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  • DIFFERENT TRUTHS: Ethnomedicine in Early Postcards. by De Smet, Peter A.G.M.
    De Smet, Peter A.G.M.
    DIFFERENT TRUTHS: Ethnomedicine in Early Postcards.

    Edition: First edition., a large trade paperback.

    Amsterdam: KIT Publishers, (2010). First edition - An exploration of supernatural and natural healing practices all over the world through 270 colonial postcards from a private collection, published in conjunction with an exhibition of these postcards in the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2009. Shown in their original colors, the cards are a rich source of visual information about native health and healing, but also a source which needs to be considered with care, since many reflect the colonial prejudices and racist attitudes of the time. Notes, references. Large format. 215 pp. ISBN: 978-9460220173.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77972
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  • THE TOWN THAT FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE. by Harvey, Kenneth J.
    Harvey, Kenneth J.
    THE TOWN THAT FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this award-winning Canadian writer to be published in the US - "A page-turning gothic tale and a profound exploration of what it really means to live in this modern world." 471 pp. ISBN: 0-312342225.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (Minor edgewear on dust jacket).

    Book ID: 55774
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