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Horse nations : the worldwide impact of the horse on indigenous societies post-1492

Author: Peter Mitchell
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press USA, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Native American on a horse is an archetypal Hollywood image, but though such equestrian-focused societies were a relatively short-lived consequence of European expansion overseas, they were not restricted to North America's Plains. Horse Nations provides the first wide-ranging and up-to-date synthesis of the impact of the horse on the Indigenous societies of North and South America, southern Africa, and  Read more...
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Mitchell, Peter
Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492
Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mitchell
ISBN: 9780191008818 0191008818
OCLC Number: 905969550
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introducing horse nations --
Ancestors --
A prodigal return --
North America I --
North America II: the central and northern plains --
North America III: West of the Rockies --
South America I: Caribbean deserts and tropical savannahs --
South America II: the southern cone --
The Old World: Southern Africa and Australasia --
Putting horse nations in context --
Appendix: Self-designations of native American peoples.
Responsibility: Peter Mitchell.
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