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The Indians of Central and South America : An Ethnohistorical Dictionary

By: Olson, James S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 1991Description: 1 online resource (534 p.).ISBN: 9780313368790.Subject(s): Ethnohistory -- Latin America -- Dictionaries | Indians of Central America -- History -- Dictionaries | Indians of Central America -- Social conditions -- Dictionaries | Indians of South America -- History -- Dictionaries | Indians of South America -- Social conditions -- DictionariesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Indians of Central and South America : An Ethnohistorical DictionaryDDC classification: 972.8/00497/003 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Dictionary; APPENDIX A: Tribes by Country; APPENDIX B: Chronology of the Conquest of Central and South America; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary: At a juncture in history when much interest and attention is focused on Central and South American political, ecological, social, and environmental concerns, this dictionary fills a major gap in reference materials relating to Amerindian tribes. This one-volume reference collects important information about the current status of the indigenous peoples of Central and South America and offers a chronology of the conquest of the Amerindian tribes; a list of tribes by country; and an extensive bibliography of surviving American Indian groups. Historical as well as contemporary descriptions of appr
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Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Dictionary; APPENDIX A: Tribes by Country; APPENDIX B: Chronology of the Conquest of Central and South America; Selected Bibliography; Index

At a juncture in history when much interest and attention is focused on Central and South American political, ecological, social, and environmental concerns, this dictionary fills a major gap in reference materials relating to Amerindian tribes. This one-volume reference collects important information about the current status of the indigenous peoples of Central and South America and offers a chronology of the conquest of the Amerindian tribes; a list of tribes by country; and an extensive bibliography of surviving American Indian groups. Historical as well as contemporary descriptions of appr

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<p>JAMES S. OLSON is Professor of History, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. His previously published books include Historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War , and Historical Dictionary of the New Deal (Greenwood Press, 1988 and 1985, respectively). His upcoming Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism will be published in March 1991 by Greenwood Press. Professor Olson is now working on a historical dictionary of the Spanish Empire.</p>

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