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Village in Mexico By Peter Coy
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A study of an agricultural community in Mexico was conducted over two periods of 12 and 4 months and was anthropological in purpose. It consciously bore the history of the region in mind, however,... More > and is now presented as a tribute to the ongoing life of the descendants of Chichimec settlers, in the central Valley of Mexico.< Less
Terrorism the Middle East and You By Joe Pierce
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This engaging little book was written by Dr. Pierce, and published by the HaPi Press in 1986, while a war between Iraq and Iran was raging, and before the Iraq-Kuwait “Gulf” War. Dr.... More > Pierce was an anthropological linguist, raised in the small rural community of Cyril, Oklahoma. He first worked in Turkey in 1955, and maintained his interest in the Middle East, working or visiting there until his death at age 69, in 1994. This book is not written in an academic style, but is intended for lay audiences to help them better understand cultural issues of the Middle East. It is written in a “fireside chat” style complete with personal anecdotes and opinions. Although readers may not always agree with his suggestions for action, the book provides important insights into a complex part of the world as the United States continues its struggle to determine the best approaches to combat international terrorism.< Less
Terrorism the Middle East and You By Joe Pierce
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This engaging little book was written by Dr. Pierce, and published by the HaPi Press in 1986, while a war between Iraq and Iran was raging, and before the Iraq-Kuwait “Gulf” War. Dr.... More > Pierce was an anthropological linguist, raised in the small rural community of Cyril, Oklahoma. He first worked in Turkey in 1955, and maintained his interest in the Middle East, working or visiting there until his death at age 69, in 1994. This book is not written in an academic style, but is intended for lay audiences to help them better understand cultural issues of the Middle East. It is written in a “fireside chat” style complete with personal anecdotes and opinions. Although readers may not always agree with his suggestions for action, the book provides important insights into a complex part of the world as the United States continues its struggle to determine the best approaches to combat international terrorism.< Less
People Of Peru By Margarethe Sparing-Chávez
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This book contains cultural glimpses of more than fifty native people groups living in the Andean and Amazon regions of Peru. Full color.
People Of Peru By Margarethe Sparing-Chávez
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This book contains cultural glimpses of more than fifty native people groups living in the Andean and Amazon regions of Peru. Full color.
Warriors and Maidens By Barrie Machin
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History, habitat, economy and society in western Crete. The book describes the social grammar and the logical structures of institutions. Religions and histories possess formal properties. Religious... More > and historical details are independent of these formal structures. Fundamental constructs may be similar in a wide range of cultures.< Less
The Book of Tea: Illustrated By Okakura Kakuzo
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The Book of Tea: Illustrated, by Okakura Kakuzo (1919). A Japanese Harmony of Art Culture & The Simple Life. - Containing many illustrations in colour and in black and white. This little book... More > is illuminating in its revelation of the old world of Japanese thought and culture, with its reaction on Japanese daily life. It is not a translation, but was written in English. The author, the late Okakura Kakuzo, was one of theleaders in the movement which a generation ago set itself to stem the western invasion, spreading like a malaria over every field of intellectual activity and threatening to submerge entirely the ancient beautiful Japanese civilisation. The illustrations are chosen from our own National collections, and in the appendix will be found further details as to the Tea Ceremony and its various accessories.< Less
Definitive Seneca: It's In The Word By Phyllis Eileen Wms. Bardeau
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Gayanögwad’s (Phyllis Eileen Wms. Bardeau, Deer Clan) English-Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) dictionary is a cultural and linguistic treasure trove. Eileen, a fluent first language speaker... More > and elder, speaks and records the Onöndowa'ga:' language as she learned it from her grandmother, several generations ago before the building of the Kinzua Dam in the 1960s. This tragic treaty violation accelerated language loss by breaking up almost two century old communities at Ohi:yonö’ (Allegany Territory residents, Lit. people of the Ohi:yo׳) of the Onöndowa'ga:'. She devotes her life to the preservation of the Onöndowa'ga:' language. Phyllis created Definitive Seneca: It’s In The Word is a permanent tool to study culture through language. Gayanögwad has taught the language in the community, for the Seneca Nation, and at the University level. This publication should be in every library for students of the Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö׳ (Language of the People of the Great Hills).< Less
DMNS Report 9: 16th Biennial Southwest Symposium: Pushing Boundaries By Stephen E. Nash
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Abstracts and Program of the 19th Biennial Southwest Symposium. This is volume 9 of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Reports, published 4 January 2018.
The Book of Firsts By Mary Khazak Grant
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Juvenile: el-hi, 5-8th grade social studies - Neolithic man to Modern Era. Inventions and Discoveries. Illustrated, Chapter Questions, Glossary, Timeline, Bibliography. This is the first in a series.

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