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The Exotic White Man:  An Alien in Asian and African Art
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The Exotic White Man: An Alien in Asian and African Art

By Burland, Cottie A.

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Bibliography. Photographs by Werner Forman, including some in color. The anthropologist author analyzes how white people were viewed through art by various non-European cultures from the 15th century through the beginning of the 20th century. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages .

$7.50

Consuming Passions:  The Anthropology of Eating
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Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating

By Armelagos, George; Farb, Peter

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1980. First Printing. Hardcover. 0395294487 . Index, notes, bibliography. Possibly inscribed by author George Armelagos on front free endpaper. .

$25.00

Our Wealth is Loving Each Other:   Self and Society in Fiji
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Our Wealth is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji

By Brison, Karen J.

Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed.. 2007. Hardcover. 9780739114889 . Review slip laid in. "Explores the fluid and context-bound nature of cultural and personal identity among indigenous Fijians. While national identity in Fiji is often defined in opposition to the West through reference to a romanticized pre-modern tradition, individual Fijians are often more concerned with defining their identity vis-a-vis other villagers and other groups within Fiji." (from review slip). ; 172 pages .

$10.00

Hidden Worlds of Polynesia:  The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition  to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
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Hidden Worlds of Polynesia: The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

By Suggs, Robert C.

NY: Harcourt, Brace and World. Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, in library . jacket protector with jacket flaps glued to endpapers.. 1962. Hardcover. Library of Congress number 62-9445. Several pages of photos. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages .

$9.00

Eve's Stepchildren:  A Collection of Folk Americana
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Eve's Stepchildren: A Collection of Folk Americana

By Jones, Lealon N. (editor)

Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket price-clipped, rubbed . and tattered.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Yellow cloth binding. Index, many photos. List of publisher's titles printed on verso of jacket. A collection of articles written by various authors about the folk of different regions of the United States, including the Arkansas Ozarks, hop pickers of the Pacific Northwest, the "plantation Negro" settlement surrounding Archibald Rutledge's South Carolina lands, Hungarian immigrant wheat farmers, Tennessee sharecroppers, Francophone lumberjacks in Maine, Kentucky snake handlers, Navajo shepherds, etc. Authors include Josephine Johnson, Barbara Elgin, Samuel Richardson Davenport, Weldon Stone, Herbert Krause and Vest C. Myers, among others. Frontispiece photo of Navajo man credited to Barry Goldwater, Phoenix, Arizona. ; 319 pages .

$40.00

A Place Apart:  An Anthropological Study of the Icelandic World
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A Place Apart: An Anthropological Study of the Icelandic World

By Hastrup, Kirsten

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Printing. Hardcover. 0198233809 . Index, references, photos. "A rich and reflective representation of Iceland and Icelanders today". ; Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology; 227 pages .

$40.00

Places of Encounter: in Memoriam Borut Brumen
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Places of Encounter: in Memoriam Borut Brumen

By Mursic, Rajko; Repic, Jaka

Ljubljana, Slovenia: University of Ljubljana. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2007. Softcover. 9789612372088 . Softcover with French Flaps. Index. A collection of papers analyzing the life and work of the Slovenian ethnologist, stemming from a 2006 memorial symposium. Text in English. ; 333 pages .

$12.00

Alone with the Hairy Ainu:   Or, 3800 Miles on a Pack Saddle in Yezo and a  Cruise to the Kurile Islands
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Alone with the Hairy Ainu: Or, 3800 Miles on a Pack Saddle in Yezo and a Cruise to the Kurile Islands

By Landor, Arnold H. Savage

NY: Johnson Reprint Corp. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. 0384312403 . Green cloth binding. Index, appendices, folding map at rear of Yezo Island (Hokkaido) and the Kurile Islands, where Landor traveled among the indigenous (and hirsute) Ainu people of northernmost Japan. A facsimile of the 1893 edition of this work. ; Landmarks in Anthropology; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages .

$50.00

The Anthropologists' Cookbook
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The Anthropologists' Cookbook

By Kuper, Jessica (editor)

NY: Universe Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight . copy.. 1977. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0876639716 . Introduction by Mary Douglas. A compendium of anthropological research and tasty recipes for obscure foods from around the globe. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 230 pages .

$15.00

Folk Jewelry of The World
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Folk Jewelry of The World

By Daniels, Ger

NY: Rizzoli. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Binder's defect at lower corner of one . page.. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0847810704 . Red cloth binding. Foreword by Roelof Munneke. 241 illustrations, many of them full-page color. References, bibliography. A survey of bracelets, nose rings, headdresses, tattoos, earrings, lip pegs, breastplates and other personal adornments from traditional cultures around the world. Just a gorgeous book for anyone interested in anthropology, jewelry design, and the decorative arts. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages .

$40.00

Namkwa:  Life Among the Bushmen
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Namkwa: Life Among the Bushmen

By Lee, Marshall; Heinz, Hans-Joachin

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed, else a clean, tight copy.. 1979. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780395276112 . Foreword by Margaret Mead. Black cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages .

$10.00

A Guadalcanal Society The Kaoka Speakers
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A Guadalcanal Society The Kaoka Speakers

By Hogbin, Ian

NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, stain at lower corner of text, . underlining.. 1965. Later Printing. Softcover. Photos, references, glossary. Library of Congress number 64-12153.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages .

$7.00

Morne-Paysan, Peasant Village in Martinique
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Morne-Paysan, Peasant Village in Martinique

By Horowitz, Michael M.

NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Good with no dust jacket; Frontispiece map colored in, underlined, covers . scuffed.. 1967. First Printing. Softcover. 0030644550 . Photos, references, glossary. Library of Congress number 67-17089. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages .

$7.00

Ceremony: an Anthropologist's Misadventures in the African Bush
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Ceremony: an Anthropologist's Misadventures in the African Bush

By Barley, Nigel

NY: Henry Holt & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, . tight copy. Several pages of photographs.. 1986. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0805001425 . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 159 pages .

$10.00