Hodge, Frederick Webb, Editor
Title Handbook of American Indians: North of Mexico Part 1
Book Condition G+
Publisher Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1907
Seller ID 000616
ix+972 Pp. Contains a descriptive list of the stocks, confederacies, tribes, tribal divisions, and settlements north of Mexico, accompanied with the various names by which they have been known, together with biographies of Indians of note, sketches of their history, archaeology, manners, arts, customs, and institutions and the aboriginal words incorporated into the English language. Contributors of the signed articles include 46 ethnologists and archaeologists ranging from S.A. Barrett to Cyrus Thomas, most of whom had extensive and intimate knowledge with Indians who lived in the pre-reservation period and whose languages they spoke. This volume covers topics extending from Aanetun to Mythology. This is the first part of what is arguably the most valuable publication of the BAE. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps, some folding. Rubbed on corners and at base of spine. Front cover loose. Not as bright as new.
Ethnology, North America, American Indian, Eskimo, Inuit, Encyclopedia