Indigenous Peoples of North America: A Concise by Robert J. Muckle

By Robert J. Muckle

such a lot books facing North American Indigenous peoples are exhaustive in insurance. they supply in-depth dialogue of varied tradition components which, whereas useful, occasionally implies that the massive photograph context is misplaced. This publication bargains a corrective to that pattern through delivering a concise, thematic evaluation of the foremost concerns dealing with Indigenous peoples in North the United States, from prehistory to the current. It integrates a tradition zone research inside a thematic technique, protecting archaeology, conventional lifeways, the colonial period, and modern Indigenous tradition. Muckle additionally explores the historical past of the connection among Indigenous peoples and anthropologists with rigor and honesty. the result's a remarkably accomplished booklet that offers a robust grounding for realizing Indigenous cultures in North America.

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