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Technical secrets of American Indians

Author: Sigvald Linné
Publisher: London : Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1957
Series: Huxley memorial lecture, 1957.
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Linné, Sigvald, 1899-1986.
Technical secrets of American Indians.
London : Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1957 (Ditchling, Sussex : Ditchling Press Limited)
(OCoLC)894765920
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sigvald Linné
OCLC Number: 431732
Notes: Cover title.
"Preprint [from] the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, volume 87, part II, July-December, 1957."
Description: pages 150-164 ; 28 cm.
Contents: [Introduction] --
The Bering Land-Bridge --
Mummification --
Tattooing --
Dental decoration --
Arrow poisons --
The secret of potter's clay --
South-American lacquer work --
Metallurgical problems --
Tumbaga --
Soldering with silver --
Welding copper --
Molluscs as evidence of trade --
Alligator and monkey skins prove trade --
Thin orange pottery proves Mexican trading --
Teotihuacán date --
Summary.
Series Title: Huxley memorial lecture, 1957.
Other Titles: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
Responsibility: S. Linné.

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