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Author Sackman, Douglas Cazaux, 1968-

Title Wild men : Ishi and Kroeber in the wilderness of modern America / Douglas Cazaux Sackman

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  E99.Y23 S235 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E99 Y23 S235 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E99.Y23 S235 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 365 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New narratives in American history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: One small step -- The Yahi in three worlds -- The anthropologist in three worlds -- "Worlds of stuff" -- Making tracks -- City lights -- Nature walks in the city and the Sierras -- The call of the wild -- Death mask -- Epilogue: The hearth of Prometheus and the wilderness of Ishi -- Afterword: Google Earth, earthquake weather
LC subject Ishi, -1916
Yana Indians -- Biography
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 -- Relations with Yana Indians
Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography
Alt Title Ishi and Kroeber in the wilderness of modern America
ISBN 9780195178524 (cloth) :
0195178521 (cloth) :
9780195178531 (paper)
019517853X (paper)