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Handbook of North American Indians, V. 8: California

Title:
Handbook of North American Indians, V. 8: California
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Format:
Hardcover
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In stock
GPO Stock Number:
047-000-00347-4
ISBN:
9780160045745
Description

This volume is part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Handbook of North American Indians series, the ultimate resource for Native American history across various regions of North America. The set is intended to give an encyclopedic summary of what is know about the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal peoples of North America north of the urban civilizations of central Mexico.

Volume 8 summarizes what is known of the aboriginal culture forms and practices of about 60 California tribes. Describes the environment, prehistoric archaeology, historical archaeology, language classification, culture, population numbers since the time of European discovery, and the history of exploration and settlement by Whites.

William C. Sturtevant, general editor; Robert F. Heizer, volume editor. Contains copyrighted material. L.C. card 77-17162. Item 909-D-1.

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Audience

Researchers, especially students in middle grades and above, may find this resource useful for writing papers related to topics of North American Indians and multicultural topics. U.S. libraries at public schools, middle schools, high-schools, community colleges, and 4-year academic colleges and universities may want to have the entire Handbook of North American Indians series available for their minorities and social science reference collections.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$32.50
International Price:
$45.50
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
  • Sturtevant, William C.
Year/Pages:
1978: 816 p.; ill.
Notes:
BIP. 1978 SL 157W8 1979 SL 6Z9 Oct. 1981 SL 32Y1 July 1982 SL 14V2 QC011Y2 QC012V3 QC013R3 QC014N3 QC021Y4 QC022V4 QC023R4 QC024N4 QC031Y5 QC032V5 QC033R5 QC034N5 QC041Y6 QC042V6 QC043R6 QC044N6 QC051Y7 QC052V7 GB1101 GB1102 GB1103 GB1104 GB1105 GB1106 GB1107 GB1108 GB1109 GB1110 GB1111
Key Phrases:
  • Indians
  • California
  • North American Indians
SuDocs Class:
SI 1.20/2:8
Weight:
5.8125
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Discount
Cover:
Cloth
Subject Bibliography:
006HA
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
12/06/1977
Last Status Update:
12/14/2017
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