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Image for Indian Food: A Historical Companion

Indian Food: A Historical Companion

By: Achaya, K. T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: India, Oxford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 118788

ISBN: 0195634489

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 322 pages. Many photos and illustrations. Binding is loose, but pages are intact. Small tears on dust jacket. This historical gastronomic companion draws upon material from a variety of sources-- literature, archaeology, epigraphic records, anthropology, philology, and botanical and genetic studies-- which throw up a gamut of interesting facts pertaining to the origins and evolution of Indian food. View more info

Image for Central Eurasia In Global Politics: Conflict, Security, And Development (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, V. 92)

Central Eurasia In Global Politics: Conflict, Security, And Development (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, V. 92)

By: Amineh, Mehdi Parvizi & Henk Houweling (eds.)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Brill: 2005

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 143556

ISBN: 9004144390

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition; brand new book, still in shrink wrap, unopened. 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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Taboo: Sex & Morality Around the World

By: Armand, Denis

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, G.P. Putnam's: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145635

ISBN: 0600359204

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears on dust jacket. 202 pages. Black and white photos. View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

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 scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... 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 Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method

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

Image for Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

By: Conn, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Denver Art Museum / University of Washington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 135046

ISBN: 0295956372

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 351 pages. Full brown cloth boards. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Five hundred plates, 100 in full color, trace the flowering of many cultures--their kinships and rivalries, traditions and innovations, extravagances and austerities. View more info

Image for Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations, The

Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations, The

By: Culhane Speck, Dara;Culhane, Dara

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks Ltd: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 123251

ISBN: 0889223157

Condition: Fine


As-new, with no blemishes of any kind or marking to text/interior. View more info

Image for Edward Sheriff Curtis: Visions of a Vanishing Race

Edward Sheriff Curtis: Visions of a Vanishing Race

By: Curtis Graybill, Florence ; Victor Boesen

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Seller ID: 144225

ISBN: 0826322492

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Biographical essay by Curtis' daughter and 175 of his greatest photographs. 9"w x 12"h, View more info

Image for Safar Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Artists

Safar Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Artists

By: Daftari, Fereshteh; Baird, Jill; Shelton, Anthony; Sohrabi, Naghmeh; Gregory, Derek, Salloum, Jayce

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre / Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia: 2013

Seller ID: 140045

ISBN: 1771001011

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. Dust jacket is as-new also. Many full and double-page prints. 121 pages. View more info

Voyage to Greenland: A Personal Initiation into Anthropology

By: De Laguna, Frederica

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Prospect Heights, ILL, Waveland Pr Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 144401

ISBN: 0881338540

Condition: Very Good


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

Bill Reid: Beyond the Essential Form (Museum Note, No 19)

By: Duffek, Karen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1986

Seller ID: 146843

ISBN: 0774802634

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with uncreased covers and spine, appears unread, slight indication of shelf war 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. 58 pages, b&w and color photos. View more info

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The Anthropology of Iceland

By: Durrenberger, E. Paul [Editor]; Palsson, Gisli [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1989

Seller ID: 144399

ISBN: 087745499X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 258 pages. Previous owner's name inside. View more info

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All About Prehistoric Cave Men

By: Epstein, Sam and Beryl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1959

Seller ID: 146299

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover. Tears on dust jacket. 130 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9 1/4"h. Black and white illustratins with sepia spot color by Will Huntington. View more info

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All About Prehistoric Cave Men

By: Epstein, Sam and Beryl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1959

Seller ID: 142416

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover. 130 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9 1/4"h. Black and white illustratins with sepia spot color by Will Huntington. View more info

Image for Anthropology With an Attitude: Critical Essays

Anthropology With an Attitude: Critical Essays

By: Fabian, Johannes

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford Univ Pr: 2001

Seller ID: 130849

ISBN: 0804741433

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 256 pages. View more info

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Costumes of the East

By: Fairservis, Walter A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chatham Press, 1971

Seller ID: 129861

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-institutional library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Text block and boards both have sharp corners, no edge or corner wear, binding is very tight. Dust jacket is worn with multiple small tears and chipping at edges, heavy scuffing, no large or open tears. 160 pages on heavy paper with color plates on glossy paper. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Contents include costume of Balkans, Caucasus, Ukraine, Near East, Iran, (Persia) Afghanistan, Central Asia, India and Pakistan, High Borderlands, Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhut... View more info

Image for Human Documents: Eight Photographers [Michael Rockefeller, Robert Gardner, Adelaide de Menil, Kevin Bubriski, Christopher James, Jane Tuckerman, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb]

Human Documents: Eight Photographers [Michael Rockefeller, Robert Gardner, Adelaide de Menil, Kevin Bubriski, Christopher James, Jane Tuckerman, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb]

By: Gardner, Robert; Eliot Weinberger

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Peabody Museum Press: 2009

Seller ID: 142644

ISBN: 0873658574

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format: 11" w x 9 1/4"h. 128 pages. View more info

Image for Indians of Yesterday

Indians of Yesterday

By: Gridley, Marion E.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co.: 1940

Seller ID: 141242

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine. Fraying and edge wear to cover. Previous owner's name inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Map endpapers. 64 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout of symbols, sketches and decorations by Lone Wolf. Six full-page color illustrations. Large format: 10"w x 12 1/8"h. View more info

Labour of Love: The Making of the Museum of Anthropology, UBC- The First Three Decades, 1947-1976 (Museum Note, 33), A

By: Hawthorn, Audrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1993

Seller ID: 120651

ISBN: 0888651244

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 88 pages. View more info