Social Anthropology

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Social Anthropology Books & Ephemera

In Habit : An Anthropological Study of Working Nuns.

In Habit : An Anthropological Study of Working Nuns.

by Campbell-Jones, Suzanne

London: Faber & Faber. 1979. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 239 pages. A social anthropologist's study of two different congregations of Roman Catholic nuns. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
On Aggression

On Aggression

by Lorenz, Konrad (Translated by Marjorie Kerr Wilson)

New York, New York: Bantam Books, Inc., 1967. Later Printing. MMPB. Very Good/None. Vintage examination of causes of aggression in mankind and the animal kingdom. Firm binding, minor edgewear in places. Packed and shipped with care.
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$2.95
Loving Big Brother: Performance, Privacy and Surveillance Space

Loving Big Brother: Performance, Privacy and Surveillance Space

by McGrath, John E

New York, New York: Routledge, 2004. Paperback. Very Good+/None. Balanced study on the burgeoning surveillance state. Minor edgewear in places, clean interior. Packed and shipped with care.
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$23.95
Pullman; an Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning, 1880-1930

Pullman; an Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning, 1880-1930

by Buder, Stanley

Oxford University Press, 1967 2021-01-18. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Oxford University Press, New York, 1st Ed., 1967, 8vo., 263pp.. Firm binding, light foxing to text blocks/edges of cover boards, one name on FFEP. DJ complete ($7.50), tanned. Well packaged, ships with tracking.
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$20.00
Prince Among Slaves: The True Story of an African Prince Sold Into Slavery in the American South (30th Anniversary Edition)

Prince Among Slaves: The True Story of an African Prince Sold Into Slavery in the American South (30th Anniversary Edition)

by Alford, Terry

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Paperback. As New/None. 64% off retail price! May contain remainder marks. Packed and shipped with care.
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$5.99
Indian Basketry: Forms, Designs, and Symbolism of Native American Basketry

Indian Basketry: Forms, Designs, and Symbolism of Native American Basketry

by James, George Wharton

New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2014. First Thus. Paperback. Very Good/None. Clean and sturdy but has firm bump to one outside corner and a little bending towards outer page. Packed and shipped with care.
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$5.95
Policing Dissent: Social Control and the Anti-Globalization Movement

Policing Dissent: Social Control and the Anti-Globalization Movement

by Fernandez, Luis A

New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2009. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good/None. Social history and study of changes in policing from the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle onward and its effect on constitutional rights. Sturdy copy, mostly free of notes and marks. Lower outside corner has a heavier bump but otherwise nice. Packed and shipped with care.
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$6.95
The New Black Renaissance: The Souls Anthology of Critical African-American Studies

The New Black Renaissance: The Souls Anthology of Critical African-American Studies

by Marable, Manning (Edited by)

Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Press, 2005. First Thus. Paperback. Good/None. In-depth critical examination of the political and social landscape of the modern African American experience. Heavily annoted and highlighted inside, bumping and soiling on some edges/corners. More of a reading copy. Packed and shipped with care.
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$5.95
Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty.

Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty.

by Oscar Lewis

New York, NY John Wiley & Sons: Science Editions, 1962. Paperback Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use: slightest spine lean; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; price has been blocked out; binding secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 351pp. Sewn Binding. Foreward by Oliver La Farge. Trade Paperback. Time certainly has not diminished... Read more
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$3.53
Firewalking and Religious Healing: The Anastenaria of Greece and the American Firewalking Movement

Firewalking and Religious Healing: The Anastenaria of Greece and the American Firewalking Movement

by Danforth, Loring M

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1989. Later Printing. Paperback. Good/None. Anthropological comparison between religious traditions in northern Greece and modern firewalking. Standard used condition. Reading copy or better. Packed and shipped with care.
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$4.95
A Black National News Service: The Associated Negro Press and Claude Barnett, 1919-1945

A Black National News Service: The Associated Negro Press and Claude Barnett, 1919-1945

by Hogan, Lawrence D

Cranbury, New Jersey: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Good+. History of the Claude Barnett papers, describing the relationship between black newspapers and the Associated Negro Press in the first half of the 20th century. Previous owner’s stamp on first fly page, otherwise clean. Several small tears along jacket edges. Packed and shipped with care.
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$24.95
The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies

The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies

by Marcel Mauss

Routledge, London, 1997. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. translated by W. D. Halls; foreword by Mary Douglas; Marcel Mauss was a French sociologist and anthropologist. His work profoundly influenced the field of anthropology with respect to topics such as magic, sacrifice, and gift exchange in primitive cultures. A brilliant example of the comparative method, 'The Gift' presents the first systematic study of the custom - -widespread in primitive societies from ancient Rome to... Read more
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£12.00
African Broadcast Cultures: Radio in Transition

African Broadcast Cultures: Radio in Transition

by Fardon, Richard and Graham Furniss (Edited by)

Westport, Connecticut: James Currey / Praeger Publishers, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Rare anthropological overview of radio across the African continent. Clean and tight copy. Minor wear in places on jacket. Packed and shipped with care.
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$75.00
The Greeks and Their Gods

The Greeks and Their Gods

by Guthrie, W.K.C

Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 1956. Second Printing. Paperback. Good+/None. Thick vintage mythology trade paperback, Beacon BP2. Some stress to spine exterior though remains intact and interior appears to be free of notes and marks. Minor to moderate wear to edges, and a bit of sunning towards spine on back cover. Packed and shipped with care.
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$6.95
The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women

The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women

by The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984. Later Printing. Paperback. Good+/None. The sequel to the women’s lib classic on health and sexuality. Previous owner’s name in blue highlighter on title page, and has sections highlighted in places within. More of a reading copy. Packed and shipped with care.
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$6.95
Scottish Clans and Tartans

Scottish Clans and Tartans

by Grant, Neil

Guilford, Connecticut: The Lyons Press, 2002. Paperback. Very Good/None. Unique volume could be used as a cultural history of Scottish clans or a reference on their distinctive tartan patterns (some might say plaid). Mild to moderate outer wear in places. Tight binding. Packed and shipped with care.
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$12.95