The Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars 1607 1890

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ISBN: 9781851096978
Release Date: 2011-09-30
Number of pages: 1318
Author: Spencer Tucker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online The Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars 1607 1890 in PDF and EPUB This encyclopedia provides a broad, in-depth, and multidisciplinary look at the causes and effects of warfare between whites and Native Americans, encompassing nearly three centuries of history.





The North American Indian

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ISBN: 3836550563
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Number of pages: 768
Author: Edward S. Curtis
Publisher: Taschen America Llc

Download and read online The North American Indian in PDF and EPUB In search of a lost time: The complete portfolios by Edward S. Curtis on Native Americans At the turn of the 20th century, the American photographerEdward Sheriff Curtis(1868 1952) started on his 30-year project to produce a monumental study of North American Indians. Using an approach that was both artistically and scientifically ambitious, he recorded, in words and pictures, the traces of the traditional Indian way of life that was already beginning to die out.With tireless personal commitment Curtis visited80 American Indian tribes from the Mexican border to the Bering Strait, gaining their confidence through his patience and sensitivity. His work was printed in 20 volumes between 1907 and 1930 asThe North American Indian, but with only 272 copies, originals became extremely rare.This book gathers Curtis entire American Indian portfolio into one publication, offering renewed access to and appreciation of his extraordinary achievement, which is as much a precious historical document as a triumph of the photographic form. About the Series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing.Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite! "


The Inconvenient Indian

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ISBN: 9780385674058
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Number of pages: 304
Author: Thomas King
Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Download and read online The Inconvenient Indian in PDF and EPUB WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize The Inconvenient Indian is at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history—in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America. Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book distills the insights gleaned from that meditation, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Natives in the centuries since the two first encountered each other. In the process, King refashions old stories about historical events and figures, takes a sideways look at film and pop culture, relates his own complex experiences with activism, and articulates a deep and revolutionary understanding of the cumulative effects of ever-shifting laws and treaties on Native peoples and lands. This is a book both timeless and timely, burnished with anger but tempered by wit, and ultimately a hard-won offering of hope -- a sometimes inconvenient, but nonetheless indispensable account for all of us, Indian and non-Indian alike, seeking to understand how we might tell a new story for the future. From the Hardcover edition.


The North American Indian Volume 20 The Alaskan Eskimo The Nunivak The Eskimo of Hooper Bay The Eskimo of King Island The Eskimo of Little Diomede Island The Eskimo of Cape Prince of Wales The Kotzebue Eskimo The Noatak The Kobuk The Selawik

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North American Indian Anthropology

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ISBN: 0806126140
Release Date: 1994
Number of pages: 430
Author: Raymond J. DeMallie
Publisher: VNR AG

Download and read online North American Indian Anthropology in PDF and EPUB "These essays explore the blending of structural and historical approaches to American Indian anthropology that characterizes the perspective developed by the late Fred Eggan and his students at the University of Chicago. They include studies of kinship and social organization, politics, religion, law, ethnicity, and art. Many reflect Eggan's method of controlled comparison, a tool for reconstructing social and cultural change over time." "Together these essays make substantial descriptive contributions to American Indian anthropology, presenting contemporary interpretations of diverse groups from the Hudson Bay Inuit in the north to the Highland Maya of Chiapas in the south. The collection will serve as an introduction to Native American social and cultural anthropology for readers interested in the dynamics of Indian social life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


The Silva of North America

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00242670Y
Release Date: 1947
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Author: Charles Sprague Sargent
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The Gift of the Face

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ISBN: 9781469611761
Release Date: 2014-08-14
Number of pages: 352
Author: Shamoon Zamir
Publisher: UNC Press Books

Download and read online The Gift of the Face in PDF and EPUB Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian is the most ambitious photographic and ethnographic record of Native American cultures ever produced. Published between 1907 and 1930 as a series of twenty volumes and portfolios, the work contains more than two thousand photographs intended to document the traditional culture of every Native American tribe west of the Mississippi. Many critics have claimed that Curtis's images present Native peoples as a "vanishing race," hiding both their engagement with modernity and the history of colonial violence. But in this major reappraisal of Curtis's work, Shamoon Zamir argues instead that Curtis's photography engages meaningfully with the crisis of culture and selfhood brought on by the dramatic transformations of Native societies. This crisis is captured profoundly, and with remarkable empathy, in Curtis's images of the human face. Zamir also contends that we can fully understand this achievement only if we think of Curtis's Native subjects as coauthors of his project. This radical reassessment is presented as a series of close readings that explore the relationship of aesthetics and ethics in photography. Zamir's richly illustrated study resituates Curtis's work in Native American studies and in the histories of photography and visual anthropology.


North America s Indian Trade in European Commerce and Imagination 1580 1850

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ISBN: 9789004259980
Release Date: 2013-11-29
Number of pages: 316
Author: George Colpitts
Publisher: BRILL

Download and read online North America s Indian Trade in European Commerce and Imagination 1580 1850 in PDF and EPUB In North America's Indian Trade in European Commerce and Imagination, Colpitts analyzes the imaginative and intellectual response of Europeans to their expanding trade relations with America's people in the period of colonization.


The North American Indian Volume 9 The Salishan tribes of the coast The Chimakum and the Quilliute The Willapa Paperbound

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Bibliography of North American Geology

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ISBN: UCAL:B4329180
Release Date: 1957
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Download and read online Bibliography of North American Geology in PDF and EPUB 1919/28 cumulation includes material previously issued in the 1919/20-1935/36 issues and also material not published separately for 1927/28. 1929/39 cumulation includes material previously issued in the 1929/30-1935/36 issues and also material for 1937-39 not published separately.


Events in Indian History

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ISBN: PSU:000012009220
Release Date: 1841
Number of pages: 633
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City Indian

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ISBN: 9780803278486
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: David R. M. Beck
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online City Indian in PDF and EPUB In City Indian, Rosalyn R. LaPier and David R. M. Beck tell the engaging story of American Indian men and women who migrated to Chicago from across America. From the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition to the 1934 Century of Progress Fair, American Indians in Chicago voiced their opinions about political, social, educational, and racial issues. City Indian focuses on the privileged members of the American Indian community in Chicago who were doctors, nurses, business owners, teachers, and entertainers. During the Progressive Era, more than at any other time in the city’s history, they could be found in the company of politicians and society leaders, at Chicago’s major cultural venues and events, and in the press, speaking out. When Mayor “Big Bill” Thompson declared that Chicago public schools teach “America First,” American Indian leaders publicly challenged him to include the true story of “First Americans.” As they struggled to reshape nostalgic perceptions of American Indians, these men and women developed new associations and organizations to help each other and to ultimately create a new place to call home in a modern American city.