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101 KEELER, WARD. Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1987. 0691028362 / 9780691028361 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
An anthropologist's account of a highly stylized performing art. Includes an Index. 
Price: 50.45 USD
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102 KENNY, MICHAEL. A Spanish Tapestry: Town And Country In Castile.
Harper Colophon Books, New York: 1966. First Harper Colophon Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

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103 KLUCKHOHN, CLYDE & LEIGHTON, DOROTHEA; WALES, LUCY H. & KLUCKHOHN, RICHARD (REVISIONS MADE BY); FREED, STANLEY A. (FOREWORD). The Navaho.
The Natural History Library, Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City in co-operation with The American Museum of Natural History, New York: 1962. Revised Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A thorough and readable account of the largest Indian tribe in the United States, this work on the Navaho considers four aspects of his life: first, Navaho history from archaeological times to the present; second, the Navaho's present economic situation and his attempts to wrest a livelihood from his harsh physical environment; third, the Navaho's sense of the supernatural: his myths, beliefs, anxieties, fears, his self-image in a modern world dominated by white people; and finally, the Navaho's social structure, his family life, and his language. Includes an Index. "This collaboration between an anthropologist and a medico-psychiatrist has been a fortunate one . . . This book teaches the salutary lesson that majority culture patterns are not self-justifying...If we have achieved a greater mastery over the forces of nature than the Navahos, perhaps they have received more by experiencing the beauty and emotional values in nature than we."- The New York Times 
Price: 12.02 USD
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104 KLUCKHOHN, CLYDE. Mirror For Man: The Relation Of Anthropology To Modern Life.
McGraw-Hill, New York: 1949. Whittlesey House Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy 
A book intended for laymen presenting an introduction to anthropology. Includes an Index. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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105 KLUCKHOHN, CLYDE. Mirror For Man: The Relation Of Anthropology To Modern Life.
Fawcett Publications, Greenwich: 1967. Eleventh Fawcett Premier Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. First inside page has top piece torn out. 
A book intended for laymen presenting an introduction to anthropology. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.46 USD
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106 KNAB, TIMOTHY J. Dialogue Of Earth And Sky: Dreams, Souls, Curing And The Modern Aztec Underworld.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson . s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In Mexico's Sierra Norte de Puebla, beliefs that were held before the coming of Europeans continue to guide the lives of modern Aztecs. For residents of San Martin Zinacapan, life in and on the earth is animated by the same forces, through which people seek to maintain a cohesive view of the relationship of mankind, the cosmos, and the natural world. This delicate balance of the human spirit maintains the health and well-being of villagers, and is an essential part of the social and ideological framework that makes a person's life whole. This book describes the basic elements of a belief system that has survived the onslaught of Catholicism, colonialism, and the modern world. Timothy Knab has spent thirty years working in this area of Mexico, learning of the Most Holy Earth and following what its people there call "the good path." He was initiated as a dreamer, learned the prayers and techniques for curing maladies of the human soul, and from his long association with the Sanmartinos has constructed a thorough account of their beliefs and practices. Learning to recount dreams, forming a dreamtale, and "carrying it on one's back" to the waking world is the first part of the practitioner's labor in curing. But dreamtales are shown to be more than parables in this world, for they embody the ethos and cosmovision that link Sanmartinos with their traditions and the Most Holy Earth. Building on this background, Knab describes how the open-ended interpretation of dreams is the practitioner's primary instrument for restoring a client's soul to its proper equilibrium, thus providing a practical approach to finding and resolving everyday problems. Many anthropologists hold that such beliefs have long since disappeared into the nebulous past, but in San Martin they remain alive and well. The underworld of the ancestors, talocan or Tlalocan for the Aztecs, is still a vital part of everyday life for the people of the Sierra Norte de Puebla. The Dialogue of Earth and Sky is an important record of a culture that has maintained a precolumbian cosmovision for nearly 500 years, revealing that this system is as resonant today with the ethos of Mesoamerican peoples as it was for their ancestors. 
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107 KNAB, TIMOTHY J. Dialogue Of Earth And Sky: Dreams, Souls, Curing And The Modern Aztec Underworld.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson . s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In Mexico's Sierra Norte de Puebla, beliefs that were held before the coming of Europeans continue to guide the lives of modern Aztecs. For residents of San Martin Zinacapan, life in and on the earth is animated by the same forces, through which people seek to maintain a cohesive view of the relationship of mankind, the cosmos, and the natural world. This delicate balance of the human spirit maintains the health and well-being of villagers, and is an essential part of the social and ideological framework that makes a person's life whole. This book describes the basic elements of a belief system that has survived the onslaught of Catholicism, colonialism, and the modern world. Timothy Knab has spent thirty years working in this area of Mexico, learning of the Most Holy Earth and following what its people there call "the good path." He was initiated as a dreamer, learned the prayers and techniques for curing maladies of the human soul, and from his long association with the Sanmartinos has constructed a thorough account of their beliefs and practices. Learning to recount dreams, forming a dreamtale, and "carrying it on one's back" to the waking world is the first part of the practitioner's labor in curing. But dreamtales are shown to be more than parables in this world, for they embody the ethos and cosmovision that link Sanmartinos with their traditions and the Most Holy Earth. Building on this background, Knab describes how the open-ended interpretation of dreams is the practitioner's primary instrument for restoring a client's soul to its proper equilibrium, thus providing a practical approach to finding and resolving everyday problems. Many anthropologists hold that such beliefs have long since disappeared into the nebulous past, but in San Martin they remain alive and well. The underworld of the ancestors, talocan or Tlalocan for the Aztecs, is still a vital part of everyday life for the people of the Sierra Norte de Puebla. The Dialogue of Earth and Sky is an important record of a culture that has maintained a precolumbian cosmovision for nearly 500 years, revealing that this system is as resonant today with the ethos of Mesoamerican peoples as it was for their ancestors. 
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108 KONEFAL, BETSY. For Every Indio Who Falls: A History Of Maya Activism In Guatemala, 1960-1990.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In 1978, a Maya community queen stood on a stage to protest a massacre of indigenous campesinos at the hands of the Guatemalan state. She spoke graphically to the dead and to the living alike: "Brothers of Panzos, your blood is in our throats!" Given the context, her message might come as a surprise. A revolutionary insurgency in the late 1970s was being met by brutal state efforts to defeat it, efforts directed not only at the guerrilla armies but also at reform movements of all kinds. Yet the young woman was just one of many Mayas across the highlands voicing demands for change. Over the course of the 1970s, Mayas argued for economic, cultural, and political justice for the indigenous "pueblo." Many became radicalized by state violence against Maya communities that soon reached the level of genocide. Scholars have disagreed about Maya participation in Guatemala's civil war, and the development of oppositional activism by Mayas during the war is poorly understood. Betsy Konefal explores this history in detail, examining the roots and diversity of Maya organizing and its place in the unfolding conflict. She traces debates about ethnicity, class, and revolution, and examines how (some) Mayas became involved in opposition to a repressive state. She looks closely at the development of connections between cultural events like queen pageants and more radical demands for change, and follows the uneasy relationships that developed between Maya revolutionaries and their Ladino counterparts. Konefal makes it clear that activist Mayas were not bystanders in the transformations that preceded and accompanied Guatemala's civil war--activism by Mayas helped shape the war, and the war shaped Maya activism. 6 x 9 inches, 264 pages 21 halftones, 1 map Betsy Konefal is associate professor of history at the College of William & Mary. "Konefal presents a dramatic, complex and harrowing story of contemporary conflict and genocide in which the Maya were too often used as pawns or victims, seen as a unit rather than as individuals." -- Book News Inc. "An important, highly readable addition to recent scholarship. Essential." -- Choice 
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109 KOTTAK, CONRAD PHILLIP. Anthropology: The Exploration Of Human Diversity.
Random House, New York: 1987. 0394352025 / 9780394352022 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 19.71 USD
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110 KOTTAK, CONRAD PHILLIP. Cultural Anthropology.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 2002. 0072426594 / 9780072426595 9th Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 19.95 USD
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111 KROEBER A. L.; WATERMAN, T. T. Source Book In Anthropology.
Harcourt Brace & Company, New York: 1931. Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
Covers the History of Anthropology, Evolution, Heredity and Race. Prerhistory, Subsistence and Material Culture. Social Culture, Aesthetic and Religious Culture, and the Dynamics of Culture. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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112 KROEBER, A. L. Anthropology: Culture Patterns And Processes.
Harcourt, Brace & World, New York: 1963. First Harbinger Books Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Page discoloration. 
Offers a selection of those chapters of Kroeber's classic Work Anthropology that deal specifically with matters of Culture Patterns and Processes. Includes: What Anthropology Is About, Languagte, The Nature of Culture, Patterns, Cultural Processes, Culture Change. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.14 USD
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113 KROEBER, THEODORA. Ishi In Two Worlds: A Biography Of The Last Wild Indian In North America.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1971. 0520006755 / 9780520006751 Fourteenth Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
The biography of the last stone age American Indian who stumbled into civilization in California nearly a century ago. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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114 KROEBER, THEODORA. Ishi In Two Worlds: A Biography Of The Last Wild Indian In North America.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1971. 0520006755 / 9780520006751 Fourteenth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
The biography of the last stone age American Indian who stumbled into civilization in California nearly a century ago. 
Price: 5.46 USD
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115 KROEBER, THEODORA. Ishi In Two Worlds: A Biography Of The Last Wild Indian In North America.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1961. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Scroched spine. 
The biography of the last stone age American Indian who stumbled into civilization in California nearly a century ago. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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116 KROEBER, THEODORA. Ishi In Two Worlds: A Biography Of The Last Wild Indian In North America.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1971. 0520006755 / 9780520006751 Fourteenth Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
The biography of the last stone age American Indian who stumbled into civilization in California nearly a century ago. 
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117 KUPER, HILDA. The Swazi: A South African Kingdom.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1963. 0030426154 / 9780030426155 Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Describes a way of life that is strange to the Westerneye and mind. Swazi society is highly structured, with a centralized state and a duel monarch - the king and the queen mother - that is always in a delicate state of balance. 
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118 LADURIE, EMMANUEL LE ROY. Montaillou: The Promised Land Of Error.
George Braziller, New York: 1978 0807608750 / 9780807608753 Originally published in France under the title Montaillou, village occitan de 1294 a 1324. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Montaillou was the last village which actively supported the Cathar heresy, also known as Albigensianism. It had been one of the chief heresies of the Middle Ages, but after it had finally been wiped out in Montaillou between 1318 and 1324 it disappeared completely from French territory. The eminent historian Le Roy Ladurie reconstructs the economy and social structure of the community and probes the most intimate aspects of medieval life: love and marriage, gestures and emotions, conversations and gossip, clans and factions, crime and violence, concepts of time and space, attitudes to the past past, animals, magic and folklore, death and beliefs about the other world. Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. Includes an Index. "For the historian, Montaillou is a gold mine; for the reader, a constant delight: one doesn't find a masterpiece everyday." - Alain-Gerard Slama, Le Point 
Price: 8.98 USD
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119 LAMBERT, H. E. Kikuyu: Social And Political Institutions.
Oxford University Press, London: 1956. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. One very slight tear on dustjacket. 
An anthropological analysis of the complex age-set organization which constitutes the framework within which the life of every Kikuyu, male or female, is regulated from infancy to old age. 
Price: 18.10 USD
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120 LEAF, MURRAY J. Frontiers Of Anthropology: An Introduction To Anthropological Thinking.
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York: 1974. 0442247206 / 9780442247201 s Softcover. Good condition. 

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