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Traditions Of The Arikara

By: George A. Dorsey
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Traditions of the Arikara" is an anthropological paintings authored by means of George A. Dorsey, an American anthropologist and ethnologist. This book is a large contribution to the information of the Arikara, a Native American tribe from the Great Plains vicinity. George A. Dorsey's book is a meticulous and in-intensity exploration of the cultural traditions, customs, and history of the Arikara people. Dorsey, recognized for his ethnographic studies, spent time living among and studying the Arikara to benefit perception into their way of existence. "Traditions of the Arikara" covers numerous elements of Arikara subculture, together with their social agency, religious ideals, folklore, and normal lifestyles. It presents precious information approximately their traditional practices, consisting of buffalo hunting, agriculture, and ceremonial rituals. The book additionally offers a glimpse into the Arikara tribe's history and their interactions with other Native American agencies, as well as European settlers and buyers. It is a precious resource for anthropologists, historians, and all and sundry interested in the indigenous cultures of North America. George A. Dorsey's paintings in "Traditions of the Arikara" serves as an essential supply for maintaining the wealthy cultural background of the Arikara human beings, making sure that their traditions and way of life are documented and understood for generations to return.

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George A. Dorsey

George Amos Dorsey (February 6, 1868 – March 29, 1931) was an American ethnographer of indigenous peoples of the Americas, with a particular focus on the Great Plains Caddoan and Siouan tribes. While working as curator at the Field Museum in Chicago from 1898 to 1915, he is credited with helping to create the anthropology of Plains Indian nations. From 1907 to 1915, he was also Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Dorsey was one of the first anthropologists to testify as an expert forensic witness in the murder prosecution of Adolph Luetgert in Chicago in 1897, when he examined what he established were human remains. Why We Behave Like Human Beings, his cultural study, became an unexpected blockbuster in 1925. This prompted the release of his 1917 novel, as well as the publication of several other volumes on anthropology and culture. One book that was in the works when he died in 1931 was published posthumously. Edwin Jackson and Mary Emma (née Grove) Dorsey raised Dorsey in Hebron, Ohio. Prior to college, he attended local schools. In 1888, he got a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University, and in 1890, he received a second bachelor's degree in anthropology from Harvard University.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 242Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359959138
  • ISBN-13:9789359959139
  • Item Weight: 363g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.5mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Social Science / Folklore & Mythology