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Ishi in two worlds : a biography of the last wild Indian in North America

Author: Theodora Kroeber
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1962, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The life and death of a California Indian tribe and the story of Ishi, its last survivor, who emerged from the stone age in the modern world in 1911"--Book jacket.
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Named Person: Ishi; Ishi
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Kroeber
OCLC Number: 7539391
Description: 255 pages, [32] pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ishi the Yahi. Outside the slaughter house --
Copper-colored people on a golden land --
A living people --
A dying people --
Episodes in extermination --
The long concealment --
The Yahi disappear --
Mister Ishi. Outside the jail --
Ishi's new world --
Life in a museum --
The craftsman --
The brightest year --
Death in a museum.
Responsibility: by Theodora Kroeber ; with a foreword by Lewis Gannett.

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"The life and death of a California Indian tribe and the story of Ishi, its last survivor, who emerged from the stone age in the modern world in 1911"--Book jacket.

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