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Title:
First annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-'80
Author:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
Publication Information:
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1881.
Physical Description:
xxxiii, 603 pages, 54 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (folded) ; 30 cm.
General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Report of the Director -- On the evolution of language ... from a study of Indian languages / by J.W. Powell -- Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians / by J.W. Powell -- Wyandot government: a short study of tribal society / by J.W. Powell -- On limitations to the use of some anthropologic data / by J.W. Powell -- A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians / by H.C. Yarrow -- Studies in Central American picture-writing / by Edward S. Holden -- Cessions of land by Indian tribes to the United States: illustrated by those in the State of Indiana / by C.C. Royce -- Sign language among North American Indians compared with that among other peoples and deaf-mutes / by Garrick Mallery -- Catalogue of linguistic manuscripts in the library of the Bureauy of Ethnology / by James C. Pilling -- Illustration of the method of recording Indian languages / from the manuscripts of J.O. Dorsey, A.S. Gatschet, and S.R. Riggs.
Format :
Book