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Ethnic groups of the Americas : an encyclopedia

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2013]
Series: Ethnic groups of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining up-to-date information with extensive historical and cultural background, the encyclopedia covers approximately 150 groups arranged alphabetically. Each engaging entry offers a short introduction detailing names, population estimates, language, and religion. This is followed by a history of the group through the turn of the 19th century, with background on societal organization and culture and expanded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Minahan
ISBN: 9781610691635 1610691636
OCLC Number: 798617197
Notes: "Also available on the World Wide Web as an ebook"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acadians --
African Americans --
Afro-Brazilians --
Afro-Cubans --
Afro-South Americans --
Aguarunas --
Aleuts --
Americans of European descent --
Amish --
Anguillans --
Antiguans and Barbudans --
Apaches --
Arab Americans --
Argentines --
Arhuacos --
Arubans --
Ashaninkas --
Asian Americans --
Aymaras --
Bahamians --
Barbadians --
Belizeans --
Bermudians --
Blackfoot --
Bolivians --
Bonaireans --
Brazilians --
Bribris --
Cajuns --
Cambas --
Canadians --
Caymanians --
Chatinos --
Cherokees --
Cheyennes --
Chickasaws --
Chileans --
Chinantecs --
Chipewyans --
Chippewas (see Ojibwe) --
Chiquitanos --
Choctaws --
Colombians --
Comanches --
Costa Ricans --
Creeks --
Crees --
Crows --
Cubans --
Curacaoans --
Dominicans --
Dominicas --
Ecuadorians --
Falkland Islanders --
Garifunas --
Gitxsans --
Grenadians --
Guadeloupeans --
Guahibos --
Guajajaras --
Guaranis --
Guatemalans --
Guaymis --
Guianans --
Guyanese --
Gwich'ins --
Gypsies (see Romanis) --
Haidas, Tlingits, Tsimshians --
Haitians --
Hawaiians --
Hispanic Americans --
Ho-Chunks --
Hondurans --
Hopis --
Huastecs --
Huaves --
Huichols --
Ingas --
Innus --
Inuits --
Iroquois --
Jamaicans --
Jewish Americans --
Jivaros --
Kaingangs --
Kalaallits --
Kiowas --
Kitteans --
Kollas --
Kunas --
Latino Americans (see Hispanic Americans). Lencas --
Lumbees --
Machiguengas --
Macushis --
Mapuches --
Martinicans --
Martinois --
Mayans --
Mayos --
Mazahuas --
Metis --
Mi'kmaqs --
Miskitos --
Mixes --
Mixtecs --
Montserratians --
Mormons --
Nahuas --
Navajos --
Ndyukas --
Nevisians --
Nicaraguans --
Odawas --
Ojibwes --
Otomis --
Pacific Islander Americans --
Paez --
Panamanians --
Paraguayans --
Peruvians --
Piaroas --
Pierrois --
Pipils --
Potawatomis --
Potiguaras --
Puerto Ricans --
Purepechas --
Quebecois --
Quechuas --
Romanis --
Saint Lucians --
Saint Maartens --
Salvadorans --
Saramaccas --
Seminoles --
Shipibo-Conibos --
Sioux --
Surinamese --
Tarahumaras --
Ticunas --
Tlapanecs --
Tobas --
Tohono O'odhams --
Trinidadians and Tobagonians --
Triques --
Turks and Caicos Islanders --
Uruguayans --
Venezuelans --
Vincentians --
Virgin Islanders --
Waraos --
Wayuus --
Yanomamis --
Yaquis --
Yupiks --
Zapotecs --
Zoques --
Zunis.
Series Title: Ethnic groups of the world.
Responsibility: James B. Minahan.

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