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A companion to the anthropology of American Indians

Author: Thomas Biolsi
Publisher: Malden, Massachusetts : Blackwell Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2004. 2013.
Series: Blackwell companions to anthropology, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Original contributions by leading scholars in the field summarize the state of anthropological knowledge of Indian peoples, as well as the history that got us to this point.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xxiii, 567 pages
(DLC) 2004006543
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Biolsi
ISBN: 9781782689553 1782689559
OCLC Number: 857535495
Description: 1 online resource (39 entries) : 5 images, digital files.
Contents: Synopsis of Contents --
Notes on Contributors --
Introduction: What is the "Anthropology" of "American Indians"? --
Thomas Biolsi --
Environments and Populations --
1. Political and Historical Ecologies --
Kenneth M. Ames --
2. Historical Demography --
Russell Thornton --
Political, Social, and Economic Organization --
3. Women and Men --
Martha C Knack --
4. Politics --
Loretta Fowler --
5. Tribal or Native Law --
Bruce Granville Miller --
6. Culture and Reservation Economies --
Kathleen Pickering --
Knowledge and Expressive Culture --
7. Knowledge Systems --
Eugene S. Hunn --
8. Oral Traditions --
Rodney Trey --
9. Religion --
Raymond Bucko --
10. Music --
Luke Eric Lassiter --
11. Art --
Rebecca J. Dobkins --
Colonialism, Native Sovereignty, Law, and Policy --
12. Political and Legal Status ("Lower 48" States) --
Thomas Biolsi --
13. Political and Legal Status of Alaska Natives --
Caroline L. Brown --
14. Federal Indian Policy and Anthropology --
George Pierre Castile --
15. Contemporary Globalization and Tribal Sovereignty --
Randel D. Hanson --
16. Treaty Rights --
Larry Nesper --
17. Education --
Alice Littlefield --
Cultural Politics and the Colonial Situation --
18. Representational Practices --
Pauline Turner Strong --
19. The Politics of Native Culture --
Kirk Dombrowski --
20. Cultural Appropriation --
Tressa Berman --
21. Community Healing and Cultural Citizenship --
Renya K. Ramirez --
22. Native Hawaiians --
Cart Costanzo Kapur --
Anthropological Method and Postcolonial Practice --
23. Ethnography --
Peter Whiteley --
24. Beyond "Applied" Anthropology --
Les W. Field --
25. Language --
James Collins --
26. Visual Anthropology --
Harald E.L. Prins --
27. Archaeology --
Larry J. Zimmerman.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to anthropology, 3.
Other Titles: Anthropology of American Indians
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Biolsi.

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Original contributions by leading scholars in the field summarize the state of anthropological knowledge of Indian peoples, as well as the history that got us to this point.

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