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A personal history of the firm and its founder
by Steve Allen
Published 16 January 2013
HOBBY HORSE AND OTHER ANIMAL MASKS
by Violet Alford
Alford's study of the mask as symbol is first class scholarship by a noted folklorist. Extensive illustrations, notes and biography, and an exceptional index enhance the research value of the text. Photos, line drawings, maps.
222x 143mm xxxiv+211pp
A Study in Musical origins
by G.B. Chambers
In 1956 this book caused a storm among musicologists, for whom it was heresy to suggest that composed music owed its origin to folk music. The arguments that George Chambers adduces have played their part in the change of attitude that resulted and the greater respect in which folk music is now held. 2nd Edition, 1972. Preface by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
A Study of the Social Origins of Greek Religion
by Jane Harrison
Themis marks the culmination of Jane Harrison's revolutionary work on Greek religion. It is essentially an account of how myths arise as part of ritual, then break away from that base until they become mere rationalisations of discarded and obsolete rites.
214x134mm illus 559pp
ENGLISH POPULAR ART
by Margaret Lambert and Enid Marx
This survey has illustrations of Staffordshire pottery; needlework and embroidery; popular prints and the scenery for toy theatres; carved wood, tombstones, ships' figureheads, shop signs, door-knockers, fire plates, horse brasses, marionettes, weathervanes, corn dollies, clay pipes, toys, gingerbread stamps, snuff-boxes and more - much more - besides. No collector should be without it! With 118 plates and numerous line drawings. Second edition 1989
Contents: Carving; Metal; Painting; Textiles; Pottery; Glass and Miscellaneous; Printing, Index.
253x 175mm lxiv+128pp
First published in paperback 2007
by Claude Levi-Strauss
An introduction to structuralist thinking in anthropology, reviewing the work of Boas, Radcliffe-Brown and Evans-Pritchard. "...sharply provocative analysis..." The New Statesman
Rights: USA and Canada: Beacon Press