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Detail of wrapper - INDIAN LIFE  Transforming an American Myth (savage1p 150/216 SAVA01)
Savage, William W. (editor). INDIAN LIFE. Transforming an American Myth. BNo. 0-8061-1434-7. First Edition, 1977. Pp: xiv, 286; 225mm x 145mm; 0.68kg. 47 b/w, 3 maps. Preface, editor's introduction. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: g. (small tear in dw). University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 1977. (This book sets forth the white man's varying views and representations of the people he confronted as he made his relentless way across the American continent. It covers the period from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century) (Keywords: Social cultural, North America, Indian).
Book Code: E140 SOLD - now out of stock AU$40
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Schaafsma, Polly (editor). KACHINAS IN THE PUEBLO WORLD. Hopi and Zuni Indians of North America. BNo. 0-8263-1472-4. First Edition, 1994. Pp: (xii), 200; 255mm x 200mm; 0.93kg. 41 col(pl), num b/w & fig, 2 maps. Preface, introduction, references cited, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1994. (In this book, fourteen noted scholars examine the role of the kachina in the cultures of the Ro Grande, Zuni, and Hopi pueblos. They trace the figure of the kachina to a Mesoamerican original) (Keywords: Anthropology, religious beliefs, North America, Indian, Zuni, Hopi).
Book Code: N666 AU$35
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Detail of wrap - LOOKING AT TOTEM POLES (stewart15p 145/214 STEW15)
Stewart, Hilary. LOOKING AT TOTEM POLES. The Northwest Coast - cultural identity. BNo. 1-55054-074-2. First Edition, 1993 (pb). Pp: 191; 230mm x 150mm; 0.32kg. Num b/w & fig, 3 maps. Foreword, preface, list, selected reading, index. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1993. (The author describes various types of poles, their purpose, and how they were carved and raised) (Keywords: Ethnology, cultural history, Pacific, Northwest Coast, Canada, Alaska, Indian).
Book Code: F206 AU$12
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Taylor, Colin F. & William C. Sturtevant. THE NATIVE AMERICANS. The Indigenous People of North America. BNo. 0-8317-6393-0. Reprint Edition, 1992 (1991). Pp: 256; 330mm x 255mm; 1.80kg. Over 250 col, b/w, fig & maps. Introduction, appendix, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Smithmark Publishers Inc, New York, 1992. (This book looks back on the way of life of the first Americans, it looks at various cultural aspects, beliefs, key individuals and historical events in the lives of many tribes and groups of Indians) (Keywords: Ethnology, cultural history, North America, Indian).
Book Code: H529 AU$45
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 Detail of wrap - LANGUAGE AND ART IN THE NAVAJO  UNIVERSE - Creating, controlling and classifying the world through language (gr-witherspoon01p 155/238  WITH01)
Witherspoon, Gary. LANGUAGE AND ART IN THE NAVAJO UNIVERSE. Creating, controlling and classifying the world through language. BNo. 0-472-08966-8. Fifth Edition, 1990 (1977) (pb). Pp: xx, 214; 235mm x 150mm; 0.43kg. 9 col(pl), 24 fig. Introduction, conclusion, notes, bibliography, index. A good softback copy. Wrp: g. (minor wear; some pencil margin notes). The University of Michigan Press, 1990. (The major motivation of this book is to bring the Navajo world closer and make it more intelligible to non-Navajos. Another purpose is to illustrate what Navajo thought and art have to offer philosophy and art in general) (Keywords: Philosophy, mythology, North American, Indian, Navajo).
Book Code: G124 SOLD - now out of stock AU$20
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 Detail of wrapper - THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES (yenne01p 180/247 YENN01)
Yenne, Bill. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES. A Comprehensive Study of Tribes from the Abitibi to the Zuni. BNo. 0-517-60469-8. First Edition, 1966. Pp: 192; 310mm x 230mm; 1.15kg. Num col & b/w, 8 maps. Introduction, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Brompton Books Corp, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1986. (This book is a catalogue of those Indian tribes that have existed in North America since prehistoric times) (Keywords: Ethnology, cultural history, North America, Indian).
Book Code: E173 AU$45
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