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Handbook of the Indians of California

Author: A L Kroeber; Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.; United States. Congress House.
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1925.
Series: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 78.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 68th Congress, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Monumental work includes demographics, linguistic relations, social structures, folkways, religion, material culture, and more. Surveys of the Yurok, Pomo, Maidu, Yokuts and Mohave receiving most attention.
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Kroeber, A.L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960.
Handbook of the Indians of California.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1925
(OCoLC)645681973
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A L Kroeber; Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.; United States. Congress House.
OCLC Number: 424426
Description: xviii, 995 pages, [81] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Yurok. Land and civilization ; Law and custom ; Religion ; Arts --
The Karok --
The Chimariko and Wiyot --
Athabascans. The Tolowa ; The Hupa, Chilula, and Whilkut ; Southern groups --
The Yuki. Ethnic geography ; Culture ; Religion --
The Huchnom and Coast Yuki --
The Wappo --
The Pomo. Geography and politics ; Civilization ; Religion --
The Coast and Lake Miwok --
The Shastan group --
The Shasta --
The Achomawi and Atsugewi --
The Modoc --
The Yana and Yahi --
The Penutian family --
The Wintun. Geography and culture ; Kuksu cult --
The Maidu. Land and society ; Arts and implements ; Religion and knowledge --
The Miwok --
The Costanoans --
The Yokuts. Geography ; Social instutions ; Cults ; The concrete basis of life --
The Esselen and Salinans --
The Chumash --
The Washo --
The Shoshonean stock --
The Paiute, Mono, and Koso --
The Chemehuevi --
The Kawailsu and Tübatulabal --
Serrano divisions --
The Gabrielino --
The Juaneño --
The Luiseño. Elements of civilization ; Organization of civilization --
The Cupeño and Cahuilla --
The Diegueño and Kamia --
The Mohave. Concrete life ; Dream life --
The Yuma --
Other Yuman tribes --
Arts of life --
Society --
Religion and knowledge --
Population --
Place names --
Culture provinces --
Prehistory.
Series Title: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 78.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 68th Congress, no. 3.
Other Titles: Indians of California
Handbook of Indians of California
Responsibility: by A.L. Kroeber.

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Monumental work includes demographics, linguistic relations, social structures, folkways, religion, material culture, and more. Surveys of the Yurok, Pomo, Maidu, Yokuts and Mohave receiving most attention.

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