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141 MALINOWSKI, BRONISLAW. The Father In Primitive Psychology.
W.W. Norton & Co., New York: 1966. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Professor Malinowski's research to determine the solidity of the Trobriand conviction carried him into intriguing studies of the natives' sexual and religious beliefs and practices. Infants were believed to be reincarnated spirits, who returned to their own clans through the bodies of the women. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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142 MALINOWSKI, BRONISLAW. The Sexual Life Of Savages In North-western Melanesia: An Ethnographic Account Of Courtship, Marriage, And Family Life Among The Natives Of The Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea.
Halcyon House, New York: 1929. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Ethnographic account of life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands. Includes 91 black and white photos, and also an index. 
Price: 151.29 USD
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143 MANHEIM, MARY H. Bone Remains: Cold Cases In Forensic Anthropology.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Over the past thirty years, forensic anthropologist Mary H. Manheim has helped to identify hundreds of deceased persons throughout Louisiana and beyond. In Bone Remains, she offers details of fifteen riveting cases from her files—many of them involving facial reconstructions where only bones offered clues to an individual's story. Manhein takes readers into the field, inside her lab, and through DNA databases and government bureaucracies as she and her team tirelessly work to identify and seek justice for those who can no longer speak for themselves. From a two-thousand-year-old mummy, to Civil War sailors, to graves disturbed by Hurricane Isaac, Manhein presents both modern and historic cases. Her conversational accounts provide a fascinating look into the stories behind the headlines as well as sometimes heart-wrenching details of people lost and found. Manhein shows how each case came to her team, how they used scientific analysis to unravel the secrets the bones had to tell, and how facial reconstructions and a special database for missing and unidentified people assisted in closing cold cases long believed to be unsolvable. She also discusses several unsolved mysteries, further reflecting the determination and passion central to her career for over three decades. Mary H. Manhein is the author of The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist; Trail of Bones: More Cases from the Files of a Forensic Anthropologist; and the mystery novel Floating Souls: The Canal Murders. She is director of the Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services (FACES) Laboratory at Louisiana State University. "This engaging book shows how science and human experiences come together in Manhein's efforts to resolve cold cases. Readers will encounter the reality of practice in forensic anthropology skillfully related by an accomplished professional."—Douglas H. Ubelaker, author of Bones: A Forensic Detective's Casebook "In Bone Remains, the reality of forensic anthropology comes to life for the reader. The nitty-gritty of human identification using anthropology is combined with stories from families and investigators to tell the whole story."—Robert E. Barsley, former president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences "Mary H. Manhein again shows that bones talk to her and that she hears what they are saying. She delightfully describes in Bone Remains how anthropologists and other scientists work in the field and in the laboratory to identify the dead, to help solve cold cases, and to clarify remote historical mysteries. A must for the forensically inclined."—Michael M. Baden, MD, former chief medical examiner, New York City 
Price: 25.84 USD
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144 MARKSTROM, CAROL A. Empowerment Of North American Indian Girls: Ritual Expressions At Puberty.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2010. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Empowerment of North American Indian Girls is an examination of coming-of-age-ceremonies for American Indian girls past and present, featuring an in-depth look at Native ideas about human development and puberty. Many North American Indian cultures regard the transition from childhood to adulthood as a pivotal and potentially vulnerable phase of life and have accordingly devised coming-of-age rituals to affirm traditional values and community support for its members. Such rituals are a positive and enabling social force in many modern Native communities whose younger generations are wrestling with substance abuse, mental health problems, suicide, and school dropout. Developmental psychologist Carol A. Markstrom reviews indigenous, historical, and anthropological literatures and conveys the results of her fieldwork to provide descriptive accounts of North American Indian coming-of-age rituals. She gives special attention to the female puberty rituals in four communities: Apache, Navajo, Lakota, and Ojibwa. Of particular interest is the distinctive Apache Sunrise Dance, which is described and analyzed in detail. Also included are American Indian feminist interpretations of menstruation and menstrual taboos, the feminine in cosmology, and the significance of puberty customs and rites for the development of young women. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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145 MARTIN, M. KAY & VOORHIES, BARBARA. Female Of The Species.
Columbia University Press, New York: 1975. 0231038673 Third paperback printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
An authoritative anthropological examination of women in a range of societies - gathering, horticultural, agricultrual, pastoral societies and finally, the socialist and capitalist forms of industrial society. Includes illustrations and an Index. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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146 MATTHEWS, WASHINGTON; PUTNAM, F. W. (INTRODUCTORY NOTE). Memoirs Of The American Museum Of Natural History. Volume Vi. Publications Of The Hyde Southwestern Expedition - The Night Chant, A Navaho Ceremony: May, 1902.
The American Museum of Natural History, New York: 1902. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition considering its age but the front cover has some small chips missing and one corner is slightly creased. The back paper cover is missing. 
According to the author, "During nearly eight years' residence in the Navaho country, in New Mexico and Arizona, I witnessed many celebrations, in whole or in part, of the Night Chant - the ceremony described in the following pages - and I received instructions in its observances, myths, prayers and songs from its priests, whom I have employed to come to me and instruct me, often for periods of a month or more at a time. The data obtained were largely studied and arranged while I was absent from the Navaho country. I first witnessed the naakhai, a rite of the last night of the ceremony and the elaboration of the material collected has occupied much of my spare time for this period of 21 years." Includes an Index. 
Price: 225.63 USD
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147 MCKEOWN, C. TIMOTHY. In The Smaller Scope Of Conscience The Struggle For National Repatriation Legislation, 1986-1990.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2014. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In 1989, The National Museum of the American Indian Act (NMAIA) was successfully passed after a long and intense struggle. One year later, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) followed. These federal repatriation statutes—arguably some of the most important laws in the history of anthropology, museology, and American Indian rights—enabled Native Americans to reclaim human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony. Twenty years later, the controversy instigated by the creation of NMAIA and NAGPRA continues to simmer. In the Smaller Scope of Conscience is a thoughtful and detailed study of the ins and outs of the four-year process behind these laws. It is a singular contribution to the history of these issues, with the potential to help mediate the ongoing debate by encouraging all sides to retrace the steps of the legislators responsible for the acts. Few works are as detailed as McKeown's account, which looks into bills that came prior to NMAIA and NAGPRA and combs the legislative history for relevant reports and correspondence. Testimonies, documents, and interviews from the primary players of this legislative process are cited to offer insights into the drafting and political processes that shaped NMAIA and NAGPRA. Above all else, this landmark work distinguishes itself from earlier legislative histories with the quality of its analysis. Invested and yet evenhanded in his narrative, McKeown ensures that this journey through history—through the strategies and struggles of different actors to effect change through federal legislation—is not only accurate but eminently intriguing. "This book is a careful, thoughtful, and detailed study of the ins and outs of making one of the most important laws in the history of anthropology, the museum world, and American Indian rights. It is a singular contribution to the literature."—Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, author of Massacre at Camp Grant: Forgetting and Remembering Apache History "A fascinating window into the American psyche itself."—Museum Anthropology "A thorough and highly detailed history."—The Chronicles of Oklahoma "A masterful history of how NAGPRA came to be. . . . An invaluable aid to lawyers, museum authorities, and scientists who hope to work with human remains or sacred objects, and tribal officials who hope to protect them."—Great Plains Research In the Smaller Scope of Conscience 
Price: 25.60 USD
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148 MEAD, MARGARET (EDITOR). Cultural Patterns And Technical Change.
New American Library, New York: 1955. First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
An exciting voyage to distant lands where century old methods of ancient people give way to the most modern machines and techniques mankind has developed. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.33 USD
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149 MEAD, MARGARET. An Anthropologist At Work Writings Of Ruth Benedict.
Equinox Books, New York: 1973. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has clight chips and scratches. 
An Anthropologist at Work is both the history of a new approach to anthropology and biography of a brilliant, sensitive, and elusive woman. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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150 MEAD, MARGARET. Anthropology: A Human Science, Selected Papers, 1939-1960.
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York: 1964. s Softcover. Fair condition. 

Price: 17.58 USD
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151 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. The American Museum Of Natural History Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Underlining in green ink on many pages. 

Price: 1.00 USD
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152 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.30 USD
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153 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. The American Museum Of Natural History Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 2.38 USD
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154 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. The American Museum Of Natural History Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 2.38 USD
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155 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. The American Museum Of Natural History Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Dustjacket is worn and stained. 

Price: 2.38 USD
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156 MEAD, MARGARET. Culture And Commitment: A Study Of The Generation Gap.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1970. The American Museum Of Natural History Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 

Price: 2.38 USD
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157 MEAD, MARGARET. From The South Seas. Studies Of Adolescence & Sex In Primitive Societies, Coming Of Age In Samoa, Growing Up In New Guinea, Sex And Temperament.
William Morrow and Company, Inc. New York: 1939. Fifth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 42.75 USD
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158 MEAD, MARGARET. Growing Up In New Guinea: A Comparative Study In Primitive Education.
New American Library, New York: 1953. Mentor Book s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
A classic study of adolescence and sex in a primitive society. It is a book which grew out of a field trip Dr. Mead made to the South Pacific more than thirty years ago. At that time, on the Island of Manus, she was able to observe a community uninfluenced by the world of the twentieth century. Her enlightening and perspective analysis of the family life of these people-their attitudes toward sex, marriage, the raising of children, and the supernatural-is not only fascinating in itself, but is made doubly so by the intriguing parallels which Dr. Mead draws with modern life. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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159 MEAD, MARGARET. Sex And Temperament In Three Primitive Societies.
New American Library, NY: November 1950. Mentor Books Edition. First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
According to the author, masculine and feminine behavior is conditioned by the attitude of our society, not by our sex. Her conclusions are based on her studies of the lives of three primitive peoples, and as a result she challenges our traditional concepts of the differences between men and women. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.09 USD
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160 MEAD, MARGARET. Sex And Temperament In Three Primitive Societies.
Dell Publishing Company, New York: 1968. Laurel Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Page discoloration. 
According to the author, masculine and feminine behavior is conditioned by the attitude of our society, not by our sex. Her conclusions are based on her studies of the lives of three primitive peoples, and as a result she challenges our traditional concepts of the differences between men and women. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.56 USD
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