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Ishi in Two Worlds, 50th Anniversary Edition : a Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America.

Author: Theodora Kroeber; Karl Kroeber
Publisher: Berkerley : University of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd ed
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OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLDThe life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. For more than forty years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and absorbing drama with readers all over the world. Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kroeber, Theodora.
Ishi in Two Worlds, 50th Anniversary Edition : A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America.
Berkerley : University of California Press, ©2011
Named Person: Ishi
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Kroeber; Karl Kroeber
ISBN: 9780520950702 0520950704
OCLC Number: 794663704
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents: Cover; FOREWORD TO THE 2002 EDITION; NOTES; FOREWORD TO THE 1961 EDITION; PREFACE, 1976; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; Part One: ISHI THE YAHI; Prologue: OUTSIDE THE SLAUGHTER HOUSE; Chapter 1 COPPER-COLORED PEOPLE ON A GOLDEN LAND; Chapter 2 A LIVING PEOPLE; Chapter 3 A DYING PEOPLE; Chapter 4 EPISODES IN EXTERMINATION; Chapter 5 THE LONG CONCEALMENT; Chapter 6 THE YAHI DISAPPEAR; Part Two: MISTER ISHI; Prologue: OUTSIDE THE JAIL; Chapter 7 ISHI'S NEW WORLD; Chapter 8 LIFE IN A MUSEUM; Chapter 9 THE CRAFTSMAN; Chapter 10 THE BRIGHTEST YEAR; Epilogue: DEATH IN A MUSEUM; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY.

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A life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, who stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the  Read more...

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"Let me put it to you in these terms: If you read no other book this year, you must read this one." * Los Angeles Times * "A highly original literary work and a great human story. . . . stirring and Read more...

 
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