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

By: Adam B. Seligman (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005194

ISBN: 90-04-08975-6

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 165. View more info

The Law of Sacrifice: Cosmic Utility and Human Obligation

By: B.P. Wadia

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Concord Grove Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010479

ISBN: 0-88695-023-6

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 89. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

Children and Anthropological Research

By: Barbara Butler and Diane Michalski Turner (eds.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Plenum Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009775

ISBN: 0-306-42499-1

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 172. Bumped corners and slightly scratched cover. View more info

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Mind, Body and Culture

By: Geoffrey Samuel

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003075

ISBN: 0-521-37411-1

Condition: New


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 repertoir... View more info

Marriage Among Muslims: Preference and Choice in Northern Pakistan

By: Hastings Donnan

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005013

ISBN: 90-04-08416-9

Condition: Brand New


...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 Pa... View more info

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Models and Interpretations: Selected Essays

By: J.A. Barnes

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004654

ISBN: 0-521-36653-4

Condition: Brand New


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 assum... View more info

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

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

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005195

ISBN: 90-04-07789-8

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 134. View more info

Indian Knowledge Systems, 2 Vols.

By: Kapil Kapoor and Avadhesh Kumar Singh (eds.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012573

ISBN: 81-246-0336-7

Condition: New


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

By: Leslie G. Freeman (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Hague, The Netherlands, Mouton Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009738

ISBN: 90-279-7670-8

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 455. View more info

Prehistory of the Southwest

By: Linda S. Cordell

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, UK, Academic Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004324

ISBN: 0-12-188222-5

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 427. View more info

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Stepping Out: Life and Sexuality in Rural India

By: Mrinal Pande

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000712

ISBN: 0-14-302942-8

Condition: New


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 contro... View more info

Freedom and Constraint: A Memorial Tribute to Max Gluckman

By: Myron J. Aronoff (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Assen, The Netherlands, Van Gorcum: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009134

ISBN: 90-232-1392-0

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 179. Rubbed and scratched covers. View more info

Nagas: The Tribe and The Cult

By: R.K.Sharma

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016773

ISBN: 81-7305-306-5

Condition: New


Printed pages: 218 alongwith 21 plates. View more info

Kinship in Bengali Culture

By: Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009574

ISBN: 81-8028-018-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158. View more info

Kinship in Bengali Culture

By: Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016997

ISBN: 81-8028-018-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158. View more info

China's Peasants: The Anthropology of a Revolution

By: Sulamith Heins Potter and Jack M. Potter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003638

ISBN: 0-521-35521-4

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 373. Brand new copy. Slight marks on the dust-jacket. View more info

Struggling with Destiny in Karimpur, 1925-1984

By: Susan S. Wadley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, USA, University of California Press: 1994

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 008419

ISBN: 0-520-08406-3

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 328. View more info

Hidden Tribes of India

By: Tiziana and Gianni Baldizzone with a Preface By Dominique Lapierre

Price: $84.99

Publisher: London, UK, Local Colour:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001143

ISBN: 962-8711-03-2

Condition: New


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Anthropology (Sixth Edition)

By: William A. Haviland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1991

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 009774

ISBN: 0-03-043537-4

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 729. Scratched cover. View more info