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Ishi's Brain: In Search of America's Last "Wild" Indian

Orin Starn
Format
Book
Published
New York : Norton, c2004.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0393051331 (hardcover)
Related Resources
Table of contents
Contents
  • Prologue: Ishi and me
  • A "compromise between science and sentiment"
  • The wild man of Deer Creek
  • Alfred, Theodora, and Ishi
  • Ishi's ancestors
  • Oroville
  • The destruction of the Yahi
  • Niche 601
  • "Doctor Kroeber's pet buffalo"
  • The paper trail
  • The wet collection
  • Ale- hrdli-ka and the great brain hunt
  • The Maidu go to Washington
  • Lines of descent
  • Ancestral gatherings
  • Grizzly bear's hiding place
  • The sacred fire
  • Dersch meadow
  • Epilogue: Vera's party.
Description
352 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-333) and index.
Technical Details
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