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Women of All Lands : Their Charm, Culture and Characteristics

By: N/A

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000686


Foxing to pastedowns, endpapers and edges of closed pages. Small split at top of spine and boards a little loose. Internally very clean. Circa 1938. A fascinating document of attitudes to womanhood around the world in the 1930s. 676pp ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING View more info

Kalasha: Their Life & Tradition

By: Akiko Wada

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Lahore, Pakistan, Sang-e-Meel Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 020122


Some bumping to corners of boards. Internally clean. Binding good. 136pp View more info

Hunter-Gatherers Today: An Aboriginal Economy in North Australia

By: Altman, Jon C

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015878


Covers have moderate general wear plus creasing and sunning to spine. A 2cm tear to top front corner and a small label abrasion adjacent. The usual library additions and remnants. Moderate water mark to upper margin of last few pages. Binding sound. Text and plates clean. A servicable reading copy. 251pp View more info

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Cannibal Tours and Glass Boxes: The Anthropology of Museums

By: Ames, Michael M.

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003529


Covers have light to moderate wear. Some underlinings and notes in pencil only. Last page folded due to mis-cutting in manufacture. 212pp View more info

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The Ethnographer's Eye: Ways of Seeing in Anthropology

By: Anna Grimshaw

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018991


Minimal wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding sound. 222pp View more info

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Rights for Aborigines

By: Attwood, Bain

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018594


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. Some light foxing to top edge of page-block and a small (5mm x 5mm) stain to fore-edge of page block. Internally clean. Binding sound. 410pp View more info

Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea

By: Barth, Fredrik

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale Uniiversity Press: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013111


Jacket has moderate wear and no tears. Cloth has moderate wear and some marks. Minor slackness to hinges and slight curve to boards. Minor mark to top edge of page-block. Former owner's name to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 292pp View more info

White Politics and Black Australians

By: Bennett, Scott

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003729


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 228pp View more info

Western Civilization in Biological Perspective: Patterns in Biohistory

By: Boyden, Stephen

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 003388


Covers have light wear. Sunning to spine. No creasing to spine. Internally clean. 370pp View more info

Gender in Japanese Preschools: Frogs and Snails and Feminist Tales in Japan

By: Bronwyn Davies and Hiroyuki Kasama

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Cresskill, New Jersey, U.S.A., Hampton Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004649


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 151pp View more info

The People of Lake Kutubu and Kikori: Changing Meanings of Daily Life

By: Busse, Mark;Turner, Susan;Araho, Nick

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010323


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 81pp View more info

The Anthropology of St. Catherines Island. 4. The St. Catherines Period Mortuary Complex

By: Clark Spencer Larsen and David Hurst Thomas

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Anthropological Papers of The American Museum of Natural History: 1983

Seller ID: 018675


Light wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding sound. View more info

Aida: Life and Ceremony of the Gogodala

By: Crawford, A. L.

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Bathurst, New South Wales, Robert Brown and Associates in Association with The National Cultural Council of Papua New Guinea: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014382


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Some foxing to half-title page only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 408pp View more info

Children of the Dreamtime: Traditional Family Life in Aboriginal Australia

By: Donald Thomson

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Victoria, Viking O'Neil: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017088


Covers have moderate general wear plus sunning to spine and adjacent areas. Former owner's name to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 83pp View more info

Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications

By: Dumont, Louis

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1974

Edition: Second Impression of English Language Ed

Seller ID: 008462


Covers have moderate wear and age-toning. Crease to spine (but remains square). Minimal foxing to edges of page block. Half-title page bears former owner's name (crossed out) plus bookseller's ink stamp, original price and stamped code number - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 386pp View more info

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On Wings of Diesel: Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan

By: Elias, Jamal J.

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oneworld Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018155


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. Minor eraser rubbing to top corner of half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. 252pp View more info

Inside Austronesian Houses: Perspectives on domestic designs for living

By: Fox, James J

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 017621


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed by author to former owner on title-page. Otherwise internally clean. 237pp View more info

Between Camps: Race, Identity and Nationalism at the End of the Colour Line

By: Gilroy, Paul

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: England, Pengiun: 2000

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 010069


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Some minor marking to edges of page block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 406pp View more info

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Aboriginal Autonomy: Issues and Stategies

By: H. C. Coombes

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009495


Covers have moderate wear. Spine not creased. Minor marks to top edge of page block. Internally clean. 251pp View more info

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Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters

By: Halberstam, Judith

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., Duke University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005469


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 215pp View more info

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Outcasts from Evolution: Scientific Attitudes of Racial Inferiority, 1859 - 1900

By: Haller Jr., John S.

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Southern Illinois University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017617


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Three small spots to fore-edge of page-block. Small area of rubbing to top corner of ffep - otherwise internally clean. 232pp View more info

Greenhouse: A Troyville-Coles Creek Period Site in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

By: James A. Ford

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, Anthropological Papers of The American Museum of Natural History: 1951

Seller ID: 018678


Covers have moderate wear and some marks. A few pages have some insect damage to margins. Text and plates not affected. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 132pp plus plates. View more info

Eskimo Prehistory in the Vicinity of Point Barrow, Alaska

By: James A. Ford

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, Anthropological Papers of The American Museum of Natural History: 1959

Seller ID: 018679


Covers have moderate general wear. Ink stamp to upper fron and half-title page. Texta (felt-pen) code number to spine plus another number to upper front. A small ink stamp to inside of front cover and blank page facing Contents. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 273pp plus plates. View more info

Wigmen of Papua

By: James Sinclair

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019866


Jacket has moderate general wear and a couple of small nicks. Some light foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 104pp View more info

Singing the Land

By: Jill Stubington

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New South Wales, Currency House: 2007

Edition: First Paper Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 016291


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed by author to a friend on title-page - otherwise internally clean. 313pp View more info

The Perfectible Body: The Western Ideal of Physical Development

By: Kenneth Dutton

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1995

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 018871


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 400pp View more info

The Fort Sage Drift Fence Washoe County, Nevada

By: Lorann S. A. Pendleton and David Hurst Thomas

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Anthropological Papers of The American Museum of Natural History: 1983

Seller ID: 018674


Light wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding sound. 38pp View more info

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Voices from the Forest: Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Sustainable Upland Farming

By: Malcolm Cairns (Editor)

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Resources for the Future Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018994


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 826pp View more info

Native Use of Fish in Hawaii

By: Margaret Titcomb

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, The Polynesian Society: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008261


Covers have moderate wear and are age-toned. Feint label remnant to upper front cover. Age-toning to edges of page block. All the usual library additions internally - otherwise clean. Binding sound. .162pp View more info

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Joan Martin (Yarrna): A Widi Woman - As told to Bruce Shaw

By: Martin, Joan; Shaw, Bruce

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Aboriginal Studies Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017019


Minimal general wear to covers. Soine niot creased. A small are of eraser rubbing to top corner of half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. 172pp View more info

From Diggers to Drag Queens: Configurations of Twentieth Century Australian National Identity

By: Nicoll, Fiona

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Annandale, New South Wales, Pluto Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018058


Light general wear to covers. Spine not cresed. Minor mark to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. 268pp View more info

An Aboriginal Economy: Nguiu, Northern Territory

By: Owen Stanley

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Darwin, The Australian National University North Australia Research Unit: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017300


Covers have light general wear plus some foxing. Light foxing to title-page and last page. Former owner's name to title-page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 49pp View more info

Charles Darwin: The Years of Controversy - The Origin of Species and Its Critics 1859-82

By: Peter J. Vorzimmer

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: University of London Press: 1972

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003352


Clipped jacket has moderate wear and minor chipping to ends of spine. Light wear to boards. Previous owner's name to ffep. 300pp View more info

Not Quite Australian: How Temporary Migration is Changing the Nation

By: Peter Mares

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Melbourne, The Text Publishing Company: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020012


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 359pp View more info

Resources, Nations and Indigenous Peoples: Case Studies from Australasia, Melanesia and Southeast Asia

By: Richard Howitt with John Connell and Philip Hirsch

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017307


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 321pp View more info

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Stars of Tagai: The Torres Strait Islanders

By: Sharp, Nonie

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Aboriginal Studies Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017105


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. A small area of eraser rubbing to top corner of half-title page - otherwise internally clean. 321pp View more info

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Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display

By: Steven D. Lavine and Ivan Karp

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018096


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 468pp View more info

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Safer City Centres: Reviving the Public Realm

By: Taner Oc and Steven Tiesdell

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, England, Paul Chapman Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006007


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. A small piece of clear laminated from rear has peeled off. Internally clean. 260pp View more info

Image for Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs (Reshaping Australian Institutions)

Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs (Reshaping Australian Institutions)

By: Tony Bennett (Editor), David Carter (Editor)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019672


Book very clean. Virtually no wear. 364pp View more info

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A Death in the Tiwi Islands: Conflict, Ritual and Social Life in an Australian Aboriginal Community

By: Venbrux, Eric

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005330


Neat contact plastic to covers. All the usual libarary additions including a label to spine. Otherwise very clean. Binding sound. 269pp View more info

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In the Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification

By: Victoria Pitts

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018043


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 239pp View more info

Slow Living

By: Wendy Parkins and Geoffrey Craig

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, University of New South Wales Press: 2007

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 006342


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Five pages have a crease to top corner - otherwise internally clean. 180pp View more info

Batman Unmasked: Analyzing a Cultural Icon

By: Will Brooker

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Continuim: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012328


Unclipped jacket has moderate wear plus a 1cm trear to bottom front edge (repaired with acid-free tape). Book very clean. Binding tight. 358pp View more info