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Olduvai Gorge
Olduvai is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world; indeed, the only Middle Pleistocene site of comparable importance is Choukoutien and Olduvai can show deposits far older. The site has produced a mass of material of the highest archaeological and palaeontology importance and in th..
₦ 21,569
This fourth volume marks the definitive publication of the most important fossil finds in palaeoanthropology: Olduvai hominids 7. 13, 16 and 24 (popularly known to workers in the field as Jonny's Child, Cindy, George and Twiggy). Found from 1960 in Olduvai Gorge and dating from 1.9 to 1.6 million ye..
₦ 20,931
Palaeopathology of Aboriginal Australians
While their health has suffered enormously because of the arrival of the Europeans, it is assumed that Aboriginal people enjoyed good health before 1788. Using data collected from all parts of the continent, this book studies the health of Australia's original inhabitants over 50,000 years. It repre..
₦ 13,916
Two Representative Tribes of Queensland
John Mathew was a Presbyterian minister who developed an interest in Aboriginal ethnography after migrating from Scotland to work on his uncle's farm in Queensland in 1864. From 1879 he published influential studies of Aboriginal culture. Although Mathew's speculative argument for the tri-hybrid ori..
₦ 10,409
The Metaphysics of Apes
The Metaphysics of Apes traces the discovery and interpretation of the human-like great apes and the ape-like earliest ancestors of present-day humans. It shows how, from the days of Linnaeus to recent research, the sacred and taboo-ridden animal-human boundary was time and again challenged and adju..
₦ 11,366
Ethnological Studies among the North-West-Central Queensland Aborigines
Walter E. Roth's 1897 study of the Aborigines of North-West-Central Queensland was among the first of its kind in Australia, and established his international reputation as a leading anthropologist and ethnologist. Roth, a physician who was later appointed 'protector of Aboriginals' by the governmen..
₦ 10,409
Explaining Human Origins
Wiktor Stoczkowski, a palaeo-anthropologist, argues that the theories of human origins developed by archaeologists and physical anthropologists from the early nineteenth century to the present day are structurally similar to Western folk theories, and to the speculations of earlier philosophers. Rev..
₦ 12,959
The Western Isles Today
The Western Isles of Scotland appear to the popular imagination as romantic and remote islands where the inhabitants cling to an archaic culture which is barely integrated into modern industrial society. In this book Judith Ennew dispels such myths, and confronts the social problems of an economical..
₦ 10,728
Aborigines of Tasmania
First published in 1890 in a run of just 200 copies, anthropologist Henry Ling Roth's The Aborigines of Tasmania provides a comprehensive account of native Tasmanians' life and culture. Roth, writing in the wake of the Tasmanian Aborigines' extinction, produces 'an approach to absolute completeness'..
₦ 12,003
Australian Aborigines
James Dawson first published Australian Aborigines in 1881, after deciding that his careful description of the tribes, languages, customs, and characteristics of the indigenous peoples of the western district of Victoria was too bulky for its originally intended publication in a newspaper. Essential..
₦ 10,091
The Fall of Natural Man
This book gives a new interpretation of the reception of the new world by the old. It is the first in-depth study of the pre-Enlightenment methods by which Europeans attempted to describe and classify the American Indian and his society. Between 1512 and 1724 a simple determinist view of human socie..
₦ 14,553
Olduvai Gorge 5 Volume Paperback Set
Olduvai is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world; indeed, the only Middle Pleistocene site of comparable importance is Choukoutien and Olduvai can show deposits far older. The site has produced a mass of material of the highest archaeological and palaeontology importance and in th..
₦ 48,344