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Edited By Mishler,Craig and Simeone,William E.
One of Alaska's premier ethnographers, Robert A. McKennan (1903-1982) spent the years between 1929 and 1933 in several remote Native villages where he documented Interior Athabaskan life in a series of books and journals. McKennan's journals are an extraordinary window onto Athabaskan culture before it was radically transformed by social changes following World War II. While McKennan's two major ethnographies - on the Tanana and the Gwich'in (Kutchin) - represent the scientific aspects of his work, his voluminous letters and journals form an equally significant part of anthropology's humanistic tradition. McKennan chronicles his day-to-day struggles to survive in the Alaska wilderness, giving readers a fascinating personal memoir of a dedicated researcher and sensitive observer. Historic photographs, maps and a bibliography of McKennan's publications honour his legacy and highlighting his lasting contributions to Alaska Native history and anthropology. 266pp.
University of Calgary Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 155238201X
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Inventory #13933
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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More, Charles
This book aims to provide a balanced picture by setting Cheltenham in a national context. It deals with the colleges' institutional development and Evangelical links, with development of the curriculum and the practical training given from the days of the Master of Method onwards and with the communal life of the colleges in sport and societies. Illustrated with occasional b/w photographs. 206pp.Very faint white flek marks towards top of front cover otherwise a very nice copy.
The Hambledon Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Good/Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1852850779
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Inventory #10088
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Oppenheimer, Paul
Guilt makes no compromises. One may be a little in love or a little bit angry, but the idea of degrees of guilt is meaningless. Any guilt, whether of the emotional, religious or legal variety, is fiendishly intense. The word itself points to a mysterious intensity of indebtedness, and this with an absolution extraordinary in human affairs. This book aims to go to the heart of the mystery. Its theme, that of the absolutism of guilt, is explored from a variety of different perspectives and through a series of anecdotes. The author examines the sources of the word "guilt"; languages and cultures without the concept of guilt; the religious importance and meaning of guilt, in Judaism, Christianity and other religions; psychological investigations of guilt, by Freud and Jung, among others; guilt and criminal behaviour; guilt and mourning; the effect of guilt as a creative stimulant in modern times, on literature, art, politics, law and film; and the mysterious persistence of guilt in modern secular societies Throughout, the text is supported with quotations from authors ancient and modern. 127pp.
Duckworth, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715627597
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Inventory #26691
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Royalton-Kisch, Martin
Published to accompany a special exhibition in Antwerp and at the British Museum, celebrating the 400th anniversary of van Dyck's birth, this book traces the rapid growth in the practice of sketching during the 1620s and 1630s. 192pp.N.B.Bottom right corners slightly rubbed.
British Museum Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714126217
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Inventory #23617
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Kierkegaard, Soren
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Head and tail of spine bumped. Tears to edges and corners of D/J with some loss. 150pp.
James Clarke & Co.Ltd., 1955, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor/Price Clipped. First English Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26321
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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