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Title:
A.D. 1000 : a world on the brink of apocalypse
Author:
Erdoes, Richard, 1912-2008.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Seastone ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Publishers Group West [distributor], [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xvii, 284 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: San Francisco : Harper & Row, c1988.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781569751572
Format :
Book

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Central Library CB354 .E73 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Tracing the career of brilliant visionary Pope Sylvester II, Richard Erdoes has composed a vivid tapestry of a century frighteningly similar to our present one. Maps, charts and tables.


Author Notes

Richard Erdoes traveled a long way from his birthplace in Vienna, Austria, to become a prominent writer on Native American issues and the Indian Civil Rights Movement. Born on July 7, 1912 into an artistic family, Erdoes moved to the United States where he lived and worked as a magazine illustrator and photographer. While visiting an American Indian reservation, Erdoes was shocked and outraged at conditions he found there. Although Erdoes had illustrated many books during his long career, the first illustrated work of his own dealing with Native Americans was The Pueblo Indians (1967).

While doing a painting and portfolio for Life magazine on a Sioux Indian Reservation Erdoes met an old medicine man that asked him to write his biography. This resulted in Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions (1971).

Erdoes lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he writes, paints, and is active in Native American issues.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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