Handbook of North American Indians, V. 6, Subarctic

Smithsonian Institution, 1978 - 853 páginas

This 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.

This volume describes the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal people of North America who lived in the Subarctic culture area, defined as extending from the coast of Labrador on the Atlantic Ocean to Cook Inlet and beyond on the Pacific. 

William C. Sturtevant, general editor; June Helm, volume editor. 

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American Indians resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/american-indians

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One of a series of books analysizing the cultures of native Americans put out bt the Smithsonian. Written as an educational work, this volumes addresses the cultures around the Artic Circle. Leer reseña completa

Sobre el autor (1978)

Editor, the anthropologist William C. Sturtevant, who had a long career in the field of anthropology and with the Smithsonian, died in 2007.

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