Peoples of the Northwest Coast

Peoples of the Northwest Coast

Their Archaeology and Prehistory

Book - 1999
Average Rating:
Rate this:
America's Northwest Coast is one of the rich and distinct cultural area, extending some 1400 miles from Alaska to northern California. The region is famous for its art - masks, totem poles and woven blankets - produced by the ancient world's most politically and economically complex hunters and gatherers. This account reveals the history of settlement on the Northwest Coast over 11,000 years, describing how these ancient peoples survived by salmon fishing, building wooden houses and canoes, developing fortresses, and the bow and arrow.
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1999
ISBN: 9780500050910
0500050910
9780500281109
0500281106
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill., maps. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Maschner, Herbert D. G.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at BPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top