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Before The Indians

Author : Björn Kurtén
ISBN : 0231065833
Genre : Science
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Describes animal life in North America before, during, and after the Ice Age and explains how scientists can reconstruct past ecologies
Category: Science

Before The Indians

Author : Julian May
ISBN : UCAL:B4098555
Genre : Indians
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Briefly describes the earliest Indian civilizations on the North American continent and traces the evolution of their culture from prehistory to the arrival of the white settlers.
Category: Indians

Footprints Of The Welsh Indians

Author : William L. Traxel
ISBN : 9780875863009
Genre : History
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In the 12th century, the terror and turmoil brought about by the contention for the throne caused an exodus of the frightened and disillusioned populace from Wales. Prince Madoc led some three expeditions westard, across the seas, to seek a new life in a land that, it was felt, could hardly be less hospitable than home. Groups of as many as 250 settlers traveled in ten or more Viking-style boats, up to 75 feet in length. Madoc returned to Mobile Bay in 1170 with ships laden with settlers, and a thriving colony was founded. Tantalizing evidence suggests that when he came back with a second group a year later, the difficulties of calculating longitude brought him to the mouth of the Mississippi, and the two groups never did find one another. The first group were forced out of Tennessee in about 1500 due to wars with the Cherokee, and in a great migration found their way to the banks of the Upper Missouri River, where they became known as the Mandan Indians. The second group travelled up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to the Falls of the Ohio, where they established a well defended colony. Wars with the Shawnee and Iroquois tribes eventually spelled their downfall. Archaeological finds in the Southern states as well as in the Ohio Valley include the remains of highly engineered stone forts, metal implements and other artifacts impossible to explain in the context of the savage tribes encountered by the Europeans and Americans who eventually settled the region. Numerous accounts in the 16th through the 19th centuries recall meetings with fair skinned Indians. Those accounts especially include encounters with the Mandans, but they also include accounts with a mysterious people known as the"Asguaw," "Tallega," and several other names. Memoirs and correspondence tell of encounters with "Welsh speaking Indians" - and suggest how the newer arrivals may have dealt with the inconvenient possibility that other White settlers had preceded them.
Category: History

100 Things Indians Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author : Zack Meisel
ISBN : 9781633191914
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Most Indians Fans know who Bob Feller is and have attended a game at Progressive Field. Names like Lou Boudreau, Bob Lemon, and Larry Doby are just as familiar as Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley, and Jason Kipnis. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Indians. In 100 Things Indians Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Zack Meisel has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. From the incredible legacy of Tris Speaker and memories from Cleveland Stadium to how the movie Major League has taken root in fans' hearts, this is the ultimate fanatics guidebook to all things Cleveland Indians. Learn about the team's history in Cleveland as the Naps; the 455-game sellout streak; and modern stars such as Jim Thome, Kenny Lofton, Roberto Alomar, and Omar Vizquel. Meisel has collected every essential piece of Indians knowledge and trivia, including stories about the 1920 and 1948 World Series, the Drummer, and the hiring of Terry Francona, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
Category: Sports & Recreation

John Eliot S Mission To The Indians Before King Philip S War

Author : Richard W. COGLEY
ISBN : 9780674029637
Genre : History
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No previous work on John Eliot's mission to the Indians has told such a comprehensive and engaging story. Richard Cogley takes a dual approach: he delves deeply into Eliot's theological writings and describes the historical development of Eliot's missionary work. By relating the two, he presents fresh perspectives that challenge widely accepted assessments of the Puritan mission. Cogley incorporates Eliot's eschatology into the history of the mission, takes into account the biographies of the proselytes (the praying Indians) and the individual histories of the Christian Indian settlements (the praying towns), and corrects misperceptions about the mission's role in English expansion. He also addresses other interpretive problems in Eliot's mission, such as why the Puritans postponed their evangelizing mission until 1646, why Indians accepted or rejected the mission, and whether the mission played a role in causing King Philip's War. This book makes signal contributions to New England history, Native American history, and religious studies.
Category: History

American Indian Cooking Before 1500

Author : Mary Gunderson
ISBN : 0736806059
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the everyday life, cooking methods, common foods, and hardships and celebrations of American Indians before 1500. Includes recipes.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Native Americans Before 1492

Author : Lynda Shaffer
ISBN : 1563240297
Genre : History
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"This book is the most deftly crafted introduction to the prehistory of the eastern United States now available. ... Highly recommended for the general reader". -- Library Journal
Category: History

Indian New England Before The Mayflower

Author : Howard S. Russell
ISBN : 9781611686364
Genre : Social Science
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In offering here a highly readable yet comprehensive description of New England's Indians as they lived when European settlers first met them, the author provides a well-rounded picture of the natives as neither savages nor heroes, but fellow human beings existing at a particular time and in a particular environment. He dispels once and for all the common notion of native New England as peopled by a handful of savages wandering in a trackless wilderness. In sketching the picture the author has had help from such early explorers as Verrazano, Champlain, John Smith, and a score of literate sailors; Pilgrims and Puritans; settlers, travelers, military men, and missionaries. A surprising number of these took time and trouble to write about the new land and the characteristics and way of life of its native people. A second major background source has been the patient investigations of modern archaeologists and scientists, whose several enthusiastic organizations sponsor physical excavations and publications that continually add to our perception of prehistoric men and women, their habits, and their environment. This account of the earlier New Englanders, of their land and how they lived in it and treated it; their customs, food, life, means of livelihood, and philosophy of life will be of interest to all general audiences concerned with the history of Native Americans and of New England.
Category: Social Science

The Man Before The Mahatma

Author : Charles DiSalvo
ISBN : 9788184003383
Genre : Literary Collections
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At the age of eighteen, a shy and timid Mohandas Gandhi leaves his home in Gujarat for a life on his own. At forty-five, a confident and fearless Gandhi, ready to boldly lead his country to freedom, returns to India. What transforms him? The law. The Man before the Mahatma is the first biography of Gandhi’s life in the law. It follows Gandhi on his journey of self-discovery during his law studies in Britain, his law practice in India and his enormous success representing wealthy Indian merchants in South Africa, where relentless attacks on Indian rights by the white colonial authorities cause him to give up his lucrative representation of private clients for public work—the representation of the besieged Indian community in South Africa. As he takes on the most powerful governmental, economic and political forces of his day, he learns two things: that unifying his professional work with his political and moral principles not only provides him with satisfaction, it also creates in him a strong, powerful voice. Using the courtrooms of South Africa as his laboratory for resistance, Gandhi learns something else so important that it will eventually have a lasting and worldwide impact: a determined people can bring repressive governments to heel by the principled use of civil disobedience. Using materials hidden away in archival vaults and brought to light for the first time, The Man before the Mahatma puts the reader inside dramatic experiences that changed Gandhi’s life forever and have never been written about—until now.
Category: Literary Collections

Yuchi Indian Histories Before The Removal Era

Author : Jason Baird Jackson
ISBN : 9780803245419
Genre : Social Science
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In Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era, folklorist and anthropologist Jason Baird Jackson and nine scholars of Yuchi (Euchee) Indian culture and history offer a revisionist and in-depth portrait of Yuchi community and society. This first interdisciplinary history of the Yuchi people corrects the historical record, which often submerges the Yuchi within the Creek Confederacy instead of acknowledging the Yuchi as a separate tribe. By looking at the oral, historical, ethnographic, linguistic, and archaeological record, contributors illuminate Yuchi political circumstances and cultural identity. Focusing on the pre-Removal era, the volume shows that from the entrada of Hernando de Soto into the American South in 1541 to the Yuchis’ internal migrations throughout the hinterlands of the South and their entanglement with the Creeks to the maintenance of community and identity today, the Yuchis have persisted as a distinct people. This volume provides a voice to an indigenous nation that previous generations of scholars have misidentified or erroneously assumed to be a simple constituent of the Creek Nation. In doing so, it offers a fuller picture of Yuchi social realities since the arrival of Europeans and other non-natives in their Southern homelands.
Category: Social Science

Slavery Before Race

Author : Katherine Howlett Hayes
ISBN : 0814724698
Genre : HISTORY
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Revised version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of California, Berkeley, 2008.
Category: HISTORY

They Walked Before

Author : Cecelia Svinth Carpenter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035460984
Genre : Indians of North America
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History of the Indian tribes of Washington State, including the Yakima, Puyallup, Nisqually, Chehalis, Hoh, Colville, Kalispel, Lummi, Makah, Muckleshoot, Nooksack, Clallam, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Skagit, Quinault, Skokomish, Spokan, San Juan, Swinomish, Tualalip, Chinook, Duwamish, Cayuse, Samish, Walla Walla, Samish, Snohomish, Kikiallus, Snoqualmie, Stellacoom, Stillaguamish.
Category: Indians of North America