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A BOOK OF BEGINNINGS PART TWO By GERALD MASSEY
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In the black negro god, whether called Buddha or Sut-Nahsi, we have a datum. They carry in their colour the proof of their origin. The people who first fashioned and worshipped the divine image in... More > the negroid mould of humanity must according to all knowledge of human nature, have been negroes themselves. For the blackness is not merely mystical, the features and the hair of Buddha belong to the black race, and Nahsi is the negro name. The genetrix represented as the Dea Multimammae, the Diana of Ephesus, is found as a black figure, nor is the hue mystical only, for the features are as negroid as were those of the black[54] Isis in Egypt. We cannot have the name of Kam or Ham applied ethnologically without identifying the type as that of the black race.< Less
A BOOK OF BEGINNINGS PART TWO By GERALD MASSEY
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In the black negro god, whether called Buddha or Sut-Nahsi, we have a datum. They carry in their colour the proof of their origin. The people who first fashioned and worshipped the divine image in... More > the negroid mould of humanity must according to all knowledge of human nature, have been negroes themselves. For the blackness is not merely mystical, the features and the hair of Buddha belong to the black race, and Nahsi is the negro name. The genetrix represented as the Dea Multimammae, the Diana of Ephesus, is found as a black figure, nor is the hue mystical only, for the features are as negroid as were those of the black[54] Isis in Egypt. We cannot have the name of Kam or Ham applied ethnologically without identifying the type as that of the black race.< Less
Strange But True! Bizarre Vintage Postcards By Babette Abbeywood
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An amazing scrap book of old postcards and genuine photos from yesteryear, capturing some of the strangest portraits you'll ever see! A digital anthology of ethnological pictures of scary ladies from... More > jungle tribes, tattooed warriors, weird French peasants, mysterious veiled Arabian women, oriental and and circus performers, Indian fakirs, freaks, pygmies and eskimos, real-life witches and wizards, pipe smoking dames, mind-boggling ethnic costumes, Victorian eccentrics... An album of bizarre curiosities from around the world, to download in PDF ebook format.< Less
The Malay Archipelago : Volume II (Illustrated) By Alfred Russel Wallace
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“My journeys to the various islands were regulated by the seasons and the means of conveyance. I visited some islands two or three times at distant intervals, and in some cases had to make the... More > same voyage four times over. A chronological arrangement would have puzzled my readers. They would never have known where they were, and my frequent references to the groups of islands, classed in accordance with the peculiarities of their animal productions and of their human inhabitants, would have been hardly intelligible. I have adopted, therefore, a geographical, zoological, and ethnological arrangement, passing from island to island in what seems the most natural succession, while I transgress the order in which I myself visited them, as little as possible.”< Less
The Malay Archipelago : Volume I (Illustrated) By Alfred Russel Wallace
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“My journeys to the various islands were regulated by the seasons and the means of conveyance. I visited some islands two or three times at distant intervals, and in some cases had to make the... More > same voyage four times over. A chronological arrangement would have puzzled my readers. They would never have known where they were, and my frequent references to the groups of islands, classed in accordance with the peculiarities of their animal productions and of their human inhabitants, would have been hardly intelligible. I have adopted, therefore, a geographical, zoological, and ethnological arrangement, passing from island to island in what seems the most natural succession, while I transgress the order in which I myself visited them, as little as possible.”< Less
Edwardian Weird Freak Show - Curio Scrapbook By FishesEye Publishing
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A Bizarre Menagerie - humorous and entertaining collection of vintage Photo Postcard Curios, surreal and amusing photomontages, eccentrics and mutants. Tattooed, fat and scary ladies, grotesques,... More > tribal lip plates, giants, circus freaks... risqué fetish ladies, cannibals, snake charmers, chastity belts, pygmies, monster fish, ethnological oddities, strange sports and oddball inventions. Over 1OO classic images from the early 1900s, digitized and compiled as an e-book / slideshow album. Highly unusual and entertaining! Stranger than fiction - some of the weirdest images you'll see anywhere! In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a great alternative to a screensaver. **NEW 3rd Edition, revised and extended, June April 2008 ** NOW JUST $2.99 to download!!< Less
The Complete Mowgli Stories, Duly Annotated By GMW Wemyss et al.
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Rudyard Kipling’s tales of Mowgli are not for children only. They have shaped the English language and the British (and American) psyche. The stories that concern Mowgli’s adventures... More > have been collected, placed in their internal chronological order, and annotated in this volume by the historians GMW Wemyss – author of The Confidence of the House: May 1940 – and Markham Shaw Pyle, author of ‘Fools, Drunks, and the United States’: August 12, 1941. Prefatory essays and over three hundred footnotes accompany the text, delving into history, geography, ethnology, Imperial politics, and much else beside. If you wish to enjoy these tales with deeper understanding; if you wonder what Buldeo has to do with Mr Sherlock Holmes’ antagonist Dr Roylott; if you have ever wondered just why a Gond hunter reminds you of the frontman of Jethro Tull; or if you simply want a cracking good read of stories you but half-remember: here is your book.< Less
Eskimo Folktales By Knud Rasmussen
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Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (June 7, 1879 – December 21, 1933) was a Danish polar explorer and anthropologist. He has been called the "father of Eskimology"and was the first European... More > to cross the Northwest Passage via dog sled. He remains well known in Greenland, Denmark and among Canadian Inuit. Native languages and ways of living, including the arts of sea kayaking and dog sledding, fascinated Knud Rasmussen, himself of Inuit and Danish descent. Rasmussen devoted much of his life to ethnological and cultural studies throughout Arctic North America. Establishing a base station in Thule, Greenland, in 1910, he visited as many Inuit peoples as he could, taking meticulous notes and making sketches, collecting artifacts and compiling hundreds of Native legends and songs. The tales are grounded in the Inuit belief system, itself defined by superstition and transformation.< Less
The ghost-dance religion and the Sioux outbreak of 1890 By James Mooney
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In tlie fall of 1890 the author was preparing to go to Indian Ter- ritory, under the auspices of the Bureau of Ethnology, to continue researches among the Cherokee, when the Ghost dance began to... More > attract attention, and i>ermission was asked and received to investigate that subject also among the wilder tribes in the western part of the terri- tory. Proceeding directly to the Cheyenne and Arapaho, it soon be(!ame evident that there was more in the Ghost dance than had been suspected, with the result that the investigation, to which it had been intended to devote only a few weeks, has extended over a period of more than three years, and might be continued indeiinitely, as tlie dance still exists (in 1890) and is developing new features at every performance. The uprising among the Sioux in the meantime made necessary also the examination of a mass of documentary material in the files of the Indian Office and the War Department bearing on the outbreak, in addition to the study in ..< Less
Antares. The star prince By Roberta Capon
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Antares, the Star Prince, ardently wishes to cross the Rainbow Bridge and visit Planet Earth to learn about human LOVE. Will this brave little deaf kitten be able to find humans capable of such of... More > limitless love towards animals, regardless of everyone’s differences? Roberta Capon has a degree in Education and Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences from the University of Milano-Bicocca. In this fable she has managed to blend her great love for cats (she lives with a few cats of her own and has also been a cat-sitter for ten years) and her passion for writing and drawing. The aim of this book is to teach children to value and respect diversity in each and any form, and they will be supported in this task by the curious and inquiring look of little Antares. After reading the book, children can colour the illustrations as they please.< Less

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