aller au contenu
American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérification...

American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war

Auteur : Thomas Vennum
Éditeur: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1994.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
In American Indian Lacrosse, Thomas Vennum, Jr., presents for the first time the Native American history of a game with worldwide popularity and more than 300,000 non-Indian players in the United States and Canada alone. Featuring rare archival illustrations, American Indian Lacrosse presents the richest available account of the rules, equipment, techniques, regional differences, and legendary underpinnings of the
Évaluation:

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme: Games
History
Format – détails additionnels: Online version:
Vennum, Thomas.
American Indian lacrosse.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)805934930
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Thomas Vennum
ISBN: 1560983019 9781560983019 1560983027 9781560983026
Numéro OCLC: 28632950
Description: xvi, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contenu: Huron country --
"How the bat got its wings" --
Iroquois country --
The bishop's crook and other misnomers --
Ballistas and cannonshot --
Fort Michilimackinac --
A stake in the game --
"The overhead flourish" and "the pounce" --
Fort Gibson, indian territory --
"The Indian gallery" --
Breechclouts and bare feet --
Cherokee reservation --
Little brother of war --
"It's a toss-up" --
Montreal --
"Lo, the poor Mohawk!".
Responsabilité: Thomas Vennum, Jr.

Résumé:

In American Indian Lacrosse, Thomas Vennum, Jr., presents for the first time the Native American history of a game with worldwide popularity and more than 300,000 non-Indian players in the United States and Canada alone. Featuring rare archival illustrations, American Indian Lacrosse presents the richest available account of the rules, equipment, techniques, regional differences, and legendary underpinnings of the game among tribes of the Northeast, Southeast, and Great Lakes regions. Vivid fictional narratives interspersed through the book describe important Indian games of the past, such as the 1763 Ojibwe/Sauk game that included a preplanned surprise attack - and capture - of Fort Michilimackinac on Lake Michigan.

Often viewed as a gift from the spirits and as far more than recreation alone, lacrosse has functioned in Indian life as a surrogate or "little brother" of war, as a healing ritual, and as a memorial celebration. Games were played to settle territorial disputes and, with wagering, as a substitute for the plunder of victory. Vennum fully describes the spiritual components of the game, including the physical and ritual preparation of athletes, equipment, and the playing field itself. Tracing the evolution of Indian lacrosse equipment, Vennum comments on the changes brought by American and Canadian enthusiasm for the game. Excluded from official international competition until 1990, and deprived of their franchise in traditional wooden sticks by the advent of mass-produced plastic and aluminum models, Native Americans have nevertheless held tightly to their traditional sport.

Critiques

Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Marqueurs

Soyez le premier.

Ouvrages semblables

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28632950> # American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "28632950" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Place/washington> ; # Washington
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85065274> ; # Indians of North America--Games
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/lacrosse_history> ; # Lacrosse--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/lacrosse> ; # Lacrosse
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.347/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Place/nordamerika> ; # Nordamerika
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indianen> ; # Indianen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indiens_amerique_du_nord_jeux> ; # Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Jeux
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85065370> ; # Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Place/indianer> ; # Indianer.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indianer> ; # Indianer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/geschichte> ; # Geschichte
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/969633> ; # Indians of North America
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/969895> ; # Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Thing/lacrosse> ; # Lacrosse
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Thing/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indiens_amerique_du_nord_rites_et_ceremonies> ; # Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Rites et cérémonies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/crosse_canadienne_histoire> ; # Crosse canadienne--Histoire
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/990574> ; # Lacrosse
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1994" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79073954> ; # Thomas Vennum
   schema:datePublished "1994" ;
   schema:description "Often viewed as a gift from the spirits and as far more than recreation alone, lacrosse has functioned in Indian life as a surrogate or "little brother" of war, as a healing ritual, and as a memorial celebration. Games were played to settle territorial disputes and, with wagering, as a substitute for the plunder of victory. Vennum fully describes the spiritual components of the game, including the physical and ritual preparation of athletes, equipment, and the playing field itself. Tracing the evolution of Indian lacrosse equipment, Vennum comments on the changes brought by American and Canadian enthusiasm for the game. Excluded from official international competition until 1990, and deprived of their franchise in traditional wooden sticks by the advent of mass-produced plastic and aluminum models, Native Americans have nevertheless held tightly to their traditional sport."@en ;
   schema:description "In American Indian Lacrosse, Thomas Vennum, Jr., presents for the first time the Native American history of a game with worldwide popularity and more than 300,000 non-Indian players in the United States and Canada alone. Featuring rare archival illustrations, American Indian Lacrosse presents the richest available account of the rules, equipment, techniques, regional differences, and legendary underpinnings of the game among tribes of the Northeast, Southeast, and Great Lakes regions. Vivid fictional narratives interspersed through the book describe important Indian games of the past, such as the 1763 Ojibwe/Sauk game that included a preplanned surprise attack - and capture - of Fort Michilimackinac on Lake Michigan."@en ;
   schema:description "Huron country -- "How the bat got its wings" -- Iroquois country -- The bishop's crook and other misnomers -- Ballistas and cannonshot -- Fort Michilimackinac -- A stake in the game -- "The overhead flourish" and "the pounce" -- Fort Gibson, indian territory -- "The Indian gallery" -- Breechclouts and bare feet -- Cherokee reservation -- Little brother of war -- "It's a toss-up" -- Montreal -- "Lo, the poor Mohawk!"."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836876747> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Games"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/805934930> ;
   schema:name "American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war"@en ;
   schema:productID "28632950" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28632950#PublicationEvent/washington_smithsonian_institution_press_1994> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Agent/smithsonian_institution_press> ; # Smithsonian Institution Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781560983026> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781560983019> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9593442> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28632950> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Agent/smithsonian_institution_press> # Smithsonian Institution Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Smithsonian Institution Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/crosse_canadienne_histoire> # Crosse canadienne--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Crosse canadienne--Histoire"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indiens_amerique_du_nord_jeux> # Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Jeux
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Jeux"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836876747#Topic/indiens_amerique_du_nord_rites_et_ceremonies> # Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Rites et cérémonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Rites et cérémonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85065274> # Indians of North America--Games
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Games"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85065370> # Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/969633> # Indians of North America
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/969895> # Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/990574> # Lacrosse
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Lacrosse"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79073954> # Thomas Vennum
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Vennum" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Vennum" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781560983019>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1560983019" ;
   schema:isbn "9781560983019" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781560983026>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1560983027" ;
   schema:isbn "9781560983026" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/805934930>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "American Indian lacrosse." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28632950> ; # American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.