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Indians of North America

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The art of reconstructing civilizations from the artifacts of daily life demands integrity and imagination. Indians of North America displays both in its description of the enormous variation of culture patterns among Indians from the Arctic to Panama at the high points of their histories—a variation which was greater than that among the nations of Europe.

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Published September 15th 1969 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 1961)
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Another find from my husband's father's library that I'm using for book research. Old but fascinating survey of Indian cultures and technology from North, Central, and South America. Dated, but respectful, in a old-fashioned, western-centric amazement: "Look at how impressive these people were/are!" I've had trouble putting it down.
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The Americas on the Eve of Discovery Comparative Studies of North American Indians Culture Groups & Language Groups in Native North America Classification and Development of North American Indian Cultures: A Statistical Analysis of the Driver-Massey Sample (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society) Comparative Studies By Harold E. Driver And Essays In His Honor

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