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Angmagsalik Eskimo Notes and Corrections to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland
ISBN: PB: 9788763522694, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
64 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is a facsimile edition of the original 1917 volume, which contains a critical and acerbic reply by Thomas Thomsen of the Ethnographical Department at the National Museum of Denmark to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland, titled Ammassalik Eskimo...
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£13,00
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: HB: 9780300215342, Yale University Press, October 2017
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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Fragmente des Sog. "Sothisrituals" von Oxyrhynchos aus Tebtynis
ISBN: HB: 9788763543644, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
211 pp., 31.8x21.6 cm,
The book contains the edition of a hieratic written text from the Tebtunis temple library, dating to the 1st - 2nd century AD. The ritual text is a compilation of fumigation and libation spells for the main deities of the designed ritual place, the P...
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Peru: Medio Putumayo-Algodon Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 28
ISBN: HB: 9780982841969, Field Museum of Natural History, October 2017
522 pp., 27.3x21 cm, 24 colour plates, 14 halftones, 12 maps
In February 2016, a multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities of a remote area in northern Amazonian Peru, along the Putumayo, Algodon, and Mutun river...
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Ethnologia Europaea 46:1 Special Issue: Muslim Intimacies
ISBN: PB: 9788763544870, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
131 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm,
In every society, individual choice and freedom are shaped at least to some degree by the needs of familial and marital institutions. Currently, negotiations between individuals and families are undergoing transformations due to late modern processes...
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Ammassalik Eskimo Contributions to the Ethnology of the East Greenland Natives. Second Part. Second Half-Volume
ISBN: PB: 9788763521765, Museum Tusculanum Press, September 2017
182 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is the facsimile edition of the second half-volume of the second part of William Thalbitzer's seminal and pioneering ethnographic study of the native tribes living in and around the Ammassalik area on the east coast of Greenland around the turn...
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£28,00
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Quantum Anthropology Man, Cultures, and Groups in a Quantum Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9788024634708, Karolinum Press, September 2017
191 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 8 halftones, 7 line drawings
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Quantum Anthropology" offers a fresh look at humans, cultures, and societies that builds on advances in the fields of quantum mechanics, quantum philosophy, and quantum consciousness. Rad...
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Reciprocity and Redistribution in Andean Civilizations The 1969 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780997367553, HAU, September 2017
170 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 14 colour plates, 3 maps
John V. Murra's Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures, originally given in 1969, are the only major study of the Andean "avenue towards civilization". Collected and published for the first time here, they offer a powerful and insistent perspective on the Andea...
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£30,00
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Returns of Fetishism Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea
ISBN: PB: 9780226464756, ISBN: HB: 9780226464619, University of Chicago Press, August 2017
480 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
For more than 250 years, Charles de Brosses's term "fetishism" has exerted great influence over our most ambitious thinkers. Used as an alternative to "magic" but nonetheless expressing the material force of magical thought, de Brosses's term has pro...
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£79,00
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Signs from Silence Ur of the First Sumerians
ISBN: PB: 9788024631301, Karolinum Press, August 2017
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 6 halftones, 148 line drawings, 15 charts
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The Royal Tombs of Ur, dating from approximately 3000-2700 BCE, are among the most famous and impressive archeological discoveries of the twentieth century. Excavated between 1922 and 1934...
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