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Image for Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Dè T'a Hoti Ts'eeda : We Live Securely by the Land

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories, Culture & Communications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2121

ISBN: 0770801498

Condition: Good


0770801498 78 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from the National Museums Scotland. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated with colour photography. Text in English and a native language. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Material History Review 54, Fall 2001 *Popular Culture*

Material History Review 54, Fall 2001 *Popular Culture*

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135A2505

Condition: Good


Features: Viking Pop Culture on Display - the Case of the Horned Helmets; Baseball Landscapes Civically Considered; Decouvir, etudier et mettre en valeur la culture materielle - dialectique entre cultures populaire et savante, l'exemple quebecois au 20e siecle; Hooked Mat Mania and Cross Border Shopping in the early Twentieth Century; Images, Objects and Ideas in the Popular Culture of Seafaring; Minivans, Gender and Family Values; Recuperer pour creer - les enjeux de la recuperation des textiles dans le design de mode quebecois depuis 1980; Popular Culture in the Museum context - Hitchcock, H... View more info

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Bella Bella: A Season of Heiltsuk Art

By: Black, Martha

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731A0890

ISBN: 029597608X

Condition: Fair


029597608X 207 pages. References. "This seminal work focuses on Canada's premier collection of Heiltsuk art, the R.W. Large Collection in the Royal Ontario Museum, illuminating its early twentieth-century origins and the continuity and power of Heiltsuk cultural expression. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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The Museum Called Canada: 25 Rooms of Wonder

By: Charlotte Gray

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Random House of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C9725

ISBN: 067931220X

Condition: Very Good


067931220X Over 700 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A place so vast and so inclusive that it could never be housed in a physical building. It's a virtual museum of our country's history, a road map to the Canadain psyche whose signposts are physical artifacts that date back to the birth of life on our planet. Prior owner's details clipped from top of front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy of this attractive and interesting work. View more info

We Gave Away a Fortune

By: Christopher Mogil; Peter Woodrow; Anne Slepian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, USA, New Society Pub: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44307443

ISBN: 0865712212

Condition: Fine


0865712212 182 pages. Mixes stories, exercises and theme chapters into a provocative handbook for re-thinking our society's mindless quest for wealth, power and privilege. It helps us all, rich and poor, reconsider the role of money in our lives, culture and economy. Features stories of 16 people who have given away much, even all, of their material wealth to help create a more livable world. Explores what motivated these people to give away so much, what they chose to do with their money, and how, in the process of giving, they discovered deeper security and meaning in their lives. Inter... View more info

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The Upper Stalo Indians of the Fraser River of B.C.: Anthropology in British Columbia Memoir No. 1

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737G1271

Condition: Good


136 pages. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Figures. Maps. Tables. Covers: History, Material Culture, The Food Quest, Social Organization; Concepts of the Supernatural; The Sxwaixwe Mask; Pastimes and Diversions; Calendar; and Miscellaneous Beliefs. Includes census of Fraser Valley Indians, 1839, comparison of Stalo tribal names and list of phonology employed. Light pencil underlining to contents. Average wear Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Indians of the Northwest Coast - Handbook Series No. 10

By: Goddard, Pliny Earle (1869-1928)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2602

Condition: Good


176 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos and detailed diagrams. Fold-out Ethnological Map of the Northwest Coast at back in excellent condition. Printed upon glossy stock. Deals with the material culture, social and political organization, religion and art of the Indians of the Pacific coast and Fraser River. Illustrated brown publisher's cloth. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper. A sound copy of this informative work. Bibliographical Reference: Edwards & Lort 1499. View more info

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Haida Art

By: MacDonald, George F.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Washington Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4563

ISBN: 029597561X

Condition: Very Good


029597561X 242 pages. Index. Bibliography. "This superb volume, the definitive volume on Haida art, presents the most treasured works in what is considered the world's best collection, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization... Richly illustrated with 90 full-color photos of artworks (such as masks, pipes, rattles and other ceremonial objects)... and 95 black and white photos of artworks and rare historical images... The descriptive text... provides an informed overview of Haida art in a historical, cultural and cosmological context." - from dust jacket. Printed upon glossy stock. ... View more info

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The Northern Mariner: Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society - April 1994

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, CNRS: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141A1427

Condition: Very Good


Articles: The Concept of the Louisbourg Underwater Museum; The Nova Scotia Small Craft Survey; Maritime Museums and Material Culture Studies; Computer Database Applications in Maritime History; plus several book reviews. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Material History Review -  Number 46, Fall 1997

Material History Review - Number 46, Fall 1997

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135A2500

Condition: Good


Features: Interpreting Environmental History Through Material Culture; Omar Ramsden and the CNE; "Providential Openings" - the Women Weavers of nineteenth-century Queens County, New Brunswick. Research Reports: George Cove's Solar Energy Device; Researching Alberta's Gas Technology - a case study - The Turner Valley Gas Plant; La pierre de taille des Charentes et les colonies francaises; Exhibit Review - the Bank of Montreal Museum; Conference Review - Material Culture Worlds - a report on 3 conferences; plus 7 book reviews. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Material History Review -  Number 48, Fall 1998 *Ships, Seafaring and Small Craft*

Material History Review - Number 48, Fall 1998 *Ships, Seafaring and Small Craft*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135A2502

Condition: Good


Features: "Probably the most beautiful Rowboat afloat" - The Form and Meaning of the St. Lawrence Skiff; "The Featherweight and the Backwoods" and the evolution of the pack canoe; Reassembly of a Sixteenth-Century Basque Chalupa; Recent Advances in Ship History and Archeaeology, 1450-1650 - Hull Design, Regional Typologies and Wood Studies; The Amsler Integrator and the Burden of Calculation; Snagboats and "Dead-Heads" - Interpreting History Onboard the W.T. Preston; Le Marco Polo, un navire canadien de renommee mondiale au milieu du XIXe siecle; Boat Models, Buoys and ... View more info

Image for Material History Review 49, Spring 1999

Material History Review 49, Spring 1999

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135A2503

Condition: Good


Features: Razors, Shaving and Gender Construction - an inquiry into the Material Culture of Shaving; Painting Without Permission - an ethnographic study of hip-hop Graffiti Culture; Centres of "Home-Like Influence" - Residences for Women at the University of Toronto; The Technology and Practice of Electrotherapeutics in Canada, 1840s to 1940s; The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto; Four book reviews. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Material History Review 59, Spring 2004

Material History Review 59, Spring 2004

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135A2507

Condition: Good


Features: The Appropriation and Disappropriation of Objects/L'appropriation et la desappropriation des objets; La ceinture flechee au carrefour des convoitises des communautes canadiennes-francaises, amerindiennes et metisses du Canada; Vitrines coloniales - ethnologie plastique de l'Algerie a l'exposition universelle de 1889 a Paris; L'identite culturelle armenienne entrevue dans un interieur domestique - les indices d'un patrimoine de diaspora; From Object of Poverty to National Treasure - the Ambiguous place of Catholic convents in Quebec and the Rhetoric of herigage; La modernite paradoxal... View more info

Image for American Indian Art Magazine, Autumn 2005

American Indian Art Magazine, Autumn 2005

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, American Indian Art Magazine: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0612

Condition: Good


128 pages. Features: A Tale of Two Carvers - The Rain Wall Screen of the Whale House, Klukwan, Alaska; Native Views - Influences of Modern Culture Aboard Artrain USA; "The Greatest Individual Hunter of Material in the North" - Collecting in Alaska, Canada and Chukotka with Captain Joseph-Fidele Bernard; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Factors Influencing Kamik Production in Arctic Bay, Northwest Territories (Canadian Museum of Civilization Mercury Series)

By: Oakes, Jill E.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum Of Civilization: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G3447

ISBN: 0660107635

Condition: Good


0660107635 54 pages. Extensively referenced. Black and white illustrations. Text in English. Describes skin boot production in Arctic Bay and the factors affecting Kamik production. Of possible interest to northern educators, applied anthropologists, folklorists, ethnologists, and curators. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Blackfeet: Artists of the Northern Plains : The Scriver Collection of Blackfeet Indian Artifacts and Related Objects, 1894-1990

Blackfeet: Artists of the Northern Plains : The Scriver Collection of Blackfeet Indian Artifacts and Related Objects, 1894-1990

By: Scriver, Bob

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A., Lowell Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C8585

ISBN: 093284538X

Condition: Fair


093284538X 293 pages. Index of photos. Biography of Bob Scriver. Oblong 9.5" x 12.5". Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour photography. "Includes all items in the collection... My desire is that this work will be valuable to laymen, artists, historians, and ethnologists. Most importantly, I hope this volume will enable the young Blackfeet of today to further their knowledge of and pride in their ancestry. Their culture was rich and deep, and as such it provided a basis for the creation of the magnificent works found on these pages." - from Preface. ... View more info

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The Library of Robert Michael Burrell - Books on the Middle East: Sotheby's, London, 14 and 15 October 1999 - Sale L09217

By: Sotheby's

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., Sotheby's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244A8095

Condition: Very Good


164 pages. The 912 lots in this sale represent "A remarkable collection of diverse material on Middle Eastern and Arabic culture, language, archaeology, history, exploration, texts, art, bibliography, current affairs and economics. It is the rare product of the combined passions of the bibliophile and the academic, representing 40 years of diligent and tenacious collecting. It could hardley be more wide-ranging (the books are dated 1488 to 1998), and the number of books (over 8,000) is in our experience without parallel." - from page 6. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. ... View more info

Image for Every Kind of Rich: A Personal Cultural Reference *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

Every Kind of Rich: A Personal Cultural Reference *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: West, Neville

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 867A5620

ISBN: 0968063403

Condition: Very Good


0968063403 247 pages plus index. Author's signature and note upon title page. Covers topics such as: "Knowing and using your resident culture; Discovering the major constituents of personal identity; The 101 habits, skills, and attitudes of highly successful people; A working manual for cultural success and material riches." - from front cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info