Indian myths & legends from the North Pacific Coast of America a translation of Franz Boas" 1895 edition of Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Küste Amerikas by Franz Boas

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Published by Talon Books in Vancouver .

Written in English

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  • Indian mythology,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Folklore,
  • Legends

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Other titlesIndian myths and legends from the North Pacific Coast of America
Statementedited and annotated by Randy Bouchard and Dorothy Kennedy ; translated by Dietrich Bertz ; with a foreword by Claude Lévi-Strauss
ContributionsBouchard, Randy, Kennedy, Dorothy I. D., Bertz, Dietrich
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.B9 B63 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination702 p. :
Number of Pages702
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24900906M
ISBN 100889224587
LC Control Number2002437027
OCLC/WorldCa47740783

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A highly esteemed anthropologist and ethnologist, Boas compiled numerous works on Northwestern American and Canadian aborigines. Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America: A Translation of Franz Boas' Edition of Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Küste Amerikas [Boas, Franz, Bouchard, Randy, Kennedy, Dorothy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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