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Culture, Practice, and the Semantics of Xhosa Beer-Drinking Ethnology Volume XLII (42) Number 3

Culture, Practice, and the Semantics of Xhosa Beer-Drinking Ethnology Volume XLII (42) Number 3

by Patrick Alister McAllister (1948–2016)

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187-207 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLII Number 3 complete issue. First edition. Rural Xhosa beer-drinking is associated with a specialized lexicon related to producing, distributing, and ritually consuming maize beer in communal settings. Understanding this provides important insights into the status of beer as an indigenous commodity and the… Read more about this item
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Adolescent Ambiguities and the Negotiation of Belonging in the Andes in Ethnology Volume XLII (42) Number 4

Adolescent Ambiguities and the Negotiation of Belonging in the Andes in Ethnology Volume XLII (42) Number 4

by Krista E Van Vleet

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349-363 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLII Number 4 complete issue. First edition. Although typically marginal to conceptions of citizenship, children also negotiate their belonging to the nation. This article explores the ways adolescent girls in a rural region of Bolivia use clothing to identify themselves with various collectivities: nation,… Read more about this item
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Lienzos de Chiepetlan, manuscrits pictographiques et manuscrits en caractères latins de San Miguel Chiepetlan, Guerrero, Maxique - mission archéologique et ethnologique française au Mexique, collection études mésoaméricaines - I
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Lienzos de Chiepetlan, manuscrits pictographiques et manuscrits en caractères latins de San Miguel Chiepetlan, Guerrero, Maxique - mission archéologique et ethnologique française au Mexique, collection études mésoaméricaines - I

by Joaquín Galarza (1928-2004)

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505 pages with maps, illustrations, facsimiles, tables, errata and index. Quarto(11" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's dark grey with black labels to spine and gilt lettering in original pictorial jacket. First edition, Joaquín Galarza, Chargé de Recherches to the National Center of Scientific Research of Paris, Assistant of the Museum of Man and of the French Archaeological and Ethnological… Read more about this item
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Modern cows and exotic trees: Identity, personhood, and exchange among the Iraqw of Tanzania in Ethnology Volume XLI (41) Number 2

Modern cows and exotic trees: Identity, personhood, and exchange among the Iraqw of Tanzania in Ethnology Volume XLI (41) Number 2

by Katherine A Snyder

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155–173 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLI Number 2 complete issue. First edition. The article explores the Iraqw people's forms of identity and personhood, and how ideas of personhood have changed since the precolonial era. The Iraqw are a Cushitic ethnic group who live in northern Tanzania, and are thought… Read more about this item
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Nature Regimes in Southern Mexico: A History of Power and Environment in Ethnology Volume XLI (41) Number 1

Nature Regimes in Southern Mexico: A History of Power and Environment in Ethnology Volume XLI (41) Number 1

by Nora Haenn

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1-26 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLI Number 1 complete issue. First edition. This article explores the popularized history of a state-peasant conservation alliance in southern Mexico. Following poststructural calls, it treats this history as a locally constructed "regime of nature," a story that condenses and attempts to direct the… Read more about this item
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Social and cultural conditions of religious conversion in colonial Southwest Tanzania, 1891-1939 in Ethnology Volume XL (40) Number 4

Social and cultural conditions of religious conversion in colonial Southwest Tanzania, 1891-1939 in Ethnology Volume XL (40) Number 4

by Wolfgang Gabbert

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291-308 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XL Number 4 complete issue. First edition. Starting from a discussion of theoritical approaches to conversion to Christianity, this article discusses the mission of the Protestant Moravian Church among the Nyakyusa of southwestern Tanzania. It shows that the missionaries' success did not depend on… Read more about this item
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Creating the moral body: missionaries and the technology of power in early Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XL (40) Number 3

Creating the moral body: missionaries and the technology of power in early Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XL (40) Number 3

by Wayne Fife

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251-269 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XL Number 3 complete issue. First edition. British missionaries went to Papua New Guinea in order to create a new moral body: a Christian character that would fit into Great Britain's colonial world. Education by missionaries became, in an interpretation paralleling the theories of… Read more about this item
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The Way of the Ancestors: Custom, Innovation, and Resistance in Ethnology Volume XXX (30) Number 3

The Way of the Ancestors: Custom, Innovation, and Resistance in Ethnology Volume XXX (30) Number 3

by Maria Lepowsky

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217-223 pages with map and bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XXX Number 3 complete issue. First edition. Professor Lepowky's areas of interest include Cultural anthropology, gender, historical anthropology, environmental anthropology, exchange, ritual, medical/nutritional, psychological anthropology, history of anthropology; Oceania, New Guinea, Native California, California and the American West. Condition: Light edge wear with… Read more about this item
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Spectacular Quetzals, Ecotourism, and Environmental Futures in Monte Verde, Costa Rica in Ethnology Volume XL Number 2

Spectacular Quetzals, Ecotourism, and Environmental Futures in Monte Verde, Costa Rica in Ethnology Volume XL Number 2

by Luis A. Vivanco

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79-92 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XL Number 2 complete issue. First edition. Monte Verde, Costa Rica, has recently become a popular tourist destination among North American, European, and Costa Rican ecotourists desiring to experience rain and cloud forests. The resplendent quetzal, a migratory bird with colorful plumage and mythical… Read more about this item
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The demon superstition: abominable twins and mission culture in Onitsha history in Ethnology Volume Xl (40) Number 1

The demon superstition: abominable twins and mission culture in Onitsha history in Ethnology Volume Xl (40) Number 1

by Misty L. Bastian

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13--27 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XL Number 1 complete issue. First edition. In the colonial period, the Igbo found themselves between a rock and a hard place with regard to the practice of twin killing. Animal-like multiple births (UMU EJIME) was an abomination (NSO ANI) against the earth deity… Read more about this item
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Meaning, Explanations of Illness, and the Development of Comparative Frameworks in Ethnology Volume XXIX (39) Number 4

Meaning, Explanations of Illness, and the Development of Comparative Frameworks in Ethnology Volume XXIX (39) Number 4

by Linda C. Garro (1955- )

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305-334 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XXXIX Number 4 complete issue. First edition. This selection introduces three frameworks for comparing beliefs about disease and the treatment of illness. Garro applies the frameworks to two case studies and demonstrates some strengths and weaknesses of each. Her analysis focuses on the general… Read more about this item
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Flexible Production, Households, and Fieldwork: Multisited Zapotec Weavers in the Era of Late Capitalism in Ethnology Volume XXXIX Number 2

by W. Warner Wood

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133-148 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XXXIX Number 2 complete issue. First edition. Like other crafters catering to tourists and international ethnic art markets, Zapotec weavers have become more closely tied to international capital and to increasingly flexible and dispersed schemes of production. Some Zapotec families have responded to such… Read more about this item
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Native Evangelism in Central Mexico in Ethnology Volumr XXXIX (39 ) Number 1

Native Evangelism in Central Mexico in Ethnology Volumr XXXIX (39 ) Number 1

by Hugo Gino Nutini (1929-2013)

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39-54 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XXXIX Number 1 complete issue. First edition. Evangelical Christianity is Mexico's fastest-growing religious movement, with about ten million adherents today. Most belong to Protestant denominations introduced from the United States (e.g., Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-day Adventists), but perhaps as many as 800,000 are members of… Read more about this item
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The Evolution of Market Niches in Oaxacan Woodcarving in Ethnology Volume XXXIX (39) Number 3

The Evolution of Market Niches in Oaxacan Woodcarving in Ethnology Volume XXXIX (39) Number 3

by Michael Chibnik (1946- )

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225-242 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XXXIX Number 3 complete issue. First edition. Economic anthropologists studying craft commercialization have typically focused on changes in work organization associated with new international commodity chains linking artisans, development organizations, wholesalers, and store owners. Few researchers, however, have carefully examined the product differentiation… Read more about this item
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Many Ways of Becoming a Woman: The Case of Unmarried Israeli-Palestinian

Many Ways of Becoming a Woman: The Case of Unmarried Israeli-Palestinian "Girls" in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 1

by Amalia Sa ar

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18 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIII Number 1 complete issue. First edition. Unmarried Israeli-Palestinian women are normatively expected to remain virgins and social juniors, yet in practice their handling of their sexuality, and by extension their femininity, produces a range of social personas. While some indeed remain submissive… Read more about this item
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Nagotooh(Gahni): The Bonding between Mother and Child in Shoshoni Tradition  in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 2

Nagotooh(Gahni): The Bonding between Mother and Child in Shoshoni Tradition in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 2

by Drusilla Gould and Maria Glowacka

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185-191 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIII Number 2 complete issue. First edition. This essay discusses a traditional model of the maternal nurturing of newborn babies in the Shoshoni tradition from a native-language perspective. It examines the 30-day period of confinement called nagotooh(gahni), which was viewed as a symbolic extension… Read more about this item
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Walking in the spirit of blood: Moral identity among born-again Christians in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 3

Walking in the spirit of blood: Moral identity among born-again Christians in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 3

by James S. Bielo (1980- )

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271-289 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIII Number 3 complete issue. First edition. The proliferation of small groups within American Protestantism, in particular those devoted to Bible study, raises questions about the collective construction of meaning in congregational life. Using discourse as an analytical tool, this article explores the meaning… Read more about this item
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Wealth Items in the Western Highlands of West Papua in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 4

Wealth Items in the Western Highlands of West Papua in Ethnology Volume XLIII (43) Number 4

by Anton Ploeg (1933- )

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291-313 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIII Number 4 complete issue. First edition. This article compares the distinctive uses of wealth items among Grand Valley Dani, Western Dani, and Me, the largest ethnic groups in West Papua. The time period covered is primarily from first contact with Europeans to… Read more about this item
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Cosmology, Resources, and Landscape: Agencies of the Dead and the Living in Duna, Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XLIV (44) Number 1

Cosmology, Resources, and Landscape: Agencies of the Dead and the Living in Duna, Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XLIV (44) Number 1

by Pamela J. Stewart (1958- ) and Andrew Strathern

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35-47 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIV Number 1 complete issue. First edition. Among the Duna people of Papua New Guinea, ideas about the dead and the living are intertwined through cosmological perceptions of, and ritual interactions with, the landscape. Nowadays the winds of change coming into the Duna area… Read more about this item
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The Afterlife of Asabano Corpses: Relationships with the Deceased in Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XLIV Number 2

The Afterlife of Asabano Corpses: Relationships with the Deceased in Papua New Guinea in Ethnology Volume XLIV Number 2

by Roger Ivar Lohmann

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189-206 pages with bibliography. Royal octavo (10" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Ethnology Volume XLIV Number 2 complete issue. First edition. Before contact with the West, the Asabano of Papua New Guinea treated human remains differently depending on the type of relationship survivors planned to have with the deceased. Traditional methods included corpse exposure with curation or disposal… Read more about this item
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