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Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics

by FREUD, Sigmund; STRACHEY, James (trans.)

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Published
1952
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Good
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First American Edition
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1952. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. x, [2], 172 p. 22 cm. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Front flap price clipped, some large and small tears and chips. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Occasional underling and ink marks.
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Montreal: Printed for Private Circulation by Joseph Fortier, Printer, 1904. Booklet. Good. 20 p. 23 cm. Staplebound booklet. Front cover has dicoloured edge. Title page darkened, paper browned. Some tears in edges. Chip in edge of p. 9.
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The Indian Background of Canadian History

by JENNESS, Diamond

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Published
1937
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Very good +
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Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines and Resources; National Museum of Canada, 1937. Softcover. Very good +. Bulletin No. 86, Anthropological Series No. 21. 46 p. 25 cm. 5 b&w figures. Staplebound booklet. Small chip and scratch on back cover. Contains examples of the racial theories prevalent at the time of publication: why the Indians were "backward;" "pure" races;… Read more
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Reason and Necessity in the Specification of the Multiple Self

by LITTLEWOOD, Roland

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Published
1996
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Near fine
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London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1996. Softcover. Near fine. Occasional paper No. 43. iv, 76 p. 21 cm. Paperback. Paper clip indentation at top of front cover.
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The Custom of Couvade

by DAWSON, Warren R.

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Published
1929
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Good
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Manchester University Press, 1929. Hardcover. Good. ix, 118 p. 22 cm. Blue cloth. Spine faded, slight wear to extremities, spots to text block edges. Discussion of the practice's geographical distribution and significance. Bibliography and index.
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Psychology and Ethnology

by RIVERS, W. H. R.; SMITH G. Elliot

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Published
1926
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Good
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1926. Hardcover. Good. xxviii, 324, 7 p. 22 cm. Cloth hardcover. Boards a bit bent, some spots to cloth. Spine faded and spine ends softened. Small label on front pastedown, ink signature on front free endpaper, spots on text block edge.
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Pain as Human Experience: An Anthropological Perspective

by GOOD, Mary-Jo Delvecchio et al (eds.)

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Published
1992
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Fine
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9780520075115
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. vii, 214 p. 24 cm. Grey cloth in dustjacket. Index.
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Interactions and Intersections of Genedered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play

by SEGAL, Marcia Texler (ed.)

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Published
2010
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9781849509442
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Emerald Books, 2010. Hardcover. Very good +. Advances in Gender Research Volume 14. xi, 387 p. 24 cm. Tables. Hardcover. A little wear to edges and corners. Topics include tattooed women; perceptions of beauty and femininity; emotional abuse in childhood and the complex role of food; determinants of sexual harassment for men and women in the military;… Read more
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Cloth as Metaphor: Nigerian Textiles from the Museum of Cultural History

by BORGATTI, Jean

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Published
1983
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1983. Very good +. Museum of Cultural History Monograph Series no. 20. 63 p. 28 cm. 52 figures, some in colour. Staplebound. A bit faded around spine. Ink signature at top of half title.
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The East Greenlanders: Possibilities of Existence, Their Production and Consumption

by MIKKELSEN, Ejnar; SVEISTRUP, P. P.

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Published
1944
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Good
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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. … Read more
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A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2011

by CVETKOVICH, Ann, et al (eds.)

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Published
2011
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Ex library-near fine
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9780822367550
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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,… Read more
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Strange Encounters: Embodied Others in Post-Coloniality

by AHMED, Sara

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2000
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London: Routledge, 2000. Softcover. Fine. Transformations: Thinking Through Feminism series. xii, 212 p. 24 cm. Paperback.
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Kohikohinga: Reminiscences and Reflections of "Rapata" (Vernon Roberts)

by ROBERTS, G. T.

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Published
1929
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Good
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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… Read more
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Contributions to Anthropology: The Interior Peoples of Northern Alaska

by HALL, Edwin S., Jr. (ed.)

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Published
1976
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Fine
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Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1976. Softcover. Fine. National Museum of Man Mercury Series. Archeological Survey of Canada Paper No. 49. xi, 391 p. 28 cm. 1 map, 41 figures, 50 tables. Brown paper covers. Articles on Nunamiut archaeology, house types at Tukuto Lake, early historic Nunamiut house types, West Alaskan influences in Mackenzie Eskimo culture; Kuyukuk Inidan… Read more
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The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda

by DRIBERG, J. H.

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Published
1923
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Good +
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First Edition
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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… Read more
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The Muria and Their Ghotul

by ELWIN, Verrier

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Published
1947
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Very good
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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.
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Orokaiva Society

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

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Published
1969
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Very good
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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… Read more
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Thirtieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1908-1909

by STEVENSON, Matilda Coxe, et al

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Published
1915
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Good
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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… Read more
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Primitives: Tribal Body-Art and the Left-Handed Path

by GATEWOOD, Charles

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition
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San Francisco: R. Mutt Press, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Limited edition #72 of 2000. 61 p. 31 cm. B&w photographs. Hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by author on title page. Mild wear to edge of jacket. Body piercing and tattoos.
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The World of Human Sexuality: Behaviors, Customs, and Beliefs

by GREGERSEN, Edgar

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Published
1996
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Near fine
ISBN
9780829026337
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New York: Irvington, 1996. Hardcover. Near fine. [x], 438, [3] p. 24 cm. 243 b&w illustrations, 14 maps, photo of author at rear. Black hardcover with gold lettering. A little soiling to front cover and small dent at bottom of front board. Topics: history of the study of sex; evolution of human sexuality; sex techniques; physical attractiveness; clothing… Read more
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