An Introduction to Native North America Pearson eText

An Introduction to Native North America    Pearson eText
Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781317347200
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Release: 2015-08-26
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the text. Teaching and Learning Experiences: Improve Critical Thinking - An Introduction to Native North America provides internet resources for students to supplement reading material, and contains an extensive bibliography to aid in their research. Engage Students - An Introduction to Native North America highlights important individuals in "VIP Profile" mini-biographies, and contains "Sidelights" throughout the text which provides short explanations of interesting aspects of native culture. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, An Introduction to Native North America's organization was designed to be used in conjunction with the Handbook of North American Indians, published by the Smithsonian Institution.

An Introduction to Native North America Pearson eText

An Introduction to Native North America    Pearson eText
Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781317347217
Available:
Release: 2015-08-26
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the text. Teaching and Learning Experiences: Improve Critical Thinking - An Introduction to Native North America provides internet resources for students to supplement reading material, and contains an extensive bibliography to aid in their research. Engage Students - An Introduction to Native North America highlights important individuals in "VIP Profile" mini-biographies, and contains "Sidelights" throughout the text which provides short explanations of interesting aspects of native culture. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, An Introduction to Native North America's organization was designed to be used in conjunction with the Handbook of North American Indians, published by the Smithsonian Institution.

An Introduction to Native North America

An Introduction to Native North America
Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780205892648
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Release: 2011-12-22
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
Language: en

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Native Peoples of North America. An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the text. Teaching and Learning Experiences Personalize Learning - MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - An Introduction to Native North America provides internet resources for students to supplement reading material, and contains an extensive bibliography to aid in their research. Engage Students — An Introduction to Native North America highlights important individuals in “VIP Profile” mini-biographies, and contains “Sidelights” throughout the text which provides short explanations of interesting aspects of native culture. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor’s Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, An Introduction to Native North America’s organization was designed to be used in conjunction with the Handbook of North American Indians, published by the Smithsonian Institution. Note: MySearchLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.MySearchLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205245196, VP ISBN-13: 9780205245192)

An Introduction to Native North America

An Introduction to Native North America
Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Pages: 430
ISBN: 9781317219644
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Release: 2016-07-28
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, covering what are now the United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics. In this updated and revised new edition, Mark Q. Sutton has expanded and improved the existing text as well as adding a new case study, updated the text with new research, and included new perspectives, particularly those of Native peoples. Featuring case studies of several tribes, as well as over 60 maps and images, An Introduction to Native North America is an indispensable tool to those studying the history of North America and Native Peoples of North America. .

Introduction to Native North America

Introduction to Native North America
Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0205245196
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Release: 2011-12
Editor: Pearson College Division
Language: en

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Native North American Art

Native North American Art
Author: Janet Catherine Berlo,Ruth Bliss Phillips,Director Museum of Anthropology and Professor of Fine Art and Anthropology Ruth B Phillips
Pages: 291
ISBN: 0192842188
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Release: 1998
Editor: Oxford : Oxford University Press
Language: en

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The richness of Native American art is explored from the early pre-Columbian period to the present day, stressing the conceptual and iconographic continuities over five centuries and across an immensely diverse range of regions. 53 color photos. 104 halftones. 8 maps.

Archaeology of Native North America

Archaeology of Native North America
Author: Dean R Snow, Professor
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781317350064
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Release: 2015-09-04
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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This comprehensive text is intended for the junior-senior level course in North American Archaeology. Written by accomplished scholar Dean Snow, this new text approaches native North America from the perspective of evolutionary ecology. Succinct, streamlined chapters present an extensive groundwork for supplementary material, or serve as a core text.The narrative covers all of Mesoamerica, and explicates the links between the part of North America covered by the United States and Canada and the portions covered by Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and the Greater Antilles. Additionally, book is extensively illustrated with the author's own research and findings.

Indigenous Peoples of North America

Indigenous Peoples of North America
Author: Robert James Muckle
Pages: 198
ISBN: 9781442603561
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Release: 2012
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Language: en

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In this thoughtful book, Robert J. Muckle provides a brief, thematic overview of the key issues facing Indigenous peoples in North America from prehistory to the present.

Biodiversity and Native America

Biodiversity and Native America
Author: Paul E. Minnis,Wayne J. Elisens
Pages: 310
ISBN: 0806133457
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Release: 2001-08-01
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
Language: en

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Exploring the relationship between Native Americans and the natural world, Biodiversity and Native America questions the widespread view that indigenous peoples had minimal ecological impact in North America. Introducing a variety of perspectives - ethnopharmacological, ethnographic, archaeological, and biological - this volume shows that Native Americans were active managers of natural ecological systems. The book covers groups from the sophisticated agriculturalists of the Mississippi River drainage region to the low-density hunter-gatherers of arid western North America. This book allows readers to develop accurate restoration, management, and conservation models through a thorough knowledge of native peoples’ ecological history and dynamics. It also illustrates how indigenous peoples affected environmental patterns and processes, improving crop diversity and agricultural patterns.

Native Nations

Native Nations
Author: Nancy Bonvillain
Pages: 552
ISBN: 9781442251465
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Release: 2016-11-15
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Language: en

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Combining historical background with discussion of contemporary Native nations and their living cultures, this comprehensive text introduces students to some of the many indigenous peoples in North America. The book is organized into parts corresponding to regional divisions within which similar, though not identical, cultural practices developed. Each part opens with an overview of the topography, climate, and natural resources in the area, and describes the range of cultural practices and beliefs grounded in the area. Subsequent chapters are devoted to specific tribal groups, their history, and the conditions of contemporary Native communities. Nancy Bonvillain provides context for the regional and tribe-specific chapters through a brief overview of Native American history beginning around 1500 and covering the early period of European exploration and colonization. She details both U.S. and Canadian policies affecting the lives, cultures, and survival of more than five hundred Native nations on this continent. Finally, she offers up-to-date demographics and addresses significant social, economic, and political issues concerning Native communities. The second edition features new material throughout, including a new two-chapter section on the Native nations of the Plateau, expanded introductory material addressing topics such as climate change and recent Supreme Court decisions, up-to-date demographic and economic data, and more.

Native Peoples of North America

Native Peoples of North America
Author: Susan Ann Stebbins,Open SUNY Textbooks
Pages: 212
ISBN: OCLC:861340132
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Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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"Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such, the text is organized around anthropological concepts such as language, kinship, marriage and family life, political and economic organization, food getting, spiritual and religious practices, and the arts. Prehistoric, historic and contemporary information is presented. Each chapter begins with an example from the oral tradition that reflects the theme of the chapter."--Open SUNY Textbooks synopsis.

The Languages of Native North America

The Languages of Native North America
Author: Marianne Mithun
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781107392809
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Release: 2001-06-07
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

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This book provides an authoritative survey of the several hundred languages indigenous to North America. These languages show tremendous genetic and typological diversity, and offer numerous challenges to current linguistic theory. Part I of the book provides an overview of structural features of particular interest, concentrating on those that are cross-linguistically unusual or unusually well developed. These include syllable structure, vowel and consonant harmony, tone, and sound symbolism; polysynthesis, the nature of roots and affixes, incorporation, and morpheme order; case; grammatical distinctions of number, gender, shape, control, location, means, manner, time, empathy, and evidence; and distinctions between nouns and verbs, predicates and arguments, and simple and complex sentences; and special speech styles. Part II catalogues the languages by family, listing the location of each language, its genetic affiliation, number of speakers, major published literature, and structural highlights. Finally, there is a catalogue of languages that have evolved in contact situations.

North American Indians A Very Short Introduction

North American Indians  A Very Short Introduction
Author: Theda Perdue,Michael D. Green
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0199746109
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Release: 2010-08-10
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

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When Europeans first arrived in North America, between five and eight million indigenous people were already living there. But how did they come to be here? What were their agricultural, spiritual, and hunting practices? How did their societies evolve and what challenges do they face today? Eminent historians Theda Perdue and Michael Green begin by describing how nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers followed the bison and woolly mammoth over the Bering land mass between Asia and what is now Alaska between 25,000 and 15,000 years ago, settling throughout North America. They describe hunting practices among different tribes, how some made the gradual transition to more settled, agricultural ways of life, the role of kinship and cooperation in Native societies, their varied burial rites and spiritual practices, and many other features of Native American life. Throughout the book, Perdue and Green stress the great diversity of indigenous peoples in America, who spoke more than 400 different languages before the arrival of Europeans and whose ways of life varied according to the environments they settled in and adapted to so successfully. Most importantly, the authors stress how Native Americans have struggled to maintain their sovereignty--first with European powers and then with the United States--in order to retain their lands, govern themselves, support their people, and pursue practices that have made their lives meaningful. Going beyond the stereotypes that so often distort our views of Native Americans, this Very Short Introduction offers a historically accurate, deeply engaging, and often inspiring account of the wide array of Native peoples in America. About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.

Women and Power in Native North America

Women and Power in Native North America
Author: Laura F. Klein,Lillian A. Ackerman
Pages: 294
ISBN: 0806132418
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Release: 1995
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
Language: en

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Power is understood to be manifested in a multiplicity of ways: through cosmology, economic control, and formal hierarchy. In the Native societies examined, power is continually created and redefined through individual life stages and through the history of the society. The important issue is autonomy - whether, or to what extent, individuals are autonomous in living their lives. Each author demonstrates that women in a particular cultural area of aboriginal North America had (and have) more power than many previous observers have claimed.

North America before the European Invasions

North America before the European Invasions
Author: Alice Beck Kehoe
Pages: 262
ISBN: 9781317495444
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Release: 2016-12-01
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Language: en

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North America Before the European Invasions tells the histories of North American peoples from first migrations in the Late Glacial Age, sixteen thousand years ago or more, to the European invasions following Columbus’s arrival. Contrary to invaders’ propaganda, North America was no wilderness, and its peoples had developed a variety of sophisticated resource uses, including intensive agriculture and cities in Mexico and the Midwest. Written in an easy-flowing style, the book is a true history although based primarily on archeological material. It reflects current emphasis within archaeology on rejecting the notion of “pre”-history, instead combining archaeology with post-Columbian ethnographies and histories to present the long histories of North America’s native peoples, most of them still here and still part of the continent’s history.

New Perspectives on Native North America

New Perspectives on Native North America
Author: Sergei Kan,Pauline Turner Strong,Raymond Fogelson
Pages: 514
ISBN: 9780803253636
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Release: 2006-01-01
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
Language: en

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In this volume some of the leading scholars working in Native North America explore contemporary perspectives on Native culture, history, and representation. Written in honor of the anthropologist Raymond D. Fogelson, the volume charts the currents of contemporary scholarship while offering an invigorating challenge to researchers in the field. The essays employ a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches and range widely across time and space. The introduction and first section consider the origins and legacies of various strands of interpretation, while the second part examines the relationship among culture, power, and creativity. The third part focuses on the cultural construction and experience of history, and the volume closes with essays on identity, difference, and appropriation in several historical and cultural contexts. Aimed at a broad interdisciplinary audience, the volume offers an excellent overview of contemporary perspectives on Native peoples.

Native American Studies

Native American Studies
Author: Clara Sue Kidwell
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0803278292
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Release: 2005-01-01
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
Language: en

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Native American Studies covers key issues such as the intimate relationship of culture to land; the nature of cultural exchange and conflict in the period after European contact; the unique relationship of Native communities with the United States government; the significance of language; the vitality of contemporary cultures; and the variety of Native artistic styles, from literature and poetry to painting and sculpture to performance arts.

Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America

Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America
Author: Michael G. Johnson,Richard Hook
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1770854614
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Release: 2014-10-17
Editor: Firefly Books Limited
Language: en

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Entries describe the location, population, history, and customs of tribes native to North America.

Native Nations of North America

Native Nations of North America
Author: Steve Talbot
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780205988495
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Release: 2014-03-31
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
Language: en

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Examines Native Americans’ struggles for indigenous rights Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective, 1/e, establishes a foundation of knowledge by examining the history of selected North American Natives from their perspective. By exploring the past, readers will better understand the struggles of modern-day indigenous peoples. Author Steven Talbot addresses many of the struggles and achievements for indigenous rights, including the goals of treaty rights, nationhood, and sovereignty. MySearchLab is a part of the Talbot program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore Native nations in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app. 0205988628 / 9780205988624 Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0131113895 / 9780131113893 Native Nations of North American: An Indigenous Perspective 0205239927/ 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

Prehistory of North America

Prehistory of North America
Author: Mark Sutton
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781317345220
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Release: 2015-12-22
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America. In addition, it is organized by culture area in order to serve as a companion volume to “An Introduction to Native North America.” It also includes an extensive bibliography to facilitate research by both students and professionals.