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LEARNING FROM THINGS: METHOD AND THEORY OF MATERIAL CULTURE STUDIES
Written by W. David Kingery.
Stock no. 1826224
Published by Smithsonian Institution. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of 18 essays linking material culture studies with art history and the history of technology, as well as with archaeology, anthropology, cultural geography, folklore studies, and other fields that use material evidence. Grey cloth spine, black paper boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 1560986077. Text block slightly grubby. Light vertical crease to prelims. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased to front flap, has the remains of label to rear panel and is lightly scuffed.
LETTERS AND NOTES ON THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS AND CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS
Written by George Catlin; Peter Matthiessen; C.J. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1826089
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.
"Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America". Introduced by Matthiessen, edited and abridged by Shepherd. Pale peach cloth. Colour photos throughout. 470 pages. Scuff mark to half-title page else contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor scuffs.
LOST LANDS OF EDEN: PEOPLE AND LANDSCAPE IN EARLY EAST CUMBRIA, FROM ABOUT 10,000BC TO 700AD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1825902
Published by East Cumbria Countryside Project. Slightly better than very good condition.
East Cumbria as shaped by 6,000 years of human history. The River Eden runs right through East Cumbria and, as a result, much of the area has been known, simply, as Eden. Each chapter of the book describes a scene of life in Eden. Oblong format. Cardwraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. 36 numbered pages. Light browning to covers. Previous owner's rainbow coloured address label to title page. Else contents clean.
THE NUBA: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE HILL TRIBES IN KORDOFAN
Written by S.F. Nadel.
Stock no. 1825650
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
This book embraces both anthropological analyses proper - of the Nuba economic system, of kinship organization, of religious beliefs and tribal morality - and the discussion of 'practical' topics such as the policy of Nuba-Arab assimilation, the prospects of native administration in so primitive and heterogeneous a society, and the evolution of a Nuba law adapted to modern conflicts. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. Light browning and scuffing to endpapers. Text block browned and dusty. Contents clean. Orange dustwrapper is browned, edge-creased, worn at top of spine, tiny hole to rear edge of spine.
An attempt to give some description of the physical geography, botany, zoology, anthropology, languages and history of the territories under British protection in East Central Africa, between the Congo Free State and the Rift Valley and between the first degree of South latitude and the fifth degree of North latitude. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour plates, maps and numerous b/w illustrations. A very heavy set. Both volumes rubbed and scuffed to boards, top & tail of spines worn. Text block a little grubby. Name in ink to half-title pages. All colour plates & maps present. Some hinges lightly pulled. Rear joint of volume 2 is cracked exposing cloth beneath but is still quite firm.
THE SMALLEST ANTHROPOIDS: THE MARMOSET/CALLIMICO RADIATION
Written by Susan M. Ford; Leila M. Porter; Lesa C. Davis.
Stock no. 1825135
Published by Springer. 1st 2009. Very good condition.
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects series. A comprehensive examination of the callimico/marmoset clade, including the smallest anthropoid primates on earth. Green glazed boards. Colour illustrations, b/w charts. ISBN: 9781441902924. Boards scuffed and lightly scored. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF LANDSCAPE: A GUIDE TO THE NEOLITHIC SITES IN CARDIGANSHIRE, CARMARTHENSHIRE & PEMBROKESHIRE
Written by George Children; George Nash.
Stock no. 2137102
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition.
Monuments in the Landscape Volume 5. Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1873827997. Page browning.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 10 b/w plates. xxii and 298 pages including index. Top & tail of spine rubbed with slight fraying and loss of cloth, spine lightly browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxspots and pencil annotation to margins. All plates present.
ISLANDS IN TIME: ISLAND SOCIOGEOGRAPHY AND MEDITERRANEAN PREHISTORY
Written by Mark Patton.
Stock no. 1814260
Published by Routledge. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0415126592. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.
ALL INDIA COORDINATED RESEARCH PROJECT ON ETHNOBIOLOGY ANNUAL REPORT 1983
No author listed.
Stock no. 1809400
Published by Government Of India. 1983. Very good condition.
An attempt to document the salient achievement made by the AICRPE during the year 1983. A deeper understanding of the impact of increasing population and modernisation on tribal culture in India. Cream cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 61 pages. Covers creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. Contents clean.
ALL INDIA COORDINATED RESEARCH PROJECT ON ETHNOBIOLOGY ANNUAL REPORT 1984
No author listed.
Stock no. 1809399
Published by Government Of India. 1984. Very good condition.
An attempt to document the salient achievement made by the AICRPE during the year 1984. A deeper understanding of the impact of increasing population and modernisation on tribal culture in India. Grey cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. iv and 137 pages. Covers creased. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean.
A global perspective on mid-holocene transitions. Examining the dynamic relationship between climate and culture during the Mid Holocene in many different parts of the world. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9780120883905. A nice, clean copy.