Handbook of North American Indians, V. 8: California
William C. Sturtevant, Robert Fleming Heizer
Smithsonian Institution, 1978 - Social Science - 816 pages
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 archeology, historical archeology, 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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