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The Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human
Pat Shipman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070545.  Daedalus Item Code: 23868
 
In this remarkable new perspective on the human love of animals, anthropologist Pat Shipman reveals that the domestication of animals has not only changed them, it has had a profound developmental ... (Read More)
 
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The Aztec World
Elizabeth M. Brumfiel & Gary M. Feinman, eds.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810972780.  Daedalus Item Code: 43049
 
Over the course of 200 years, the Aztecs progressed from being a band of nomads to becoming the rulers of an extensive empire in central Mexico, only to fall to a coalition of Spaniards and ... (Read More)
 
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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney
John Jennings.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781770851580.  Daedalus Item Code: 43327
 
Much as ethnographer Edward S. Curtis recorded examples of vanishing Native American culture in his photographs, so his contemporary Tappan Adney (1868–1950) single-handedly preserved a fundamental ... (Read More)
 
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Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands
Ben Burt, with David Akin & Michael Kwa'ioloa.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824831356.  Daedalus Item Code: 50740
 
The Kwara'ae and other peoples of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands once ornamented themselves with glistening white shell and pearl shell, intricately carved turtle shell, strings and straps of ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Native American Myths & Legends
Jon E. Lewis, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780337876.  Daedalus Item Code: 43907
 
In this 2012 updating of Lewis Spence's 1914 Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Jon Lewis provides an extensive introductory essay and additional commentary throughout the book ... (Read More)
 
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Death: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Mario Erasmo.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380989.  Daedalus Item Code: 43574
 
Personal and yet universal, death has been a dominant theme in all cultures since earliest times; we can recognize in the customs of ancient Greece and Rome ceremonies and rituals that have lasting ... (Read More)
 
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Deciphering Ancient Minds: The Mystery of San Bushman Rock Art
David Lewis-Williams & Sam Challis.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051696.  Daedalus Item Code: 50252
 
How did prehistoric peoples think? Were their modes of thought fundamentally different from ours today? Researchers long believed so, and viewed cave art as the work of irrational fantasists or ... (Read More)
 
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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded
Donald Johanson & Blake Edgar. David Brill, photos.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743280648.  Daedalus Item Code: 50640
 
In 1974 paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson discovered "Lucy"—at more than three million years old the earliest skeleton of any erect-walking human yet known—in a remote region of Ethiopia, prompting ... (Read More)
 
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Language: The Cultural Tool
Daniel L. Everett.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378538.  Daedalus Item Code: 40720
 
In recent years the prevailing opinion among many academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. But linguist Daniel Everett argues that ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula Since 1914
Haidy Geismar & Anita Herle. Kirk Huffman & John Layard, contributors.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824835033.  Daedalus Item Code: 50744
 
In 1914–15, during one of the earliest periods of solitary, intensive fieldwork within the developing discipline of British social anthropology, Cambridge anthropologist John Layard came to Malakula ... (Read More)
 
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On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature
Melanie Challenger.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619020184.  Daedalus Item Code: 41340
 
The author of Galatea, an Eric Gregory Award–winning collection of poems that was also nominated for the Forward Poetry Prize, Melanie Challenger noticed one day that she was so removed from ... (Read More)
 
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