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Category: All Categories: Ethnic Studies: Ethnography and Ethnology
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Birket-Smith, Kaj, editor  
Menneskets Mangfoldighed. Tolv etnografiske afhandlinger under redaktion af Kaj Birket-Smith

Publisher: Danske Bogsamleres Klub, København 1957.
206 p., photos, part unopened; 21.5 cm. In Danish. Ethnographic essays include Helge Larsen, En alaskaeskimoisk boplads i nutid og fortid; Jørgen Meldgaard, Eskimo-arkæologien i etnografiens tjeneste; Birket-Smith, Indianerliv i nordens skove; George Nellemann, Renen som husdyr; Jens Yde, Året rundt hos inkaerne; Niels Fock, Waiwai-indianerne i Amazon-landets regnskove; Johs. Nicolaisen, Slægt og samfund hos tuaregerne; Klaus Ferdinand, Nomadestudier i Afghanistan; Prins Peter, Polyandri i Tibet og Indien; Halfdan Siiger, Lepchaerne i Himalaya og deres bjergreligion; Martha Boyer, Silkevejen; Inger Wulff, Nicobarerne-- en gammel dansk koloni og dens befolkning. Paper covers; minor wear; VG. stock#45044.

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Coon, Carleton S.  
The Mountain of Giants: A Racial and Cultural Study of the North Albanian Mountain Ghegs
Publisher: Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, 1950 Cambridge, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Vol. XXIII - No. 3. This is a scholarly ethnological study of the Gheg-speaking peoples of northern Albania. 105 pages + photo section. Book is in GOOD condition; expected shelfwear for a book of this age and genre. Paper wrappers.

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Dixon, Roland B., 1875-1934.  
The Racial History of Man.

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's, 1923.
xvi, 583 p., xliv plates. , 22.56 cm. Classic study of ethnology and human geography by a professor of anthropology at Harvard. "Roland Burrage Dixon occupied a unique place in American anthropology. His professional work was of a type of its own. It may be described as derived from a natural history interest, transmuted to successful adaptation to cultural material." Stock# 26,874. Vg/ no dj.

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Haberlandt, Michael  
Publisher: J. M. Dent & Co. , 1900 London.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall "Ethnology treats of the various large and small groups of human beings distributed over the face of the earth, and describes their mental, moral, and physical characteristics. Every human being belongs by birth to a certain group which may vary, more or less, in character and importance..The majority of primitive groups of which it treats, in addition to the historical peoples which it describes, are tribes, hordes, clans, and families in numerous subdivisions, and in the most varied stages of assimilation or disintegration, chiefly in both at the same time.." 56 illustrations. viii + 169 pages. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; some discoloration to cover (see photo); binding tight; text pages clean. No dust jacket.

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Lowie, Robert H.  
The History of Ethnological Theory.

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap, 1937 [i.e. 1938; printed in the U.S.].
xi, 296 p.; 23.5 cm. Discusses Meiners, Klemm, Waitz, Adolf Bastian, Bachofen, McLennan, Maine, Lewis H. Morgan, Hahn, Ratzel, Edward B. Tylor, Franz Boas, British Diffusionists, Elliot Smith, German Diffusionists, Durkheim, Lévy-Bruhl, Radcliffe-Brown, and Functionalism (Malinowski, Thurnwald). Green cloth; copy of Barbara Wallis with her pencil signature & extensive scholarly marginal notes in pencil; good+. stock#24864.

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Torres, Teodoro, 1891-1944. Monterde, Francisco, 1894- .  
Origenes de las Costumbres.

Publisher: Editora Mexicana, México D.F., 1935.
187, [2] p., illus., 18.5 cm. Origin of Customs. Contents include Prefacio por Francisco Monterde; Del salvaje al hombre de sociedad; El traje a través de todos los tiempos; Balbuceos de la humanidad; La história de la sociabilidad; Las supersticiones; Como nació la escritura; Del amor, el noviazgo y el matrimonio; La muerte, vista a través de las edades; Sobre los juegos; Costumbres mexicanas; El origen del beso; Bibliografía. Maroon boards, spine stamped in gold; ink owner name at head of preface; good+. 38884.

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