Indian Myths & Legends From the North Pacific Coast of America
A Translation of Franz Boas' 1895 Edition of Indianische Sagen Von Der Nord-Pacifischen Küste AmerikasBook - 2002
Franz Boas (1858-1942), geographer, linguist, physical anthropologist and ethnologist, is considered the father of modern North American anthropology. The 1895 German publication of this book gathered together in a single volume his earliest research in British Columbia and now, for the first time, is made available in English. Extensively annotated and footnoted, Claude Levi-Strauss describes it as one of the richest collections of mythological text available.
Publisher: Vancouver : Talon Books, c2002
Branch Call Number: 398.2 BOA
Characteristics: 702 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Indian myths and legends from the North Pacific Coast of America