Africana - Social Studies from Chapter 1 Books

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image of The Bantu Tribes of South Africa - Reproductions of photographic studies by AM Duggan-Cronin: Vol II, Section I, Plates I-XXVI The Suto-Chuana Tribes sub-group I The Bechuana / Vol II, Section II, Plates XXVII-LII, The Suto-Chuana Tribes, sub-group II - The Bapedi (Transvaal Basotho)

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Deighton, Bell & Co., Ltd., Cambridge; Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum, Kimberley, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Duggan-Cronin, A M. Two volumes (complete). Ex-library copies. The books have been rebound by the library with classification and titling in gilt. The boards of both are marked, scuffed by hand and shelving. The spines have… Read more
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image of Native Races and Their Rulers: Sketches and Studies of Official Life and Administrative Problems in Nigeria

Native Races and Their Rulers: Sketches and Studies of Official Life and Administrative Problems in Nigeria

by Temple, C L

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1918
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Argus Printing & Publishing Company, Ltd., Cape Town, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 252 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Temple on the frontispage. A genial, benign copy. Stiff illustrated board covers. The cheerful covers have wear, creases, marks, rubbing all about. The spine is also much worn, cracked. The… Read more
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image of Basuto Traditions: Being a Record of the Traditional History of the more important of the Tribes which form the Basuto Nation of to-day up to the time of their being absorbed (Willem Hiddingh Reprint Series / Herdruk-Reeks No 12)

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University of Cape Town Library, South African Library / Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek / Biblioteek, Universiteit van Kaapstad, 1957. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 67 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards have scuffing, handling marks, wear about the edges, corners and seams. The boards are sure and comfortable. Within, the very early pages are a… Read more
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$45.00
image of A Compendium of Kafir Laws & Customs, including Genealogical Tables of Kafir Chiefs and Various Tribal Census Returns

A Compendium of Kafir Laws & Customs, including Genealogical Tables of Kafir Chiefs and Various Tribal Census Returns

by Maclean, Colonel

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$55.00

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J Slater, Printer and Publisher, Grahamstown, 1906. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 171 pages (complete). A placid copy. Reprint of unabridged version. The boards have wear about all edges, corners and seams from handling, shelving. They are scuffed. Stamped gilt titling on the front board (benign). The boards are healthy, steady, sound.… Read more
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image of The Kafirs Illustrated in a Series of Drawings taken among The Amazulu, Amaponda, and Amakosa Tribes; also, Portraits of the Hottentot, Malay, Fingo, and other races inhabiting Southern Africa: together with sketches of landscape scenery in the Zulu Country, Natal, and the Cape Colony: A facsimile reprint of the original 1849 editiofn of hand-coloured lithographs:

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A. A. Balkema, Cape Town, Rotterdam, 1974. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Complete. Hand-numbered 409 of a limited edition of 950 copies. A gratifying, imposing copy. The green boards have wear about the seams and spine. The spine is sturdy and sure. The boards have some very light scuffing and marks. Pressed gilt… Read more
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$460.00
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Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, 1984. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 38 pages plus notes (complete). Seminar text. Stapled at top left corner. The contents have some occasional correction annotations. The front sheet has foxing, storage rubbing. The contents have some shallow foxing blotches. They are otherwise secure, sure, clean, clear,… Read more
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$8.00
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The Tyranny of Colour : A Study of the Indian Problem in South Africa

by Joshi, P S

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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The Author, Durban, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Signed. 318 pages (complete). Signed by Joshi on the frontispage. Also in Joshi's hand is an inscription: "Presented to Mr R F Kennedy". There is no indication that the book reached Kennedy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is… Read more
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Kultur und Reich der Marotse : Eine historische Studie

by Richter, Martin

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$130.00

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R Voigtlanders Verlag, Leipzig, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 197 pages (complete). In German throughout. Half-leather. A benign copy. The leathered corners, spine have wear all about. The boards have light scuffing. The boards are tidy and sure. The half-title page has a scrawled gift inscription (not from the… Read more
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African Dances of the Witwatersrand Gold Mines

by Tracey, Hugh

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$70.00

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African Music Society, Johannesburg, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Severn, Merlyn. Signed. 156 pages (complete). Signed by Hugh Tracey on the title page (dated: 1952). A comfortable copy. Half-leather. Gilt papertrims. The boards have stamped gilt decoration, borders and titling. The leathered corners are much worn, scuffed. The spine has… Read more
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image of The Bush Speaks.  Border Life in Old Transvaal

The Bush Speaks. Border Life in Old Transvaal

by Dicke, B H

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited
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$95.00

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Shuter & Shooter, Publishers, Pietermaritzburg, 1936. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 421 pages (complete). A sound copy. First edition of a limited edition of 1000 copies. The boards are worn about all corners and edges and seams. They are scuffed, marked by handling and shelving. The spine is a little sunned from shelving.… Read more
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Deighton, Bell & Co Ltd., Cambridge / Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum, Kimberley, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Duggan-Cronin, A M. Complete. A sound copy of this rather old fashioned book of ethnographic photographic studies of these Nguni peoples. Thick card boards. These have wear about the edges from handling and shelving. The… Read more
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$190.00
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The Masai Story

by Koenig, Oskar

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Michael Joseph, London, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Signed. 190 pages (complete). Signed by Oskar Koenig on the frontispage. A gently aging copy. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, creased, marked (it is included). The boards are worn about all edges, corners and seams. They are scuffed. They are placid and steady.… Read more
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African Elegance

by Broster, Joan

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1973
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780360001947
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$65.00

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Purnell, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Mertens, Alice (photog). 168 pages (complete). A comfortably owned copy. A good example of how ethnography was represented in popular publishing during the apartheid years with its steady representations of rural and tribal life. Nonetheless, the book is benign and un-troubling. The peoples covered in this book all… Read more
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The Irish Pro-Boers 1877-1902

by McCracken, Donal O

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Perskor Publishers, Johannesburg and Pretoria, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Signed. 189 pages (complete). Signed by McCracken on the title page. A placid copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, marks from ownership and storage, mild sunning, wear from shelving use about the edges and seams. It is comfortable and assured. The boards are… Read more
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Pentecostal Penetration into the Indian Community in Metropolitan Durban, South Africa

by Oosthuizen, G C

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 356 pages (complete). Included: an empty, sealed envelope addressed and self-addressed by Oosthuizen. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has much wear, scuffing and marking. It is placid and secure. The boards are healthy and tidy. Within, the contents are benign. There… Read more
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The Tribes of Marico District (Ethnological Publications No 30)

by Breutz, P L

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Department of Native Affairs, Union of South Africa, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 266 pages plus folded map at rear (complete). A benign copy. The binding has been reinforced with staples. The linen-card covers have some wear about the edges, some light creases, some scuffing and handling marks. They are tight and… Read more
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image of Vagrancy" : A limited study of "Vagrants"in the Metropolitan Area of Cape Town

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NICRO : National Institute for Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of Offenders / NIMRO : Nasionale Instituut Insake Misdaadvoorkoming en Rehabilitasie van Oortreders, 1974. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. Complete. A negligently stored copy. The covers are much worn, foxed, marked all about. They are yet, tight and secure. The contents also have wear and foxing. They… Read more
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$28.00
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The HIndu Heritage in South Africa

by Nowbath, Ranji S ; Chotai, Sookraj ; Lalla, B D (Eds)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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The South African Hindu Maha Sabha, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 224 pages (complete). Published to mark the Centenary of the Indian Settlement in South Africa. A kindly copy. The boards have wear, scuffing and handling marks. They are also healthy, sturdy, steady. The contents are most pleasing. They are… Read more
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Africa((e))motion

by Griller, Martina ; Gering, Maria

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg, 2010. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 221 pages (complete). Included: DVD tie-in. Landscape format. An overview of the activities of the very excellent Goethe Institute in Sub-Saharan Africa. The covers have user wear, light creasing and scuffing. They are steady and sound. The contents have evidence of amiable use throughout.… Read more
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The Role of the Coloured People in the Economic Pattern of the Republic of South Africa

by Muller, Helgard

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1965
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.00

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University Publishers and Booksellers, Grahamstown, Stellenbosch, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 39 pages (complete). An inconsiderately stored, resolutely healthy copy. The dustjacket is grubby and worn all about. The dj has much wear, many marks and much rubbing - it is tenacious. The boards are placid. They have some mild storage wear. … Read more
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