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League of the Iroquois

3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Thicker trade paperback, glossy white wrappers with illustration of man and woman in regalia on front wrapper, 477 pages, some illustrations of objects throughout.

publisher: Citadel Press, Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Published July 1st 1988 by Citadel Press (first published January 1st 1984)
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Madi Dettmer
League of the Iroquois was a very engaging read. It gave an interesting insight into the history, language, and culture of the Iroquois Confederacy, revealing information about this race that many would have never known unless they were of Iroquois decent themselves. Morgan described nearly every aspect of this nation's culture and life style, from religious festivals to the types of foods they ate on a daily basis. Many stereotypes are assumed of Native Americans, because many people like to lu ...more
Morgan is one the old-school anthropologists. The biggest reason I read this was to see how he thinks.
Proto-ethnography by Lewis Henry Morgan.
I want to give 2 and 1/2 stars to Ely Parker who was the primary informant for the book. Morgan = zero stars.
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Lewis Henry Morgan was a pioneering American anthropologist and social theorist, and one of the greatest social scientists of the nineteenth century in the United States. He is best known for his work on kinship and social structure, his theories of social evolution, and his ethnography of the Iroquois. Due to his study of kinship, Morgan was an early proponent of the theory that the indigenous pe ...more
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