Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture : With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes - 01 edition

Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture : With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes (ISBN10: 0898754224; ISBN13: 9780898754223)
ISBN13: 978-0898754223
ISBN10: 0898754224

Summary: Much of the factual information on which this study is based was supplied by elderly, fullblood Piegan and Blood Indian informants, whose knowledge of the functions of horses in the late years of buffalo days was solidly grounded in personal experiences. These old people really loved horses and enjoyed talking about them. They were uniformly cooperative and interested in getting the record straight.
Clark Wissler (1927, p. 154) has named the period 1540 to 1880 i ...show moren the history of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains "the horse culture period." This period can be defined more accurately and meaningfully in cultural than in temporal terms. Among all the tribes of the area it began much later than 1540. With some tribes it ended before 1880. Yet for each Plains Indian tribe the horse culture period spanned the years between the acquisition and first use of horses and the extermination of the economically important buffalo in the region in which that tribe lived.
Anthropologists and historians have been intrigued by the problem of the diffusion of the European horse among the Plains Indians. It is well known that many tribes began to acquire horses before their first recorded contacts with white men. Paucity of documentation has given rise to much speculation as to the sources of the horses diffused to these tribes, the date when the first Plains Indians acquired horses, the rate of diffusion from tribe to tribe, and the conditions under which the spread took place.
The three Blackfoot tribes of the northwestern Plains, the Piegan, Blood, and North Blackfoot, were among those tribes that possessed horses when first met by literate white men. To view their acquisition in proper historical and cultural perspective it is necessary to consider the larger problem of the diffusion of horses to the northern Plains and Plateau tribes. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University Press of Pacific
Published: 07/28/2001
International: No



List Price: $37.50
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $31.99
Due back 05/29/2015
Rental
Save $5.51 (15%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $28.00

9 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture : With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (9)  |  New (5)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$39.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$28.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Night Heron Books BN
Laramie, WY
Seller Rating: 0
Binding tight.Cover clean and glossy.Dust jacket included and in very good condition. No writing, Gift Quality.highlighting, or marks in text.Hardcover.
$39.36
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$41.47
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.41
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$59.47
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$77.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.49
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
$96.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$97.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.49
Very good.
$119.49
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.49
Brand New Item.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close