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Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780884024262, Harvard University Press, June 2018
480 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 22 colour illus., 170 halftones, 47 line illus., 3 maps, 7 tables
Epitomizing the radiating sun and perpetuating the cycles of life and time, fire was – and continues to be – a central force in the Mesoamerican cosmos. Mesoamericans understood heat and flames as animate forces that signified strength and vitality;...
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£54,00
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Fire of the Jaguar
ISBN: PB: 9780997367546, HAU, February 2018
305 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
Not since Clifford Geertz's "Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight" has the publication of an anthropological analysis been as eagerly awaited as this book, Terence S. Turner's The Fire of the Jaguar. His reanalysis of the famous myth from the K...
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Ammassalik Eskimo A Rejoinder
ISBN: PB: 9788763522700, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
52 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is a facsimile edition of the fifth part of Volume 53 of Monographs on Greenland, originally published in 1917. Penned by William Thalbitzer, it is a rejoinder in self-defense to Thomas Thomsens acerbic "notes and corrections" (available as the...
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Ammassalik Eskimo Contributions to the Ethnology of the East Greenland Natives. Second Part. First Half-Volume
ISBN: PB: 9788763521741, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
566 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is the facsimile edition of the first 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 o...
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£67,00
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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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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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£35,00
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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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£15,00
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Corn Wolf
ISBN: PB: 9780226310855, ISBN: HB: 9780226310718, University of Chicago Press, November 2015
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 45 halftones, 16 line drawings
Collecting a decade of work from iconic anthropologist and writer Michael Taussig, "The Corn Wolf" pinpoints a moment of intellectual development for the master stylist, exemplifying the "nervous system" approach to writing and truth that has charact...
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£17,00
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Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives
ISBN: PB: 9780884023920, Harvard University Press, November 2013
176 pp., 26.6x19.6 cm, 67 line illus.
Understanding the ways in which human communities define themselves in relation to landscapes has been one of the crucial research questions in anthropology. "Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives" addresses this question in the context of th...
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