500 Nations - An Illustarted History Of North American Indians

4,29 valoración promedio
( 490 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780091791483: 500 Nations - An Illustarted History Of North American Indians

A book that grew from an eight-hour TV series, this is the epic and unforgettable story of the history, lore, legends, and legacy of North American Indians. With a highly accredited author and over 485 paintings, woodcuts, drawings, and photographs--329 in four-color--this oversized volume addresses a subject of never-ending fascination, providing detailed information about the lives, culture, and heritage of hundreds of North America's Indian nations. Never before has this subject been so thoroughly and deeply explored from the perspective of the Native American viewpoint.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Review:

The companion volume to the 1995 popular PBS series of the same name, 500 Nations is a richly illustrated, absorbingly written history of North America's indigenous peoples. Drawing on creation stories, oral history, archaeological evidence, federal documents, and hundreds of published sources, Josephy takes us on an encyclopedic journey through Native America's past and present. Few scholars have Josephy's command of his broad and complex subject, and fewer still write as dexterously. The result: the best one-volume, general-interest study of Native American history now available.

About the Author:

Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., is the author of many award-winning books, including The Patriot Chiefs, The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest, The Indian Heritage of America, Red Power, Now That the Buffalo's Gone, and The Civil War in the American West. He was born in 1912, grew up in New York City, and attended Harvard College. He was an associate editor of Time magazine and a vice president and editor of American Heritage magazine, was founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, and is past president of the Western History Association. He and his wife, Betty, live in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Joseph, Oregon.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

ALVIN M. JOSEPHY
Editorial: HUTCHINSON (1995)
ISBN 10: 0091791480 ISBN 13: 9780091791483
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HUTCHINSON, 1995. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 91791480

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 137,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

ALVIN M. JOSEPHY
Editorial: HUTCHINSON (1995)
ISBN 10: 0091791480 ISBN 13: 9780091791483
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HUTCHINSON, 1995. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0091791480

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 173,70
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío