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Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands

Author: Brooks, James F. Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Pub Date: 2004 (third printing) Binding: Paperback Condition:  Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Very light corner and edge wear.  Appears unused. Notes:  How Indian or Spanish captives became slaves, became kin or “cousins”, how they intermingled,…

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The Ancient Southwestern Community: Models and Methods for the Study of Prehistoric Social Organization

Editors: Wills, W.H. (Wirt Henry)  and Leonard, Robert D. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1994 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Previous owner’s name in ink on half-title page.   Appears unused. Notes: Community–not just the location, but the inhabitants as…

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Practical Beekeeping

Authors: Tompkins, Enoch (1917-2012) and Griffith, Roger M. Publisher: Storey Communications Pub Date: 1990 (16th printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No marks.  Upper front cover corner is creased and has a small chip, approx. 1/8″ x 1/2″.  Wear to head of spine.  Smudging to covers and text block. Notes: Reprint edition.  A good…

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The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, The Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History

Author: Hutton, Paul Andrew Publisher: Crown Pub Date: 2016 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition:  Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Deckled edges.  Dust Jacket:  Good.  Light edge, corner, and spine wear. Notes: Some of the most famous names in American history–Geronimo, Cochise, Kit Carson, Tom Horn–play their part in this saga. …

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The Hunting Peoples

Author: Coon, Carleton S. (1904-1981) Publisher: Nick Lyons Books Pub Date: 1971 (reprint edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some foxing to upper text block, small spot on lower text block.  Gilt on spine sharp.  Dust Jacket: Fair to Good.  A couple of repaired tears to upper…

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Cultures of Habitat: On Nature, Culture, and Story

Author: Nabhan, Gary Paul Publisher: Counterpoint Pub Date: 1997 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Remainder mark on bottom text block.  Light corner and edge wear.  Two markings on Nabhan’s bibliography page but nowhere else in text. Notes: “Where human populations had stayed in the same place for the greatest…

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Lā’au Hawai’i: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants

Author: Abbott, Isabella Aiona (1919-2010) Publisher: Bishop Museum Press Pub Date: 2014 (Fifth printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  No marks, tears.  Binding tight, but there is a crack at the upper spine (dropped? hit on an edge at some time?).  Light edge and corner wear.  Sticker residue at upper front cover corner at…

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Ancient Hawai’i

Author: Kāne, Herb Kawainui (1928-2011) Publisher: Kawainui Press Pub Date: 1997 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight. No tears, bends or folds.  Location and date (purchase place) written in ink on title page.  Light edge and corner wear.  Small crease to lower front cover  Some scratches to front cover (not like a cat, just from…

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The Domestication of the Human Species

Author: Wilson, Peter J. Publisher: Yale University Press Pub Date: 1988 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good. Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some light spotting to top of text block.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Light edge and corner wear.  A couple of small wear spots on lower rear edge. Notes: Domestication as…

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