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1 Miles, Charles; Dockstader, Frederick J (Foreword by) Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America
051700142x / 9780517001424; In this primarily pictorial guide with explanatory captions, the author has organized photographs of over two thousand examples of all major kinds of Native American native-made and -used artifacts, and presents them under several functional headings. Tools, weapons, pottery, basketry, clothing, boats, and ceremonial regalia are shown in black & white or color, often in close-ups which present technical details of manufacture rarely found in books on this subject. The authors vivid descriptions of these people, their descendants and the two hundred or more languages is informal but informative. This book contains many examples never before published. The spine and binding top are very lightly sunned; the lettering is in gold. A few small chips are missing from the jacket spine, top and bottom. ; 4to - over 9 3/4" to 12" tall; 244 pages
Bonanza Books
New York, 1963, Later Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
004287; 
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2 Potter, Parker B. Jr. Public Archaeology in Annapolis: a Critical Approach to History in Maryland's Ancient City
1560984104 / 9781560984108; Parker Potter examines the goals and specific initiatives in Archeology in Annapolis, a city-wide research program in Annapolis, Maryland. In a nuts-and-bolts analysis of this program, Potter addresses several issues of archaeological interpretation. He feels that archeologists and historians need to take into consideration current economic, social, and political conditions, as well as the needs of sponsors, in presenting their findings. They are interested in not only preserving the past, Potter writes, but also their sense of identity, especially against the encroachment of outsiders. A fascinating book for anyone interested in archeology. Includes maps, references and an index. Photographs scattered throughout. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Smithsonian Inst Pr
Washington, D. C., 1994, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002053; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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