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1 Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology (Third Edition)
Andersen, Margaret L. Belmont, California, U.S.A. Wadsworth Pub Co 1998 0534528791 / 9780534528799 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 562 pages; Third Edition; Working copy; Textblock is tight and bright with some underlining/highlighting; Front-free endpaper has a small spot; Pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including some light cover curl; . (The third edition of this best-selling anthology added new material on affirmative action, immigration, welfare reform, Title IX, and census enumeration. The twenty-three readings included new or updated articles on Native Americans, poverty, racism, and sexuality. A strong Part V focuses on how students can make a difference with student organization.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
2 Scenic Sand Art
Appel, Ellen Marshall, Texas, USA Activa Products 1975 0915640066 / 9780915640065 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 31 pages; Color and black & white illustrations/drawings; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and all pages are securely attached; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (A good aspect of Scenic Sand Art is the ease by which beautiful designs can be created, and it's an art form which anyone can master. Though capturing scenic sand in glass is modern, sand as an art medium has a long distinguished history, for example, Indians of the American Southwest, as well as desert tribes throughout the world have used sand as creative expressions since ancient times. Yet, Scenic Sand has a contemporary appeal that fits in with today's nature motifs, and is 3-dimensional. This book offers a variety of Scenic Sand Art and Sand Painting projects, with each project graded as easy, intermediate, or advanced. Many projects combine sand art with other natural materials such as sea shells and plants, and some feature sand art is alone for its own sake. There's a special section on Indian Sandpainting as well.) 
Price: 10.10 USD

 
 
3 Journey to the High Southwest: A Traveler's Guide
Casey, Robert U.S.A. Pacific Search Press 1985 0914718967 / 9780914718963 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Julie Roberts 
; Wraps; 401 pages with index; Second edition, revised; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings save for the neatly written gift inscription inside the front cover, at the top left; Pictorial cover has no fading, no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Much to read and enjoy here of the Four Corners Area and also North Central New Mexico. Beyond the easy romance of a vivid desert sunset, exotic landforms and rarefied air, you'll discover a land that has seen successions of powerful civilizations - the prehistoric Anasazi, the Hopi, the Dineh, or Navajo, the Spanish conquistadors, and finally, the cowboy and miner settlers who shaped the American Wild West. Besides delighting in Casey's narrative accounts of various trips that you can take in this regions, you'll also find practical travel information on lodging, restaurants, shops, museums, cultural events of interest and travel strategies that will help you steep yourself in the High Southwest experience. Drink in the mysteries of a region that includes the Spanish Rio Grande towns of Santa Fe and Taos, plus some spectacular national and state parks and monuments such as Mesa Verde, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, Dead Horse Point, Arches, and Canyon de Chelly. Also learn more about some authentic wild west mining towns including Durango, Silverton, and Telluride, Colorado.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
4 The Broken Cord: A Family's Ongoing Struggle With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Dorris, Michael U.S.A. Harpercollins College Publishers 1989 0060160713 / 9780060160715 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 300 pages; Third printing; Black & white photographs; Foreword by Louise Erdrich; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names Boards are beige with a burgundy spine and the title in gold; Dust-jacket is bright with modest shelf and edge wear including a nick to the head of the spine; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The inspiring story of a family confronted with a problem with no known solution and the first book for the general reader that describes the tragedy and lifelong blight of fetal alcohol syndrome. In the 1980's the U.S. Surgeon General and the Medical Association stated that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption for a woman during pregnancy, however this fact was unknown in 1971 when Michael Dorris became one of the first unmarried men in the United States to legally adopt a very young child, an affectionate Sioux Indian named Adam, whose mother had died of alcohol poisoning. Through the adoption process of two more infants and a 1981 marriage to writer Louise Erdrich, which produced three more children, there has been more awareness of this syndrome and alarming discoveries, not only in this family, but many others. Michael Dorris is a professor at Dartmouth College, and a member of the Modoc tribe. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife/collaborator, Louise Erdrich, a novelist and poet, and their children.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
 
5 Arizona Cook Book
Fischer, Al; Fischer, Mildred Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. Golden West Pub 1983 0914846000 / 9780914846000 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Comb-bound; 142 pages with index, 1998 printing; Pages are all securely attached; Free of internal markings, save for approx six pages that have a light or feint mark, & one page with marginalia; Yellow cover with a strong, brown-plastic comb binding of 15 rings; Has shelf and edge wear including two creases, and a solidly bound cover with thirteen of the rings; . (A collection of more than 350 authentic Arizona recipes created for lovers of tasty food, plus quick-cooking versions for the modern cook. You'll be able to find standard recipes for Indian, Mexican and Western cooking such as fry bread, stew, beans, chili, enchiladas, frijoles, tacos, tortillias, tostadas, sourdough, pinto beans and beef, and the main sections are: Indian Cooking, Mexican Motif, Arizona Products, and Outdoor Arizona.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
6 Famous American Indians
Heuman, William New York, New York, U.S.A. Dodd Mead and Company 1972 0396065104 / 9780396065104 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 128 pages with index; Ex-library with library markings; Black & white photographs; Gently tanned pages with a tight textblock, occasional light mark primarily near fore-edge (some pencil marginalia); Red pictorial boards with modest shelf & edge wear.....; (This covers several famous Native Americans including Pontiac and Chief Joseph. Chapter titles cover: King Philip (1639-1676); Pontiac (1720-1769); Joseph Brant (1742-1807); Sequoyah (1760-1843); Tecumseh (1768-1813); Osceola (1804-1838); Chief Joseph (1840-1904); Crazy Horse (1842-1877); Sitting Bull (1837-1890); A Look Forward, followed by index. Illustrated with photos.) 
Price: 6.24 USD

 
 
7 The Rough-Face Girl
Martin, Rafe; Shannon, David New York, New York, U.S.A. Scholastic Inc. 1993 0590469320 / 9780590469326 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall David Shannon 
; Stapled wraps; No pagination-approximately 28 pages; Color Illustrations; The textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (To see good rewarded and evil punished is rare. Stories however, like this one, pass on not the realities of everyday but speak from the heart. 'The Rough Face Girl', an Algonquin Indian Cinderella, is in its original form actually part of a longer and more complex traditional story, but brief as this is, it remains one of the most beautiful of all the Cinderella stories.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
8 Red Shirt: A Story That Could Have Happened
McConnell, Virginia Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Colorado Springs Public Schools 1966 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Robert Simpich 
; Stapled wraps, 13 pages; First Edition/First Printing; Illustrated by Robert Simpich; Pages are securely attached with no names or marginalia; Red pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelfwear including some spine rubbing - 1/4" close nick head of spine with a crease (tiny crease top-right of front panel); .....(This is a charming Native American fictional story about 'Red Shirt', a Ute Indian boy who lived with a small band of his people in the mountains. The text is large-print with some nice illustrations by artist Robert Simpich.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
9 Land of the Dacotahs
Nelson, Bruce Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1964 0803251459 / 9780803251458 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall George Catlin (Cover Drawing) 
; Wraps,354 pages with index; Reprint; Black & white photographs, map; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Three light dots to textblock edge; Pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine and modest shelf and edge wear including a ring to front cover at bottom middle; . (Covers a wide range of topics including early explorations, the fur trade, river traffic, gold rushes, Indian Wars, the open-range cattle industry in North Dakota, selected phases of political history, the Nonpartisan League, and the Pick-Sloan project for developing the Missouri River basin.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
10 Strangers to These Shores: Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States (Sixth Edition)
Parrillo, Vincent N. Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Allyn & Bacon 2000 0205293328 / 9780205293322 Hardcover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Jerry Blank (Cover Illustration) 
; 634 pages with index; Sixth edition; Black & white photographs, illustrations and maps; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial boards with the title in yellow and white; Has modest shelf and edge wear; .....(The United States has been aptly called a permanently unfinished country, a sponge remarkable in its capacity to absorb millions of people of all classes and cultures. Race and ethnic relations is an exciting, challenging and dynamic field of study and this does not disappoint. Part One: Sociological Framework; Part Two: European Americans; Part Three: People of Color; Part Four: Other Minorities; Part Five: Trends and Possibilities.) 
Price: 6.71 USD

 
 
11 Indian Legacy: Native American Influences on World Life and Culture
Poatgieter, Hermina New York City, New York, USA Julian Messner Inc 1981 0671417037 / 9780671417031 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 191 pages with bibliography, index; Black & white photogaphs, illustrations, map; Ex-library with library markings; Textblock is tight; Blue cloth-covered pictorial boards with modest shelf & edge wear; .....(Discusses the many important contributions made by the Indians of North and South America on civilizations throughout the world. The chapters are: Indian Influence on Government and Political Ideas in the United States, Lessons in Conservation from the First Americans, Indian Help for the First Europeans in the Americas, Indian Trails and the Conquest of the Americas, Foods from the Indians, Corn-America's Main Crop, Potatoes-the Vegetable that Changed History, Rubber-wonder substance, Medicines and Medical Practices Adopted from the First Americans, Tobacco - the Strange and Pleasant Weed, Cotton and Other Fibers and American Dyes, American Indian Inventions, Indian Contributions to Sports and Recreation, Indian Words and Place Names, The Heritage of Indian Arts, Rediscovering the Gift Givers.) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
12 Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche
Robson, Lucia St. Clair New York, New York Ballantine Books 1982 034529145X / 9780345291455 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Tom Hall (Cover Illustration) 
; Wraps; 562 pages; Frontispiece photograph of Chief Quanah Parker (taken circa 1880); Black & white map; Book block is tight with gently tanned pages that are free of marginalia; Small mark inside front cover; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf & edge wear including feint, gentle creasing (near bottom-right of front panel/near bottom-left of back panel); A very good solid copy; ... (In 1836 when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped from her family's settlement by Comanche Indians and she then grew up with them, mastered their ways and married one of their leaders. Except for her brilliant blue eyes and golden mane, she became in every way a Comanche woman, and was named Naduah, meaning 'keeps warm with us', riding a horse named Wind. This is her story, the story of a proud people whose lives pulsed with the very heartbeat of the land, and it proved to be the last days of the Comanche.) 
Price: 8.66 USD

 
 
13 The Indian Historian: Spring 1969, Volume 2, No. 1
The Indian Historian; American Indian Historical Society USA American Indian Historical Society 1969 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 50 pages with bibliography; Black & white photograph, a few illustrations; Pages firmly attached with no names or marginalia (feint price-shadow top-right of title page); Beige pictorial cover with no tears & modest shelfwear including light wear at top-tail of spine, 2 tips (light wear); ......('The Indian Historian' was previously published quarterly with the goals of promoting and developing the culture, education and general welfare of the American Indian; to inform and educate the general public concerning the history, culture and situation of the Indians - also to preserve the philosophy, culture, languages, and general status of the Natives as original owners of this land. The listed contents are: Cultural Differences: A Major Theme in Cultural Enrichment/by Louis W. Ballard; Colorado Indian Tribes Public Library/by Dean C. Welsh; The Teacher and the Indian Student/by Edward P. Dozier; Indians of Bodega-Tomales Region in California/by Clinton R. Edwards; Song of the People/by Donald Arthur; Indian Education under Federal Domination/by Leonard Bearking; World Maker/by Henry Azbill; Ohlone Indian Pre-History/by L.E. Wildesen; Anti-Indian Sentiment in Early Colonial Literature/by David F. Beer; The Grandfather People/by Kate W. Smith; The Seminoles/by Washington Irving; Pre-Columbian Wheel (discussion)/by Forrester Kennedy; The Editorial Board; The Cayugas, a Case at Court.) 
Price: 8.34 USD

 
14 Last of the Great Scouts -The Life Story of Buffalo Bill
Wetmore, Helen Cody; Grey, Zane United States of America Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1918 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover. 333 Pages. Copyright is 1918 but this printing is later. With foreword and conclusion by Zane Grey. Text block is tight and clean with sand coloured boards . Has silhouette of Bill and scout riding on their horses. Unfaded dust jacket with shelf and edge wear. Priced accordingly. We have placed it in a clear removable mylar cover.Please see our photograph....( This is the life story of Colonel William F . Cody, "Buffalo Bill," the last of the Great Scouts, as told by his sister, Helen Cody Wetmore with a foreword and conclusion by Zane Grey. It begins with his boyhood in Iowa and his first encounter with an Indian. We see "Buffalo Bill" as a pony express rider, then later near Fort Sumter as Chief of the Scouts. He was also engaged in the most dangerous indian campaigns. We also learn here how he won the sobriquet of "Buffalo Bill." ) 
Price: 10.45 USD

 
 
15 Bright Eyes: The Story of Susette La Flesche, an Omaha Indian
Wilson, Dorothy Clarke Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill 1974 0070707529 / 9780070707528 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover. 396 Pages with index. Textblock is tight with fore-edge rough trimmed as published.Boards are tangerine with a brown spine and title in gold. Dust jacket has modest wear including slight sunning to spine' We have placed it in a removable mylar cover. Please see our photograph....(Bright Eyes is based on extensive research and interviews conducted over a two-year period, and took Dorothy Clarke Wilson from her home in Orono, Maine, to Omaha, Nebraska, Boston, New York, and London. She is the author of seventeen novels and biographies.) 
Price: 8.55 USD

     


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