Handbook Of The Indians Of California

Author: Alfred Louis Kroeber
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486233680
Size: 58.19 MB
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A major ethnographic work by a distinguished anthropologist contains detailed information on the social structures, homes, foods, crafts, religious beliefs, and folkways of California's diverse tribes

California Archaeology

Author: Michael J. Moratto
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483277356
Size: 43.47 MB
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California Archaeology provides a compilation of knowledge for archeologists who are not California specialists. This book explains important cultural events and patterns discovered archeologically.

Surviving Through The Days

Author: Herbert W. Luthin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520222700
Size: 16.93 MB
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I can't see anyone coming along for quite some time who would be able to supersede it or top it for quality and inclusiveness."—Brian Swann, editor of Coming to Light "It is a masterful treatment of oral literature…a wonderful ...

Mukat S People

Author: Lowell John Bean
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520026278
Size: 70.71 MB
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"Since Cahuilla culture has not been adequately studied or describe in the past, a straightforward ethnographic presentation alone would have made this a valuable book.

Contemporary Issues In California Archaeology

Author: Society for American Archaeology, Meeting Staff
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1611320933
Size: 64.70 MB
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This comprehensive volume offers an in-depth look at the most recent theoretical and empirical developments in the field including key controversies relevant to the Golden State: coastal colonization, impacts of comets and drought cycles, ...

The Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Hunters And Gatherers

Author: Richard B. Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521571098
Size: 62.15 MB
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Profiles hunting and gathering peoples from around the world, and discusses such topics as prehistory, social life, gender, music and art, health, religion, and indigenous knowledge.

Cahokia

Author: Timothy R. Pauketat
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101105178
Size: 19.17 MB
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The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north ...

The Ohlone Way

Author: Malcolm Margolin
Publisher: Heyday
ISBN: 9780930588014
Size: 64.87 MB
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Describes the culture of Native American inhabitants in the California Bay Area prior to the arrival of Europeans, offering insight into the daily lives, culture and rituals of the Ohlone while tracing their experiences under Spanish, ...