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Tales from Southern Africa, A.C. Jordan
1 A.C. Jordan Tales from Southern Africa
University of California Press 1973 First edition Hardcover Very good good 
277 pages. Jacket is price-clipped with multiple chips and tears. Bookstore price sticker inside front cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A First Luyia Grammar with Excercises, Appleby, L.L.
2 Appleby, L.L. A First Luyia Grammar with Excercises
Nairobi The East Africa Literature Bureau 1961 Third Edition Paperback Good 
24 x 20 cm, pp. [4], 119, [27]. Includes number exercises tipped in between pages 20/21, foldout excercises tipped in at end. Duplicated typed pages, brown cardstock cover, bound with blue tape. Former owner's name inside front cover (C.A. Wood of Kisumu, 1967). Tape binding has disintegrated at head of spine, front cover shows dampstaining, rear cover has sun browning. Luyia (or Luhya) is a Bantu language with multiple dialects spoken by tribes in Western Kenya. Appleby, a missionary linguist, worked for the Church Missionary Society which advocated unsucessfully for a single, standard, literary version of Luyia that could be understood by all who spoke the language. ("Dictionary of Languages," Andrew Dalby.) 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture, Arthur Kleinman
3 Arthur Kleinman Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture
University Of California Press 1981 0520045114 / 9780520045118 Paperback. Near fine 
First paperback printing. 427 pages with index. Cover has slight wear along corners and edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Basuto, Ashton, Hugh
4 Ashton, Hugh The Basuto
Oxford University Press 1967 Second edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 359. Second edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, b/w photos. Jacket has moderate wear along edges, spine is faded, small stains on back. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Tibetans, Kapstein, Matthew
5 Kapstein, Matthew The Tibetans
Malden, MA Blackwell Publishing 2006 Hardcover Very good Very good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 360. Later printing. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Includes section on spelling of Tibetan names and terms, bibliography and index. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket and boards with very light edge wear. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Basuto, Laydevant, Francois
6 Laydevant, Francois The Basuto
Lesotho Anthropological Studies 1952 Paperback Fair 
Quarto (25 cm), pp. 87. Bound, typewritten manuscript with pictorial wraps. Anthropological study of Basuto people in southern Africa by Catholic priest Laydevant at St. Michael's Mission in Lesotho. Former owner's name (biologist Thomas J. Cox) inside front cover. Volume is intact and readable despite substantial water damage. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Peoples of Southern African and their Affinities, Nurse, G.T., J.S. Weiner and Trefor Jenkins
7 Nurse, G.T., J.S. Weiner and Trefor Jenkins The Peoples of Southern African and their Affinities
New York Oxford University Press 1985 First Edition Hardcover Near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 409. Black cloth with gilt titling. Includes biblography and index. No jacket, boards have slight edge wear. Anthropological study of the people of Southern Africa with an emphasis on their environment. Number three in the Oxford series of Research Monographs on Human Population Biology. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Family Estate in Africa, Robert F. Gray and P.H. Gulliver (eds)
8 Robert F. Gray and P.H. Gulliver (eds) The Family Estate in Africa
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1964 First edition Hardcover 
265 pages with index, fold-out diagram. Jacket has light wear along edges, staining on spine. Small stain on top edge, foxing on side edge. Slight discoloration of front and rear endpapers. Binding is tight, pages are clean. Overall, VG. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hunter and Habitat in the Central Kalahari Desert, Silberbauer, George B.
9 Silberbauer, George B. Hunter and Habitat in the Central Kalahari Desert
Cambridge University Press 1981 0521235782 / 9780521235785 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 330 pages with index, b/w photos. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket has light wear along top edge and at corners, spine is slightly toned. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Pasiegos Spaniards in No Man's Land, Susan Freeman
10 Susan Freeman The Pasiegos Spaniards in No Man's Land
University Of Chicago Press 1979 0226261735 / 9780226261737 Hardcover Very Good very good 
Jacket has a scratch in front. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Schism and Continuity in an African Society: A Study of Ndembu Village Life, Turner, V.W.
11 Turner, V.W. Schism and Continuity in an African Society: A Study of Ndembu Village Life
Manchester, Great Britain Manchester University Press 1957 Hardcover Very good Fair 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 348. Reprint. Olive green boards with gilt titling, beige jacket. Includes foldout map of Mukanza, and foldout skeleton genealogy charts of Mukanza village, Skika and Nswanakdya, and Nsang'anyi group of villages. Jacket is clipped at bottom corner and has substantial wear with material missing along spine; penciled notes on free front endpaper; text block edges smudged. Boards have light edge wear, charts are in fine condition, map has been repaired with tape. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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