present and future of Doukhobors. Signed on title page by the author. First Edition. View more info

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Concepts of Culture: Art, Politics, and Society

By: Muller, Adam (ed.)

Price: $29.25  $23.40

Publisher: University of Calgary Press: 2005

Seller ID: 144370

ISBN: 1552381676

Condition: Good


Book shows no wear, Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is marked and underlined to page 34 only, the remainder of the book at 414 pages is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Kodavas & Their Gala "lela" (Kodava Folklores & Songs)

By: Muthanna, I. M.

Price: $67.95  $54.36

Publisher: India, Swatantra Mudranalaya: 1987

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 106714

ISBN: B0006ETUI8

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 135 pages. Contents include:Story of Kaveri, Wedding Song, Funeral Song, Harvest Song, Kalyatanda Ponnappa, Poledevi Appayya, Kakot Achayya, Biddatanda Ponnappa, Some Proverbs View more info

Image for Summer Walkers: Travelling People and Pearl-Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland, The

Summer Walkers: Travelling People and Pearl-Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland, The

By: Neat, Timothy

Price: $62.95  $50.36

Publisher: U.S.A., Birlinn Ltd: 2008

Seller ID: 138741

ISBN: 1841581992

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new, creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 230 pages with a great many b&w photos. View more info

Community Design: By the People (Process: Architecture #3)

By: No Author

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Process Architecture Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 106851

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean of highlighting, underlining or marginalia. 249 pages, re-bound by library into heavy cloth boards. Documents urban projects and buildings in which citizens participated in the creation; some 25 articles listed (see keywords) with text in English & Japanese. Color & b&w photos, maps, plans, etc. View more info

Chanoyo Quarterly #63 Tea and the Arts of Japan

By: No Author

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Chanoyo Quarterly: 1990

Seller ID: 118006

Condition: Near Fine


Lots of b&w photos, featuring a 35 step-by-step series of a particular ceremony. 80 pages with very light wear to covers, interior perfect. View more info