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1 Ardrey, Robert The social contract
G. Britain Fontana 1972 First Edition (?) Paperback Good+ Illustrated by Ardrey, B. 
Unmarked. Gape in covers due to opening. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 405 pages 
Price: 7.18 USD
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2 Ardrey, Robert The Territorial Imperative A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations by Robert Ardrey
New York Atheneum 1656 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Unmarked. Wear on back corners of dust jacket and refurbished chip out of top edge of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 1966-06-01; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages 
Price: 24.99 USD
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3 Ardrey, Robert The Territorial Imperative A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations by Robert Ardrey
New York Atheneum 1656 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Mild bumping and/or wear on corners. Probably bookclub edition-not noted. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 1966-06-01; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages 
Price: 18.44 USD
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4 Ardrey, Robert & Berdine Ardrey African Genesis a Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man
New York Atheneum 1961 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Ardrey, Berdine 
Unmarked, except for inscription on front cover page. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 380 pages 
Price: 6.22 USD
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5 Bacon, Edward The Great archaeologists
London Bobbs-Merrill 1976 0672520524 / 9780672520525 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 11.80 X 9.50 X 1.70 inches; 428 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Barnouw, Victor Introduction to Anthropology Ethnology v. 2
Homewood, Illinois Dorsey Press,u. S. 1978 0256020019 / 9780256020014 Paperback Very Good- 
Unmarked, except for previous owner's number and name on back inside cover. Local wear on one edge. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Textbook; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 435 pages 
Price: 26.33 USD
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7 Berger, Lee R. & Brett Hilton-Barber In the Footsteps of Eve The Mystery of Human Origins
Washington, D. C. , National Geographic 2000 0792276825 / 9780792276821 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. "Paleoanthropology: " the very word sounds daunting, a dry-as-dust, arcane academic discipline -- but nothing could be further from the truth, as this fascinating and provocative book makes clear. In fact, the search for human origins is a passionate, vital pursuit, a world filled with larger-than-life personalities and intense rivalries, a field where sudden insights and imaginative leaps must be backed up by meticulous forensic reconstructions, and competing theories of our evolution may stand or fall on the evidence of a single, million-year-old fragment of bone. "In the Footsteps of Eve," with its carefully reasoned argument, challenges the conventional wisdom of half a century. It suggests that the true cradle of our species lies in the fossil-rich limestone of South Africa rather than in the East African sites where Louis and Mary Leakey revolutionized modern paleoanthropology and where Don Johanson made the discovery of the ancient skeleton immortalized as Lucy. Dr. Lee Berger, a leader of the new generation of scientists whose recent discoveries have reshaped our ideas about human genesis, is an expert and engaging guide who offers a detailed yet always clear and readable overview of the quest for our origins, from Darwin to the present day. He makes a persuasive case for redrawing our ancient family tree. ; Adventure Press; 9.36 X 6.41 X 1.07 inches; 304 pages 
Price: 5.88 USD
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8 Bordes, FranCois. The Old Stone Age.
New York McGraw-Hill 1968 0070065004 / 9780070065000 First Edition (?) Softcover Very Good- 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5 X 0.60 inches; 225 pages 
Price: 18.21 USD
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9 Botting, Douglas & Time-Life Staff & of Time-Life Books The Pirates
Morristown, New Jersey Time Life, Inc. 1978 0809426528 / 9780809426522 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Unmakred. Leatherette binding. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. The editors of Time-Life Books have produced another exciting series: The Seafarers. The Pirates are brought to you in extraordinary detail through vivid photography and engaging, informative text. ; The seafarers; 11.20 X 9 X 0.90 inches; 192 pages 
Price: 8.22 USD
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10 Brain, Robert Into the Primitive Environment
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey Pearson Ptr 1972 0134771745 / 9780134771748 Hardcover Very Good 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 11.80 X 8.30 X 0.70 inches; 127 pages 
Price: 9.76 USD
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11 BRONOWSKI, J. The Ascent of Man
London BBC BOOKS 1976 0563170646 / 9780563170648 First Edition (?); Second Printing Paperback Very Good- 
Unmarked, except for previous owner's name on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Lauded by critics and devoured by countless readers as a companion to the acclaimed PBS series, this work traces the development of science as an expression of the special gifts that characterize man and make him preeminent among animals. Bronowski's exciting, splendidly illustrated investigation offers a new perspective not just on science, but on civilization itself. ; 9.50 X 6.80 X 1.10 inches; 448 pages 
Price: 5.88 USD
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12 Bronowski, Jacob The Ascent of Man
Boston BBC Books 1973 0563104988 / 9780563104988 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Unmarked. Mild wear on some corners of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Traces our rise - both as a species and as moulders of our own environment and future. The book covers invention from the flint tool to geometry, from the arch to the Theory of Relativity. It also explores the social and historical background that gave rise to those inventions. Its grasp of both science and civilization shows man's ability to understand nature, to control it and not be controlled by it.; 10 X 7.20 X 1.40 inches; 440 pages 
Price: 12.66 USD
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13 Bronowski, Jacob The Ascent of Man
Boston Little,brown & Co. 1973 Sixth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Unmarked. Mild wear on corners of dust jacket. Book shows some wear on corners. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. The Ascent of Man is nothing less than a full-scale history of science developed from the acclaimed thirteen-part BBC television series written by Jacob Bronowski, and traces the development of science as an expression of the special gifts that characterize man and that have made him unique among animal species. It journeys back through intellectual history in order to find 'the great monuments of human invention.' The author's informal history ranges throughout most of the western world, reaching into such out-of-the way places as Easter Island, Machu Picchu, Newton's library and Gauss's observatory, the Alhambra and the caves of Altamira. In each location, Bronowski considers the qualities of thought and imagination that compelled man first to analyze the physical world, and then to explore the invisible laws and structures above and beneath its surface. "Man ascends by discovering the fullness of his own gifts....what he creates on the way are monuments to the stages in his understanding of nature and of self." ; B&W Illustrations; 9.80 X 7 X 1.30 inches; 448 pages; B004OZ16QO 
Price: 5.88 USD
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14 Brooks, David The Social Animal The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
New York Random House 2011 140006760X / 9781400067602 Stated First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. With unequaled insight and brio, David Brooks, the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bobos in Paradise, has long explored and explained the way we live. Now, with the intellectual curiosity and emotional wisdom that make his columns among the most read in the nation, Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. ; 9.29 X 6.46 X 1.26 inches; 448 pages 
Price: 9.83 USD
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15 Brown, Vinson Peoples of the Sea Wind
New York MacMillan 1977 0025173006 / 9780025173002 Hardcover Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Unmnarked internally, but contains library stamps on inside cover pages and on outside page edges. White dust jacke tis slightly soilded from use. Very well bound. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact with protective (Demco) plastic film. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Vinson Brown's book covers native peoples along the Pacific Coast from Alaska to California; it focuses on the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Kwakiutl, Nootka, and Salish of the Northwest Coast, and the Yurok. Hupa, Karok, Pomo, Chumash, and Tongva down through California. Maps, appendices, drawings, photographs, text along with line drawings and photographs providing both framework and background throughout the text; Brown has included extensive trait distribution lists in the appendix and elsewhere, thus embedding the focus of each culture. The text includes summaries of the cultures. The remainder presents interpretations of myths and folktales or fictional accounts of life based upon ethnography and social organization. It is also subtly organized. "The Year of the Tlingit," based upon Oberg's monthly cycle of activities, is written from the perspective of mythic figure: you learn of the Tlingit, as others on the West Coast,through characterizations. One learns from such accounts of the Tsimshian that there are slaves and that members of the tribe could advance by potlatching. Violence, potlatching, deception, and vigilance are practiced by Tsimshians, Kwakiutls, and Nootkas, one is told, as a principal psychological weapon against everyone's enemy: the Haida. Alaskan Eskimo and Nootka whaling are dramatically and convincingly portrayed by this projection into characters and situations. The California peoples appear placid by comparison with those of the Northwest Coast. Some unsettled issues are dealt with as though they were nonissues, such as Drucker's view of ranking and class: too much has been contested for this question to be approached as though settled; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 10 X 7 X 1 inches; 300 pages 
Price: 4.90 USD
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16 Clark, W E Le Gros Antecedents of Man An Introduction to the Evolution of Primates
New York Harper Torchbooks 1978 0812962966 / 9780812962963 Paperback Very Good- 
Unmarked. Mild wear on some corners. Previous owner's name on inside cover and title pages. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.19 X 5.28 X 1.10 inches; 394 pages 
Price: 6.22 USD
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17 Clarke, Robert Peoples of the Earth Volume One, Australia and Melanesia
Danbury Press 1972 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Unmarked. Very mild wear on some corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 144 pages 
Price: 5.88 USD
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18 Cordingly, David Under the Black Flag The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
San Diego, California Harvest Books 1997 0156005492 / 9780156005494 Paperback Very Good- 
Unmarked. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Pirates are so much a part of legend that it is easy to forget they actually existed. UNDER THE BLACK FLAG tells their story in a rollicking account of the golden age of piracy that is packed with history, anecdote, and above all adventure. Here are the true stories of such bloodthirsty legends as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, and the fearsome Mary Read. And here are rousing descriptions of what ships pirates sailed, what punishments they exacted, what they really wore, and how they flourished--or perished. From the smoky havoc of shipboard battle to the loneliness of a fugitive's life at sea, this spellbinding narrative vividly brings the brutal world of pirates to life.; Harvest Book; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 320 pages 
Price: 5.88 USD
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19 Davis, James C. The Human Story Our History, from the Stone Age to Today
New York Harper Perennial 2005 0060516208 / 9780060516208 Paperback Very Good- 
Unmarked. , mild wear on some corners and edges. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Has there ever been a history of the world as readable as this? In The Human Story, James C. Davis takes us on a journey to ancient times, telling how peoples of the world settled down and founded cities, conquered neighbors, and established religions, and continues over the course of history, when they fought two nearly global wars and journeyed into space. Davis's account is swift and clear, never dull or dry. He lightens it with pungent anecdotes and witty quotes. Although this compact volume may not be hard to pick up, it's definitely hard to put down.; 8 X 5.10 X 1.30 inches; 480 pages 
Price: 5.88 USD
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20 de Waal, Frans B. M. Good Natured The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1996 0674356608 / 9780674356603 First Edition (?); Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. To observe a dog's guilty look. To witness a gorilla's self-sacrifice for a wounded mate, to watch an elephant herd's communal effort on behalf of a stranded calf--to catch animals in certain acts is to wonder what moves them. Might there he a code of ethics in the animal kingdom? Must an animal be human to he humane? In this provocative book, a renowned scientist takes on those who have declared ethics uniquely human Making a compelling case for a morality grounded in biology, he shows how ethical behavior is as much a matter of evolution as any other trait, in humans and animals alike. ; 9.57 X 6.38 X 1.16 inches; 368 pages 
Price: 9.16 USD
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