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"History of Private Life, Volume V: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times"

By: Prost, Antoine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Belknap Press:

Seller ID: 9780674399792

ISBN: 067439979X

Condition: very good


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Gender and Kinship: Essays Toward a Unified Analysis

By: Collier, Jane F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780804718196

ISBN: 0804718199

Condition: GOOD


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"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", 1975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 99H024

ISBN: 084473179X

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Light rubbing to covers and a single faint crease on each cover. ""examines American perceptions of Japan and traces them from World War II to the present…contends that once stereotypes take hold, they can shape international events..."" 114 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)" View more info

Runic Records of the Norsemen in America

By: "Landsverk, O.G."

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Rushford, MN", 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-2H016

ISBN: 0805754571

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Red leather with stamped, inset, contrasting design and lettering. Unclipped red dust jacket is bright and clean but has light rubbing and faintest wear to top and bottom edges. 63 indexed, annotated pages illustrated with diagrams.6x9x1"" Evidence of use of hidden dates from the perpetual church calendar written in cipher in runes found in the North Atlantic, Greenland, New England, Minnesota, and Oklahoma from between 986 and 1500A... View more info

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Sociology for the Twenty-first Century: Continuities and Cutting Edges

By: "Abu-Lughod, Janet L. (ed.)"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: "Chicago, IL", UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 1999

Seller ID: 5-8T019

ISBN: 0226001938

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean with slight curl. Highlighting (no other marks) in Chapters 1 through 5. Chapters 6 though 14 are unmarked. Used stickers on back cover." View more info

Black Awakening in Capitalist America: An Analytic History

By: "Allen, Robert L."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1970

Seller ID: 8NT052

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Appears unread. 305 pages. ""discusses the relationship between the power elite and Black discontent...finds very little difference between those motivations and methods which create and maintain colonialism abroad and those which prevent Black self-determination in the United States.""" View more info

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The Savage God: A Study of Suicide

By: "Alvarez, A."

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, W W NORTON & CO INC: 1990

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 22T005

ISBN: 0393306577

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for crease on corner of front cover and 4 pages with folded corner. ""the first study to attempt the historical, literary, philosophical dimensions of the mystery of suicide…ambitious, exhaustive exploration into the nature of the self-destructive element in man...begins with a long memoir of Sylvia Plath..."" 320 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

Political Anthropology

By: "Balandier, Georges"

Price: $6.44

Publisher: NY, 1972

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4DP063

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, faint yellowing, clean for age, square. Faint rubbing & creasing. Translation from French by AM Sheridan Smith. Summary of the current state of knowledge about the political life of non-Western societies." View more info

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"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"

By: "Barth, Frederik"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", BERG PUBL INC: 2004

Seller ID: 12T016

ISBN: 1845202783

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations ... View more info

The Denial of Death

By: "Becker, Ernest"

Price: $12.35

Publisher: NY, 1975

Edition: (13th printing)

Seller ID: 49P038

Condition: VERY GOOD


Curl to covers. Small chip on spine bottom. 3 dog-eared pgs. No creases or markings. Cultural Anthropology. Pulitzer Prize winner. View more info

Japan: An Anthropological Introduction

By: "Befu, Harumi"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, ©1971

Seller ID: 94H009

Condition: GOOD


"Ugly exterior (rubbed, scraped, curled) but clean, tight interior with only occasional underlining. ""On the small islands of Japan, over a hundred million people make their living in an area roughly comparable in size to the state of California. This book is about those people - how they came to be what they are, how they live, and how they feel.""" View more info

"Thesis Eleven, Number 38, 1994 : Freedom, Memory, Reason + Art in the New World "

By: "Beilharz, Peter (ed.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1994

Seller ID: 11H002

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""the conflicts , aspirations and fractures of modernity are the main themes of this issue...""Contents: Democracy + Mutations of Latin America (Alain Touraine); The System, the Actor and the Social Subject (Francois Dubet); Touraine's Critique of Modernity: Metacritical Reflections (Johann P. Arnason); Alain Touraine's Sociology of the Subject (Kevin McDonald); Brazil and a Sociology for Hope (Rowan Ireland); Bernard Smith - ... View more info

North to Another Country: The Formation of a Suryoyo Community in Sweden (Stockholm studies in social anthropology)

By: "Bjorklund, Ulf"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Stockholm, Sweden", 1981

Seller ID: 6-7H004

ISBN: 9185284165

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faintest exterior age soil and rubbing to cover edges. ""describes how the Suryoye (Syriac Orthodox Christians) of Tur 'abdin (hill region on the Turkey / Syria border) in the 1970's abandoned their native land, making their way northwards to another country - Sweden… this other country and its encounter with an unknown Christian minority group from the Middle East...""192 indexed, annotated pages including Reference list." View more info

Antisemitism: A History Portrayed

By: "Boonstra, Jansen & Kniesmeyer (ed)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Amsterdam, Netherlands", Anne Frank Foundation: 1989

Seller ID: 7-NY001

ISBN: 9012062020

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, right, clean and square. Light shelfwear to covers with rubbed edges and a reading crease on the spine. ""The Concept of antisemitism refers to ideas and actions directed against Jews and Judaism…This is in the first place a history in pictures: an anti-Jewish language of images as it has developed over hundreds of years...""129 indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography. 7.75x10.75x.5""" View more info

"Le Point, Hors-serie no 5, Nov.-Decembre 2005"

By: "Brague, Chebel, Deroche, Goeffroy, Laurens"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 2005

Seller ID: 21X002

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for a small rip on cover edge. ""Les Textes Fondamentaux de la Pensee en Islam - Avicenne, Averroes, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Khaldoun…"" 130 color illustrated pages. Text in French." View more info

The First Peoples of the Northeast

By: "Braun, Esther K. & David P."

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Lincoln, MA", 2000

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 5-0Y019

ISBN: 0965147606

Condition: FINE


"As new except for sticker remnant on back cover. ""...The First Peoples of the Northeast is a fine first book to recommend for people who are interested in the history of native peoples in this region in particular, or who are interested in archaeology in general... "" 144 indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography and places to visit. 8.5x11x.5""" View more info

Renacimiento de la Libertades Economicas y Sociales (Original title: Renaissance des Libertes Economiques et Sociales)

By: "Calan, P. de (Francisco Hertelano, trans.)"

Price: $25.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", 1964

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 17H008

Condition: GOOD+/ No DJ


Grey cloth covers have light age soil and foxing to edges. Interior as new. No Dust Jacket. Text in Spanish. 243 pages. View more info

"Jew-Hatred as History: An Analysis of the Nation of Islam's ""the Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews"""

By: "Caplan, Marc"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1994)"

Seller ID: 90Y017

Condition: FINE


"A response to the Nation of Islam's' statement about Jews in America and their participation in the slave trade. 48 pages, 10x6.75"" (25.4x17.1cm)." View more info

The Tomb of Tutankhamen

By: "Carter, Howard (John Romer, Intro.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1983

Seller ID: 13T010

ISBN: 071260054X

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Appears unread. Tight, faintest of page yellowing, clean, square. Rubbed cover edges. Introduction by Egyptologist John Romer. Carter's account of the discovery and excavation of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamen. 347 including 2 Appendices, Notes and Index." View more info

"Chronicles of Black Protest (Original Title: Chronicles of Negro Protest, A Background Book for Young People Documenting the History of Black Power)"

By: "Chambers, Bradford (ed.) (Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, intro.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 1969

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 10P027

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for rubbed cover edges and library stamp inside back cover (no other library markings). ""the forgotten history of an heroic heritage. Contrary to popular belief, today's (1968) Black protest is not a new phenomenon on the American scene. Behind the storybook history of America, there is a ' hidden history' - one in which brave men, both Black and White, spoke out, fought and sometimes died in battling grim centuries of oppression and injustic... View more info