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1 Anthropology (Sixth Edition)

William A. Haviland

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, USA, 1991, 0-03-043537-4 / 9780030435379, Sixth Edition, Paperback, Good, 19 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 729. Scratched cover. 009774

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2 Children and Anthropological Research

Barbara Butler and Diane Michalski Turner (eds.)

Plenum Press, New York, USA, 1987, 0-306-42499-1 / 9780306424991, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 172. Bumped corners and slightly scratched cover. 009775

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3 China's Peasants: The Anthropology of a Revolution

Sulamith Heins Potter and Jack M. Potter

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1990, 0-521-35521-4 / 9780521355216, First Edition, Hard Cover, As New, As New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 373. Brand new copy. Slight marks on the dust-jacket. 003638

Price: 80.00 USD
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4 Context of a Late Neandertal: Implications of Multidisciplinary Research for the Transition to Upper Paleolithic Adaptations at Saint-Cesaire, Charente-Maritime, France (Monographs in World Archaeology: No. 16)

Francois Leveque, Anna Mary Backer, and Michael Guilbaud (eds.)

Prehistory Press, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 1-881094-05-7 / 9781881094050, First Edition, Paperback, Brand New, Brand New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
005842

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5 Freedom and Constraint: A Memorial Tribute to Max Gluckman

Myron J. Aronoff (ed.)

Van Gorcum, Assen, The Netherlands, 1976, 90-232-1392-0 / 9789023213925, First Edition, Paperback, Good, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 179. Rubbed and scratched covers. 009134

Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Hidden Tribes of India

Tiziana and Gianni Baldizzone with a Preface By Dominique Lapierre

Local Colour, London, UK, 962-8711-03-2 / 9789628711031, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 27 Cms x 36 Cms 
001143

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7 India: Unlocking Opportunities for Forest-dependent People: Agriculture and Rural Development Sector Unit, South Asia Region

The World Bank

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2006, 0-19-568319-6 / 9780195683196, First Edition, Paperback, New, 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 124. 015282

Price: 19.00 USD
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8 Indian Knowledge Systems, 2 Vols.

Kapil Kapoor and Avadhesh Kumar Singh (eds.)

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-246-0336-7 / 9788124603369, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 19.5 Cms x 26 Cms 
Set of 2 vols. 012573

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Kinship and Rituals among the Meo of Northern India: Locating Sibling Relationship, Raymond Jamous; Translated from the French By Nora Scott
9 Kinship and Rituals among the Meo of Northern India: Locating Sibling Relationship

Raymond Jamous; Translated from the French By Nora Scott

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0-19-566459-0 / 9780195664591, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
This book presents the kinship system of the Meo, a Muslim community of Rajput caste of north India, where the brother sister relationship transcends the distinctions between consanguines and affines to pervade relations both before and after marriage. In terms of family and kinship, and associated ceremonies, myths and legends, the Meo have long been regarded as unusual among Indian Muslims. They forbid what is regarded as a diacritical Muslim kinship practice patrilineal parallel-cousin marriage as well as cross-cousin marriage, and follow north Indian, Hindu kinship rules. In this book, the author engages with classical kinship themes: the Meo kinship terminology the relation of kinship and territory marriage alliance and marriage rituals and prestations. Printed Pages: 216. 013796

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10 Kinship in Bengali Culture

Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Chronicle Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-8028-018-7 / 9788180280184, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 158. 016997

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11 Kinship in Bengali Culture

Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Chronicle Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-8028-018-7 / 9788180280184, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 158. 009574

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12 Marriage Among Muslims: Preference and Choice in Northern Pakistan

Hastings Donnan

E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1988, 90-04-08416-9 / 9789004084162, First Edition, Hard Cover, Brand New, 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
...clair et bien document?..' Constant Hamès, Bulletin Critique des Annales Islamologiques, 1991. '...gives a clear and detailed account of village life in northern Pakistan.' Akbar s. Ahmed, Muslim World, 1990. '...very readable...well-made style of argumentation...' J.M.S. Baljon, Bibliotheca Orientalis, 1990. '...the systematic treatment of this specific issue contributes to a critical analysis of anthropological explanations...' Annika Rabo, Ethnos, 1992. Printed Pages: 245 with 3 maps, 14 figures and 20 tables. 005013

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Mind, Body and Culture, Geoffrey Samuel
13 Mind, Body and Culture

Geoffrey Samuel

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1990, 0-521-37411-1 / 9780521374118, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Concerned with the aspects of human behaviour which have been traditionally described as cultural or social, the author draws on his background in physics to suggest a scientific approach involving a reconceptualization of many of our assumed concepts. Contents Preface; 1. New paradigms and modal states; 2. A natural science of society; 3. Starting points I; 4. Starting points II; 5. Interpreting the flow; 6. The multimodal framework; 7. The Ndembu modal state repertoire; 8. Sociocentric modal states; 9. Shamanic mechanisms; 10. The growth of the clerical approach; 11. Technical and trandformational mechanisms; 12. Mind, body and culture; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index. Printed Pages: 204. 003075

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Models and Interpretations: Selected Essays, J.A. Barnes
14 Models and Interpretations: Selected Essays

J.A. Barnes

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1990, 0-521-36653-4 / 9780521366533, First Edition, Hard Cover, Brand New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
John Barnes’s collection of essays, published over the last forty years, covers a variety of topics in sociology and anthropology, including lineage systems, social networks, colonialism, underlying assumptions of social science, and the significance of time in social analysis. Together they identify the author’s particular view of social science: he is primarily interested in ‘what really happens? Rather than revamp articles written with a distinctive set of assumptions to bring them into line with current intellectual fashion, Professor Barnes has chosen to let them stand as they are, products of identifiable theoretical stance and modes of exposition. But introductory notes to each chapter set out the context in which the piece was originally written and draw attention to later publications and events that bear on it. A new introduction discusses in detail the author’s view of social science as the construction of models rather than a search for social laws, while the final chapter presents a model of the modelling process itself. Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: social science in practice; Part I. Models Of The Real Social World: 1. Genetrix: genitor: nature: culture?(1973g); 2. African models in the New Guinea highlands (1962a); 3. Agnatic taxonomies and stochastic variation (1971n); 4. Class and committees in a Norwegian island parish (1954a); 5. The righthand and lefthand kingdoms of God: a dilemma of Pietist politics (1971k); 6. Indigenous politics and colonial administration, with special reference to Australia (1960a); 7. The perception of history in a plural society: a study of an Ngoni group in Northern Rhodesia (1951c); Part II. Models of Social Science: 8. Feedback and real time in social inquiry (1967b); 9. Time flies like an arrow (1971f); 10. Kinship studies: some impressions of the current state of play (1980c); 11. Sociology in Cambridge: an inaugural lecture (1970m); 12. Social science in India: colonial import, indigenous product or universal truth? (1982c); Part III. A Model of Modelling: 13. Modelling: for real or for fun? (1983b); Postscript: structural amnesia (1947: 52?); Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 281. 004654

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15 Nagas: The Tribe and The Cult

R.K.Sharma

Aryan Books International, New Delhi, India, 2006, 81-7305-306-5 / 9788173053061, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed pages: 218 alongwith 21 plates. 016773

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16 National Integration and Local Integrity: The Miri of the Nuba Mountains in the Sudan

Gerd Baumann

Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 1987, 0-19-823401-5 / 9780198234012, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 225 with b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. 009905

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17 Order and Transcendence: The Role of Utopias and the Dymanics of Civilizations (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume L)

Adam B. Seligman (ed.)

E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1989, 90-04-08975-6 / 9789004089754, First Edition, Paperback, As New, Fine, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 165. 005194

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18 Prehistory of the Southwest

Linda S. Cordell

Academic Press, London, UK, 1984, 0-12-188222-5 / 9780121882228, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good, Very Good, 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 427. 004324

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19 Purity and Auspiciousness in Indian Society (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XLII)

John B. Carman and Frederique Apffel Marglin (eds.)

E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1985, 90-04-07789-8 / 9789004077898, First Edition, Paperback, As New, Fine, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 134. 005195

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Stepping Out: Life and Sexuality in Rural India, Mrinal Pande
20 Stepping Out: Life and Sexuality in Rural India

Mrinal Pande

Penguin, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0-14-302942-8 / 9780143029427, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Consider the following: Eleven out of twelve abortions in India are illegal. The 2001 Census showed a decline in the number of females per thousand males in the most literate and prosperous states, especially in the 0-5 age group. The private sector has more doctors and fewer beds than government hospitals, thereby emphasizing outpatient care. And while Indian traditions sanctify fertility and motherhood, government policies and health care services are focused on controlling fertility. These are some of the paradoxes of India’s health care system Mrinal Pande encountered when she set out on her journey across several states to put together information on the health of Indian women. She soon realized it could not be a mere documentation of the history of reproductive health in India and the state of India’s public health care system. Through listening to women’s perspectives on their bodies when they came for treatment and conversations with dedicated health workers, she gained an insight into larger realities. The result is a patchwork quilt of narratives about women’s lives—how they are affected by their environment, their perspectives on male and female sexuality, the mystery of pregnancy, the joy of birth, the fear of infertility, the pain of backroom abortions and the often bleak world of adolescent girls. Mrinal Pande also discusses important issues like the population policies followed by the government over half a century and the consequences of a welfare state abdicating its obligation to provide basic health care for all in its pursuit of globalization and market economics. Through it all she reveals enormous faith in the role of non-governmental organizations in providing better health care services—the dedicated doctors and attendants who are making a difference, helping women step out from the dark bylanes and silences of their lives to create a socio-cultural milieu which restores their basic dignity and rights. Printed Pages: 256. 000712

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21 Struggling with Destiny in Karimpur, 1925-1984

Susan S. Wadley

University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA, 1994, 0-520-08406-3 / 9780520084063, First Indian Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 328. 008419

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22 The Fieldworker and the Field: Problems and Challenges in Sociological Investigation

M.N. Srinivas, A.m. Shah and E.A. Ramaswamy (eds)

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0-19-566834-0 / 9780195668346, Second Edition, Paperback, New, 
This significant book has been recommended reading for courses in research methodology since it was first published. It fulfils an enduring demand for l it er ature on fieldwork, a research technique that has now gained wide acceptance among social scientists. An updated preface reviews the literature and emphasizes the practicial utility of field experience. It is essential for students and researchers in sociology, social and cultural anthropology, and other social sciences. Printed Pages: 306. 013873

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23 The Law of Sacrifice: Cosmic Utility and Human Obligation

B.P. Wadia

Concord Grove Press, Oxford, UK, 1985, 0-88695-023-6 / 9780886950231, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 14.5 Cms x 23.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 89. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. 010479

Price: 12.95 USD
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24 Views of the Past: Essays in Old World Prehistory and Paleoanthropology (World Anthropology Series)

Leslie G. Freeman (ed.)

Mouton Publishers, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1978, 90-279-7670-8 / 9789027976703, First Edition, Hard Cover, As New, As New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 455. 009738

Price: 30.00 USD
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