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Duelling Languages: Grammatical Structure in Codeswitching
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Duelling Languages: Grammatical Structure in Codeswitching

By MYERS-SCOTTON, Carol

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Paperback. Good +. xiv, 285 p. 22 cm. Paperback. Light wear. Ink underlining on first 3 pages.

$35.00

The East Greenlanders: Possibilities of Existence, Their Production and Consumption
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The East Greenlanders: Possibilities of Existence, Their Production and Consumption

By MIKKELSEN, Ejnar; SVEISTRUP, P. P.

Kobenhavn: C. A. Reitzels, 1944. Good. Meddelelser om Gronland udgivne af Kommissionen for Videnskabelige Undersogelser I Gronland Bd. 134. Nr. 2. 244 p. 27 cm. 33 figures in text, map at rear. Softcover. Faded, spotted spine with tears to ends. Small tears to edges. Number scratched out at bottom of cover. Neat, clean interior. English text. Living conditions in prehistoric times, Angmagssalik settlement, hunting expeditions, means of existence before colonization, food supply and consumption, income in natural products and cash after the colonization, consumption of imported groceries, amounts paid for European commodities, transport at sea in recent times, health conditions after colonization, etc.

$35.00

A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2011
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A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2011

By CVETKOVICH, Ann, et al (eds.)

2011. Softcover. Ex library-near fine. Pages 497-697, [7] p. 25 cm. One colour and b&w illustration. Paperback. Faint mark from removed label on lower spine, pencil notes top of title page. Special section on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Contributions by H. A. Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Henry Abelove, Michael Moon, Kathryn R. Kent, Neil Hertz, Lynn Huffer, Richard Rambuss, Martin Joseph Ponce, etc.

$100.00

Strange Encounters: Embodied Others in Post-Coloniality
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Strange Encounters: Embodied Others in Post-Coloniality

By AHMED, Sara

London: Routledge, 2000. Softcover. Fine. Transformations: Thinking Through Feminism series. xii, 212 p. 24 cm. Paperback.

$50.00

Kohikohinga: Reminiscences and Reflections of "Rapata" (Vernon Roberts)
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Kohikohinga: Reminiscences and Reflections of "Rapata" (Vernon Roberts)

By ROBERTS, G. T.

Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1929. Cloth. Good. [8], 322 p. 25 cm. Pasted-in b&w frontispiece portrait, 3 other pasted-in b&w photos, small green line drawings. Black cloth hardcover with red print. Soiling and scratches to boards, worn corners, small tears in spine ends. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Smudge on p. 1 and a few other faint marks. Arranged in Narrative Form by G. T. Roberts with Foreword by George W. Hutchison. Topics include Maori character, diet, horse training, wives, war canoes, etiquette, etc.

$75.00

The Civilizations of Africa: A History to 1800
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The Civilizations of Africa: A History to 1800

By EHRET, Christopher

Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2002. Cloth. Near fine. xii, 480 p. 24 cm. 83 b&w figures. Blue cloth hardcover. Topics include: culture and technology, commerce, iron, the Atlantic Slave Trade, etc. Index.

$50.00

Archaeological Report 1898, Being part of Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education Ontario
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Archaeological Report 1898, Being part of Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education Ontario

Toronto: Legislative Assembly, 1898. Card covers. Very good. viii, 211 p. 25 cm. B&w figures and 19 plates. Brown card covers. Ink stamp and some soiling to front cover, spine darkened with small tear at top. Topics include: Old time paganism and recent Indian religions; Skaneodyo and Iroquois paganism; mid-winter festival, burning of the white dog; dream interpretation; Iroquois music; myths; place names; customs; etc.

$35.00

The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda
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The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda

By DRIBERG, J. H.

London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1923. First Edition. Cloth. Good +. 468 p. 26 cm. Frontispiece of the author, 22 other b&w plates, fold-out map at rear. Blue cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Wrapped in mylar (removed for photo). Some wrinkling to cloth and softening of spine ends. Bookplate on front pastedown. This 1923 study of the Lango people of north-central Uganda narrates the origins and history of the group, which had a form of government based on minor clan chiefs before the arrival of British rule. Jack Herbert Driberg (1888–1946) was a British official in the service of the Uganda Protectorate in 1912–21 and lived and worked among the Lango, for whom he developed both sympathy and admiration. He describes the ethnology of the Lango nation, their environment, the geographical features of their territory, a detailed record of village life, materials goods, social organization, religion, magic, and witchcraft. The study also contains Driberg’s analysis of the Lango people’s Luo language and his Lango–English dictionary at rear. The book concludes with a series of Lango fables.

$300.00

Artificial Curiosities From the Northwest Coast of America
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Artificial Curiosities From the Northwest Coast of America

By KING, J. C. H.

London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1981. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine/very good +. 119 p. + plates. 29 cm. 30 colour and 255 b&w illustrations. Map of the West Coast p. 8. Green cloth hardcover. In mylar-covered green dustjacket. Mark on lower front cover of jacket. Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences who took part in Captain Cook's first great voyage.

$175.00

A New Interpretation of Chinese Taoist Philosophy: An Anthropological/Psychological View
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A New Interpretation of Chinese Taoist Philosophy: An Anthropological/Psychological View

By LI, You-Sheng

London, Ontario: Taoist Recovery Centre, 2005. Paperback. As new. xii, 244 p. 21 cm. 17 b&w illustrations. Paperback. Designed for those who are interested in Oriental culture and those who are tired of competitive society, and seeking an alternative philosophy to guide their private life. Written in simple terms, it suits both general and academic readers.

$35.00

The Muria and Their Ghotul
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The Muria and Their Ghotul

By ELWIN, Verrier

London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947. Cloth. Very good. xxix, 730 p. 25 cm. 146 b&w illustrations and 9 maps. Purple cloth hardcover. Faded spine. Label on front pastedown.

$75.00

From Lock to Saussure: Essays on the Study of Language and Intellectual History
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From Lock to Saussure: Essays on the Study of Language and Intellectual History

By AARSLEFF, Hans

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983. Second Printing. Paperback. Good +. viii, [2], 422 p. 23 cm. Paperback. Light wear to outside. Pages clean and bright. Topics: John Locke; etymology in Leibniz; history of linguistics and Professor Chomsky; Condillac; Thomas Sprat; John Wilkins; language-origins theory since the Renaissance; Michel Bréal vs. August Schleicher; Wilhelm von Humboldt; Taine and Saussure; Wordsworth, language and romanticism. Index.

$35.00

Orokaiva Society
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Orokaiva Society

By WILLIAMS, F. E.; MURRAY, Sir Hubert (intro.)

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very good. xxiii, 355p. 22.5 cm. Blue hardcover binding with gold lettering and design on spine. Includes 25 black & white figures. Ex-library with cataloguing label on spine, stamps on edges, stamps, bookplates, envelopes on end papers. pages clean except for some pencilling in contents pages. Text unmarked. Binding shows wear from use with dented corners and fading at extremes and along edges of spine. Overall a nice reading copy. Very good condition. Reprint of a book first published in 1930. Contents: Introduction; The Orokaiva People; Daily Life; Personal Enhancement; The Food Quest; Arts of Life; Individual, Family, and Clan; The Plant Emblem; Marriage; The Tribes; Warfare; Initiation Ceremonies; Ceremonies of Mourning; Dance and Drama; The Spiritual Substitute; Survival After Death; Medicine and Magic; Morality; Note on Orthography; Glossary; Index.

$50.00

Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18 Volume XVI: Material Culture of the Copper Eskimo. Southern Party 1913-16
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Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18 Volume XVI: Material Culture of the Copper Eskimo. Southern Party 1913-16

By JENNESS, D.

Ottawa, 1946. Card covers. Good. vii, 148 p. 25 cm. Colour frontispiece and 189 other illustrations, 3 in colour. Grey card covers. Spine discoloured. Some light soiling to covers. Pages darkening. Small spot on p. 16. Covers material resources, dress and adornment, household furniture, tools and weapons, etc.

$60.00

Thirty-ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary to the Smithsonian Institution 1917-1918
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Thirty-ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary to the Smithsonian Institution 1917-1918

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1925. Cloth. Good. 636 p. 30 cm. 17 b&w plates and 4 text figures. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Small white mark on rear. Gilt on spine faded. A little wrinkling to cloth. Contains: The Osage Tribe: Rite of Vigil, by Francis La Flesche. Indexed.

$65.00

Fortieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1918-1919
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Fortieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1918-1919

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1925. Cloth. Good. [8], 664 p. 30 cm. 2 b&w plates and 2 figures. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. White spots on front cover. Gilt lettering faded on spine with a little wear on rear hinge and creases in lower spine. Inside clean and neat. Contains: The mysthical origin of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians; The autobiography of a Fox Indian woman; Notes on Fox mortuary customs and beliefs; Notes on the Fox society known as "Those who worship the Little Spotted Buffalo;" the traditional origin of the Fox society known as "The singing around rite" (all by Truman Michelson).

$75.00

Handbook of American Indian Languages Parts 1 & 2
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Handbook of American Indian Languages Parts 1 & 2

By BOAS, Franz

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1911, 1922. Cloth. Very good. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 40. 2 vols.: vi, 1069; 903 p. 24 cm. Green cloth hardcovers. Gold lettering faded on spine of second volume. Spine ends softened. A few marks to cloth and text block edges. With illustrative sketches by Roland B. Dixon, P. E. Goddard, William Jones, and Truman Michelson, John R. Swanton, William Thalbitzer. In second volume Edward Sapir, Leo J. Frachtenberg, Waldemar Bogoras. Contains: Athapascan (Hupa); Tlingit; Haida; Tsimshian; Kwakiutl; Chinook; Maidu; Algonquian (Fox); Siousan (Dakota); Eskimo; the Takelma language of southwestern Oregon; Coos; Siuslawan (Lower Umpqua); Chukchee. May cost extra to ship depending on your location; please contact us before ordering.

$150.00

Twenty-fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1903-04
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Twenty-fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1903-04

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1907. Cloth. Very good. xix, 296 p. + plates. 30 cm. 129 b&w plates and 70 figures. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Light wear to covers. Accompanying papers: "The aborigines of Porto Rico and neighboring islands" by Jesse Walter Fewkes; "Certain antiquities of eastern Mexico" by Fewkes. Indexed. May cost extra to ship; please contact us before ordering.

$75.00

Thirtieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1908-1909
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Thirtieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1908-1909

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1915. Cloth. Good. 453 p. 30 cm. 7 mainly b&w plates and 6 figures. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Covers stained. Some light dampstains to page tops and a bit of wrinkling. Contains: "Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians" by Matilda Coxe Stevenson; "An Inquiry into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians" by Walter E. Roth. List of publications of the Bureau and index at rear.

$35.00

The Lynx Point People: The Dynamics of a Northern Athapaskan Band
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The Lynx Point People: The Dynamics of a Northern Athapaskan Band

By HELM, June

Ottawa: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, 1961. Card covers. Very good. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 176. Anthropological Series No. 53. v, 193 p. 25 cm. 6 tables, 8 figures. Card covers with some label residue on front cover and a few other small marks to outside. Paper browning but clean. Topics: the region; the ecology and economics of Lynx Point; the world of Lynx Point; the Lynx Point Venture. Bibliography.

$25.00

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