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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Strategies for Survival: Cultural Behavior in an Ecological Context focuses on the ecological relationships between cultural behavior and its environmental context. The proliferation of ecological studies within anthropology suggests the increasing emphasis given to the systemic context of behavior. The aim of this book is to develop a framework... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
"There never was anybody," wrote the Spectator, "who had adventures as well as Miss Bird." In Among the Tibetans you can see why, as Isabella Lucy Bird writes of her journey through the Himalayas on horseback and of her four months of living with "the pleasantest of people." She offers evocative and colourful descriptions... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99
Isabella L. Bird (1831 - 1904) was a nineteenth-century English traveler, writer, and a natural historian. From Bird's preface in Unbeaten Tracks in Japan : This is not a "Book on Japan," but a narrative of travels in Japan, and an attempt to contribute something to the sum of knowledge of the present condition of the country, and it... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Long regarded as some of the most skilled bison hunters, the Blackfeet tribes' territory once covered large swaths of the areas now known as Alberta, Canada and the U.S. state of Montana. This fascinating collection of legends and folklore will afford modern-day readers a glimpse into the unique values and beliefs of this culture. more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
The East End of London has one of the bloodiest histories in Britain. East-Enders were blamed for the Great Plague of London; Jack the Ripper prowled here, as did the Ratcliffe Highway murderer and the gunmen of the famous Sidney Street siege. Communists, Fascists, strikers, Suffragettes and Skeleton Armies have all fought running battles through... more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
George Bird Grinnell was an important figure in the early conservation movement and played a key role in establishing a number of national parks in the U.S. His love of nature shines through in the "Jack" series of action-adventure novels geared for younger audiences, including this volume, in which intrepid adventurer Jack Danvers participates... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
When Buffalo Ran tells the story of a young, mid nineteenth century Plains Indian, named Wikis. As Wikis grows, he encounters many wild buffalo and enemy tribes. Along the way, he is guided by his uncle, a mentor and tutor, who teaches him all the necessary skills to become an Indian Brave. After dedicating a lifetime to researching Native Americans,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.99
This superb survey of hunter-gatherer societies in Southwest Germany presents an overview of the archaeological record for three periods- the Late Paleolithic, the Early Mesolithic, and the Late Mesolithic. Michael A. Jochim employs his rigorously materialist orientation to suggest certain possibilities about the general organization of settlements,... more...