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New Lives for Old Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollanz: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000165

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Good to Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. Foxing to e/p's. Pages browning. Green cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine which is fading. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. 548 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Notes to plates. Index. When Margaret Mead first studied the Manus Islanders of New Guinea in 1928, they were living with a Stone Age technology. Economically vulnerable and burdened by a complex moral code, the Manus seemed ill-equipped to handle the massive impact that World War II had on their secluded world. But a unique set of circumstances allowed the Manus to a... View more info

Coming of Age in Samoa

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 000800

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine sunned. Advertisement for Greys Cigarettes on back cover. 185 pp plus advertisements in back of book. Pages browning. Spine splitting.; 000800; 8vo View more info