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Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey
by Isabel Fonseca
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Foreign To Familiar: a Guide To Understanding Hot - and Cold - Climate Cultures (00 Edition)
Foreign To Familiar: a Guide To Understanding Hot - and Cold - Climate Cultures (00 Edition)
by Sarah A. Lanier
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Foreign to Familiar is a splendidly written, well researched work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource Sarah's love and sensitivity for people of all nations will touch your heart. This book creates... (read more)

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Women in the Field 2ND Edition
Women in the Field 2ND Edition
by Peggy Golde
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What is it like to be an anthropologist or, more specifically, a woman anthropologist? Here we see highly trained and qualified women anthropologists examining their own efforts to live and work in alien cultures in many parts of the world. New chapters... (read more)

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Ancient Ruins of the Southwest: An Archaeological Guide (Arizona and the Southwest)
Ancient Ruins of the Southwest: An Archaeological Guide (Arizona and the Southwest)
by David Grant Noble
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This is actually the third edition of the Santa Fe-based writer and photographer's guide to the region; the 1981 original edition was first revised in 1991. He discusses the first Americans, the Mogollon roots of Pueblo culture, the ancient Hohokam... (read more)

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The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of Time
The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of Time
by Edward T Hall
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Bollingen Series #11: The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil
Bollingen Series #11: The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil
by Heinrich Zimmer
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Drawing from Eastern and Western literatures, Heinrich Zimmer presents a selection of stories linked together by their common concern for the problem of our eternal conflict with the forces of evil. Beginning with a tale from the Arabian Nights, this... (read more)

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The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
by Howard Carter
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November 4, 1922. For six seasons the legendary Valley of the Kings has yielded no secrets to Howard Carter and his archeological team: "We had almost made up our minds that we were beaten," he writes, "and were preparing to leave The Valley and try our... (read more)

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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture
Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture
by Marvin Harris
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The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Michael Harner
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This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. It is the foremost resource and reference on shamanism. Now, with a new introduction and a guide to current resources, anthropologist Michael Harner provides the definitive handbook on... (read more)

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People of the Sierra
People of the Sierra
by Julian Pitt Rivers
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Julian A. Pitt-Rivers (1919–2001) was a British social anthropologist and ethnographer of Andalusian and Mediterranean societies. ... (read more)

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Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius
Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius
by Colin Dickey
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The after-death stories of Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig Beethoven, Swedenborg, Sir Thomas Browne and many others have never before been told in such detail and vividness. Fully illustrated with some surprising images, this is a fascinating and... (read more)

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Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by... (read more)

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The Seam Line: Arab Workers and Jewish Managers in the Israeli Textile Industry
The Seam Line: Arab Workers and Jewish Managers in the Israeli Textile Industry
by Israel Drori
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“The book beautifully documents the interplay between the culture of the local Arab communities and the culture of the plants that employ women from those communities. . . . Drori does a masterful job of showing how the local Arab culture enters... (read more)

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The Shaman's Doorway: Opening Imagination to Power and Myth
The Shaman's Doorway: Opening Imagination to Power and Myth
by Stephen Larsen
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The Shaman’s Doorway is one of the most significant and inspiring works on the relationship of shamanism to both the psyche and society. Drawing on his experience as a psychotherapist and his understanding of primordial shamanic traditions, Stephen... (read more)

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The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin de Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists
The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin de Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists
by Marl Dobkin De Rios
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A look inside almost half a century of pioneering research in the Amazon and Peru by a noted anthropologist studying hallucinogens, including ayahuasca andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Reveals how ayahuasca successfully treats psychological and... (read more)

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Indian Ocean: Five Island Countries
Indian Ocean: Five Island Countries
by Frederica M Bunge
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A lyrical memoir of the artist's early life with 50 illustrations by the author. While the book first appeared in Russian in 1947, this translation is made from the 1957 French edition. Published by Peter Owen Publishers, London. Annotation c. Book... (read more)

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Agricultural Involution: Processes of Ecological Change Indonesia
Agricultural Involution: Processes of Ecological Change Indonesia
by Clifford Geertz
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"A remarkably interesting account of Indonesian agricultural history, primarily covering the period of Dutch control, from 1619 to 1942. Drawing on ecology, sociology, and economics, Geertz...provides an insightful and persuasive analysis."—The... (read more)

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Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass
Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass
by Robert J Gordon
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"Images of the Bushman—from the innocent hero of the hit movie, The Gods Must Be Crazy, to “vermin” eradicated by the colonists, to the superhuman trackers conscripted by the South African Defense Forc"... (read more)

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International Bibliography of Anthropology
International Bibliography of Anthropology
by Jean Sykes
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IBSS is the essential tool for librarians, university departments, research institutions and any public or private institution whose work requires access to up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the social sciences.... (read more)

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Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips
Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips
by Roy Blount
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“If everybodys first English teacher were Roy Blount Jr., we might still be trillions in debt, but we would be so deeply in love with words and their magic . . . that wed hardly notice.” —Chris Tucker, The Dallas Morning News After... (read more)

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