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Native American architecture

Author: Peter Nabokov; Robert Easton
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book presents the building traditions of major tribes in nine regional profiles covering North America, including Alaska and the Canadian Arctic.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nabokov, Peter.
Native American architecture.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)577470835
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nabokov; Robert Easton
ISBN: 0195037812 9780195037814 0195066650 9780195066654
OCLC Number: 17765678
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1989 Bay Area Book Reviewers Award for Arts and Letters.
Description: 431 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Wigwam and longhouse: Northeast and Great Lakes --
Mound, town, and chickee: Southeast --
Earthlodge, grass house, and tipi: Great Plains --
Pit house and extended tipi: Plateau --
Winter house, iglu, and tent: Arctic --
Plank house: Northwest coast --
Wood, earth, and fiber: California --
Hogan, ki, and ramada: Southwest I --
Pueblo: Southwest II.
Responsibility: Peter Nabokov, Robert Easton.
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The book presents the building traditions of major tribes in nine regional profiles covering North America, including Alaska and the Canadian Arctic.

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