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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 13.99
Concentrating primarily on the Natchez Indians, but also profiling the Muskhogean tribes, the Tunican group, the Chitimacha, and the Atakapa, the comprehensive study describes each tribe's material culture, religion, language and social organization, with engrossing accounts of practices related to war, marriage, medicine, hunting, feasts, funeral... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.99
27 fictionalized essays by noted anthropologists provide entertaining and insightful reading about religion, customs, government, social psychology, and other facets of Indian life. Studies by Paul Radin on the Winnebago, Robert H. Lowie on the Crow, Stewart Culin and Elsie Clews Parson on the Zuni, Franz Boas on the Eskimo, many more. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
Primary source of information on pre-Conquest Incan history, traditions and chronology gives full details of ceremonies, festivals, and religious beliefs and provides detailed accounts of the origin of the Incas, ancient systems of land division, early settlements, biographical sketches, arrival of the Spaniards, execution of the last emperor, much... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95
In the sequel to Indian Boyhood , Eastman tells of his departure from the reservation at age 15 to receive his education among whites, his experiences as a reservation physician at the Wounded Knee massacre, and of his time in Washington, D.C., where he held a succession of government positions. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
This remarkable study rescues from undeserved obscurity the name and reputation of Sacajawea ? a true Native American heroine. The volume also unravels the tangled threads of her family life and traces the career of her son Baptiste, the "papoose" of the Lewis and Clark expedition. 21 illustrations, including a map. Bibliography. Index. 6 Appendices.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
This well-researched book provides details of the varied steps that certain groups of Native Americans have used to express their dance ideas ? from skips, jumps, and hop steps, to an Indian form of the pas de bourrée. Similarities to Oriental dances, classical ballet, Spanish and Russian variants, and steps in other dance forms are also considered.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the "Middle" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Profusely illustrated with 47 black-and-white plates, 86 text figures. New... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95
Wide-ranging, representative sampling of myths and legends collected from a diversity of tribes contains nearly 100 stories of heroes, journeys to the other world, animal wives and husbands, tales borrowed from the Europeans, and even biblical subjects. Includes "The Woman Who Fell from the Sky" (Seneca), "The Star Husband" (Ojibwa), "The Bear-Woman"... more...