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Description - Indian Myths and Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America by Franz Boas

With this new paperback edition, readers now have affordable access to what is considered Boas' most important and foundational work. This translation is based on the 1895 German publication of "Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Kuste Amerikas" which gathered together in a single volume his earliest research in British Columbia, consisting of 250 B.C. This work includes first Nations myths and legends.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889225534
ISBN-10: 0889225532
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 172mm x 36mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: Talon Books,Canada
Publisher: Talon Books,Canada
Publish Date: 9-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Franz Boas

Franz Boas (1858-1942), geographer, linguist, physical anthropologist, and ethnologist, is considered the father of modern North American anthropology. Ethnographer and linguist Randy Bouchard and socio-cultural anthropologist Dorothy Kennedy are the co-directors of the British Columbia Indian Language Project.

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