The People of the Sierra :: J. A. (Julian Alfred) Pitt-Rivers soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1954, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Glossary; Frontispiece; Appendix;
From the cover: This brilliant study of a Mediterranean rural township is the result of several years spent among the people of the Sierra. When the author first went to live in Alcala, a small white hill-top town in Andalusia, he found it difficult to penetrate the reserve which Spaniards hide behind the affability of their manners. Time and perseverance surmounted this barrier: and J. A. Pitt-Rivers is able to analyse the social struc…
Introduction by: E. E. Evans-Pritchard
Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with loss to the tail of the spine. Hinge weak at the title page. Text complete, clean and tight.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 232 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Social Science catalogue?