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  • Abrahams, Roger D.
    SINGING THE MASTER: The Emergence of African American Culture in the Plantation South.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the dual origins (old English and African) of the corn-shucking ceremony on antebellum plantations. Illustrated, extensive notes, appendix with original accounts of the ceremony, index. 342 pages. ISBN: 0-394-555910.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 18715
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  • Alvarez , Robert R. Jr.
    FAMILIA: Migration and Adaptation In Baja and Alta California, 1800-1975

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1986). Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with photographs. "Alvarez investigates the life histories of pioneer migrants and their offspring, finding a human dimension to migration which centers on the family. Spanish, American, and English exploits paved the way for exchange between Baja and Alta California. Alvarez shows how cultural stability actually increased as migrants settled in new locations, bringing their common values and memories with them." Includes an appendix with the original Spanish field notes, notes, bibliography, index. xv. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-520053470.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76853
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  • RACES AND PEOPLE. by Asimov, Isaac and Boyd, William.
    Asimov, Isaac and Boyd, William.
    RACES AND PEOPLE.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York & London: Abelard-Schuman, (1961, c 1955) dj. Hardcover - A clear analysis of what race is, and what it is not, written for older children. A rather hard to find early title by Asimov. Includes 26 illustrations by John Bradford and additional maps. Index. 189 pp.

    Condition: Ex-school library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean, in a good dust jacket (spine label)

    Book ID: 79270
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  • THE EVOLUTION OF MAN: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale Chapter of the Sigme Xi during the Academic Year 1921-1922. by Baitsell, George Alfred, editor.
    Baitsell, George Alfred, editor.
    THE EVOLUTION OF MAN: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale Chapter of the Sigme Xi during the Academic Year 1921-1922.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923. Hardcover - Includes lectures by Richard Swann Lull, Harry Burr Ferris, George Howard Parker, James Rowland Angell, Albert Galloway Keller, & Edwin Grant Conklin on the antiquity of man, the evolution of intelligence, societal evolution and more. Glossy frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Bibliography, index. x, 202 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (prev owner's name, tanning to pages), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71163
    Keywords: Anthropology
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  • Barnouw, Victor
    AN INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY: Ethnology

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Homewood, IL Dorsey, 1975.

    Condition: VG

    Book ID: 10198
    Keywords: Anthropology
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  • PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way. by Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at learning through experience of global culture - from her travels and living in Iran, the Philippines, Tibet, America and more. By the daughter of anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, who is herself a well-known anthropologist. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Sources. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0168595.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (bookplate on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 76312
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  • PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way. by Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at learning through experience of global culture - from her travels and living in Iran, the Philippines, Tibet, America and more. By the daughter of anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, who is herself a well-known anthropologist. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Sources. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0168595.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43046
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  • PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way. by Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    Bateson, Mary Catherine.
    PERIPHERAL VISIONS: Learning Along the Way.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at learning through experience of global culture - from her travels and living in Iran, the Philippines, Tibet, America and more. By the daughter of anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, who is herself a well-known anthropologist. Sources. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0168595.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (a new, unread copy, but with a remainder line).

    Book ID: 43049
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  • Beidelman, T. O.
    THE KAGURU: A Matrilinear People of East Africa.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971.). A title in the 'Case Studies in Anthropology' series under the general editorship of George and Louise Spindler. Illustrated with photographs. Map, glossary, bibliography. 134 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0767652.

    Condition: Good in illustrated wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, marginal notations in pencil - erasable.)

    Book ID: 30562
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  • HORSES, MUSICIANS, AND GODS: The Hausa Cult of Possession-Trance. by Besmer, Fremont E.
    Besmer, Fremont E.
    HORSES, MUSICIANS, AND GODS: The Hausa Cult of Possession-Trance.

    Edition: First US printing.

    South Hadley, Massachusetts: Bergin & Garvey, (1983.). Hardcover first edition - Forewood by Willard Rhodes. Study of the Bori cult in Nigeria based on data collected in 1971 and 1973. Frontispiece, photographs, musical transcriptions, references, index. xiv, 290 pp. ISBN: 0-89789-0205.

    Condition: Very good in purple cloth boards with gilt lettering.

    Book ID: 54676
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  • Brokensha, David W
    SOCIAL CHANGE AT LARTEH, GHANA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press (Oxford University Press), 1966. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Presentation copy INSCRIBED by the author "Ruth Brandwynne, Many thanks for all your help during the preparation of this book." A study of changing social institutions in a small rural Ghanian town, based on three years of research. A title in the Oxford Monographs on Social Anthropology series.Photographs, map, charts. Glossary, bibliography, index. xx, 294 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38895
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  • Burnham, Philip.
    THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN NORTHERN CAMEROON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study extending over a period of 25 years in northern Cameroon, a region of great cultural diversity, populated by the politically dominant Fulbe, the pastoral Mbororo, and farming groups like the Gbaya. Looks also at the conflicts between traditions and nationalism, and of the effects of organizations like the World Bank. Extensive notes, glossary, bibliography, index. 210 pp. ISBN: 1-56098-6948.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 26430
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  • Clay, Brenda Johnson.
    MANDAK REALITIES: Person and Power in Central New Ireland.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Examines aspects of both the daily and ceremonial life of these people in Papua New Guinea. Charts, two maps, glossary, bibliography, index. xviii, 309 pp. ISBN: 0-813511437.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25276
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  • UNBOUND: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink. by Currier, Richard L.
    Currier, Richard L.
    UNBOUND: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Humanity has been repeatedly transformed by certain key technologies, each of which has triggered a profound metamorphosis. . . The fabrication of weapons, the mastery of fire, and the technologies of clothing and shelter transformed the human body, enabling us to walk upright, shed our body hair, and migrate out of tropical Africa into temperate climates. Symbolic communication changed human evolution from a slow biological process into a fast cultural process. Food production transformed the relationship between humanity and the environment, and with technologies of interaction led to the birth of civilization. Precision machinery, developed to build accurate clocks, spawned the industrial revolution and the rise of nation-states;…

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    New York: Arcade Publishing, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Humanity has been repeatedly transformed by certain key technologies, each of which has triggered a profound metamorphosis. . . The fabrication of weapons, the mastery of fire, and the technologies of clothing and shelter transformed the human body, enabling us to walk upright, shed our body hair, and migrate out of tropical Africa into temperate climates. Symbolic communication changed human evolution from a slow biological process into a fast cultural process. Food production transformed the relationship between humanity and the environment, and with technologies of interaction led to the birth of civilization. Precision machinery, developed to build accurate clocks, spawned the industrial revolution and the rise of nation-states; and in the next metamorphosis, the rise of digital technologies may well lead to the birth of a global civilization." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication, Photographs,notes, bibliography, index. xx, 376 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Promotional bookmark laid in.

    Book ID: 68886
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  • Davis, Hassoldt.
    SORCERERS' VILLAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Little Brown & Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1955. dj. Hardcover first edition - A journey into the jungles of the Ivory Coast in search of a secret school of magicians and witch doctors. Illustrated with photographs by Ruth and Hassoldt Davis. 334 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dustjacket with sunning on the spine, some rubbing and other wear.

    Book ID: 34967
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  • SHADOWS IN THE SUN: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire. by Davis, Wade.
    Davis, Wade.
    SHADOWS IN THE SUN: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Lone Pine Publishing (1992). First edition - The author, a Harvard ethnobotanist, writes with empathy and understanding and personal experience about indigenous tribes from the tropics to the Arctic circle. Included are chapters on shamanic healing, the plants of the gods - and on the end of the wild. Photographs. 156 pp. ISBN: 1551050269.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 56933
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  • BULLS, BULLFIGHTING, AND SPANISH IDENTITIES. by Douglass, Carrie B.
    Douglass, Carrie B.
    BULLS, BULLFIGHTING, AND SPANISH IDENTITIES.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (1999). A study of symbolism around bulls and bullfighting which is used to examine the broader anthropological issues of identity and nationhood. Discusses in some detail three regional feistas focused on the bull in different areas of the country - Bilbao, Sevilla and Pamplona. Illustrated. Notes, literature cited, index. xii 245 pp. ISBN: 0-816516529.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (faint remainder line)

    Book ID: 75430
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  • THE DARK PLACE. by Elkins, Aaron J.
    Elkins, Aaron J.
    THE DARK PLACE.

    Edition: First thus (has a full number line, and the misprint on the copyright page stating "This addition pr

    New York: Walker, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second mystery featuring anthropology professor Gideon Oliver, set in Washington state (Elkins was a professor of anthropology himself before becoming a full time writer.) SIGNED on the title page with the words "Here's to bones." 200 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-55658.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65481
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  • MARIA SABINA: HER LIFE AND CHANTS plus ÒThe Hallugenic Fungi of MexicoÓ by Wasson (set of 2 items) by Estrada, Alvaro; Essay and brochure by R. Gordon Wasson
    Estrada, Alvaro; Essay and brochure by R. Gordon Wasson
    MARIA SABINA: HER LIFE AND CHANTS plus ÒThe Hallugenic Fungi of MexicoÓ by Wasson (set of 2 items)

    Edition: First English language edition.

    Santa Barbara: Ross-Erikson, Inc, Publishers, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The oral autobiography of a Mazatec Indian shaman, whose voices reach her through the sacred psilocybin mushroom. Translation and commentaries by Henry Munn. Retrospective essay by R. Gordon Wasson. Preface by Jerome Rothenberg. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated with designs on the title page, endpapers and dust jacket derived from traditional Mazatec huilpil embroideries. 239 pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket (some light rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket.) Ê Accompanying this is a hard-to-find pamphlet by Wasson on ÒThe Hallugenic Fungi of MexicoÓÊ Botanical Musuem Leaflets Harvard University, February 17. 1961, volume 19, No 7 (reprint of 1973) pp 137-162, stapled, fine. Ê Wasson was responsible for…

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    Santa Barbara: Ross-Erikson, Inc, Publishers, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The oral autobiography of a Mazatec Indian shaman, whose voices reach her through the sacred psilocybin mushroom. Translation and commentaries by Henry Munn. Retrospective essay by R. Gordon Wasson. Preface by Jerome Rothenberg. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated with designs on the title page, endpapers and dust jacket derived from traditional Mazatec huilpil embroideries. 239 pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket (some light rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket.) Ê Accompanying this is a hard-to-find pamphlet by Wasson on ÒThe Hallugenic Fungi of MexicoÓÊ Botanical Musuem Leaflets Harvard University, February 17. 1961, volume 19, No 7 (reprint of 1973) pp 137-162, stapled, fine. Ê Wasson was responsible for bringing awareness of Sabina to the Western World - first in a Life Magazine article in 1957 "Seeking the Magic Mushroom" where he did not disclose her real identity (Wasson actually used "sacred" mushroom, but the title was changed and the "magic mushroom" become a part of the counterculture) and later in a book which did give her name. ThatLife magazine issue includedÊphotographs and Heim's drawings of the species of mushrooms previously unknown to scientists. ISBN: 0-915520-338.

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    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some light rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket.) Brochure is fine.

    Book ID: 54781
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  • ETHNOMEDICAL SYSTEMS IN AFRICA: Patterns of Traditional Medicine in Rural and Urban Kenya. by [Ethnobotany] Good, Charles M.
    [Ethnobotany] Good, Charles M.
    ETHNOMEDICAL SYSTEMS IN AFRICA: Patterns of Traditional Medicine in Rural and Urban Kenya.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Guilford Press, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the survival, adaptation and utilization of traditional medical systems in a rapidly modernizing country and suggests that a collaboration between traditional and Western biomedicine would advance the goals of community health. Photographs, references, index. xxi, 354 pp. ISBN: 0-89862-7796.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53820
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  • BLINDNESS IN THE KAWAMBWA DISTRICT, NORTHERN RHODESIA / AFRICAN MEDICINE IN THE MANKOYA DISTRICT, NORTHERN RHODESIA. by [Ethnobotany] Phillips, C. M./ S. A. Symon.
    [Ethnobotany] Phillips, C. M./ S. A. Symon.
    BLINDNESS IN THE KAWAMBWA DISTRICT, NORTHERN RHODESIA / AFRICAN MEDICINE IN THE MANKOYA DISTRICT, NORTHERN RHODESIA.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Lusaka: The Rhodes- Livingstone Institute, 1959. First edition - Rhodes- Livingstone Communication No. 15. Introduction by R. J. Apthorpe. In addition to the two articles cited in the title, this also includes a list of the botanical and vernacular names for the plants used in Nkoya medicine. Typescript pages. Map. vii, 77 pp.

    Condition: Very good in original blue printed wrappers with blue cloth spine. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 54673
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  • BWITI: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa by Fernandez, James W.
    Fernandez, James W.
    BWITI: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa

    Edition: First edition.

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1982.). Hardcover first edition - Bwiti is a spiritual discipline of the Fang people of Gabon and Cameroon - "it is a religion that seeks to recapture the totality of the old way of life." (p 9.) Bwiti practitioners use the psychedelic, dissociative root bark of the Tabernanthe iboga plant (or eboga), specially cultivated for the religion, to promote spiritual growth. Illustrated with 66 photographs and numerous figures and drawings by Renate Lellep Fernandez. Glossary. Notes. Extensive Bibliography and index. xxiv, 731 pp. ISBN: 0-691093903.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth (some scattered underlining, front hinge starting), no dust jacket. Uncommon in the hardcover edition.

    Book ID: 54782
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  • THE HEARTLAND CHRONICLES. by Foley, Douglas.
    Foley, Douglas.
    THE HEARTLAND CHRONICLES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1995). Hardcover first edition - From the foreword: This is a tale of Indians and whites living together in a small Iowa community. It is also about an anthropologist returning to his home town, and how he got inside Iowa's tiny but old Mesquaki Indian culture just at the moment that the tribe's civil rights struggle and its new casino changed all the old relationships, as these tribal people - with their noble traditions - came into modernity. A title in the Series in Contemporary Ethnography. References, index. ix, 228 pp. ISBN: 0-812233263.

    Condition: Fine in gray cloth (a new copy.) No dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 76765
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  • KINAALADA: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony. by Frisbie, Charlotte Johnson.
    Frisbie, Charlotte Johnson.
    KINAALADA: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony.

    Edition: First printing.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first complete, detailed account of the Navaho girls' puberty ritual, one of the most commonly performed but least examined elements of the Blessing Way complex,. Includes the Navoho text and translations and sheet music of 75 of the songs sung at the ritual. Based on the author's own experiences, and published accounts and on notes by other students. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, charts. Appendices, bibliography, index. xiii, [ 437 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust+ jacket (some minor edgewear to the dj, chip at bottom of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 43067
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  • CUSTOM AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA. by Gluckman, Max
    Gluckman, Max
    CUSTOM AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    London: Basil Blackwell , (1963.) dj. Hardcover - Six anthropological lectures on the ways in which quarrels are handled by African societies based upon their customs, including witchcraft, conflicting allegiances, morals, rituals and beliefs. Reading list. ix,173 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 48419
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  • WAYS OF KNOWING: Experience, Knowledge, and Power Among the Dene Tha by Goulet, Jean-Guy A.
    Goulet, Jean-Guy A.
    WAYS OF KNOWING: Experience, Knowledge, and Power Among the Dene Tha

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1998.). "This innovative study reveals the creative world of a Native community. Once seminomadic hunters and gatherers who traveled by horse wagon, canoe, and dog sled, the Dene Tha of northern Canada today live in government-built homes in the settlement of Chateh. Their lives are a distinct blend of old and new, in which traditional forms of social control, healing, and praying entwine with services supplied by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a nursing station, and a Roman Catholic church. Many older cultural beliefs and practices remain: ghosts linger, reincarnating and sometimes causing deaths; past and future are interpreted through the Prophet Dance; "animal helpers" become lifelong companions and sources of power; and personal…

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    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1998.). "This innovative study reveals the creative world of a Native community. Once seminomadic hunters and gatherers who traveled by horse wagon, canoe, and dog sled, the Dene Tha of northern Canada today live in government-built homes in the settlement of Chateh. Their lives are a distinct blend of old and new, in which traditional forms of social control, healing, and praying entwine with services supplied by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a nursing station, and a Roman Catholic church. Many older cultural beliefs and practices remain: ghosts linger, reincarnating and sometimes causing deaths; past and future are interpreted through the Prophet Dance; "animal helpers" become lifelong companions and sources of power; and personal visions and experiences are considered the roots of true knowledge. " Map. Notes, references, index. xliv, 334 pp. ISBN: 0-8032-70747.

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    Condition: Good overall - underlining on a few pages, stains to bottom edge of textblock.

    Book ID: 48415
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  • Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Twenty stories of life, beliefs and customs of the Nzema tribe of southern Ghana in Western Africa. The Nzema inhabit the forests and lagoons along the Atlantic coast, and Grottanelli was the only anthropologist to live among them - as he did intermittently over a period of more than 30 years. Map, phototgraphs, an appendix on "Witchcraft as an Allegory," notes, glossary, index. xi, 223 pp. ISBN: 0-226310051.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36713
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  • THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life. by Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    Grottanelli, Vinigi L.
    THE PYTHON KILLER: Stories of Nzema Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, (1988). Hardcover first edition - Twenty stories of life, beliefs and customs of the Nzema tribe of southern Ghana in Western Africa. The Nzema inhabit the forests and lagoons along the Atlantic coast, and Grottanelli was the only anthropologist to live among them - as he did intermittently over a period of more than 30 years. Map, phototgraphs, an appendix on "Witchcraft as an Allegory," notes, glossary, index. xi, 223 pp. ISBN: 0-226310051.

    Condition: Very near fine in brown cloth, lacking the dust jacket (synopsis from front flap is pasted inside the front cover.)

    Book ID: 54589
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  • THE SOUTH PACIFIC 1939. by Guletz, Scotty.
    Guletz, Scotty.
    THE SOUTH PACIFIC 1939.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Vantage Press, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1939, the author quit his job as a reporter in Honolulu and went to live for seven months among the Samoans in the remote area of Manu'a. This is the journal of his experiences there as a member of the aumanga, the young men's group, and a vivid picture of a way of life which was soon to be changed by the impact of 'civilization' and World War II. Illustrated with photographs. Map tipped in. Glossary. 179 pages. ISBN: 0-533-128544.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18852
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  • WEST OF THE THIRTIES: Discoveries Among the Navajo and Hopi. by Hall, Edward T.
    Hall, Edward T.
    WEST OF THE THIRTIES: Discoveries Among the Navajo and Hopi.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - "From 1933 to 1937, the great American anthropologist Edward T. Hall lived and worked on reservations in the Southwest, a frontier where four cultures - Navajo, Hopi, Hispanic, and Anglo - clashed. Re-creating that stark and haunting landscape, Hall pieces together a firsthand account of two proud worlds - the frugal, Pueblo-dwelling Hopi with their isolated villages high on the mesa tops and their deeply felt religious faith and the Navajos, whose rhythm and ceremonious forms of respect Hall learned as he worked with them." Maps and photographs. Selected Readings. Index. xxx, 187 pp plus final double page map. ISBN: 0-385424213.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79586
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