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Historical and statistical information respecting the history, condition, and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States : collected and prepared under the direction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs per act of Congress of March 3rd, 1847

Author: Henry Rowe Schoolcraft; Seth Eastman; United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1851-57.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Rowe Schoolcraft; Seth Eastman; United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
OCLC Number: 6202862
Notes: A separate index compiled by Frances S. Nichols, published by the U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1954.
Vols. 1-5 have half-title: Ethnological researches respecting the red man of America.
Vols. 2-5 have title: Information respecting the history, condition, and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States. Vol. 6 has title: History of the Indian tribes of the United States: their present condition and prospects and a sketch of their ancient status.
Vols. 5-6 published by Lippincott.
Most volumes divided into 18 sections: General history, Manners and customs, Antiquities, Geography of the Indian country, Tribal organization, history and government, Intellectual capacity and character, Topical history, Physical type of the Indian race, Language, State of Indian art, Present condition and prospects, Demonology, magic, and witchcraft, Medical knowledge, Literature of the Indian languages, Statistics and population, Biography, Religion, Ethnology. Vol. 6 is divided into 2 sections: A condensed view of the Post-Columbian; and Economy and statistics, capacity of industrial and social development, and national position, illustrated by some notices of the mental character of the hunter race, and their ancient status and archaeology.
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations (some color), portraits, maps (some folded, some color) ; 33 cm
Other Titles: Information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States
History of the Indian tribes of the United States
Indian tribes of the United States
Ethnological researches respecting the red man of America
Responsibility: illustrated by S. Eastman.

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