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The Domestication of the Savage Mind by  Jack Goody - 1st Edition - 1977 - from Sweet Beagle Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Domestication of the Savage Mind

by Goody, Jack

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cambridge University Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .


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