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Modern Soviet Society
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Modern Soviet Society

By Kerblay, Basile Translated By Rupert Swyer

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 Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.



By Mead, Margaret and Ken Heyman

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 of the interplay of feelings among people living under the same roof. 208 pp profusely illustrated with b/w photographs by Ken Heyman. Picture index provided. Beige cloth boards. Gilt title print to front board, black print to spine. A tight, clean copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.


The Naked Ape. A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

By Morris, Desmond

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 of this book are startling and sobering, controversial and thought provoking. The bold speculation will stir controversy among scientists and will stimulate and delight the general reader. A very nice copy in an illustrated dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


The Human Zoo

By Morris, Desmond

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 intact dust jacket. The Human Zoo is authoritative, fiercely frank and brilliantly entertaining.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


African Genesis. A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man

By Ardrey, Robert. Illustrated by Berdine Ardrey

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 man not as some fragile accident, mundane or divine, but as a dynamic expression of the history of all living things. 380 pp including bibliography and index. No signs of previous ownership. Normal wear to bottom edge. Boards bright and clean. Price clipped illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Joseph Low.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


The Direction Of Human Development. Biological and Social Bases

By Montagu, M.F. Ashley

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.


Peking Man
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Peking Man

By Shapiro Harry L

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 of its history - Dr. Shapiro recounts the astonishing discovery of the fossils of Peking man, their disappearance and the mystery of their present whereabouts. Illustrated with a section of b/w photos. Black cloth boards, Silver print to spine. Illustrated price-clipped dust jacket. A very nice copy!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


X-Raying The Pharaohs

By Harris, James E. / Kent R. Weeks

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- Tombs and Tomb Robbers, Chapter Four : The Pharaoh's Mummy - Examination of the Imperial Dead. Chapter five ; The Mortal Mummy - Examination of Kings and Priests, and conclusion. Repleat with reference notes, chronology, kinship charts and index. Attractively bound in black cloth boards with metalic green decoration to front board and lettering to spine - green endpapers. No ownership markings. Photo dust jacket - photo to front and rear panel. Inside front flap creased. A number of closed tears in jacket, still- bright. . First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good.