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Gopalpur: A South Indian Village

By: Beals, Alan R.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, U.S.A., Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Incorporated: 1962

Book ID: SCW06165

ISBN: 0030114608

Condition: Good


CG3 - A trade paperback book in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated yellow wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is some sunning on the spine plus there is some light overall rubbing plus there is a small (about 0.25") closed tear on the back cover on the top edge plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges plus there is t... View more info

The Choking Doberman: And Other "New" Urban Legends

By: Brunvand, Jan Harold

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1986

Book ID: SCW10724

ISBN: 0393303217

Condition: Good


BZ6 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a very light crease on the spine. A book that examines the phenomenon of urban legends, oral accounts of improbable events that never happened quite "that way" to all those people but are told as true (often atributed to a friend of a firend) and embellished with local detail. Bibliography, indexed, 240p. View more info

Comparative Political Systems: Studies in the Politics of Pre-Industrial Societies

By: Cohen, Ronald and John Middleton

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, USA, Natural History Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10646

Condition: Good


CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the bottom outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back free endpaper plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with the front and back endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is clipped on ... View more info

Mothers and Wives: Gusii Women of East Africa

By: Levine, Sarah and Robert A. Levine

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ilinois, USA, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW08525

ISBN: 0226475484

Condition: Good


BC2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in light brown cloth covered boards with red lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some patches of light fading (about 0.5"x1.25") on the front and back boards from a library label plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the... View more info

Female of the Species

By: Martin, M. Kay

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Columbia University Press: 1975

Book ID: SCW09777

ISBN: 0231038763

Condition: Good


CF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated brown and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light overall rubbing of the covers that is heavier along the edges plus there is some light yellowing and scattered light staining on the back cover plus there is some light yellowing on the outside paper edges. A book that provides an anthropological perspective on the roles and status of women. The authors examine women in a range of societies, including... View more info

Culture and Commitment: A Study of the Generation Gap

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, USA, Natural History Press/Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Book ID: SCW04756

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine and gold lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. This is an American Museum of Natural History Special Members' edition. From the author's knowledge of societies throughout the world, she explains how the young adult generation of the late 1960s differs from those in the past an... View more info

Indonesia: An Anthropological Perspective

By: Peacock, James L.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Pacific Palisades, California, USA, Goodyear Publishing Company, Inc.: 1973

Book ID: SCW07568

ISBN: 0876200730

Condition: Very Good


CH5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has chipping and wear on the spine edges and some edges and corners, light stain on the page edges, label stain on the top and bottom of the loose endpapers and lightly on the front and back, library stamping on the front loose endpaper and title page, cardholder adhered and marked out label on the back loose... View more info

The Jigalong Mob: Aboriginal Victors of the Desert Crusade

By: Tonkinson, Robert

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, USA, Cummings Publishing Company: 1974

Book ID: SCW11377

ISBN: 0846575493

Condition: Very Good


CA2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo and monochrome illustrated white and red wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very lgiht chipping at the back top left corner. A book about the anthropology of colonialism focusing on the Jigalong Mob Australian Aborigines of the Western Desert of Australia. The author examines this group, notable for not succumbing to the despair, inferiority... View more info

The Mountain People

By: Turnbull, Colin M.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Trade: 1974

Book ID: SCW04026

ISBN: 0671217240

Condition: Very Good


BC2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light creasing on the spine plus some light overall edge wear plus some very light rubbing on the back plus some light yellowing of the paper edges. A book that describes the dehumanization of an African tribe that took place in less than three generations. The results were a deterioration from a group of pros... View more info