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Myth, Religion, and Mother Right: Selected Writings of J.J. Bachofen

By: Bachofen, Johann J.

Price: $16.70

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Bollingen Foundation: 1992

Seller ID: 001244

ISBN: 0691017972

Condition: Very Good


Clean book. Very minor shelf wear. Front gutter has minor yellow over glue from spine, that does not affect the book in any way. Stated first printing. The central part is the investigation of the religious and juridical character of Matriarchy in the Ancient World- a theme that is inseparably linked with the name of Bachofen. His thought that 'the progress from the maternal to the parental conception of man forms the most important turning point in the history of the re... View more info

Adam's Ancestors the Evolution of Man and His Culture

By: Leakey, L. S. B.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New York, Harper Torchbooks: 1960

Seller ID: 000917

Condition: Very Good


Very clean copy. Little shelf wear. Pages are clean with no markings or highlighting. 235 ppg including index.Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES in North Western Melanesia - an Ethnographic Account of Courtship Marriage and Family Life among the Natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea - Complete in One Volume

By: Malinowski, Bronislaw PH.D, D.SC

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1929

Seller ID: 000916

Condition: Very Good


Pages a bit yellowed with age. Blue boards. Previous owners name on ffep. 603 ppg including index. 91 plates. Corners slightly bumped. Edge wear and scuffing to boards.Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Caneville

By: Pierre L. Van Den Berghe

Price: $16.70

Publisher: Middletown, Weslyan university Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000394

Condition: Very Good


DJ is price clipped. Some small tears to top of dj. Orange boards Pages are bright.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Children of the Desert the Western Tribes of Central Australia Volume One

By: Roheim, Geza

Price: $16.70

Publisher: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 001243

Condition: Very Good


Edited and with an introduction by Werner Muensterberger. 262 pages. Yellow cloth covered boards. Yellow dust jacket with some chips and tears and minor stains. Minor stains to endpapers. Some underlining in the introduction. "Anthropologists and those interested in psychoanalysis wil find Roheim's firsthand observations of the Children of the Desert's kinship system, food quest, hierarchy, child-rearing practices and unique sexual code fascinating- and useful- readi... View more info

The Population Alternative : A New Look at Competition and the Species

By: Ruffie, Jacques; Garvey, Laurence (translator)

Price: $16.10

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Knopf Publishing Group (Schocken Books): 1986

Seller ID: 000061

ISBN: 0394544528

Condition: Very Good


Solid book. Some scuffing to top edges, otherwise almost new.Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. View more info