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New Lives for Old: Cultural Transformation-Manus, 1928-1953

by Margaret Mead

Condition: Fine/Very Good++

William Morrow and Co., 1956. The study of the Manus, the first time in history an anthropologist had the opportunity to study a people that made a twenty-five year jump in time. This is a wonderful black cover First Edition, c1956 of this book. The condition of this anthropological book is Fine, and the jacket is Very Good++. This book has a clean & bright cover with a good straight spine. The white spine lettering is brillant. The pages are very bright, and unmarked. The end papers are white and unmarked, no names. The jacket is in very nice & bright condition. There are no tears and only minor imperfections. Nice B&W photo section. Very Fine Margaret Mead book ! 548 pages including index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good++.


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