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Used and Out of Print Books on Sociology and Anthropology
Frank Hurley In Papua Photographs Of The 1920-1923 Expeditions -by- Jim Specht and John Fields. ISBN
0909197903. Captain Frank Hurley's Papua New Guinea photographs taken on expeditions along the Papuan coast and
hinterland between 1920 and 1923 provide a unique record of a way of life unhindered by the white man; Hurley captured on
film the simplicity of the Papuan's daily existence, rituals and skills; in the Western Division he was the first ever to
record on glass plates the tribal life and forbidding customs of the natives of Lake Murray; 100 of Hurley's Papuan plates
are presented in this volume printed in duotone. Used large hardcover book in dust jacket. 193 pages. (Robert Brown and
Associates. Bathurst. First Edition 1984) Dust jacket is lightly scuffed and has some grubby marks mostly on rear cover.
Written gift inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing on first and last few pages and on edges of pages. Else very good.
Weight 1.4 kilograms.
Kilenge Art And Life A Look At A New Guinea People -by- Philip J C Dark. ISBN 0856700118.
An extensively illustrated monograph on the Kilenge, a group of people living in the western tip of New Guinea's
island of New Britain; their art is still produced in the traditional manner to function in the society of the people;
Professor Dark shows how aesthetic expression among the Kilenge finds many outlets, from the construction of
masks to the planting of decorative shrubs, and how their art is fundamentally integrated in their daily lives.
Illustrated with black and white photographs. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 132 pages.
(Academy Editions. London. 1974) Dust jacket is price-clipped and stretched and creased along upper edge.
Front free endpaper is also price-clipped. Foxing on endpapers and the first few pages and edges of pages.
Else very good. Weight 850 grams.
Maori Sayings And Proverbs -compiled by- Murdoch Riley. ISBN 0854670947. Over 500 sayings grouped under
subject headings on all manner of matters pertaining to Maori customs and traditions; a treasure store of accumulated
wisdom handed down by the ancestors to today's generation. Illustrated in colour. Used small softcover book. Unpaginated.
(Viking Sevenseas N.A. Ltd. Paraparaumu, New Zealand. 1990) Front cover and spine sunned. Else in fine condition.
Melanesian Cargo Cults: New Salvation Movements In The South Pacific -by- Friedrich Steinbauer
translated & edited by Max Wohlwill. ISBN 0702210951. A study of South Pacific Islanders' belief and
interpretation of European missionary teaching equating spiritual salvation with material goods; to many
Melanesians, the 'cargo' brought by Europeans was an essential part of salvation; the real significance of cargo
cults as a response to the invasion of an alien and powerful civilisation is revealed in this valuable study. Used
hardback book in dust jacket. 215 pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
Weight 500 grams.
Pareto (Modern Sociologists) -by- Franz Borkenau. First Edition. Sociology. Biography
of Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist, economist and philosopher, whose work
involved the study of income distribution and analysis of choices, evolving the
concept of Pareto efficiency and the field of microeconomics. Black and white
frontispiece of Pareto. (Chapman and Hall. London. First edition. 1936) Used hardcover
book. No dust jacket. 219 pages. Good black cloth covers with good gilt lettering on
spine. Name written on front free endpaper. Insect damage to lower edge of front free endpaper and
first few pages. Light soiling to edges of pages. Pages have tanned. Else very good.
The Idea of Prostitution -by- Sheila Jeffreys. ISBN 9781876756673. Feminism. Feminist Theory. The author explores
two contrasting views: one, that prostitution is a legitimate and acceptable form of employment, freely chosen by
women; and two, that men's use of prostitution is a form of degrading women and causing grave psychological damage.
Used softcover book. 394 pages. (Spinifex Press. Melbourne. 2008) In fine
The Religion Of The Tempasuk Dusuns Of North Borneo -by- I H N Evans. Anthropology. Illustrated with 22 pages of
black and white plates. (Cambridge at the University Press. First Edition. 1953) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
579 pages and 22 b/w plates and fold out map. Very good brown cloth boards with good gilt lettering on black section of
spine. Small chip at top of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 1 kilogram.
Understanding Bourdieu -by- Jim Webb, Tony Schirato and Geoff Danaher. ISBN 1865083631. Cultural
Studies. Pierre Bourdieu examines how people conduct their lives in relation to one another and to major social institutions;
he argues that culture and education are not simply minor influences, but as important as economics in determining
differences between groups of people; Bourdieu has tested these arguments in detailed fieldwork. This book offers a
comprehensive introduction to Bourdieu's work; it is essential reading for anyone tackling him for the first time.
Used softcover book. 209 pages. (Allen & Unwin. Crows Nest. 2002) Tape and tape marks on half title page. Else in fine
Wandering Through Vietnamese Culture -by- Huu Ngoc. 5th Edition 2010.
Huu Ngoc's encyclopedic knowledge spans 3,000 years of Vietnamese history and 1,000 years of Vietnamese literature; it
includes a through acquaintance with Vietnamese music, theatre, and art; and it spans the traditions and customs of
Vietnam's ethnic groups; this book is a compilation of Mr Ngoc's 'Traditional Miscellany' columns from newspaper
'Viet Nam News' for the past ten years, in which every Sunday, Mr Ngoc leads readers on a diminutive yet rich journey into
some exquisite detail of Vietnamese culture. Used softcover book. 1256 pages. (The Gioi Publishers. Ha Noi, Vietnam. 5th
edition 2010) Light wear to edges of covers and some grubbiness on edges of pages. Else in very good condition. Weight
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