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THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE

By: Cremo, Michael A.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Govardhan Hill Pub: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008012

ISBN: 0963530968

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Over the past two hundred years the scientific establishment has selectivel y ignored, suppressed, and forgotten some remarkable artifacts and bones th at contradict the dominant views of human origins and antiquity. Evolutiona ry prejudices have served as a sort of informational "filtering" system tha t has left us with a radically incomplete set of facts for building our ide as about human origins. The Hidden History Of The Human Race is a call for change in to... View more info

THE NAKED ANTHROPOLOGIST: TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD / EDITION 1

By: DeVita, Philip R.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Wadsworth: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044493

ISBN: 0534162665

Condition: Good


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THE DAWN OF HUMAN CULTURE

By: Klein, Richard G.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042367

ISBN: 0471252522

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A bold new theory on what sparked the ""big bang"" of human culture The abrupt emergence of human culture over a stunningly short period contin ues to be one of the great enigmas of human evolution. This compelling book introduces a bold new theory on this unsolved mystery. Author Richard Klei n reexamines the archaeological evidence and brings in new discoveries in t he study of the human brain. These studies detail the changes that enabled humans to th... View more info

THE WAY TO RAINY MOUNTAIN

By: Momaday, N. Scott

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE:

Seller ID: RWARE0000039931

ISBN: 0345024923

Condition: Very Good


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THE HAUNTING FETUS: ABORTION, SEXUALITY, AND THE SPIRIT WORLD IN TAIWAN / E DITION 1

By: Moskowitz, Marc L.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044512

ISBN: 0824824288

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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WOMEN OF THE FOREST

By: Murphy, Yolanda

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000004042

ISBN: 0231060890

Condition: Very Good


Restores something of the balance that has been missing from conventional a nthropology,an anthropology largely written by men,in giving this lucid acc ount of the fundamental roles played by women in all societies. [I]t sets t he record straight for widely but wrongly held beliefs concerning many aspe cts of the roles of the sexes in all soceities. View more info

THE APOTHEOSIS OF CAPTAIN COOK: EUROPEAN MYTHMAKING IN THE PACIFIC

By: Obeyesekere, Gananath

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044491

ISBN: 0691036217

Condition: Good


Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperia lism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages. Using shipboard journals and logs kept by Captain James C ook and his officers, Obeyesekere reveals the captain as both the self-cons cious civilizer and as the person who, his mission gone awry, becomes a "sa vage" himself. In this new edition of The Apotheosis of Captain Cook, the author addres... View more info

PRIMITIVE MAN AS PHILOSOPHER. WITH A FOREWORD BY JOHN DEWEY

By: Radin, Paul

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1957

Seller ID: RWARE0000010646

Condition: Very Good+


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WAY OF THE MASKS

By: Strauss, Claude Levi

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Douglas Mcintyre/see Pgw: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000036070

ISBN: 0888946031

Condition: Near Fine


in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Originally published under the title La Voie des masques, Sylvia Modelski has translated Claude Levi-Strauss' explanation of the tribal masks of coastal British Columbia with reference to kinship ties, incest prohibition and myths. View more info

PERCEIVING OTHER WORLDS

By: Thumboo, Edwin

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Published by Times Academic: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000007656

ISBN: 9812100105

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: A central concern of the 38 essays is the significance and fullness of the self when it is partly also the Other. They were presented at the November 1989 symposium Literature in Asia and the Pacific Region by writers, critics, and scholars from the region and the US and Britain. The topics include Mudreero Narogin's Dalwurra, the invention of identity in Singapore poetry in English and Chinese, reading the feminism in Art... View more info

IN THE REALM OF THE DIAMOND QUEEN: MARGINALITY IN AN OUT-OF-THE-WAY PLACE

By: Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044489

ISBN: 0691000514

Condition: Good


In this highly original and much-anticipated ethnography, Anna Tsing challe nges not only anthropologists and feminists but all those who study culture to reconsider some of their dearest assumptions. By choosing to locate her study among Meratus Dayaks, a marginal and marginalized group in the deep rainforest of South Kalimantan, Indonesia, Tsing deliberately sets into mot ion the familiar and stubborn urban fantasies of self and other. Unusual en counters with her rema... View more info

GOLDEN ARCHES EAST: MCDONALD'S IN EAST ASIA

By: Watson, James L.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000029622

ISBN: 0804732078

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. McDonald s restaurants are found in over 100 countries, serving tens of millions of people each day. What are the cultural implications of this phenomenal success? Does the introduction of American fast food undermine local cuisines, many of them celebrated for centuries? Does it, as some critics fear, presage a homogeneous, glo... View more info

THE FLOW OF GIFTS: RECIPROCITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS IN A CHINESE VILLAGE

By: Yan, Yunxiang

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044566

ISBN: 0804726957

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Gift-giving is a classic topic in anthropology, where on-going debates involve the principle of reciprocity, the spirit of the gift, and the relationship between gifts and commodities. But the topic has been surprisingly little studied in the Chinese context except for the form of instrumental exchange known as networking or gua... View more info