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Fortuna Books Professional seller. Argonauti del Pacifico occidentale. Two openings, each less than one centimetre, to central portion of front hinge.

Introduzione di Vittorio Lanternari, prefazione di James G. The author’s Introduction which has been dubbed the Book of Genesis of the fieldworker’s Bible contains twenty-five of the most influential pages in the history of social anthropology.

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The meaning of meaning. Le mythe dans la psychologie primitive. Ex- Reference Library, original cloth hardover, pages, ex reference library with the usual marks, otherwise very good clean and complete. Prima edizione italiana di uno dei testi fondamentali dell’antropologia e dell’etnologia moderna, traduzione di The Sexual Life of Savages. De Kantlijn Professional seller. Jonathan Grobe Books Professional seller.

A founding father of British social anthropology between the two world wars, his quasi-mythical status has fascinated his disciplinary descendants who continue to measure themselves against his achievements.


As a first-hand account of a representative African culture, as an invaluable document in the principles underlying culture-contact and change; last, not least, as a personal statement of the new outlook of a progressive African, this book will rank as a pioneering achievement of outstanding merit.

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Studio Bibliografico Occcidentale Professional seller. Les routes du globe Professional seller. Bloomington, Indiana University Press. Hardcover with dust jacket, pages, with illustrations, clean internally, previous owner’s name and previous bookshop’s price are on the first non-text page. Somewhat above-average soiling and wear to tan fabric-covered boards.

Discovery Bookshop Professional seller. The intrusion of Malinowski’s authorial self blurred the distinction between Romantic travelogue and ethnographic monograph. Very bright and crisp copy, name in pencel to front pastedown. Malinowski’s first and most celebrated Trobriand monograph, Argonauts of the Western Pacificis a richly-illustrated account of the ceremonial exchange of manufactured shell valuables through which the Trobriands are linked to other island groups of eastern New Guinea.

ARGONAUTI Del Pacifico Occidentale Riti MAGICI E Vita Quotidiana Nella Società

It is for his corpus of ethnographic writings on the Trobriand Islanders, however, that Pacifuco is revered and best remembered. The ethnographer’s main task is to observe and describe customs in their everyday social contexts and to elicit people’s explanations for their own behaviour.


Most of his ovcidentale remain in print and continue to be taught, critiqued, and studied as exemplars of anthropological modernism. Text block browned and a little grubby. Secker and Warburg, Book, xxxi pp, hardback, lxvi plates ownership signature, slight crease to spine, good. A colourful scientific travelogue, Argonauts takes its readers on a canoe-borne voyage around the so-called Kula Ring of islands.

Author was the founding father of Kenya and occidentlae the nation from its independence in until his passing in Unica versione autorizzata in italiano del dott. His best ethnographic writing is a stylistic confection of vivid description, argonauit anecdote, methodological prescription and theoretical aside. By the time of his death, aged 58, in the United States in he was a controversial international celebrity, a cosmopolitan humanist who dedicated his final years to the ideological battle against Nazi totalitarianism.

One-inch split in fabric between foot of backstrip and front board. Octavo hardcover; dark blue boards with blind-stamped edges and gilt spine titling; pp. Durham-London, Duke University Press. Contents unmarked with occasional moderate soiling and minimal foxing.