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Culture and Society

Africana:Culture and Society

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Objets Interdits (French Edition), Dapper, Olfert, Husson, L. , Falgayrettes, C. , Martin, P. M. & Jones, A.
21 Dapper, Olfert, Husson, L. , Falgayrettes, C. , Martin, P. M. & Jones, A. Objets Interdits (French Edition)
No defects, book is As New, lacking the dust jacket. Bound in black cloth with white titles to spine. Former owner is social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey, and his address label is found on the first endpaper. . Olfert Dapper was a geographical researcher of 17th century Holland. He is considered the first writer to adopt an interdisciplinary approach to his research that avoided ethnocentric views and value judgements about the societies he described. His best known work is Description of Africa, published in 1686 in Amsterdam. The present work describes Dapper's life and work and concludes with a 285 page abridgement of Description of Africa. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings from the original. Text is in French. . Publication Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 375 pages. M0 Fondation Dapper 1989 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 30656 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Daire Congolais (1690-1701) De Fra Luca Da Caltanisetta [French Edition], De Caltanisetta, Fra Luca & Bontinck, Francois (ed.)
22 De Caltanisetta, Fra Luca & Bontinck, Francois (ed.) Daire Congolais (1690-1701) De Fra Luca Da Caltanisetta [French Edition]
Dust jacket is rubbed with small tears and chips, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Translated from the original Italian manuscript, edited, and annotated by Professor Bontinck. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the half-title page by Bontinck to Professor Susan Herlin, Professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville. Text is in French. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 249 pages. Signed by Editor. D3 Louvain. Louvain Nauwelaerts 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket 30318 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Recalling the Belgian Congo  Conversations and Introspection, Dembour, Marie-Benedicte
23 Dembour, Marie-Benedicte Recalling the Belgian Congo Conversations and Introspection
A few scattered checkmarks and question marks in margins. Binding is tight. Bound in black cloth with bright silver titles and decoration to front cover and spine. Lacking the dust jacket. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 235 pages. L4 Berghahn Books 2000 2nd Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 30546 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Emancipation of Women, Dolphyne, Florence Abena
24 Dolphyne, Florence Abena The Emancipation of Women
Partial crease and a little rubbing to front cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author describes in detail what emancipation of women means to Africa, with special emphasis on Ghana. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 107 pages. G2 Ghana Universities Press 2005 Reprint Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25597 
Price: 16.50 USD
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L'ombre des fetiches Societe et Culture Yombe, Doutreloux, Albert
25 Doutreloux, Albert L'ombre des fetiches Societe et Culture Yombe
Bound in gray card covers, spine is a little sunned and creased. Former owner is social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey, and his elegant signature is found on the half-title page. Book has scattered light pencil marks in margins of a few pages, mostly checkmarks or question marks. Binding is tight. . Classic work on Yombe fetishes and the associated society and culture of the Yombe people of the Congo. Text is in French. . Publications de l'Universite Lovanium de Leopoldville Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. K1 Editions Nauwelaerts, Louvain / Beatrice-Nauwelaer 1967 Paperback Very Good- 30382 
Price: 180.00 USD
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The Domestication of the Savage Mind, Goody, Jack.
26 Goody, Jack. The Domestication of the Savage Mind
Dust jacket is age-toned to gray on spine and top edge of front panel, slight edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has slight corner bumps, no other defects. Bound in purple cloth with bright gilt titles to spine; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author presents a new and refined way of looking at the concepts of "primitive" and "advanced." This is the first printing. A solid, attractive copy of a classic work. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 179 pages. L2 Cambridge University Press 1977 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 30475 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Mentalites Indigenes Du Katanga [Attitudes of Indigenous Peoples of Katanga] {French Edition}, Harfeld, Com
27 Harfeld, Com Mentalites Indigenes Du Katanga [Attitudes of Indigenous Peoples of Katanga] {French Edition}
Heavy card covers are rubbed, sunned and soiled binding is tight, pages clean and unmarked. Owner name penned to verso of front cover. . This is the first edition, published in 1913. It is not a modern reprint. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on first endpaper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 56 pages. Signed by Author. D2 Paris. Paris Plon-Nourrit 1913 1st Edition Softcover Good 30316 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Press and Political Culture in Ghana, Hasty, Jennifer
28 Hasty, Jennifer The Press and Political Culture in Ghana
No defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 216 pages. B5 Indiana University Press 2005 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 28651 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Angola on the Move: Transport Routes, Communications and History / Angola em Movimento: Vias de Transporte, Comunicacao e Historia, Heintze, Beatrix & Achim von Oppen (Eds. )
29 Heintze, Beatrix & Achim von Oppen (Eds. ) Angola on the Move: Transport Routes, Communications and History / Angola em Movimento: Vias de Transporte, Comunicacao e Historia
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Fifteen papers (6 in Portuguese, 9 in English) discuss aspects of the general topic. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 265 pages. M2 Frankfurt. Frankfurt Lembeck 2008 Perfect Paperback As New 30691 
Price: 155.00 USD
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In the Presence of Spirits  African Art from The National Museum Of Ethnology, Lisbon, Herreman, Frank
30 Herreman, Frank In the Presence of Spirits African Art from The National Museum Of Ethnology, Lisbon
Dust jacket has minor edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; bound in gorgeous crimson cloth covers. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Ten essays by international experts, profusely illustrated with many full-color photos. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 189 pages. K2 Museum for African Art, New York 2000 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30389 
Price: 130.00 USD
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An Enchanting Darkness:   The American Vision of Africa in the Twentieth Century, Hickey, Dennis &  Kenneth C. Wylie
31 Hickey, Dennis & Kenneth C. Wylie An Enchanting Darkness: The American Vision of Africa in the Twentieth Century
No defects in book or jacket, the latter protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pages. D3 Michigan State University Press 1993 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 30338 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Angola Curso De Extensao Universitaria Ano Lectivo De 1963-1964, Instituto Superior De Ciencias Socials E Politica Ultramarina
32 Instituto Superior De Ciencias Socials E Politica Ultramarina Angola Curso De Extensao Universitaria Ano Lectivo De 1963-1964
Creased and cracked spine, edgewear to paper covers. Contents are excellent, binding tight, pages clean. 520 p. Printed on coated paper. . Includes nineteen scholarly papers and several fold-out maps and charts. Text is in Portuguese. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 520 pages. A1 Lisboa. Lisboa Instituto Superior De Ciencias Socials E Politica Ultramarina 1965 Paperback Good 31333 
Price: 80.00 USD
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The Quest for Therapy in Lower Zaire, Janzen, John M. &  Charles Leslie &  William Arkinstall
33 Janzen, John M. & Charles Leslie & William Arkinstall The Quest for Therapy in Lower Zaire
Dust jacket has light edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is rubbed at extremities, light scattered pencil marks on a few pages. Binding is tight. . Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 308 pages. D5 University of California Press 1978 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 30355 
Price: 20.00 USD
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African Systems of Slavery, Jay Sapulding and Stephanie Beswick (Eds. )
34 Jay Sapulding and Stephanie Beswick (Eds. ) African Systems of Slavery
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Ten papers, bibliography, index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 314 pages. M4 Africa World Press, Inc. 2009 Paperback Fine 30745 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Ethnicity, Hunter-Gatherers, and the "Other", Kent, Susan
35 Kent, Susan Ethnicity, Hunter-Gatherers, and the "Other"
No defects, book is New. . Eleven scholarly papers address aspects of the general topic. Bibliography, index. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 360 pages. C4 Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press 2002 1st Printing Hardcover New 31771 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Magie Et Chasse Dans La Foret Au Camerounaise, Koch, Henri
36 Koch, Henri Magie Et Chasse Dans La Foret Au Camerounaise
Scattered light pencil marks and notes in margins, creased spine, lightly pencilled notes on last endpaper. Binding is tight. . Includes 18 maps and 68 photographic plates. Text is in French. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 271 pages. K1 Berger-Levrault 1968 Paperback Very Good- 30379 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Wives for Cattle: Bridewealth and Marriage in Southern Africa, Kuper, Adam
37 Kuper, Adam Wives for Cattle: Bridewealth and Marriage in Southern Africa
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . International Library of Anthropology Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 216 pages. A2 Routledge Kegan & Paul 1982 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 28092 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Elementary Structures of Kinship, Levi-Strauss, Claude
38 Levi-Strauss, Claude Elementary Structures of Kinship
A very few checkmarks and other penciled marginal marks, no other defects. Yellow cloth covers, binding is tight and square. This is the first English edition of the original second French edition. A classic work. Former owner is social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey, and his elegant signature is found on the first endpaper. Laid in is a reprint of "Levi-Strauss on the Elementary Structures of Kinship: A Concordance to Pagination," published by Francis Korn and Rodney Needham, which can be used by scholars to more easily compare and contrast the three editions: the two French and the English. . A handsome copy of a collectible classic. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 541 pages. K4 Eyre & Spottiswoode 1969 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 30457 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Mothers and Wives:  Gusii Women of East Africa, LeVine, Sarah
39 LeVine, Sarah Mothers and Wives: Gusii Women of East Africa
No defects in book or jacket. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. Jacket now protected by fresh mylar cover. . A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 391 pages. M3 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1979 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 24489 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Livingstone's Missionary Correspondence, 1841-1856, Livingstone, David & L. Schapera, Ed.
40 Livingstone, David & L. Schapera, Ed. Livingstone's Missionary Correspondence, 1841-1856
Fine book in VG jacket. Dust jacket has light edgewear, shallow chipping at extremities of spine, price-clipped. Still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears unread. Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt titles. . This is the first US edition. A handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 342 pages. F2 U. California Press 1961 1st US Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 32176 
Price: 30.00 USD
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