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Modern Soviet Society

by Kerblay, Basile Translated By Rupert Swyer

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780394513164
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$25.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1983. Foreword by Moshe Lewin. This comprehensive study presents a global picture of Soviet society, it begins by exploring the physical environment and population trends, then moves on to an analysis of the social structure and political system, and finally considers Soviet cultural and other values. Bookplate to fep. Photo illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. First American… Read more
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Family

by Mead, Margaret and Ken Heyman

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New York: The Macmillan Company/A Ridge Press Book (c.1965) BOMC Edition. A revealing portrait of fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, brothers, sisters, and friends around the world. This rare collaboration of a distinguished anthropologist and a brilliant photographer makes this book an unusually clear, honest and sympathetic study of relationships in the family anywhere in the world, and… Read more
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The Naked Ape. A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

by Morris, Desmond

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company (c.1967) Book Club Edition. This most sophisticated book reveals the human race through the unemotional eyes of a zoologist, exposing it in a completely new light. Beneath the skin the traits we exhibit - sexually, at play, and at war - are striking evidence of our close relationship with the animal world. The revelations… Read more
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The Human Zoo

by Morris, Desmond

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited (c.1969) In his previous book "The Naked Ape", the author took a brutally objective look at the human animal. He moves on in this new book to scrutinize the society the naked ape has created for himself and to compare civilized man with his captive animal counterpart. A clean square copy in a price… Read more
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African Genesis. A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man

by Ardrey, Robert. Illustrated by Berdine Ardrey

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Published
1963
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Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
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$24.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1963. Illustrated with drawings and charts. Drawings by Berdine Ardrey, two of which are color fold-outs titled 'The Emergence of Complex Life', and 'The Emergence of Man'. This is the story of an unprecedented search and story of man that has never before been told. It challenges assumptions of human uniqueness and reveals the personality of… Read more
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The Direction Of Human Development. Biological and Social Bases

by Montagu, M.F. Ashley

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers (c.1955) A scientific confirmation of the enduring belief that human love is essential to all social growth. Preface by Professor Montagu, introduction, twelve chapters, appendices (3) and index provided. A clean, bright, most serviceable copy. No names or inscriptions.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Peking Man

by Shapiro Harry L

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671218997
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. Harry L. Shapiro, Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. The discovery, disappearance and mystery of a priceless scientific treasure. In this unique and exciting book - at once an anthropological detective story and an illuminating account of man's evolution and his gradual reconstruction… Read more
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X-Raying The Pharaohs

by Harris, James E. / Kent R. Weeks

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$34.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. The most important breakthrough in Egyptology since the discovery of Tutankhamon's Tomb. Illustrated with the original X-rays and other photographs - a portfolio of pictures. Chapter One : The Mummy - Clue to the Past, Chapter Two : The Making of the Mummy -Preparation for Eternity, Chapter Three : The Mummy Defiled-… Read more
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