Using the vast resources of the Smithsonian Institution, this is both a work of prehistory that explores North America's extraordinary native cultures and one of history and science that includes the development of archaeology and anthropology as a key to the past. 325 illustrations, 293 in full color.
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Buchbeschreibung Washington D. C., Smithsonian Books, 1986., 1986. First Edition. 29x22 cm. 288 S. Light cloth binding with golden title on spine. Very good condition. Also dust jacket. Inside in mint condition. With colored illustrations all over (photographs, watercolors, maps, drawings, engravings etc.) Flap text (shortened): Before the coming of the Europeans, North America had perhaps 20 million inhabitants, speaking more than 200 distinct languages, many living in substantial villages and towns - even cities - in a multitude of cultures as rich and varied as those to be found anywhere else on earth. The Smiths. Book of North American Indians goes back into prehistory, exploring the continent from Pint Barrow, Alaska, to the Yucatan Peninsula, from Newfoundland to California. (.). Artikel-Nr. 6169BB