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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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  • TOBACCO AND ITS USE IN ASIA (Anthropology Leaflet No. 28) by Laufer, Berthold.
    Laufer, Berthold.
    TOBACCO AND ITS USE IN ASIA (Anthropology Leaflet No. 28)

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1924. First edition - One of a series of leaflets designed to give brief non-technical accounts of the beliefs, habits and customs of various races. This includes information on pipes, tobacco, opium, Tibetan snuff-bottles, tobacco-chewing in Asia, water-pipe in China, India & Persia, Philippines & Formosan tobacco-pipes, the distribution of cigar and cigarette in Asia, etc. Illustrated with 10 plates in photogravure. Bibliography. 39 pp..

    Condition: Near fine in stapled tan wrappers (some wear to the yapped edges, contents fine)

    Book ID: 83401
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  • TOBACCO AND ITS USE IN AFRICA (Anthropology Leaflet No. 29) by Laufer, Berthold, Wilfrid D. Hambly and Ralph Linton.
    Laufer, Berthold, Wilfrid D. Hambly and Ralph Linton.
    TOBACCO AND ITS USE IN AFRICA (Anthropology Leaflet No. 29)

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1930. First edition - One of a series of leaflets designed to give brief non-technical accounts of the beliefs, habits and customs of various races. Illustrated with 6 plates in photogravure. Bibliography. 45 pp plus final plate.

    Condition: Fine in stapled tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 83400
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  • THE STARS WEEP. by Lelong, Bernard and Jean-Luc Javal.
    Lelong, Bernard and Jean-Luc Javal.
    THE STARS WEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1956) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of a trip undertaken by two young French ethnologists to trace the remote Indian villages in Bolivia and Peru, including around Lake Titicaca and near Machu Pichu, communities which had been respected by the Incas and not conquered by the Spanish conquistadores. This account is focused more on the people they encountered than on the scientific aspects of the trip, on the sexual and religious customs, on the rites of witchcraft, marriage and death. Translated from the French by Geoffrey Sainsbury. Illustrated with 36 black and white photographs and 3 drawings. Index. 198 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 80418
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  • NONGALAZI OF THE BEMBA ; Drama and Romance of Native Superstition, Magic and Ritual in Central Africa, by Martins, Harper.
    Martins, Harper.
    NONGALAZI OF THE BEMBA ; Drama and Romance of Native Superstition, Magic and Ritual in Central Africa,

    Edition: First edition.

    Ilfracombe, Devon, UK: Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd. (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Drama and romance of native supersition, magic and ritual in Central Africa." Introduction by Professor C. J. Uys. Glossary. Photographs. 207 pp

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some offsetting to the endpapers, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 66226
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  • Meillassoux, Claude.
    URBANIZATION OF AN AFRICAN COMMUNITY: Voluntary Associations in Bamako.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1968. Hardcover first edition - Monograph Number 45, Ethnological Society. Bamako, originally the headtown of a small chiefdom, became the administrative center of the French Sudan and grew to the capital and largest city in Mali. Includes map, photographs, glossary, references and index. xii,165 pp,

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings and some scattered underlining and marginal brackets, but otherwise tight and clean, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 34941
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