Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state

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Dutton, 1968 - History - 332 pages
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Examines and describes the various customs of North American Indian tribes to explain the evolution of man as a social being - his relationships with his family and kin groups, his religious and his political institutions. Includes Eskimos, Sub-arctic Indians, Plains Indians, Aztec Indians, and Pueblo Indians.

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Review: Man's Rise To Civilization As Shown By The Indians Of North America From Primeval Times To The Coming Of The Industrial State

User Review  - Penny - Goodreads

The best book I've ever read about Native Americans before Columbus. It's packed with everything from the band to the state, food, social structure, status of women, child rearing, etc. etc. It is a wonderful book! Read full review

Review: Man's Rise To Civilization As Shown By The Indians Of North America From Primeval Times To The Coming Of The Industrial State

User Review  - Bryan - Goodreads

AWESOME!!! The title is actually a sarcastic commentary on the "whitewashing" of the continent. A few quotes from the book follow: "Today's American bemoans the extermination of the passenger pigeon ... Read full review

Contents

THE BAND
15
ENVIRONMENT AND ADAPTATION
34
THE POTENTIALITIES
67
Copyright

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