Category: Anthropology


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Human Sexes a Natural History of Man and Woman

By: Morris, Desmond

Price: $9.23

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, BBC Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002016

ISBN: 0563383585

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket

Human sexuality has always been a fascinating and controversial subject. This book looks at the difference between men and women and investigates how their roles have changed since primitive times. Morris' research indicates that, contrary to popular belief, our ancient ancestors practised a form of sexual equality and that it was only with the rise of ubanization that the delicate balance of the sexes was disturbed. Provocative and challenging, The Human Sexes is the story of man's struggle to find a new kind of equality between the sexes. 254 pages including a bibliography and index. 4to - o... View more info

Our Primitive Contemporaries

By: Murdock, George Peter

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1964

Seller ID: 001930

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is an interesting book on anthropology which covers 17 tribes. The author was a Professor of Anthropology at Yale University. It is well-illustrated, including photographs and drawings. Most are black & white, but there are some color plates. 614 pages with a bibliography and an extensive index. The red cover has gold lettering against black. The binding is loose at the top but tight at the bottom. The inside covers show where the tribes discussed are located on maps. There is a mark on the front, presumably from a price sticker. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info