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Cosmic Zygote: Cosmology in the Amazon Basin
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Cosmic Zygote: Cosmology in the Amazon Basin

By Roe, Peter R.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1982 Roe develops an original model explaining the myths and folktales of the lowland tribes from South America's Amazon basin based on 384 representative myths from 69 Indian groups, giving special empfhasis to the Shipibo Indians, with whom he lived. Red cloth with gilt titling to spine, frontispiece, several black and white illustrations, 384 pages. Minor edge wear, faint foxing to top of textblock edge. Inside the book is clean and tight. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear and crease to back flap. Due to the value of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$395.00

Freeways
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Freeways

By Halprin, Lawrence

New York, NY: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1966 Halprin looks critically at the man made landscape with its highway systems for free and fast mobility and the impact it has on the natural landscape as well as on us. Beige cloth with red design to front, red titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings throughout, 160 pages. The dust jacket shows sunning to spine, some shelf and edge wear especially to spine ends. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good + to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$100.00

Contributions to Anthropology 1957
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Contributions to Anthropology 1957

By National Museum of Canada

Ottawa, ON: Department of Natural Resources, Province of Newfoundland, 1960 National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 162. Card cover with black titling to front and spine, black and white photographs and line drawings throughout, 203 pages. Minor shelf wear, previous owner's name neatly stamped to first page. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Cities in Evolution
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Cities in Evolution

By Geddes, Patrick

New York, NY: Howard Fertig, 1968 An Introduction to the Town Planning Movement and to the the Study of Civics. This is the 1968 US edition of Sir Patrick Geddes work first published in 1915. With a new introduction by Percy Johnson-Marshall. Red cloth with silver titling to spine, textblock edge is red to top, frontispiece, many black and white illustrations throughout, 409 pages. Light edge wear, previous owner's name to ffep. Dust jacket is price clipped, shows sunning to spine, edge and shelf wear with three small closed tears which are secured with clear tape to the inside. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics
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Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics

By Gruneau, Richard S.

Toronto, ON: Garamond Press, 1993 Culture and Communication in Canada Series. The authors discuss the roots of hockey, the world of professional hockey, hockey in small communities, violence in professional and minor hockey leagues, and issues of Canadian identity. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, 312 pages. Minor edge wear, gift inscription to ffep. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light sunning to spine, a few pressure marks to back. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Report of the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters & Sciences 1949-1951
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Report of the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters & Sciences 1949-1951

By Royal Commision on National Development

Ottawa, ON, 1951 This volume contains the Report of the Royal Commission: Part I presents the many and varied subjects which the Commission had under review and Part II presents the recommendations of the Commission. Soft cover, 517 pages. Sunning to spine, some shelf wear, ffep is removed. The inside is clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Myth of Media Violence, The: A Critical Introduction
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Myth of Media Violence, The: A Critical Introduction

By Trend, David

Malden MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007 This book examines "the current and historical debates over one of the most widely discussed yet little understood issues of our time: the social and cultural effects of violence in film, television, and video games." Illustrated black soft cover with white titling, 139 pages. Cover has shelf wear, a few tiny marks to lower text block edge, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.00

Taking Social Research to the Larger World
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Taking Social Research to the Larger World

By Harvey, Edward B.

Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press Inc., 2005 Foreword by the Honourable David R. Peterson, P.C., Q.C. Book contains "the remarkable story of Professor Edward Harvey's twin-track career as a university professor and consultant specializing in social policy issues - a forty-year journey that blossomed with the dynamic Trudeau era and the search for 'The Just Society.'" Inscribed by the author on half-title page, illustrated with black and white photographs, 272 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise appears to be without flaws. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombie
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Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombie

By Davis, Wade

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.: University of North Carolina Press, 1988 Foreword by Robert Farris Thompson; Preface by Richard Evans Schultes. Inscribed by the author to Canadian author, Brian Brett. Wade Davis "has written of one of the most fascinating and most misunderstood phenomena of all the Black Americas." Blue soft cover with white titling and red illustration, illustrated with black and white photographs, 344 pages. Cover has light edge wear, shelf wear, some pale discolouration to text block edge, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Theatre for Living: The Art and Science of Community-based Dialogue
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Theatre for Living: The Art and Science of Community-based Dialogue

By Diamond, David

Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2007 Book is "an essential resource for anyone interested in the power of theatre to evoke community healing." Foreword by Fritjof Capra. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with tan and white titling, 336 pages. With the exception of some light shelf wear, this handsome book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. 4th Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

How to Stop Whining and Start Living: How to Make Trouble and Influence People, Part 2
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How to Stop Whining and Start Living: How to Make Trouble and Influence People, Part 2

By Question Mark Collective

Victoria, Australia: Scam Publications, 1998 "The long awaited sequel to "How to Make Trouble and Influence People" is finally here. After two years of extensive research, The Question Mark Collective has delivered a book packed full of fascinating tales and anecdotes, of pranks and political absurdity, of the past and of the present...an extensive examination of Australiasia's political troublemakers and their lessons for the future." Off-white soft cover with black illustration, off-white titling on black ground, black and white illustrations throughout, unpaginated (80-90 pages) Cover has minor shelf wear, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity
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Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity

Emeryville, Ca: Seal Press Edited by Mattilda a.k.a. Matt Bernstein Sycamore. Book "challenges the very notion of belonging. By examining the perilous intersections of identity, categorization, and community, these foreceful essays explore and critique the power of 'passing'." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with multi-colour titling, contains twenty-seven essays, 354 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, book is otherwise clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.00

Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
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Companion to the Anthropology of Japan

By Robertson, Jennifer, Editor

Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2005 Book is a volume of "Blackwell Companions to Anthropology." Book is "an unprecedented collection of original essays by some of the field's most distinguished scholars of Japan which, taken together, offer a comprehensive overview of the field." Colourfully illustrated black and green soft cover with white titling, 518 pages. Book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Syesis, Volume 3, 1970 Supplement 1

Victoria, B.C.: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1970 Journal "Syesis", Volume 3, 1970, Supplement 1, the topic being "The archaeology of the Lochnore-Nesikep locality, British Columbia". Cream coloured soft cover with red titling and illustrated with a sea grizzly bear by Haida artist Tom Price on front, black titling to spine, black and white illustrations, 146 pages. Cover show some age darkening, some shelf wear, clear tape to spine, shadow of a removed sticker to front, light brown ring (could have been a coffee mug) for front, library card inside front cover, library stamp to first page. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$15.00

Biopolitical Experience: Foucault, Power and Positive Critique
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Biopolitical Experience: Foucault, Power and Positive Critique

By Blencowe, Claire

U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan Book "offers an original and comprehensive interpretation of Michel Foucault's analysis of biopolitics - situating biopolitics in the context of embodied histories of subjectivity, affective investments and structures of experience..." Blue hard cover with white titling and colourful illustration on front, blue titling on grey spine, 220 pages. Very faint mark on leading text block edge. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, Second Edition
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Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, Second Edition

By Barz, Gregory & Timothy J. Cooley

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008 Revised and expanded Second Edition. A varied collection of interesting, insightful essays about fieldwork, which has now been significantly expanded and revised, becoming the first comprehensive book about fieldwork in ethnomusicology. Illustrated black soft cover with white titling, occasional black and white illustrations, 325 pages. Book has negligible shelf wear, and is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second and Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965
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Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965

By Phillips, Lisa

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art/Flammarion, 1995 This is the catalogue of the exhibition "Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965" held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. With nine essays by art, film, and cultural historians, a detailed chronology, and a bibliography, the catalogue examines the Beat movement in all its complexity - through the many crosscurrents, exchanges, and collaborations among poets, visual artists, musicians, and filmmakers. Tan cloth with white titling on spine and front, grey end papers, black and white illustrations throughout as well as a few in colour, 280 pages. Upper edge of dust jacket has edge wear with some light chipping, one-inch closed tear at upper end of spine, and a half-inch closed tear on back, shelf wear. Dust jacket is now in a clear Brodart sleeve. This is a handsome book, in nice condition. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.00

Dynamics of Clanship Aming the Tallensi, The: Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe
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Dynamics of Clanship Aming the Tallensi, The: Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe

By Fortes, Meyer

London: International African Institute/Oxford University Press, 1945 An investigation of the Tale social structure, by Meyer Fortes, Sociologist to the Institute of West African Industries, Arts & Social Science, in Accra, Gold Coast. Dark blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white diagrams, maps and photographs, black and white fold-out map at back, 270 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, significant shelf wear with multiple spots of pale discolouration, sunned spine and upper front edge, text block edges darkened, owner's name in ink on end paper, front end papers foxed, underlining and notes in ink to the first 42 pages and very occasionally thereafter, occasional fingerprint smudges near a few page edges, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Waika: Die Kulturgeschichtliche Stellung der Waika-Indianer des oberen Orinoco im Rahmen der Voelkerkunde Suedamerikas
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Waika: Die Kulturgeschichtliche Stellung der Waika-Indianer des oberen Orinoco im Rahmen der Voelkerkunde Suedamerikas

By Zerries, Otto

Munich: Klaus Renner Verlag, 1964 Band 1 - Waika: Die Kulturgeschichtliche Stellung der Waika-Indianer des oberen Orinoco im Rahmen der Voelkerkunde Suedamerikas. Kartonierter Einband, 293 Seiten plus eine gefaltete Tafel und 54 Kartenskizzen (2 sind gefaltet). Der vordere Einband ist beschaedigt: white-out ist benutzt um einige Worte zu ueberdecken (wahrscheinlich der Name des frueheren Eigentuemers), obere Ecken fehlen, Buchruecken oben eingerissen. Written in German. Cultural history of the Waika-Indians in the Upper Orinoco. Card cover, 293 pages plus a fold-out table and 54 maps (2 of whom are folded). Card cover shows wear to front: with white-out applied (presumably to obscure previous owner's name), top corners missing, bottom free corner shows a small crease, a few light water stains. This is an overweight book. The standard shipping charges are calculated for a parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Wye Island
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Wye Island

By Gibbons, Boyd

Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press Subtitled on cover: Outsiders, Insiders, and Resistance to Change. A "Resources for the Future" book. "This is the human story of conflict over the development of a tranquil island on Maryland's Eastern Shore." Off-white cloth with brown titling on spine and front, end papers are a map of the area, two black and white maps in text, 227 pages. Front cover has a slight warp to it. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light edge wear and a very slightly sunned spine. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

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