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The Return of the Native


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Автор: Hardy Thomas   (Томас Харди)
Название:  The Return of the Native
Перевод названия: Томас Харди: Возвращение на родину
ISBN: 9780486431659
Издательство: Dover
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ISBN-10: 0486431657
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 320
Вес: 0.244 кг.
Дата издания: 01.03.2004
Серия: Dover giant thrift edition
Язык: English
Издание: New ed
Иллюстрации: Book
Размер: 211 x 131 x 19
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
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Native American Design

Автор: Dover
Название: Native American Design
ISBN: 0486998452 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486998459
Издательство: Dover
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Описание: Collected from rare and authentic sources, nearly 500 color and black-and-white illustrations celebrate traditional Native American art. Discover magical designs used to decorate clothing, ceremonial masks, jewelry, blankets, utensils, and more. These high-quality renderings are a vivid remembrance of an important art form. A genuine inspiration for artists of every level

The Return of the Soldier

Автор: West Rebecca
Название: The Return of the Soldier
ISBN: 0486422070 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486422077
Издательство: Dover
Цена: 959 р.
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Описание: A shell-shocked officer returns from the chaos of World War I to the tranquility of his stately English home -- leaving his memory of the preceding 15 years amid the muddy trenches at the front lines. Anxiously awaiting the soldier's return are the three women who love him best: the perceptive cousin who narrates his story, the beautiful wife he fails to recognize, and the tender first love of his youth.
This remarkable war novel, Rebecca West's first work of fiction, depicts neither battles nor battlefields. Originally published in 1918, it takes a searching look at the far-reaching effects of the first modern war on a sheltered society. The Return of the Soldier effectively and memorably captures the spirit of the times with astute observations of England in the throes of unwelcome change.
West's penetrating view of the shifting nature of English class structures at the beginning of the twentieth century makes this novel of historic note. Her sensitive portrayal of people torn between nostalgia for their irretrievable past and acceptance of their conflicted present keeps this tale enduringly relevant.

A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Expos? of the Plight of the Native Americans

Автор: Jackson Helen Hunt
Название: A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Expos? of the Plight of the Native Americans
ISBN: 048642698X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486426983
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 2338 р.
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Описание: T his monumental study chronicles the maltreatment of Indians as far back as the American Revolution. Focusing mainly on the Delaware and the Cheyenne, the text reveals a succession of broken treaties, the government's forced removal of tribes from choice lands, and other examples of inhuman treatment of the nation's 300,000 Indians.

Native American Beadwork

Автор: Orchard William C.
Название: Native American Beadwork
ISBN: 0486424839 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486424835
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 1510 р.
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Native American Dance Steps

Автор: Evans Bessie
Название: Native American Dance Steps
ISBN: 0486427005 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486427003
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 1372 р.
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Описание: This well-researched book provides details of the varied steps that certain groups of Native Americans have used to express their dance ideas - from skips, jumps, and hop steps, to an Indian form of the pas de bourree. Similarities to Oriental dances, classical ballet, Spanish and Russian variants, and steps in other dance forms are also considered. Examples are given of Indian dance music, words, and descriptive sounds that accompany this music, and the choreography of certain typical Indian dances of the Southwest. Authentic illustrations by a Native American artist depict dancers, while outline figures characterize steps and postures. An inportant addition to the libraries of anthropologists and students of Native American culture, this classic will be invaluable to ethnomusicologists and choreographers."

Native American Masks Coloring Book

Автор: Gaspas Dianne
Название: Native American Masks Coloring Book
ISBN: 048642054X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486420547
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 550 р.
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Wigwams, Longhouses and Other Native American Dwellings

Автор: LaFontaine Bruce
Название: Wigwams, Longhouses and Other Native American Dwellings
ISBN: 0486433277 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486433271
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 550 р.
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Описание: Because the geography of North America encompasses such a broad range of climatic and environmental conditions, the dwellings of early Native Americans varied widely in appearance and constructions. Using materials taken from the surrounding physical environment, the builders constructed diverse lodgings -- from adobe pueblos in the Southwest to birch bark wigwams in the Northeast. This carefully researched coloring book spotlights the wide array of Native American shelters.
Thirty detailed illustrations depict, among other structures, the exterior of a Seminole chickee in Florida; a Mandan earth lodge on the Great Plains; an Iroquois longhouse in upstate New York; a Taos adobe pueblo in the Southwest; a Hopi food storage room in Arizona; an Anasazi Cliffside dwelling at Mesa Verde, Colorado; and an Inuit iglu in the Arctic.
Extensive, fact-filled captions accompany the illustrations, making this fascinating portrayal of how the first Americans built and used their homes an excellent educational resource as well as an entertaining coloring book.

Listen and Color: Native American Legends Book and CD

Автор: Green John
Название: Listen and Color: Native American Legends Book and CD
ISBN: 0486438929 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486438924
Издательство: Dover
Цена: 959 р.
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Native American Gardening: Buffalobird-Woman`s Guide to Traditional Methods

Автор: Wilson Gilbert
Название: Native American Gardening: Buffalobird-Woman`s Guide to Traditional Methods
ISBN: 0486440214 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486440217
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 1648 р.
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Описание: Early in the 20th century, anthropology student Gilbert Wilson made the first of several trips to an Indian reservation in North Dakota to examine agricultural techniques used among the Hidatsa Indians. This intriguing book is the result of his research. More than a survey of primitive agriculture, however, the work sensitively investigates the activities of a unique culture. With the help of Buffalobird-woman, a Hidatsa native, Wilson not only created a poignant biographical study and a classic anthropological document but also presented a Native American woman's interpretation of economics, with views about the land she cultivated, frequently sprinkled with shrewd and humorous observations.
The text covers a broad spectrum of topics, including methods that will be of lasting value to modern organic gardeners and farmers. Subjects range from useful advice on clearing fields, applying fertilizer, and storing crops for winter to such traditional activities as braiding ears of corn, making squash dolls, and harvesting tobacco blossoms.
Of special interest to anyone practicing sustainable agriculture, Native American Gardening will be of value to anthropologists, economic historians, and anyone fascinated by Native American life.

Great Speeches by Native Americans

Автор: Blaisdell Bob
Название: Great Speeches by Native Americans
ISBN: 0486411222 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486411224
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 828 р.
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Remarkable for their eloquence, depth of feeling, and oratorical mastery, these 82 compelling speeches encompass five centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous people. Beginning with a 1540 refusal by a Timucua chief to parley with Hernando de Soto ("With such a people I want no peace"), the collection extends to the 20th-century address of activist Russell Means to the United Nations affiliates and members of the Human Rights Commission ("We are people who love in the belly of the monster").
Other memorable orations include Powhatan's "Why should you destroy us, who have provided you with food?" (1609); Red Jacket's "We like our religion, and do not want another" (1811); Osceola's "I love my home, and will not go from it" (1834); Red Cloud's "The Great Spirit made us both" (1870); Chief Joseph's "I will fight no more forever" (1877); Sitting Bull's "The life my people want is a life of freedom" (1882); and many more. Other notable speakers represented here include Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, and Crazy Horse, as well as many lesser-known leaders.
Graced by forceful metaphors and vivid imagery expressing emotions that range from the utmost indignation to the deepest sorrow, these addresses are deeply moving documents that offer a window into the hearts and minds of Native Americans as they struggled against the overwhelming tide of European and American encroachment. This inexpensive edition, with informative notes about each speech and orator, will prove indispensable to anyone interested in Native American history and culture.

Native American Creation Myths

Автор: Curtin Jeremiah
Название: Native American Creation Myths
ISBN: 0486437361 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486437361
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 2062 р.
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Описание: In retelling Native American creation myths, Harvard-educated linguist and ethnographer Jeremiah Curtin (1835-1906) provides readers with compelling narratives of the origin of the earth and its creatures. Accounts of conflicts, happenings, and methods by which an earlier world of man changed into the now-existing one, these tribal tales largely describe the struggles between hostile parties. Metamorphoses between combatants produce entirely different characters -- sometimes a bird, a plant, or an insect -- but always a creature corresponding in power to some leading quality of the character it has replaced. As a collector of myths and tales, few excelled Curtin and his remarkable linguistic abilities.

Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use

Автор: Bryan Nonabah G.
Название: Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use
ISBN: 0486421058 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486421056
Издательство: Dover
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Цена: 683 р.
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