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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, Part III: The Dying God

By Frazer, James George

London, England, U.K.: Macmillan and Company, 1966. This is a reprint of the third edition of the third volume of Frazer's comparative study of mythology and religion, this part originally published in 1911; this volume takes up the question of the motive for putting divine kings to death, a practice that was common at a particular stage in the evolution of society and religion (dark green cloth with bright gold lettering on spine, corners slightly bumped; white dust jacket is sunned & foxed with worn corners and spine ends; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$45.00

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, Part VI: The Scapegoat

By Frazer, James George

London, England, U.K.: Macmillan and Company, 1966. This is a reprint of the third edition of the sixth volume of Frazer's comparative study of mythology and religion, this part originally published in 1913; this volume concludes the discussion of the theory and practice of the Dying God and is concerned with the use of the Dying God as a scapegoat to free his people from their earthly troubles (dark green cloth with bright gold lettering on spine, corners slightly bumped; white dust jacket is sunned with worn corners & spine ends; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$45.00

Maoris of New Zealand: Ruatahi

By Metge, Joan

London, England, U.K.: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976. First published in 1967, this is a substantially revised edition of a major study of Maori society and culture; the author, an anthropologist, spent several years in full-time field work among Maoris (green pictorial cover with sunned spine, slight edge wear, creased corner; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Revised. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$29.95

Handbook of Socialization Theory and Research (Rand McNally Sociology Series)

By Goslin, David A

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Rand McNally & Company, 1971. This book is a collection of original theoretical essays on various topics related to socialization, the process by which individuals acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition that enable them to participate effectively in social interaction; following an introduction by the editor, the twenty-nine essays are divided into four sections: Theoretical Approaches to the Socialization Process, Content of Socialization, Stages of Socialization, Special Contexts of Socialization;1182 pages (tan textured cloth with gold lettering on front and spine; a bright, clean, tight copy; this is a very large, heavy volume that can only be shipped by domestic media mail without additonal shipping cost). First Edition. Fine/None.

$24.95

Past and Present in Hunter Gatherer Studies
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Past and Present in Hunter Gatherer Studies

By Schrire, Carmel (editor)

Orlando, FL, U.S.A.: Academic Press, 1984. This book contains a selection of papers from the Third International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies held in Bad Homburg, Germany, in 1983; these papers combine archaeolgy, history, and ethnography to explore the relationship between prehistoric and living hunter gatherer societies; they look for both continuity in these societies through time and for the effects of changing degrees of contact with surrounding farmers, herders, traders, and settlers (gray cloth with silver lettering; tan pictorial dust jacket with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Ethnicities and Nations : Processes of Interethnic Relations in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific

By Guidieri, Remo; Francesco Pellizzi; Stanley J. Tambiah (editors)

Houston, TX, U.S.A.: Rothko Chapel, 1988. This book examines the factors behind ethnic strife that is prevalent in the social and political life of many third world countries; the essays bring together and compare similar ethnic struggles in areas where postcolonial nation-states have been created or revived, principally Latin America and Oceania; forward by Stanley Tambiah and afterward by Benedict Anderson. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$20.00