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Mark, Joan
An interpretative biography of Patrick Tracy Lowell Putnam (1904-1953) the US anthropologist who spent 25 years living among the Bambuti pygmies of the Ituri Forest in present day Zaire where on the Epulu River he constructed Camp Putnam as a harmonious multiracial community. The author places Putnam within the context of three different anthropological traditions and examines his contribution to future studies. Annotated with selected bibliography and illsutrated with occasional b/w photographs. 276pp.
University of Nebraska Press, 1995, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803231822
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Inventory #10863
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Nicks, Joan; Grant, Barry Keith
This book closely examines some of the myriad forms of popular culture in the Niagara region of Canada. Essays consider common assumptions and definitions of what popular culture is and seek to determine whether broad theories of popular culture can explain or make sense of localised instances of popular culture and the cultural experiences of people in their daily lives. Among the many topics covered are local bicycle parades and war memorials, cooking and wine culture, radio and movie-going, music stores and music scenes, tourist sites, and blackface minstrel shows. The authors approach their subjects from a variety of critical and historical perspectives and employ a range of methodologies that includes cultural studies, textual analysis, archival research, and participant interviews. Altogether, the book provides a richly diverse mapping of the popular culture of a particular area of Canada and demonstrates the complexities of everyday culture. 376pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781554582211
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Inventory #27395
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Compiled and Edited By Parnes,Rabbi Stephan O.
Shows and describes the background of Passover artwork from around the world, including Seder dishes, paintings, and illuminated haggadahs. Illustrated with b/w and colour (many full-page) photographs. 119pp.
Levin (Hugh Lauter) Associates Inc.,U.S., 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 0883634945
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Inventory #21488
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Butler, Nicholas
224pp.The biography of Sir John Martin-Harvey (1863-1944) from his childhood years in Wivenhoe, his early debut on the stage and his fourteen year apprenticeship under Irving, through almost four decades of fame with the Martin-Harvey company touring the British Isles, Canada and America, through to his death aged 80. 224pp.
Nicholas Butler, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 09570737615
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Inventory #18695
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Morford, Mark
The philosophers of the Roman world were asking questions whose answers had practical effects on people's lives in antiquity, and which still influence our thinking to this day. In spite of being neglected in the modern era, this important age of philosophical thought is now undergoing a revival of interest. Mark Morford's lively survey makes these recent scholarly developments accessible to a wide audience, examining the writings and ideas of both famous and lesser known figures - from Cato the Censor in 155 BCE to Marcus Aurelius in 180 CE. Based around extensive and fully translated quotations from the philosophical texts of the era, full consideration is given throughout to historical, political and cultural context. 292pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415188520
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Inventory #24600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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