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Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)

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Works: 1,352 works in 1,697 publications in 1 language and 237,056 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Reference works  Folklore  Bibliography 
Classifications: E61, 970.1
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Publications about Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Ancient America by Jonathan Norton Leonard( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2,829 libraries worldwide
Picture and text survey of the cultural and intellectual achievements of American civilizations before Columbus
The rise and fall of Maya civilization by J. Eric S Thompson( Book )
2 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
Om en indianerkultur, som blomstrede i Mellemamerika før spaniernes erobring af landet i 1500-tallet
Archaeology : a magazine dealing with the antiquity of the world by Archaeological Institute of America( serial )
in English and held by 2,064 libraries worldwide
Official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
An introduction to American archaeology by Gordon R Willey( Book )
in English and held by 1,857 libraries worldwide
Intended to introduce the lay reader and the student to the broad field of American archaeology written in the period from October 1962 to mid-year 1965
Horizon ( serial )
in English and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
Américas ( serial )
in English and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes kapitelvis
Discovering man's past in the Americas by George E Stuart( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,752 libraries worldwide
Antiquity by Antiquity Publications Ltd( file )
in English and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Includes section: Reviews
Music in the New World by Charles Hamm( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
The present book is both a history of music in America and a history of American music
America's first civilization by Michael D Coe( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Mexico by Michael D Coe( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
The author gives an account of famous areas in the ancient history of Mexico
Sons of the shaking earth by Eric R Wolf( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
The history of Middle America is described as a "history as passionate and unsettled as the volcanic nature of the land." The study concerns not only geography and language of the race, but development of agriculture and of religions
South American mythology by Harold Osborne( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Lavishly illustrated studies of myths concerning the origin of the world, the creation of man, heroes, and the etiology of tribes, religious rituals and other concerns of the ancient South American people
History of the conquest of Mexico, and History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of Cortes' subjugation of the Aztecs in Mexico and Pizzaro's subjugation of the Incas in Peru
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime by Miles Harvey( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
"The Island of Lost Maps" tells the story of a curious crime spree: the theft of scores of valuable, centuries-old maps from some of the most prominent research libraries in the United States and Canada. When all was said and done, Gilbert Joseph Bland, Jr., had become the Al Capone of cartography, the most prolific American map thief in history
Ancient arts of the Americas by G. H. S Bushnell( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon more than a decade spent living and exploring in Latin America, the author discusses the many phases of pre-Columbian art--including painting, sculpture, architecture, pottery, jewelry and textiles--within their historical framework. He focuses first on the civilizations of Mexico and Peru, where pre-Columbian art reached its height. In North America, the West Indies, and Central America, other cultures were creating their own art which, although often overshadowed by the spectacular legacies of Mexico and Peru, is marked by extraordinary manual skill and variety
Life and labor in ancient Mexico; the brief and summary relation of the Lords of New Spain by Alonso de Zurita( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Handbook of Middle American Indians by Robert Wauchope( Book )
in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
This book is part of an encyclopedia set concerning the environment, archaeology, ethnology, social anthropology, ethnohistory, linguistics and physical anthropology of the native peoples of Mexico and Central America. The Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources is comprised of volumes 12-15 of this set. Volume 13 presents a look at pre-Columbian Mesoamerican from a combined historical and anthropological viewpoint, using official ecclesiastical and government records from the time
The Journal of southern history by Southern Historical Association( serial )
in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Includes section "Book reviews."
Hispaniola : Caribbean chiefdoms in the age of Columbus by Samuel M Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
In 1492 Hispaniola was inhabited by the Taino, an Indian group whose ancestors had moved into the Caribbean archipelago from lowland South America. This book examines the early years of the contact period in the Caribbean and reconstructs the social and political organization of the Taino
 
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