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Encyclopedia of American Indian contributions to the world : 15,000 years of inventions and innovations

Author: Emory Dean Keoke; Kay Marie Porterfield
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2002.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
More than 450 cross-referenced entries provide information on the contributions of Native Americans to the world in a variety of areas such as medicine, food preservation, military strategy, architecture, science, and government.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emory Dean Keoke; Kay Marie Porterfield
ISBN: 0816040524 9780816040520 0816053677 9780816053674
OCLC Number: 45068567
Awards: Booklist/RBB Editors' Choice Reference Source 2002.
Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers Writer of the Year (Creative, Reference Work) 2002.
11th Annual Colorado Book Awards, Collections/Anthology Winner.
Description: xiv, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: A to Z entries --
Appendix A: Tribes organized by culture area --
Appendix B: Maps --
Glossary --
Chronology --
Bibliography and further reading --
Entries by tribe, group, or linguistic group --
Entries by geographical culture area --
Entries by subject --
General index.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: Emory Dean Keoke and Kay Marie Porterfield.
Local System Bib Number:
106514

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This reference guide provides more than 450 entries and examples of the inventiveness of Central, North and South American Indians. All entries - including trousers, electricity and sports helmets -  Read more...
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