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Zuni Fetishes
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Zuni Fetishes

By Cushing, Frank Hamilton

KC Publications, Inc, 1987. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Seventh printing. Facsimile edition. Introduction by Tom Bahti. Drawings and references. Fetishes are carvings believed to have a spirit within, which can help the owner if used properly and respectfully. They may be used for hunting, the diagnosis and cure of disease, initiations, war, gambling, propagation, spells, and good fortune and usually bear the resemblance of an animal. Measures 6x9 inches. 43p.

$12.00

A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species (The University Center for Human Values Series)
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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species (The University Center for Human Values Series)

By Boyd, Robert

Princeton University Press, 2017. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Based on the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, A Different Kind of Animal argues that our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species features. The book also includes responses by biologist H. Allen Orr, philosopher Kim Sterelny, economist Paul Seabright, and evolutionary anthropologist Ruth Mace, and an introduction by Stephen Macedo. 229p. Index. References. Notes.

$14.00

Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture
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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture

By Harris, Marvin

Vintage, 1989. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Offers solutions to the perplexing question of why people behave the way they do. 276p.

$12.00

Zuni Fetishism
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Zuni Fetishism

By Kirk, Ruth F

Avanyu Publishing, 1988. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Black and white images. Originally published in El Palacio, Journal of the Museum of New Mexico. 68p. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches.

$12.00

Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea
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Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea

By Foster, Robert J

Indiana University Press, 2002. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Bumped corner. Illustrated. Argues that the contested process of nation making in Papua New Guinea unfolds through organized politics and mundane engagements with commodities and mass media. His ethnographic perspective draws official policy documents, letters to the editor, school textbooks, song lyrics, advertisements, and other materials. 202p. Measures 6x9.25 inches.

$12.00

Culture and Commitment: A Study of the Generation Gap
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Culture and Commitment: A Study of the Generation Gap

By Mead, Margaret

New York: The American Museum of Natural History/Doubleday, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Small spot on cover of unclipped dust jacket, and a tear at the head of the spine. This book originated as a Man and Nature lecture at the American Museum of Natural History in March 1969, in conjunction with the museum's centennial celebration. The American Museum of Natural History Special Member's Edition. Bibliographic note. 91p. Review citation written in red ink on front end page. A 1970s look at how the electronic age produced experiences in childhood quite unlike those of their elders.

$12.00

Anthropology Today (Vol 5, 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December, 1987)
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Anthropology Today (Vol 5, 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December, 1987)

By Benthall, Jonathan (editor)

Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), 1989. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. A few small marks. Illustrated. 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December. Topics include Robert and Lisa Sainsbury interview, Bangladesh Floods, Sir Edmund Leach, the environment, Islam, Radcliffe-Brown's hard hyphen, Soviet anthropology, Films, China (June 1989), New Guinea, Japanese funerals, Perestroika, Africa, and more.

$25.00

Anthropology Today (Vol 3, 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December, 1987)
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Anthropology Today (Vol 3, 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December, 1987)

By Benthall, Jonathan (editor)

Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), 1987. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. 6 issues: February, April, June, August, October, December. Topics include Black American anthropology, sociobiology, Africa, Hindu healing temple, AIDS, Racism, Radcliffe-Brown in China, museums and auction houses, writing for newspapers, the elderly, Bhopal, Chernobyl, Socio-ecology, Mary Douglas, computers and ethnography, shamanism in Colombia, cultural politics, and more

$25.00

Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December, 1990)
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Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December, 1990)

By Benthall, Jonathan (editor)

Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), 1990. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December. Topics include Ernest Gellner on Perestroika, New Zealand Hill Farmers, Post-colonialism, Edward Said and Orientalism, Polish Nationalism, Primitive Art, Postmodernism and Archaeology, Youth Training, and more.

$20.00

Death and Destruction in the Name of Art
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Death and Destruction in the Name of Art

By Williams, Stephen

Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 1972. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. "Dup" written on cover. Bumped corner. Black and white illustrations. Booklet is a reprint an article that first appeared in Harvard Today in 1972. 12p. Measures 8x8.75 inches. Areas and topics include Columbian Art, Mexican History, Mayan Art, Honduras, Guatemala, and more.

$18.00

Totem Poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver BC
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Totem Poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver BC

By Gunn, Sisvan William Aram

Whiterocks Publications, 1981. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. 24p. Topics include what is a totem pole, types of totem poles, reading a totem pole, etc.

$12.00

Yoruba Art in Life and Thought
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Yoruba Art in Life and Thought

By Dorward, David (editor)

African Research Institute, La Trobe University, 1988. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Color and black/white plates. Includes "Art in Yoruba Life and Thought and Descriptive Catalogue" by Margaret Thompson Drewal and "Yoruba Pottery" by Jennifer Isaacs. Catalog for first major exhibition on the arts and crafts of Yoruba people of West Africa mounted in Australia. 89p

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Eppawala: Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the name of development
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Eppawala: Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the name of development

By Mendis, D. L. O

Sri Lanka Pugwash Group, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked book. Bumped edge. Figures, illustrations, tables. 328p. Call to preserve Sri Lanka's heritage. Although the name Eppawala refers to the settlement itself, in the context of the surrounding geology it may also refer to the network of villages located within the proposed phosphate exploration zones and for which Eppawala is the urban centre.

$12.00

Western Folklore (Volume 51, July/Oct 1992, Numbers 3 and 4)
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Western Folklore (Volume 51, July/Oct 1992, Numbers 3 and 4)

By Carnes, Pack (editor)

California Folklore Society, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Articles include "Occupational and Individual Identity Among Ohio Railroad Workers of the Steam Era" by Terry Long, "Cajun and Creole Treaters: Magico-Religioius Folk Healing in French Louisiana" by Rocky Sexton, "The Jell-O Syndrome" Investigating Popular Culture/Foodways" by Sarah E. Newton and more. Reviews. pp. 219-327.

$15.00

Robert H. Lowie (Leaders of Modern Anthropology)
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Robert H. Lowie (Leaders of Modern Anthropology)

By Murphy, Robert F

Columbia University Press, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Includes a Reminiscence section and selected writings of Lowie. Lowie (1883-1957) was an Austrian-born American anthropologist and ethnographer. An expert on North American Indians, he was instrumental in the development of modern cultural anthropology. Together with Alfred Kroeber, Lowie was one of the first generation students of Franz Boas. Bibliography. 179p.

$12.00

American Ethnologist (Volume 28, Number 1, February 2001)
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American Ethnologist (Volume 28, Number 1, February 2001)

By American Ethnological Society

American Ethnological Society, 2001. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Worn cover. Includes "Paying a school fee is a father's duty" by Karen Sykes, "talking heads" by Anne Schiller, "Reciprocity and realpolitik" by Robert Albro, "Recovering from codependence in Japan" by Amy Borovoy, "Sorcery of Construction and socialist modernization" by Harry West, "Serious fun" by Hjorleifur Jonsson and "Mirgration and privatization of space and power in late socialist China" by Li Zhang. 264p.

$18.00

Journal of American Folklore (Vol 99, April-June, 1986, No. 392)
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Journal of American Folklore (Vol 99, April-June, 1986, No. 392)

By Jackson, Bruce (editor)

American Folklore Society, 1986. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Some nicks on cover. Topics include South African Black Popular theater, Ethnic Identity in Illinois, Performance and Honor in 13th century Ireland, Redemption rumors, etc. Reviews. pp. 131-256pp.

$12.00

A World on The Wane
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A World on The Wane

By Levi-Strauss. C

New York: Criterion Books, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked. Dust jacket. Translated by John Russell. 63 B/W illustrations and line drawings. World of the Wane documents Claude Levi-Strauss' travels to the upland jungle area of Brazil where he found the basic human societies he was seeking.

$12.00

Journal of American Folklore (Vol 99, No. 394,  Oct-Dec 1986)
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Journal of American Folklore (Vol 99, No. 394, Oct-Dec 1986)

By Jackson, Bruce (editor)

American Folklore Society, 1986. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Soft crease on cover. This issue includes A Case Study of Individual Remarks by Turkish Romance Tellers by Ilhan Basgoz, The Origins of Korean Folklore Scholarship by Roger J. Janelli, Bullfighting: The Ritual Origina of Scholarly Myths, Narrative as Expository Discourse, "Hansel and Gretel" in Spain and Mexico, Swedish Folklife Research, and more. The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society's founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books.

$15.00

Journal of American Folklore (Vol 105, No 417, Summer 1992)
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Journal of American Folklore (Vol 105, No 417, Summer 1992)

By Feintuch, Burt (editor)

American Folklore Society, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Articles include "Word-Power, Performance, and Tradition" by John Miles Foley, "I was afraid someone like you . . . an outsider . . . would misunderstand" by Elaine J. Lawless, "Representations of the Female Rural Laborer in English Bawdy Songs" by Cathy Lynn Preston, and more. The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society's founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books.

$12.00

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