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The Resource Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state, Peter Farb

Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state, Peter Farb

Label
Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state
Title
Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state
Statement of responsibility
Peter Farb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines and describes the various customs of North American Indian tribes to explain the evolution of man as a social being - his relationships with his family and kin groups, his religious and his political institutions. Includes Eskimos, Sub-arctic Indians, Plains Indians, Aztec Indians, and Pueblo Indians
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farb, Peter
Dewey number
970.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E77
LC item number
.F36
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Homme primitif
  • Civilization
  • Ethnic relations
  • Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians
  • United States
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Society, Primitive
  • Indians of North America
Label
Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state, Peter Farb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Second ed. published in 1978 under title: Man's rise to civilization
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-320)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Elman R. Service -- The Evolution of complexity : A Laboratory for modern man -- The First Americans -- How cultures change -- Differences and simularities in the cultures of mankind -- Man as a social animal -- The Band : Great Basin Shoshone : Cultural Improverishment -- Of Apes and men -- The Irreducible minimum of human socity -- Incest -- The Most leisured people -- Cooperation -- Ajusting to a White world
  • Eskimo : Environment and adaptation : The Far-flung people -- Sociality and survival -- Wife-lending and other exchanges -- Feuds and duels -- A Communistic society? -- The Birth of the gods -- The Shaman, dealer in the supernatural -- Taboo : handicaps to survival? -- The Sub- Artic : Living with Expediency : The Composit Band -- Capitalism : Innate or acquired? -- The Hunting territory -- The Social function of anxiety -- An explanation of reincarnation -- Totem and taboo -- -- Southeran California : the Potentialities of the Band : The Patrilocal band -- Lieages, moieties, and sacred bundles -- Puberty rites -- Cultural hybrids
  • The Tribe : Zuni : Unity through Religion : The Pueblo Indians : The Clans -- The Woman's role -- Zuni relligion -- Ritual and memorial day -- The "Peaceful" Pueblo? -- Rites of rebellion -- Iroquois : Primitive democracy : "The Greeks of America : -- The Democracy of the League and arxism -- Great men and great events -- Warfare in the woodlands -- The Great Spirit and monotheism -- False faces -- Plains : Equestrian Revolutionaries : The Great American epic -- A Living experiment in cultural change -- The Make-believe Indians -- Coups and scalping -- Causes of warfare -- The New rich -- Visions quests -- The End of a culture
  • The Chiefdom : Northwest Coast : Status and -- The Affuent societies of the Pacific Coast -- A Complex social organization -- Rank and status -- Sumptuary laws -- Primitive slavery -- Specialists in religion and art -- Totem poles -- The Economics of prestige -- The Rise and fall of chiefdoms -- Natchez : People of the Sun -- The French romantics -- The Great sun -- Ruler as supreme priest -- Caste versus class -- The Last of the mound builders -- The State : Aztec : study in total power : The Rise to respectability -- The Valley of Mexico -- The Conquest by Corties -- The Aztec state -- Class and clan -- Warriors and priests -- The Death of the sun
  • Continued : The Long Migration : The Peopling of North America -- The Continentthat had never known man -- Over the land bridge -- Paths across the continent -- The Earliest big-game hunters -- The Great extinction -- Preadapted cultures emerge -- The Desert culture and the eastern archaic -- Beginnings of agriculture -- Transpacific contacts? -- The Flowering of diversity -- The Eastern woodlands -- The Mound builders -- The Generations of Adam : The Missing skeletons -- The Evidence of the skulls -- The American race -- Half a thousand tongues -- Dating by language -- Man at the mercy of his language
  • Socieies Under Stress : The End of the Trail : First encounters -- The Noble Red Man and the bloodshirsty savage -- The Great removl -- The Cherokee -- The Last stand -- Borrowed Cultures : the Debt to the Indian -- Squaw men -- Acculturation without assimilation -- The Navaho -- Navaho and Zuni war veterans -- The Hopes of the Oppressed : Revivalistic movements -- The First phase : recovery of lost cultures -- Dreamers -- The Ghost Dance -- The Second phase : accomodation -- Peyotism -- Messiah : Indian and others -- A Society for the preservation of cultures
Control code
ocm00410628
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xx, 332 pages
Lccn
68025772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 22960
  • (OCoLC)00410628
Label
Man's rise to civilization as shown by the Indians of North America from primeval times to the coming of the industrial state, Peter Farb
Publication
Note
Second ed. published in 1978 under title: Man's rise to civilization
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-320)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Elman R. Service -- The Evolution of complexity : A Laboratory for modern man -- The First Americans -- How cultures change -- Differences and simularities in the cultures of mankind -- Man as a social animal -- The Band : Great Basin Shoshone : Cultural Improverishment -- Of Apes and men -- The Irreducible minimum of human socity -- Incest -- The Most leisured people -- Cooperation -- Ajusting to a White world
  • Eskimo : Environment and adaptation : The Far-flung people -- Sociality and survival -- Wife-lending and other exchanges -- Feuds and duels -- A Communistic society? -- The Birth of the gods -- The Shaman, dealer in the supernatural -- Taboo : handicaps to survival? -- The Sub- Artic : Living with Expediency : The Composit Band -- Capitalism : Innate or acquired? -- The Hunting territory -- The Social function of anxiety -- An explanation of reincarnation -- Totem and taboo -- -- Southeran California : the Potentialities of the Band : The Patrilocal band -- Lieages, moieties, and sacred bundles -- Puberty rites -- Cultural hybrids
  • The Tribe : Zuni : Unity through Religion : The Pueblo Indians : The Clans -- The Woman's role -- Zuni relligion -- Ritual and memorial day -- The "Peaceful" Pueblo? -- Rites of rebellion -- Iroquois : Primitive democracy : "The Greeks of America : -- The Democracy of the League and arxism -- Great men and great events -- Warfare in the woodlands -- The Great Spirit and monotheism -- False faces -- Plains : Equestrian Revolutionaries : The Great American epic -- A Living experiment in cultural change -- The Make-believe Indians -- Coups and scalping -- Causes of warfare -- The New rich -- Visions quests -- The End of a culture
  • The Chiefdom : Northwest Coast : Status and -- The Affuent societies of the Pacific Coast -- A Complex social organization -- Rank and status -- Sumptuary laws -- Primitive slavery -- Specialists in religion and art -- Totem poles -- The Economics of prestige -- The Rise and fall of chiefdoms -- Natchez : People of the Sun -- The French romantics -- The Great sun -- Ruler as supreme priest -- Caste versus class -- The Last of the mound builders -- The State : Aztec : study in total power : The Rise to respectability -- The Valley of Mexico -- The Conquest by Corties -- The Aztec state -- Class and clan -- Warriors and priests -- The Death of the sun
  • Continued : The Long Migration : The Peopling of North America -- The Continentthat had never known man -- Over the land bridge -- Paths across the continent -- The Earliest big-game hunters -- The Great extinction -- Preadapted cultures emerge -- The Desert culture and the eastern archaic -- Beginnings of agriculture -- Transpacific contacts? -- The Flowering of diversity -- The Eastern woodlands -- The Mound builders -- The Generations of Adam : The Missing skeletons -- The Evidence of the skulls -- The American race -- Half a thousand tongues -- Dating by language -- Man at the mercy of his language
  • Socieies Under Stress : The End of the Trail : First encounters -- The Noble Red Man and the bloodshirsty savage -- The Great removl -- The Cherokee -- The Last stand -- Borrowed Cultures : the Debt to the Indian -- Squaw men -- Acculturation without assimilation -- The Navaho -- Navaho and Zuni war veterans -- The Hopes of the Oppressed : Revivalistic movements -- The First phase : recovery of lost cultures -- Dreamers -- The Ghost Dance -- The Second phase : accomodation -- Peyotism -- Messiah : Indian and others -- A Society for the preservation of cultures
Control code
ocm00410628
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xx, 332 pages
Lccn
68025772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 22960
  • (OCoLC)00410628

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