Handbook of North American Indians

Handbook of North American Indians

Das Handbook of North American Indians ist die ethnologische Standardenzyklopädie zu den nordamerikanischen Indianern. Herausgeber ist die renommierte Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.. Verantwortlich zeichnet William C. Sturtevant. Geschrieben ist es auf Englisch.

Das Werk ist aufgeteilt in zwanzig Bände, wovon die ersten 1978 erschienen. Fünf Bände stehen noch aus, Band 16 „Technology and Visual Arts“ soll als nächster Band erscheinen.

Das Handbook of North American Indians ist gegliedert nach den Kulturarealen des Ethnologen Alfred Kroeber (Bd. 5-15) und ergänzt mit weiteren Bänden:

  1. Introduction
  2. Indians in Contemporary, 2008, ISBN 978-0-16-080388-8
  3. Environment, Origins and Population, 2006, ISBN 0-16-077511-6
  4. History of Indian-White Relations, 1988, ISBN 0-16004-583-5
  5. Arctic, 1984, ISBN 0-16-004580-0
  6. Subarctic, 1981, ISBN 0-87474-186-6
  7. Northwest Coast, 1990, ISBN 0-87474-187-4
  8. California, 1978
  9. Southwest, 1979, ISBN 0-16004-577-0
  10. Southwest, 1983, ISBN 0-16004-579-7
  11. Great Basin, 1986, ISBN 0-16004-581-9
  12. Plateau, 1998, ISBN 0-16-049514-8
  13. Plains, 2001, ISBN 0-16-050400-7
  14. Southeast, 2004, ISBN 0-16-072300-0
  15. Northeast, 1978, ISBN 0-16004-575-4
  16. Technology and Visual Arts
  17. Languages, 1996, ISBN 0-16-048774-9
  18. Biographical Dictionary
  19. Biographical Dictionary
  20. Index

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