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American Indian Material Culture : The Ten Kate Collection, 1882-1888 - Pieter Hovens

American Indian Material Culture

The Ten Kate Collection, 1882-1888

Paperback Published: 1st July 2010
ISBN: 9783981162011
Number Of Pages: 282

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During two years of fieldwork in the American West in the 1880s, the Dutch anthropologist Hermann ten Kate (1858–1931) assembled a sizable collection of Native American artifacts. These pieces, ranging from utilitarian tools to exquisite works of art, are important especially because of their well-documented collection history and early date of acquisition. Some of the objects—the vast majority of which are today housed in the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden—represent the oldest preserved specimens of their kind. This catalog presents the complete collection and places the artifacts in their cultural and historical context by drawing on Ten Kate’s own travel diaries and anthropological studies spanning more than a century of research, as well as Native American oral traditions.

Table of Contents Preface 1. Collecting Native America: Herman Ten Kate, Anthropology, and Fieldwork in the American West 2. The Northeast: Indians of the Great Lakes and Woodlands 3. Western Arizona: The River and Upland Yumans 4. The Southern Great Basin 5. The O'odam: Papago and Pima 6. The Apache 7. The Pueblo Peoples 8. The Hopi: People of the Mesas 9. The Navajo: Shepherds and Weavers of the Colorado Plateau 10. The Zuni 11. Equestrian Warriors: Indians of the Plains 12. Indian Territory: Civilized and Wild Tribes 13. Mexico 14. Archaeology Index

ISBN: 9783981162011
ISBN-10: 3981162013
Series: European Review of Native American Studies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st July 2010
Publisher: Kasprycki, Sylvia, Dr.. ZKF Publishers
Country of Publication: ES
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.16