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Frederic Baraga's Short history of the North American Indians

Author: Frederic Baraga; Graham MacDonald
Publisher: Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Originally published in 1837 in Europe in German, French, and Slovenian editions, and appearing here in English for the first time, Frederic Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians is the personal, first-hand account of a Catholic missionary to the Great Lakes area of North America."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
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Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868.
Frederic Baraga's Short history of the North American Indians.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607286718
Online version:
Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868.
Frederic Baraga's Short history of the North American Indians.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)609083633
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Baraga; Graham MacDonald
ISBN: 0870137352 9780870137358 1552381021 9781552381021
OCLC Number: 57065266
Notes: Translation of: Abrégé de l'histoire des indiens de l'Amérique septentrionale.
Description: xvi, 228 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Manners and customs --
2. Dress of the Indians --
3. Habitations and food of the North American Indians --
4. Arts of the North American Indians --
5. Hunting practices of the North American Indians --
6. Hunting Practices (sequel) --
7. Fisheries of the North American Indians --
8. Marriage and education of the young among the North American Indians --
9. Religion of the North American Indians --
10. On religion (sequel) --
11. Warfare of the North American Indians --
12. Forms of government among the North American Indians --
13. Diseases and cures of the North American Indians --
14. Mortuary customs of the North American Indians.
Other Titles: Short history of the North American Indians
Responsibility: translated from the French and edited with an introduction by Graham A. MacDonald.

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Sheds light on the nature of the mid-nineteenth century Catholic mission to the New World & includes observations of Native communities on the Lake Superior frontier, including hunting techniques,  Read more...

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