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Chanoyo Quarterly #60 Tea and the Arts of Japan

By: No Author

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Chanoyo Quarterly: 1989

Seller ID: 118007

Condition: Fine


Lots of b&w photos, featuring a 69 step-by-step series of a particular ceremony. 80 pages in excellent condition in every respect, interior perfect. View more info

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Building British Columbia; the Story of the carpenters' Union and the Trade Union Movement Since 1881

By: No Author

Price: $32.50  $26.00

Publisher: Carpenters pensioners' Association of British Columbia: 1979

Seller ID: 123287

Condition: Near Fine


149 page volume with a great many b&w prints, 17 chapters. View more info

Spirit of Siberia; Traditional Native Life, Clothing and Footwear

By: Oakes, Jill & Rick Riewe

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1998

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 126932

ISBN: 1550546481

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 215 pages. 72 color, 13 duotone and 47 black & white photographs. Many line drawing of boot construction, many full and half page photos of boots from all over the region, as well as clothing and accessories. Maps. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Bata Shoe Museum. View more info

Introduction to Yoruba Philosophy Religion and Literature

By: Ogunyemi, Yemi D.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A., Athelia Henrietta Pr: 1998

Seller ID: 119226

ISBN: 1890157147

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Slight pencil marking. 175 pages. View more info

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Anthropology and Autobiography

By: Okely, Judith

Price: $8.16  $6.53

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1992

Seller ID: 123813

ISBN: 0415051894

Condition: Very Good


Very clean book inside and out with clean and unmarked text/interior with only the slightest shelf wear to the covers. View more info

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A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa

By: Okeowo, Alexis

Price: $7.50  $6.00

Publisher: Hachette: 2018

Seller ID: 143859

ISBN: 0316382922

Condition: Fine


Brand new book is 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

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Polynesia: In Early Historic Times

By: Oliver, Douglas L.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Bess Press: 2002

Seller ID: 137310

ISBN: 1573061255

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 305 pages. View more info

Divisions of Labour

By: Pahl, R. E.

Price: $8.95  $7.16

Publisher: N Y, Basil Blackwell: 1984

Seller ID: 143976

ISBN: 0631132740

Condition: Very Good


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

Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy

By: Palmer, Debbie; Perrin, Dave

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: U.S.A., Dave's Press Ltd: 2004

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 138620

ISBN: 0968794335

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 394 pages. Slight edge wear to cover. View more info

Social History of Ethiopia: The Northern and Central Highlands from Early Medieval Times to the Rise of Emperor Tewodros II, A

By: Pankhurst, Richard; University of Addis Ababa

Price: $35.95  $28.76

Publisher: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Institute of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa University: 1990

Seller ID: 133993

ISBN: 1854500406

Condition: Very Good


Book shows slight wear to cover edges only; two pages a wrinkled at the top, otherwise book is clean with a straight, solid binding, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. 371 pages. View more info

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Pueblo Mothers and Children: Essays by Elsie Clews Parsons, 1915-1924

By: Parsons, Elsie Clews

Price: $17.50  $14.00

Publisher: Ancient City Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144089

ISBN: 0941270653

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very 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. Large b&w photos, 141 pages, maps. Contens include: zuni conception and pregnancy beliefs, Zuni la'mana, Nativity myth at Laguna and Zuni, Increase by magic: a Zuni pattern, Hipi mothers and children, Tewa mothers and children. View more info

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On the Subject of "Java"

By: Pemberton, John

Price: $6.95  $5.56

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 145151

ISBN: 0801499631

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 334 pages. View more info

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The Donut: A Canadian History

By: Penfold, Steve

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2008

Seller ID: 121383

ISBN: 0802097979

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Bright orange cover with slightly scuffed black lettering. Date stamped on bottom page ends. Slight sticker residue on cover. 256 pages. "For the historian, there are no banal things." Contents: Introduction: History from the Bottomless Cup; Faith, Efficiency, and the Modern Donut: Inventing a Mass Commodity, 1920-1960; "Our New Palce of Donut Pleasure": The Donut Shop and Consumer Culture, 1961-1976; "He Must Give Up Certain Things": Franchising and the Making of the Donut Shop, 1960-1980; Expansion and Transform... View more info

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Furo: The Japanese Bath

By: Peter Grilli; Isamu Noguchi

Price: $32.50  $26.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1985

Seller ID: 145413

ISBN: 0870116010

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with a removed sticker at front endpaper as only blemish. 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 the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears, is price clipped. 191 pages filled with color photos and illustrations. Contents include: The spirit of the bath, The history of bathing, Public baths, Onsen: the hot-spring bath, The domestic bath; with a guide to hot springs at back. View more info

Popular Narratives and Ethnic Identity: Literature and Community in die Abendschule

By: Peterson, Brent O

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142770

ISBN: 0801425484

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full light blue cloth boards. 274 pages. View more info

Unpacking Culture: Art and Commodity in Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds

By: Phillips, Ruth B.; Christopher B. Steiner

Price: $13.95  $11.16

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1999

Seller ID: 145314

ISBN: 0520207963

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 424 pages. View more info

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City of Suspects: Crime in Mexico City, 1900 - 1931

By: Piccato, Pablo

Price: $18.50  $14.80

Publisher: Duke University Press Books: 2001

Seller ID: 143259

ISBN: 0822327473

Condition: Fine


Book is brand new and 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. 365 pages. View more info

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Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America

By: Qiart. A;ossa

Price: $10.50  $8.40

Publisher: Ecco: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143824

ISBN: 0062412256

Condition: Fine


Brand new book is 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. Dust jacket is Fine also. View more info

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Saddlebag Folk: The Way of Life in the Kentucky Mountains

By: Raine, James Watt

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: Evanstion, Illinois, Row, Peterson and Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 140237

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 64 pages. 6"w x 9 1/4"h. Full green cloth boards with yellow illustration and title. Stories and black and white photos of the hill people of Kentucky in the 1940's. Part of "The Way of Life" series of books. View more info

Justice and Reconciliation: After the Violence

By: Rigby, Andrew

Price: $26.95  $21.56

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 143776

ISBN: 1555879861

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition; 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. " A well-constructed and elegantly written book. Rigby brings together the experiences of peoples in South America, in Europe, and in South Africa who have searched for justice and reconciliation following years of violence and criminal acts in the name of the state." View more info