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Religious Culture in Korea

By: Ministry of Culture and Sports, Republic of Korea

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Elizabeth, NJ, Hollym: 1996

Seller ID: 115157

ISBN: 0565910842

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 134 pages. Full light blue cloth covers. Color photos. View more info

Traditions and Taboos

By: Mohtar bin H. Md. Dom, Haji

Price: $8.41

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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Japan Day by Day: An Exhibition in Honor of Edward Sylvester Morse and Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of his Arrival in Japan in 1877

By: Money Hickman; Peter Fetchko

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem: 1977

Seller ID: 142242

ISBN: 0875770541

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a glued binding, beginning to split in two places (see photos). 198 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Fold-out map. Errrata sheet. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Concepts of Culture: Art, Politics, and Society

By: Muller, Adam (ed.)

Price: $29.25

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

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Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West (The British Library Studies in Medieval Culture)

By: Murray, Jacqueline; Eisenbichler, Konrad (eds.)

Price: $19.25

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1996

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 140009

ISBN: 0802071449

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. View more info

Karnataka ; History, Administration & Culture

By: Muthanna, I. M.

Price: $61.50

Publisher: By Author: 1977

Seller ID: 111641

ISBN: B0000D5PPV

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking except for a section of about 10 pages that have occasional highlighting in yellow. 541 pages with maps, b&w photos. 30 chapters including The kadambas and the Gangas, The Pallavas and the Chalukyas, the age of the Imperial Rastrakutas, the Hoysala and the Yadava rulers, Fall of Vijayanagar empire, The Nayaks of Ikkeri and others, Tipu sultan - the vanquished tiger, View more info

The Athabaskans: People of the Boreal Forest [Alaska Historical Commission Studies in History No. 27]

By: Nelson, Richard K.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: University of Alaska Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 144360

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. 68 pages in large format with b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Contents include: The Athabaskans: people of Alaska's interior, Designed for survival: the technology of Alaska's Athabaskan indians, The world raven made: Athabaskan environmental knowledge, Athabaskan culture today: continuity and change. View more info

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Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture (Revised second edition) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Greece and Rome Live)

By: Nisbet, Gideon

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Bristol Phoenix Press: 2010

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 143968

ISBN: 1904675786

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. 188 pages. Some fun. View more info

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Collapse: The View From Here #1

By: No Author Listed

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Art Forum Society: 1995

Seller ID: 109404

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy. Issue #1. Ideologies of Britishness in Post-War Art and Culture. 190 pages. View more info

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Power of Raven, Wisdom of Serpent: Celtic Women's Spirituality

By: Noragh Jones

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lindisfarne Books: 1994

Seller ID: 140645

ISBN: 0940262665

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light sunning of edges and spine of 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. View more info

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Traditional Palestinian Embroidery and Jewelry

By: Omar, Abed al-Samih Abu

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Al-Shark Arab Press: 1986

Seller ID: 144563

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. 144 pages packed with full color photos, some full page. Jewelry and garments from the areas of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Hebron, al-Majdal, Ashdod, Sarafand, Beit Dajan, Yazur, Yabneh, Herbia, Gaza, and others. Text is in Arabic and English. View more info

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Art From Switzerland. Art Production and the Art System in the 19th and 20th Centuries.

By: Omlin, Sibylle

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Zürich: Pro Helvetia 2004.: 2004

Seller ID: 141832

ISBN: 3909622011

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. 174 pages with a great many b&w photos, color maps at rear, institutional stickers at top spine and inside front cover. Text is in English. View more info

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A Peculiar Alchemy: A Centennial History of SAR (School for Advanced Research), 1907-2007 (Southwest History and Culture)

By: Owen Lewis , Nancy ;Kay Leigh Hagan, et al.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: School for Advanced Research Press: 2007

Seller ID: 144347

ISBN: 1930618859

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Large format, 211 pages, many b&w & color photos. View more info

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Mountain Storm, Pine Breeze: Folk Song in Japan

By: Patia R. Isaku

Price: $33.50

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: 1981

Seller ID: 145387

ISBN: 0816507228

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows 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. Chapters include Four hundred years of heroic virtues, Folk-song poetry, Musical accompaniment, The present-day musical mixture, Discography, View more info

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The Donut: A Canadian History

By: Penfold, Steve

Price: $35.00

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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The Donut: A Canadian History

By: Penfold, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 2008

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 134436

ISBN: 0802097979

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. 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 Don... View more info

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Tatau; Pe'a: Photographs By Mark Adams; Measina Samoa: Stories of the Malu

By: Peter Brunt; Sophie McIntyre; Mark Adams, Lisa Taouma

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Wellington, Australia, Victoria University of Wellington: 2003

Seller ID: 144633

ISBN: 0958216797

Condition: Fine


Exhibition catalog, as new, in excellent condition in every respect published on the occasion of the show of the same name at the Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington 23 August -- 19 Oct. 2003. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 31 pages with b&w and color photos, contents include: Pese O Le Tatau (the Tatau song); Photographing Tatau and the politics of friendship; Wild dogs under my skirt; The patterns on her skin. View more info

Unpacking Culture: Art and Commodity in Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds

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

Price: $13.95

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

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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The Theory of the Avant-Garde

By: Poggioli, Renato

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 144418

ISBN: 0674882164

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 250 pages. "Convinced that all aspects of modern culture have been affected by avant-garde art, Renato Poggioli explores the relationship between the avant-garde and civilization. Historical parallels and modern examples from all the arts are used to show how the avant-garde is both symptom and cause of many major extra-aesthetic trends of our time, and that the contemporary avant-garde is the sole and authentic one." View more info