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Download American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes] PDF

American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes]


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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN 10 : 9781440828744
Pages : 770 pages
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Summary Book Review American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes] by Bruce E. Johansen:

Download or read book American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes] written by Bruce E. Johansen and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2015-09-22 with total page 770 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive historical and demographic overview of American Indians along with more than 100 cross-referenced entries on American Indian culture, exploring everything from arts, literature, music, and dance to food, family, housing, and spirituality. American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum is organized by cultural form (Arts; Family, Education, and Community; Food; Language and Literature; Media and Popular Culture; Music and Dance; Spirituality; and Transportation and Housing). Examples of topics covered include icons of Native culture, such as pow wows, Indian dancing, and tipi dwellings; Native art forms such as pottery, rock art, sandpainting, silverwork, tattooing, and totem poles; foods such as corn, frybread, and wild rice; and Native Americans in popular culture. The extensive introductory section, breadth of topics, accessibly written text, and range of perspectives from the many contributors make this work a must-have resource for high school and undergraduate audiences. • Serves to document how many attributes of Native cultures derive from a rich tapestry of American Indian cultural forms, such as very well-known foods like corn, potatoes, turkey, peanuts, and chocolate • Includes numerous spotlights that highlight interesting topics such as the Indigenous Language Institute, the kiva, counting coup, buffalo hunt customs and protocols, and Dakota language in rap music • Offers further readings and additional sources with the entries to guide students or interested readers in their research

Download Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation [3 volumes] PDF

Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation [3 volumes]


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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN 10 : 9780313398407
Pages : 1026 pages
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Summary Book Review Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation [3 volumes] by Daniel Bernardi:

Download or read book Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation [3 volumes] written by Daniel Bernardi and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2017-07-07 with total page 1026 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This expansive three-volume set investigates racial representation in film, providing an authoritative cross-section of the most racially significant films, actors, directors, and movements in American cinematic history. • Views the films via a historical approach in which every subject is considered both through a contemporary lens and in terms of the time of its production and initial reception • Provides up-to-date information on recent movies such as Selma (2014), The Fast and The Furious (2001–2015), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Django Unchained (2012), and Lone Survivor (2013) • Provides readers with the information and background necessary to form informed views about racial representation in film—still an important "hot-button" subject today • Edited by top scholars in the field, Daniel Bernardi and Michael Green, and contains entries by other important experts, such as Andrew Gordon and Priscilla Ovalle