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Detail of wrap -  INDIAN ART TRADITIONS OF THE NORTHWEST COAST (carlson1p  150/202)
Carlson, Roy L. (editor). INDIAN ART TRADITIONS OF THE NORTHWEST COAST. Time and Meaning. BNo. 0-86491-031-2. First Edition 1976 (pb). Pp: 214; 280mm x 215mm; 0.63kg. 212 b/w & fig, 3 maps. Preface, credits and acknowledgments. A good paperback copy. Wrp: g. Archaeology Press, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, 1976. (The chapters in this book originated from a symposium entitled The Prehistory of Northwest Coast Indian Art organised for the Northwest Studies Conference at Simon Fraser University in 1976. The symposium concentrated on the contexts of both time and meaning) (Keywords: Anthropology, Pacific, Canada, Coast Salish, Ozette).
Book Code: K373 SOLD - now out of stock AU$35
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Detail of wrap - FORMS AND FREEDOM (holm10p  180/191 HOLM10)
Holm, Bill & William Reid. FORMS AND FREEDOM. A dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian art. BNo. 0-914412-09-4. First Edition, 1975 (pb). Pp: 263; 225mm x 215mm; 0.86kg. 112 col & b/w, 1 fig. Prologue, introduction, notes. A very good paperback copy. Wrg: vg. Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, 1975. (This book was published in conjunction with a Northwest Coast Indian art exhibition organised by the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston. Over 103 artefacts from the exhibition are are discussed by Holm and Reid) (Keywords: Ethnology, North America, Northwest Coast, Tlingit, Bella, Kwakiutl).
Book Code: N398 AU$25
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Detail of wrapper - ART OF THE NORTHERN TLINGIT (jonaitis01p 160/215 JONA01)
Jonaitis, Aldona. ART OF THE NORTHERN TLINGIT. Secular and shamanic art and social life. BNo. 0-295-96267-4. First Edition, 1986. Pp: xiii, 188; 240mm x 180mm; 0.80kg. 70 b/w(pl), 1 map. Preface, introduction, conclusion, notes, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1986. (The author describes the types and stylistic characteristics of secular and sacred pieces and offers some general observations on the comparisons between the two kinds of art) (Keywords: Ethnology, North America, Indian, Tlingit, Alaska).
Book Code: L012 SOLD - now out of stock AU$45
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Detail of  wrap - MYTHOLOGY OF THE AZTECS AND MAYA  (jones46p 175/240 JONE46)
Jones, David M. MYTHOLOGY OF THE AZTECS AND MAYA. Myths and Legends of the Ancient Mexico and Northern Central America. BNo.1-84215-865-1. First Edition, 2003 (pb). Pp: 96; 295mm x 230mm; 0.48kg. Num col & fig, 1 map. Introduction, bibliography, chronology, picture acknowledgments, index. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Anness Publishing Limited, London, 2003. (This book explores the diversity of the myths and legends of Mesoamerica, particularly those of the two most significant cultures of the ancient world - the Aztecs and the Maya. It covers the relationship of the myths and legends to the calendrical symbols used by the Zapotecs and the huge ceremonial structures first built the Olmecs) (Keywords: Beliefs, traditions, Central America, Mesoamerica, Aztecs, Maya, Olmecs, Zapotecs, myths, legends, cultures, religious sites).
Book Code: U201 AU$18
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Detail of wrap -  MYTHOLOGY OF THE INCAS  (jones45p  175/240  JONE45)
Jones, David M. MYTHOLOGY OF THE INCAS. Myths and Legends of the Ancient Andes, Western Valleys, Deserts and Amazonia. BNo.1-84215-866-X. First Edition, 2003 (pb). Pp: 96; 295mm x 230mm; 0.48kg. Num col & fig, 1 map. Introduction, bibliography, chronology, picture acknowledgments, index. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Anness Publishing Limited, London, 2003. (This A-to-Z guide is illustrated throughout with contemporary paintings and artefacts, and photographs of the ancient sacred sites) (Keywords: Exploration, beliefs, religions, mythology, South America, Andes, Amazonia, Incas).
Book Code: T361 AU$16
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Lippard, Lucy R. (editor). PARTIAL RECALL - with essays on Photographs of Native North Americans. BNo. 1-56584-041-0. First Edition, 1992 (pb). Pp: 200; 265mm x 215mm; 0.65kg. 102 b/w. Preface, introduction, selected readings, about the contributors. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. The New Press, New York, 1992. (Twelve Native American artists and writers look into the images that have shaped people's ideas of "Indianness", and explore the complex relationship of photography to identity) (Keywords: Social anthropology, North America, Indian).
Book Code: E172 AU$35
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Detail of wrapper -   (miles01p  185/251  MILE01)
Miles, Charles. INDIAN AND ESKIMO ARTEFACTS of North America. Tools, weapons, pottery, basketry, boats, and ceremonial regalia. BNo. 0-517-00142-X. First Edition, 1986. Pp: xii, 144; 275mm x 215mm; 1.07kg. Foreword, preface, Foreword, preface, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. American Legacy Press, New York, 1986. (This illustrated guide presents examples of implements used for gathering, preparing, serving, and storing food; household effects; clothing; religious articles and weapons for combat) (Keywords: Ethnology, North America, Indian, Eskimo).
Book Code: H172 SOLD - now out of stock AU$42
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Detail of wrap -  PEOPLE OF THE DEER (mowat05p 150/232 MOWA05)
Mowat, Farley. PEOPLE OF THE DEER. The plight of the Eskimo. BNo. 0-285-62920-4. Paperback Edition, 1989 (1951). Pp: 320; 200mm x 130mm; 0.29kg. 16 b/w(pl), 1 map. Foreword, preface, author's note. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Souvenir Press Ltd, London, 1989. (The author describes the time he spent among a dwindling tribe of Eskimos, the Ihalmiut, in Canada's Northern Territories, sharing their daily lives and learning about their simple philosophy. With scathing anger he tells of the hypocrisy of the white man, which has threatened the Eskimos with extinction. This new paperback edition describes how the Eskimos have fared in the years since the book was first written) (Keywords: Social anthropology, cultural history, North America, Eskimo, Ihalmiut).
Book Code: E226 AU$18
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