North America

 

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Abulafia: The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus. Paperback

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  • The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus.
  • David Abulafia
  • Paperback, 379 p. 9.00 H x 1.25 D x 6.00 W inches. 2009
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Adair. The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths. Paperback

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  • Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths. Paperback.
  • John Adair
  • 220 pages, with many illustrations. First paper reprint of the 1944 study, 1989

Ahlborn. Penitente Moradas of Abiquiu. Paperback

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  • Penitente Moradas of Abiquiu. Paperback
  • Richard Eighme Ahlborn
  • viii, 45 pages, with many illustrations

Anaya. Heart of Aztlan. A Novel. Paperback

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  • Heart of Aztlan.  A Novel. Paperback
  • Rudolfo A. Anaya
  • 209 pages. Chronicles the lives of a Mexican American family in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Reduced price

Anderson: Kinsmen of Another Kind. Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississipi Valley, 1650 - 1862. Cloth

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  • Kinsmen of Another Kind. Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississipi Valley, 1650 - 1862. Cloth
  • by Gary Clayton Anderson
  • xvi, 384 pages, map. 1984

Arnholz. Semi-Native. Columns from the Albuquerque Journal

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  • Semi-Native. Columns from the Albuquerque Journal
  • Jim Arnholz
  • 191 pages. 1986

Atkin: The Appalachian Indian Frontier: The Edmond Atkin Report and Plan of 1755. Paperback

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  • Appalachian Indian Frontier: The Edmond Atkin Report and Plan of 1755. Paperback
  • Edmond Atkin, edited with an introduction by introduction Wilbur R. Jacobs
  • xxxviii, 108 pages, map, illustrated. 1967

Austin. Earth Horizon. An Autobiography. Paperback

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  • Earth Horizon. An Autobiography by Mary Austin. Paperback
  • 432 pages, 8 photos. Reprint 1932 edition, 1991. This fascinating autobiography is the culmination of the career of a major American writer.

Avellaneda: The Conquerors of the New Kingdom of Granada. Cloth

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  • Conquerors of the New Kingdom of Granada. Cloth
  • Ignacio Avellaneda
  • 276 pages, map, with appendices, notes, bibliography and index. 1995

Bahr. The Short Swift Time of Gods on Earth. The Hohokam Chronicles. Pima Indians

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  • Short Swift Time of Gods on Earth. The Hohokam Chronicles. Pima Indians
  • Bahr, Donald / Smith, Juan / Allison, William / Hayden, Julian
  • 343 pages, references, index, illustrated. 1994

Barclay. Into the Wilderness Dream. Exploration Narratives of the American West, 1500 - 1805. Paperback

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  • Into the Wilderness Dream. Exploration Narratives of the American West, 1500 - 1805. Paperback
  • by Barclay, Donald A. / Maguire, James H. / Wild, Peter (Edt)
  • 396 pages. index. 1994

Briggs. The Wood Carvers of Córdova, New Mexico. Social Dimensions of an Artistic ''Revival''

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  • Wood Carvers of Córdova, New Mexico. Social Dimensions of an Artistic ''Revival''
  • by Charles L. Briggs
  • 254 pages, 4 color plates, 109 plates, 2 maps, 1 figure, 2 tables. 1989

Brooks: Sweet Medicine: Sites of Indian Massacres, Battlefields, and Treaties. hb

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  • Sweet Medicine: Sites of Indian Massacres, Battlefields, and Treaties.
  • Brooks, Drex/ Brooks, Drex/ Limerick, Patricia Nelson
  • Hb., xii, 163 p. : 9.50 H x 1.00 D x 12.50 W inches

Burns. The Shape and Form of Puget Sound

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  • Shape and Form of Puget Sound
  • by Robert E. Burns
  • 100 pages, with maps, plans and other illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. 1985

Byock: Grettir's Saga. Pb

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  • Grettir's Saga
  • Translated by Jesse L. Byock
  • Paperback, 336 pages, c. 14 black and white maps and illustrations, 195 x 131 mm.
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Byrd. Histories of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina. Paperback

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  • Histories of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina. Paperback
  • William Byrd
  • xxxix, 340 pages, index, 4 illustrations. 1987

Cabeza De Vaca. Castaways. First Major Narrative of the exploration of North America by Europeans (1528-1536).

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  • Castaways. First Major Narrative of the exploration of North America  by Europeans (1528-1536). Paperback
  • Cabeza De Vaca
  • 158 pages, illustrated, index. 1993

Callahan. The Osage Ceremonial Dance I'n-lon-schka. Paperback

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  • Osage Ceremonial Dance I'n-lon-schka. Paperback
  • by Alice Anne Callahan
  • 190 pages. illustration. 1993. In English, I’n-Lon-Schka means "playground of the eldest son." The dance, in which women are allowed only a peripheral role, celebrates traditional masculine values while helping to break down factionalism and feuding within the tribe.

Carlisle. A Simple and Vital Design. The Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals

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  • Simple and Vital Design. The Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals
  • by Carlisle, John C. / Jones, Darryl (Pht)
  • 112 pages, with many color illustrations. 1995

Carlson: Tesla : Inventor of the Electrical Age. Paperback

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  • Tesla. Inventor of the Electrical Age.
  • Carlson, W. Bernard
  • Paperback, 520 pages, 75 halftones. 216 x 140 mm.
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Channa: Oracles, Omens and Dreams. Dream Beliefs among Tribals. Cloth

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  • Oracles, Omens and Dreams. Dream Beliefs among Tribals. Cloth
  • Edited by S.M. Channa
  • 292 pages. 2002. 1. Navaho dreams. 2. Dreams and Omens among the Nagas. 3. Divination "Adaptive" from whose perspective? 4. Dreams and dream beliefs in north western Australia. 5. The dreaming of Kunukban. 6. Dreams of change: in traditional Melanesian religion. 7. Oracles and dreams among the Lepchas. 8. Ndembu divinatory symbolism. 9. Oracles among the Azande. 10. Manus religion. 11. A Zulu diviner

Cole: Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts. hb

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  • Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts.
  • Cole, Douglas
  • Hb., xiii, 373 p.

Conrotto. Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest. Paperback

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  • Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest. Paperback
  • by Eugene L. Conrotto
  • 246 pages, with illustrations, many maps, index. 1996

Crawford. Mayor Domo. Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico. Paperback

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  • Mayor Domo. Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico. Paperback
  • by Stanley Crawford
  • xii, 229 pages. 1993

Cushing: The Mythic World of the Zuni. Hardback

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  • Mythic World of the Zuni. Hardback
  • As written by Frank Hamilton Cushing. Edited and illustrated by Barton Wright
  • 25 myths, with illustrations, 167 pages with notes, appendices, bibliography. 1988

Cutler. Massacre at Sand Creek. Cloth. Narrative Voices. Hardcover

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  • Massacre at Sand Creek. Cloth. Narrative Voices. Hardcover
  • Bruce Cutler
  • 252 pages. 1995. Recreates the Sand Creek Massacre in which a Colorado militia force attacked a camp of Cheyenne, and shares the voices of soldiers, Indians, and other witnesses

Dauenhauer: Haa Shuka, Our Ancestors.Tlingit Oral Narratives

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  • Haa Shuka, Our Ancestors.Tlingit Oral Narratives
  • by Nora Marks-Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer
  • Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature; Volume 1
  • xvii, 514 pages. Bibliography, Notes, References. 1987, second printing 1988

Diouf: Slavery's Exiles : The Story of the American Maroons. pb

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  • Slavery's Exiles. The Story of the American Maroons
  • Diouf, Sylviane A.
  • Paperback, 403 pages, black & white illustrations, c. 234 x 165 mm. 2016

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Dobie. Prefaces. Tales of the Southwest.

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  • Prefaces. Tales of the Southwest. From Frank Dobie
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • 204 pages. 1982

Dodds Schlick. Columbia River Basketry. Gift of the Ancestors, Gift of the Earth. Paperback

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  • Columbia River Basketry. Gift of the Ancestors, Gift of the Earth. Paperback
  • Mary Dodds Schlick
  • 232 pages, including 191 illustrations, 56 in color, glossary. 1994. Based on more than 40 years association with Native American weavers, including 16 years in residence on Northwest Indian reservations, Schlick presents the artistic but also utilitarian baskets made by the people of the mid-Columbia River in the context of the lives of the people who created and used them.

Duncan: A Special Gift: The Kutchin Beadwork Tradition. Paperback

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  • Special Gift: The Kutchin Beadwork Tradition. Paperback 26x21 cm
  • By Kate C. Duncan
  • 94 pages, 89 black-white and colour illustrations. 1989. Duncan details the history of Kutchin beadwork, focusing on regional differences in earlier times and particularly on information about types now only remembered. It also pictures contemporary beadworkers, and examines the art today how it is taught, what is produced, aesthetics, and individual and community preferences

Eastman. Gyaehlingaay: Traditions, Tales and Images of the Kaigani Haida

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  • Gyaehlingaay: Traditions, Tales and Images of the Kaigani Haida
  • Carol M. Eastman
  • Original Haida text and translation, 130 pages, with illustrations, references, map. 1991
  • Themes Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, Monographs, No 6

Eells. The Indians of Puget Sound. The Notebooks of Myron Eells. Hardback

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  • Indians of Puget Sound. The Notebooks of Myron Eells. Hardback. Ca. 20.5x26 cm
  • by Myron Eells. Edited by George Pierre Castile
  • 470 pages, with many photograps, index, bibliography
  • New, but as you can see on picture the dust jacket is slightly faded

Elliott: Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830. Paperback

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  • Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830. Paperback
  • by John Huxtable Elliott
  • xx, 546 pages, 32 plates. 2007

Evans. Bluefeather Fellini in the Sacred Realm. Cloth. A novel by award-winning author

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  • Bluefeather Fellini in the Sacred Realm. Cloth. A novel
  • by award-winning author Max Evans
  • 368 pages. 1994. "a highly engaging epic" Publishers Weekly

Fane: Objects of Myth and Memory. American Indian Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Paperback

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  • Objects of Myth and Memory. American Indian Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Paperback, 22x30cm. 
  • by Diana Fana. Ira Jacknis, Lisa M. Breen
  • 324 pages, 318 artifacts illustrated in colour or black-white, 73 text figures, bibliography, index. Shows and describes Indian textiles, carvings, weapons, tools, baskets, and pottery

Farnell. Do You See What I Mean? Plains Indian Sign Talk and the Embodiment of Action. Cloth

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  • Do You See What I Mean? Plains Indian Sign Talk and the Embodiment of Action. Cloth
  • Brenda Farnell
  • 382 pages, many illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography and index. 1995

Fontana: Of Earth and Little Rain: The Papago Indians: History from Spanish Contact to Today. Paperback

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  • Of Earth and Little Rain: The Papago Indians: History from Spanish Contact to Today. Paperback
  • by Fontana, Bernard L. / Schaefer, John P. (Photographs)
  • 170 pages, with many photographs, bibliography, index. 1990. This volume provides information from the author's twenty-five year study of the humble desert Papago Indians (now known as the Tohono O'odham)

Frankenberg. Amerika: Die indianische Friedenspfeife

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  • Amerika: Die indianische Friedenspfeife
  • Gisela von Frankenberg
  • 264 Seiten, illustriert. Bibliographie. 1996, u.a. Die Azteken. Die Tolteken. Die Mayas. Die Olmeken. Das Popol Puh. Die Kalender. Die Pueblos. Die Hopi. Die Inka. Die Friedenspfeife

Frey. The World of the Crow Indians: As Driftwood Lodges. Paperback

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  • World of the Crow Indians: As Driftwood Lodges. Paperback
  • by Rodney Frey
  • 193 pages, with 40 illustrations. 1993

Frisbee. Kinaaldá. A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony. Paperback

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  • Kinaaldá. A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony. Paperback
  • by Charlotte Johnson Frisbie
  • xxii, 437 pages, many illustrations. 1993. Reprint of the book originally published by Wesleyan University Press in 1967 and endorsed by BCL3 . Contains a new preface and bibliography

Gabriel. Roads to Center Place. A Cutural Atlas of Chaco Canyon and the Anasazi

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  • Roads to Center Place. A Cutural Atlas of Chaco Canyon and the Anasazi
  • by Kathryn Gabriel
  • 300 pages, many illustrations and maps. 1991

Garcia. Recuerdos de los Viejitos. Tales of the Rio Puerco. Oral Narratives in the Spanish vernacular, with English Translations

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  • Recuerdos de los Viejitos. Tales of the Rio Puerco. Oral Narratives in the Spanish vernacular, with English Translations
  • Collected and edited by Nasario Garcia
  • xix, 266 pages, with 14 black-white photos, glossary, bibliography, sketches. 1987

Gardner: Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War. Paperback

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  • Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War.
  • Alexander Gardner
  • Paperback, ca. 21x27 cm., 100 plates, 100 pages with text. Unabridged reprint of the 1866 edition, 1959

Gatewood. Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire. Letters from Negro Soldiers 1898 - 1902

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  • Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire. Letters from Negro Soldiers 1898 - 1902
  • by Willard B. Gatewood, Jr.
  • xii, 328 pages. 1987

Gendar. Grass Games & Moon Races. California Indian Games and Toys. Paperback

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  • Grass Games & Moon Races. California Indian Games and Toys. Paperback
  • by Jeannine Gendar
  • 125 pages, many figures and photographs. 1995

Gillenkirk: Bitter Melon. Inside America's Last Rural Chinese Town. Paperback

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  • Bitter Melon. Inside America's Last Rural Chinese Town. Paperback
  • by Jeff Gillenkirk and James Motlow. Introduction by Sucheng Chan
  • 143 pages. 1993. At the turn of the century, Locke, located in the Sacramento Delta, was the only village in the United States built and inhabited exclusively by Chinese immigrants. This collection of moving oral histories and stunning photographs offers an unforgettable glimpse into this unique and vibrant community, and in doing so contributes significantly to our understanding of the immigrant experience in California.

Gray. Tonita Peña: Quah Ah, 1893-1949. Study of an Early Pueblo Indian Painter. Paperback

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  • Tonita Peña: Quah Ah, 1893-1949. Study of an Early Pueblo Indian Painter. Paperback
  • by Samuel L. Gray
  • xvi, 80 pages, 30 colour plates. 1990

Gregg. The Road to Santa Fe. The Journal and Diaries of George Champlin Sibley And Other Pertaining to the Surveying and Marking of a Road from the Missouri Frontier to the Settlements of New Mexico 1825 - 1827.

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  • Road to Santa Fe. The Journal and Diaries of George Champlin Sibley And Other Pertaining to the Surveying and Marking of a Road from the Missouri Frontier to the Settlements of New Mexico 1825 - 1827
  • by Kate L. Gregg
  • xi, 280 pages, with bibliography, index. 1995

Griffin-Pierce. Earth Is My Mother Sky Is My Father. Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting. Cloth

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  • Earth Is My Mother Sky Is My Father. Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting. Cloth
  • Trudy Griffin-Pierce
  • xvii, 236 pages, ca. 65 illustrations, 8 colour plates, bibliography. 1992. Explores the circularity of Navajo thought through an analysis of sandpaintings, chantway myths, and stories reflected in the celestial constellations.