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1 ALLAND, JR., ALEXANDER. Evolution And Human Behavior.
Natural History Press, Garden City: 1967. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Presents the new physical anthropology: it offers an original view of the human process and prepares the student of anthropology with a concise introductory background in Darwinian evolutionary theory, Mendelian genetics, and the biochemical structure of the hereditary materials, especially DNA. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.03 USD
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2 ARCHER, W. G.; WALEY, ARTHUR (FOREWORD). The Blue Grove: The Poetry Of The Uraons.
Grove Press, New York. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
The author's main objective in translating these songs of the Uraons, an aboriginal tribe of Dravidian stock concentrated in the western half of Chota Nagpur in Central India, was to convey as much as possible of their beauty. Concentrates on Dance Poems, Marriage Poems and Riddles. Includes an Index. 
Price: 57.48 USD
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3 ARDREY, ROBERT; ARDREY, BERDINE (DRAWINGS). African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into The Animal Origins And Nature Of Man.
Dell Publishing, New York: 1971. A Laurel Edition. Eleventh Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Both covers are tattered. 
Presents the thesis that Homo sapiens developed from carnivorous, predatory killer apes and that man's age-old affinity for war and weapons is the natural result of this inherited animal instinct. Includes an Index. "...the most enjoyable and stimulating book on the evolution of man ... that has been published for some time." - The Nation. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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4 ARDREY, ROBERT; ARDREY, BERDINE (DRAWINGS). African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into The Animal Origins And Nature Of Man.
Dell, New York: 1961. A Delta Book. Eighteenth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Presents the thesis that Homo sapiens developed from carnivorous, predatory killer apes and that man's age-old affinity for war and weapons is the natural result of this inherited animal instinct. Includes an Index. "...the most enjoyable and stimulating book on the evolution of man ... that has been published for some time." - The Nation. 
Price: 2.16 USD
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5 BARLEY, NIGEL; ROOUM, DONALD (ILLUSTRATOR). Adventures In A Mud Hut: An Innocent Anthropologist Abroad.
The Vanguard Press, New York: 1983. 0814908802 / 9780814908808 First American Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
An anthropologist writes about his time spent among a strangely neglected group of mountain pagans in North Cameroon, the Dowayos. 
Price: 63.18 USD
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6 BASEDOW, HERBERT. The Australian Aboriginal.
F. W. Preece and Sons, Adelaide: 1929. Second Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. good condition. Name of previous owner appears on front endpaper. 
Discusses the habits, laws, beliefs, and legends of the Australian aboriginals as well as the disastrous effects of those who have settled there on the native population. Includes 146 illustrations and photographs as well as an Index. 
Price: 241.30 USD
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7 BENEDICT, RUTH. Patterns Of Culture.
The New American Library, New York: May 1949. Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
An analysis of our social structure as related to primitive civilizations and an indispensable introduction to the field of anthropology. Discusses a study of three sharply contrasting cultures. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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8 BENEDICT, RUTH. Patterns Of Culture.
Penguin Books, New York: January 1946. First Pelican Books edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
An analysis of our social structure as related to primitive civilizations and an indispensable introduction to the field of anthropology. Discusses a study of three sharply contrasting cultures. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.04 USD
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9 BENEDICT, RUTH. Patterns Of Culture.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1959. Sentry Edition. 22nd Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
An indispensable introduction to the field of anthropology and a study of three sharply contrasting cultures. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.42 USD
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10 BENEDICT, RUTH. The Chrysanthemun And The Sword: Patterns Of Japanese Culture.
New American Library, New York: 1974. 0452005612 / 9780452005617 First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Covers the view of life of the people of Japan and their many-faceted view of themselves. Here are the main outlines of Japanese society, their curious system of practical ethics, their ideas of good and evil, and the structured disciplines that make the Japanese able to live according to their code. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.41 USD
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11 BENEDICT, RUTH. The Chrysanthemun And The Sword: Patterns Of Japanese Culture.
New American Library, New York: 1974. 0452007291 / 9780452007291 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Covers the view of life of the people of Japan and their many-faceted view of themselves. Here are the main outlines of Japanese society, their curious system of practical ethics, their ideas of good and evil, and the structured disciplines that make the Japanese able to live according to their code. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.08 USD
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12 BETTELHEIM, BRUNO. Symbolic Wounds: Puberty Rites And The Envious Male.
Thames & Hudson, London: 1955. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and tears. 
Initiation rites and particularly circumcisions, have been viewed by both anthropologists and psychoanalysts as imposed primarily by the elders on the young. Includes an Index. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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13 BOAS, FRANZ. Primitive Art.
Dover Publications, New York: 1955. 0486200256 / 9780486200255 Reprint edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Presents a definitive analysis of the fundamental traits of primitive art, covering the formal element in art, representative art, symbolism, style, literature, and the dance. Includes a detailed 115-page study of the art of the North Pacific Coast of North America. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.79 USD
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14 BURTON, R. (EDITOR). Venus Oceanica: Anthropologica Studies In The Sex Life Of The South Sea Natives.
Oceania Research Press, New York: 1935. Privately Printed For Subscribers. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition with fading spine. 
Details the sex life of the South Sea natives including information on Chastity, Menstruation, Prostitution, Sexual Hygiene and other pertinent topics. 
Price: 143.21 USD
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15 CASTANEDA, CARLOS. The Second Ring Of Power.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1979. 0671248510 / 9780671248512 Reprint. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
A new chapter in Castaneda's journey, in which he becomes acquainted with a sorcerer's family, a small closed society in which the teachings of Don Juan have become a way of life. 
Price: 14.35 USD
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16 CERVANTES, MARIA ANTONIETA. National Anthropological Museum.
Geocolor, Barcelona: January1978. 8474240026 / 9788474240023 Second Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Describes the National Anthropological Museum in Mexico which aims to show the history of the prehispanic peopleswho inhabited what is now the land of Mexico and the changes they underwent on making contact with the Europeans, as well as the present situation of native groups in Mexico. Contains over 205 color photographs and an Index. 
Price: 30.40 USD
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17 CHAGNON, NAPOLEON A. Yanomamo: The Fierce People.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1968. 0030623286 / 9780030623288 Third Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Yanomamo culture, in its major focus, reverses the meanings of "good" and "desirable" as phrased in the ideal postulates of the Judaic-Christian tradition. A high capacity for rage, a quick flash point, and a willingness to use violence to obtain one's ends are considered desirable traits. This is the study of a fierce people who engage in chronic warfare. Includes photographs. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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18 CHAGNON, NAPOLEON A. Yanomamo: The Fierce People.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1968. 0030623286 / 9780030623288 Third Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Yanomamo culture, in its major focus, reverses the meanings of "good" and "desirable" as phrased in the ideal postulates of the Judaic-Christian tradition. A high capacity for rage, a quick flash point, and a willingness to use violence to obtain one's ends are considered desirable traits. This is the study of a fierce people who engage in chronic warfare. Includes photographs. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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19 CRITCHFIELD, RICHARD. Villages.
Anchor Books, New York: 1991. 0385183755 / 9780385183758 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. Slight crease in back cover. 
According to the author, "The central idea in Villages is that village life is not only vital in itself, but is also the fundamental basis of all civilized behavior, including our own." Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.71 USD
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20 EDDY, ELIZABETH M. (EDITOR). Urban Anthropology: Research Perspectives And Strategies.
Southern Anthropological Society, Athens: 1968. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. Some slight neat underlinings. 
This is Proceedings No. 2. Includes essays entitled "The Archeological Contribution to Urban Studies," "The Anthropology of Cities: Some Methodological Issues," "Cultural Continuity and African Urbanization," and "Urban Classes and Acculturation in Latin America." 
Price: 20.43 USD
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