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Malay Fishermen : Their Peasant Economy. in dj.

By: FIRTH, Raymond

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Archon Books, Hamden, CT, 1968,:

Seller ID: 75187


FIRTH, Raymond. Malay Fishermen : Their Peasant Economy. (Hamden, CT): Archon Books, 1968. Second Printing. Pp. [i]-xviii,1-398, frontispiece + 18 p. of plates and 2 folding maps at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is a study of some Far Eastern peasant problems based mainly on field research carried out on the East Coast of Malaya in 1939-1940. It gives for the first time a survey of the fishing industry of that important region, follwed by a detailed analysis of the economy of a community of peasant fishermen in a sample area on the coast of Ke... View more info

Work of the Gods in Tikopia. Second Edition in dustjacket

By: FIRTH, Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of London , The Athlone Press / Humanities Press, London / New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 102259


FIRTH, Raymond. The Work of the Gods in Tikopia. (London) The Athlone Press/ New York : The Humanities Press Inc., 1967. Second Edition with new intr oduction and epilogue. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,[1]-490,(2), + frontispiece + 8 p. of plates. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology series, Nos 1 & 2 "First published in 1939 and long out of print, this book remains unique as the only full and detailed account by a social anthropologist of a complete pagan Polynesian ritual cycle. [...] includes a new ... View more info

Tikopia Ritual and Belief. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FIRTH, Raymond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 104737


FIRTH, Raymond. Tikopia Ritual and Belief. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1967). First Edition. Pp. (10),11-374,(2), + 8 p. of black and white plates. Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, brick cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book gives some of the fruits of the author's stufy of Tikotna wavs of thought as the result of three field expeditions. Most Polynesians became Christians more than a century ago but Tikopia had a substantial paganpopulation until quite recent years. This book of essays describes rites a nd beliefs of a people who still maintained their traditional instituti... View more info

We, the Tikopia : A Sociological Study of Kinship in Primitive Polynesia. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: FIRTH, Raymond MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw, preface

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 102251


FIRTH, Raymond. We, the Tikopia : A Sociological Study of Kinship in Primitive Polynesia. Preface by Bronislaw Malinowski. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., (1957). First Printing of the Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xxvi,[1]-605,(1), frontispiece, 2-leaf map, + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge stained maroon. "When 'We, the Tikopia' appeared in 1936 it was at once recognised as a major work. With the years it has advanced to the status of a classic. It is, however, a classic in a contemporary sense, because it represent... View more info