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MAN PAST AND PRESENT

By Keane, A. H.

Cambridge University Press. Good with no dustjacket. 1899. Hardcover. Some moderate wear and foxing at the page edges. ; 8vo; 584 pages .

$27.50

AUSTRALIAN KIN CLASSIFICATION

By Scheffler, Harold W.

Cambridge University Press. Very Good+ with no dustjacket. 1978. Hardcover. 052121906X . From the preface: "This book is an attempt to demonstrate that the categories by which the aboriginal peoples of Australia order their social lives are predominantly kin categories - a moot point in social anthropology - and, beyond this, to reveal the structures and the relations among the structures of Australian systems of kin classification." ; 8vo .

$54.93

WHAT IS TRUTH? AN INQUIRY CONCERNING THE ANTIQUITY AND UNITY OF THE HUMAN RACE

By Burgess, Ebenezer

Boston: Israel P. Warren. Good with no dustjacket. 1871. Hardcover. Former library book with usual marks and defects. The pages are very good and clean. Overall moderate to average wear. Inner hinges repaired. Backstrip cloth damaged at bottom. ; "With an examination of recent scientific speculations on those subjects. " ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 424 pages .

$48.75

BEYOND THE DREAM: A SEARCH FOR MEANING

By Thompson, Laura

University of Guam. Near Fine with no dustjacket. 1991. Hardcover. Autobiographical account of the life of Laura Maud Thompson: writer, researcher, teacher, consultant and anthropologist. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 158 pages .

$30.88

THE STRUCTURE OF HUMAN POPULATIONS

By Harrison, G. A. and A. J. Boyce

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Good+ in Good+ dustjacket. 1972. Hardcover. Ex-library copy; usual marks. Otherwise very good, clean and sound. Front free endpaper removed. No marks or writinf (other than library) . ; 8vo; 447 pages .

$17.50

ANALYSIS OF PREHISTORIC ECONOMIC PATTERNS

By Gabel, Creighton

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Very Good-. 1967. Softcover. Clean. Light to moderate cover wear. Very sound. ; 8vo; 69 pages .

$7.95

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN A Course of Elementary Lectures

By De Quatrefages, A.

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good with no dustjacket. 1875. Hardcover. Rear inner hinge paper repaired. ; Translated from the French by eliza A. Youmans. Many wonderful illustrations of races (Hindoo, Esquimaux, Feejee, etc. ) that cannot be called accurate. Lecture titles: The Unity of the Human Species; The Antiquity of Man; The Origin of Man; Physical Characters of the Human Race; Intellectual and Moral Characters of the Human Race. Drawings also of ancient tools and skulls. ; Small 8vo; 152 pages .

$35.75

MISSION ON THE NILE

By Dempsey, James

Philosophical Library. Very Good in Good dustjacket. 1956. Hardcover. "Primarily this is an account of missionary life in an obscure corner of the Upper Sudan, but it is also a mass of first-hand information about the habits and history of the little-known Shilluk people, their language and way of life (including the oddities of their marriage and burial customs) , their system of government and their religious beliefs. " Amusingly told. ; 8vo; 247 pages .

$16.95

PRIMITIVE AND PEASANT ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

By Nash, Manning

Chandler Publishing Co.. Very Good+. 1966. Softcover. 8vo; 166 pages .

$9.50

PATARATA POTTERY Classic Period Ceramics of the South-Central Gulf Coast, Veracruz, Mexico

By Stark, Barbara L.

University of Arizona Press. Good with no dustjacket. 1989. Softcover. SOLD AS-IS: pages 87-92 carelessly torn out, leaving these 3 pages partially missing. ; 4to; 205 pages .

$5.95

MORAL IMAGINATION IN KAGURU MODES OF THOUGHT
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MORAL IMAGINATION IN KAGURU MODES OF THOUGHT

By Beidelman, T. O.

Smithsonian Institution Press. Very Good. 1993. Softcover. 1560982365 . 8vo; 231 pages .

$14.50