Category: Anthropology


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Anthropology of the Desert West: Essays in Honor of Jesse D. Jennings (Anthropological Papers)

By: Condie, Carol J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Utah Press, February 1993

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The Harmless People

By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage, October 1989

Edition: 2

A study of primitive people which, for beauty and concept, would be hard to match." -- The New York Times Book Review In the 1950s Elizabeth Marshall Thomas became one of the first Westerners to live with the Bushmen of the Kalahari desert in Botswana and South-West Africa. Her account of these nomadic hunter-gatherers, whose way of life had remained unchanged for thousands of years, is a ground-breaking work of anthropology, remarkable not only for i... View more info

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Scheherazade Goes West

By: Fatima Mernissi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press, February 2001

Fatema Mernissi, the world-renowned Islamic feminist, has shed unprecedented light on the lives of women in the Middle East, in works hailed as "enchanting" "(The New York Times Book Review), " "exuberant" "(Elle), " and "remarkable" "(The Washington Post Book World)." Now, in "Scheherazade Goes West, " Mernissi reveals her unique experiences as a liberated, independent Moroccan woman faced with the peculiarities and unexpected encroachments of Western culture. Her often... View more info

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

By: Ruth Benedict

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Mariner Books, June 1989

A classic of cultural anthropology that traces the development of Japanese ideology over thirteen centuries. View more info