Hunters and Collectors

Hunters and Collectors Author Tom Griffiths
ISBN-10 0521483492
Release 1996-04-01
Pages 416
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An account of the thousands of amateur enthusiasts who shaped the Australian historical imagination.



Hunters Collectors

Hunters   Collectors Author M. Suddain
ISBN-10 9781448130917
Release 2016-07-07
Pages 352
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John Tamberlain is The Tomahawk, the universe’s most feared food critic – though he himself prefers the term ‘forensic gastronomer’. He’s on a quest, in search of the much-storied Hotel Grand Skies, a secretive and exclusive haven where the rich and famous retreat to bask in perfect seclusion. A place where the waiters know their fish knife from their butter knife, their carotid from their subclavian artery, and are trained to enforce the house rules with brutal efficiency. Blurring the lines between detective story, horror and sci-fi, Hunters & Collectors is a mesmeric trip into the singular imagination of M. Suddain – a freewheeling talent whose poise, invention and sensational sentences have already earned him comparisons to Vonnegut, Pynchon and Douglas Adams.



Hunters Carvers and Collectors

Hunters  Carvers  and Collectors Author Maija M. Lutz
ISBN-10 9780873654074
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 128
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In the 1950s, Chauncey C. Nash started collecting Inuit carvings just as the art of printmaking was introduced in Kinngait (Cape Dorset). His collection of early Inuit sculpture and prints represents a vibrant period in contemporary Inuit art. Drawing from ethnology, archaeology, art history, and cultural studies, Lutz tells the collection’s story.



Hunters and collectors

Hunters and collectors Author David Axmann
ISBN-10 3900959382
Release 1993
Pages 48
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Hunters Collectors

Hunters   Collectors Author
ISBN-10 981084039X
Release 2009
Pages 112
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This book looks at a group of early collectors who worked in Southeast Asia during the late 19th and the first half of the 20th Century. Their travels in the region resulted in the formation of what was to become the Ethnology collection at the Raffles Library and Museum in Singapore. The collectors included naturalists, explorers, a businessman and a missionary who worked largely outside the bounds of the institution. This book explores what these early collectors acquired, whether they were simply treasure hunting or collecting with more scholarly purpose, and their approach to and motivation for acquiring cultural artefacts during this period. These questions continue to interest scholars, curators and collectors today, as part of the broader topics of 'colonial collecting' that has developed particularly in the field of anthropology over the past two and a half decades.



Bike

Bike Author Gordon Kerr
ISBN-10 0143006347
Release 2007
Pages 143
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IT'S A LIFETIME COMMITMENT. THE CHASE NEVER STOPS.' Motorbikes inspire passion, pride and loyalty in equal measure. And, like classic cars, old bikes have great stories to tell. Be they hunters or collectors, racers or rally riders, electricians or plain enthusiasts, bike owners love sharing the joys - and the drawbacks - of restoring and riding machines from a bygone era. In Bike, you'll find twenty-four personal tales of desire and determination, camaraderie and competition. The superb colour photography highlights the beauty, character and quirks of a remarkable range of bikes, including the world's last remaining Mostyn, gleaming Harleys, a shedful of Indians, and, of course, a chopper or two. There's something about two-wheeled machines that makes even grown men and women go weak at the knees. When you read this book, you'll understand why.



Hunters and Gatherers A Novel

Hunters and Gatherers  A Novel Author Geoff Nicholson
ISBN-10 9781468303605
Release 1995-07-01
Pages 224
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A novel about fame, collectors, and postmodern chaos. Steve Geddes is writing about collectors and collecting. His research introduces him to people obsessed by many things, including cars, beer-cans, tape-recordings and jokes. Geddes also gets himself involved in a quest to find a cult novelist.



Muskoxen and Their Hunters

Muskoxen and Their Hunters Author Peter C. Lent
ISBN-10 0806131705
Release 1999
Pages 324
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"Muskoxen, shaggy denizens of the Far North, are creatures long enveloped in myth. In this first major work on the muskox, Peter C. Lent presents a comprehensive account of how its fortunes have been intertwined with our own since the glaciations of the Pleistocene era.



Aboriginal Plant Collectors

Aboriginal Plant Collectors Author Philip A. Clarke
ISBN-10 1877058688
Release 2008
Pages 191
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Explores the impact of indigenous people upon the European discovery of Australian plants, spanning the period from the expansion of world exploration in the seventeenth century to the beginning of systematic scientific studies in the late nineteenth century. Observations of Australian Aboriginal hunting and gathering practices provided Europeans with important clues concerning the productivity of the land. British colonists who came in 1788 to establish themselves in the 'new' country of Australia found indigenous land 'owners' to be both a physical threat and an important source of information about the environment. Plant hunters were a hardy breed of men primarily employed to make collections of dried and living plants in the fledging colonies and to send them back to Europe. They led exciting but dangerous lives on the fringes of the empire, a few of them dying while field collecting. Aboriginal guides accompanied plant collectors into the field. This book presents investigates the role of particular Aboriginal groups and individuals in the botanical discovery of Australia. The bulk of this book is a detailed description of the interaction between particular plant collectors and Aboriginal people through the nineteenth century. There are chapters on the work of George Caley, Allan Cunningham, Von Mueller and the resident plant collectors in WA, SA and Tasmania.



William Hunter s World

William Hunter s World Author Nick Pearce
ISBN-10 9781351536912
Release 2017-07-05
Pages 424
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Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and the fact that his collection is the foundation of Scotland's oldest public museum, The Hunterian, until now there has been no comprehensive examination in a single volume of all his collections in their diversity. This volume restores Hunter to a rightful position of prominence among the medical men whose research and amassing of specimens transformed our understanding of the natural world and man's position within it. This volume comprises essays by international specialists and are as diverse as Hunter's collections themselves, dealing as they do with material that ranges from medical and scientific specimens, to painting, prints, books and manuscripts. The first sections focus upon Hunter's own collection and his response to it, while the final section contextualises Hunter within the wider sphere. A special feature of the volume is the inclusion of references to the Hunterian's web pages and on-line databases. These enable searches for items from Hunter's collections, both from his museum and library. Locating Hunter's collecting within the broader context of his age and environment, this book provides an original approach to a man and collection whose importance has yet to be comprehensively assessed.



People of Legend

People of Legend Author Seer
ISBN-10 9781453586792
Release 2011-06-02
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Ethical Issues in Archaeology

Ethical Issues in Archaeology Author Larry J. Zimmerman
ISBN-10 0759102716
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 300
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Edited volume exploring key issues in ethics for archaeologists. Visit our website for sample chapters!



The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers Author Richard B. Lee
ISBN-10 052157109X
Release 1999-12-16
Pages 511
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Profiles hunting and gathering peoples from around the world, and discusses such topics as prehistory, social life, gender, music and art, health, religion, and indigenous knowledge.



A Passion for Birds

A Passion for Birds Author Mark V. Barrow
ISBN-10 9780691049540
Release 2000
Pages 326
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In the decades following the Civil War--as industrialization, urbanization, and economic expansion increasingly reshaped the landscape--many Americans began seeking adventure and aesthetic gratification through avian pursuits. By the turn of the century, hundreds of thousands of middle-and upper-class devotees were rushing to join Audubon societies, purchase field guides, and keep records of the species they encountered in the wild. Mark Barrow vividly reconstructs this story not only through the experiences of birdwatchers, collectors, conservationists, and taxidermists, but also through those of a relatively new breed of bird enthusiast: the technically oriented ornithologist. In exploring how ornithologists struggled to forge a discipline and profession amidst an explosion of popular interest in natural history, A Passion for Birds provides the first book-length history of American ornithology from the death of John James Audubon to the Second World War. Barrow shows how efforts to form a scientific community distinct from popular birders met with only partial success. The founding of the American Ornithologists' Union in 1883 and the subsequent expansion of formal educational and employment opportunities in ornithology marked important milestones in this campaign. Yet by the middle of the twentieth century, when ornithology had finally achieved the status of a modern profession, its practitioners remained dependent on the services of birdwatchers and other amateur enthusiasts. Environmental issues also loom large in Barrow's account as he traces areas of both cooperation and conflict between ornithologists and wildlife conservationists. Recounting a colorful story based on the interactions among a wide variety of bird-lovers, this book will interest historians of science, environmental historians, ornithologists, birdwatchers, and anyone curious about the historical roots of today's birding boom.



Killer Facebook Ads

Killer Facebook Ads Author Marty Weintraub
ISBN-10 1118151518
Release 2011-07-13
Pages 288
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Expert Facebook advertising techniques you won't find anywhere else! Facebook has exploded to a community of more than half a billion people around the world, making it a deliciously fertile playground for marketers on the cutting edge. Whether you want to leverage Facebook Ads to generate "Likes," promote events, sell products, market applications, deploy next-gen PR, ,this unique guide is the ultimate resource on Facebook's wildly successful pay-per-click advertising platform. Featuring clever workarounds, unprecedented tricks, and little-known tips for triumphant Facebook advertising, it’s a must-have on the online marketer’s bookshelf. Facebook advertising expert Marty Weintraub shares undocumented how-to advice on everything from targeting methods, advanced advertising techniques, writing compelling ads, launching a campaign, monitoring and optimizing campaigns, and tons more. Killer Facebook Ads serves up immediately actionable tips & tactics that span the gambit. Learn what Facebook ads are good for, how to set goals, and communicate clear objectives to your boss and stakeholders. Master highly focused demographic targeting on Facebook's social graph. Zero in on relevant customers now. Get extraordinary advice for using each available ad element—headline, body text, images, logos, etc.—for maximum effect How to launch a Facebook advertising campaign and crucial monitoring and optimizing techniques Essential metrics and reporting considerations Captivating case studies drawn from the author's extensive Facebook advertising experience, highlighting lessons from challenges and successes Tasty bonus: a robust targeting appendix jam-packed with amazing targeting combos Packed with hands-on tutorials and expert-level techniques and tactics for executing an effective advertising campaign, this one-of-a-kind book is sure to help you develop, implement, measure, and maintain successful Facebook ad campaigns.



Cannibals and Kings

Cannibals and Kings Author Marvin Harris
ISBN-10 9780307801234
Release 2011-07-13
Pages 368
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In this brilliant and profound study the distinguished American anthropologist Marvin Harris shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior -- often so puzzling at first glance -- can be explained as adaptations to particular ecological conditions. His aim is to account for the evolution of cultural forms as Darwin accounted for the evolution of biological forms: to show how cultures adopt their characteristic forms in response to changing ecological modes. "[A] magisterial interpretation of the rise and fall of human cultures and societies." -- Robert Lekachman, Washington Post Book World "Its persuasive arguments asserting the primacy of cultural rather than genetic or psychological factors in human life deserve the widest possible audience." -- Gloria Levitas The New Leader "[An] original and...urgent theory about the nature of man and at the reason that human cultures take so many diverse shapes." -- The New Yorker "Lively and controversial." -- I. Bernard Cohen, front page, The New York Times Book Review



Antique Trader Antiques Collectibles Price Guide 2013

Antique Trader Antiques   Collectibles Price Guide 2013 Author Eric Bradley
ISBN-10 9781440232060
Release 2012-10-04
Pages 816
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Provides descriptions, values, and identification tips for a broad spectrum of popular collectibles, with photographs in hundreds of categories.