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The central plains of North America to the east of the Rocky Mountains were home to the Plains Indians; here the hunting grounds of the twelve "typical" tribes coincided with the grazing range of the largest of the buffalo herds. The adoption of a horse culture heralded the golden age of the Plains Indians an age abruptly ended by the intervention of the white man, who forced them into reservations in the second half of the 19th century. Jason Hook's fascinating text explores the culture of American Plains Indians, from camp life to conquest, in a volume complemented by photographs and stunning artwork."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780850456080
ISBN-10: 0850456088
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 190mm x 6mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Jul-1985
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jason Hook

Jason Hook graduated from the University of Kent with a first class honours degree in English and American Literature. A former Senior Editor at Wayland Publishing, Jason has written extensively on the subject of Native Americans.

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