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The Resource The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands, Jesse Walter Fewkes, (electronic resource)

The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands, Jesse Walter Fewkes, (electronic resource)

Label
The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands
Title
The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Walter Fewkes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive idea of the archaeology of the West Indies." Until that time, for mainly political reasons, little scientific research had been conducted by Americans on any of the Caribbean islands. Dr. Fewkes' unique skills of observation and experienc
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1850-1930
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fewkes, Jesse Walter
Dewey number
972.95/0049839
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Puerto Rico
Label
The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands, Jesse Walter Fewkes, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1907 as one of two papers accompanying the 25th annual report of the U.S. Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction; Physical features of Porto Rico; Precolumbian population; Present descendants of the Porto Rican Indians; Race and kinship; Bodily characteristics; Mental and moral characteristics; Government; Political divisions; Houses; Thatched with grasses; Thatched with palm leaves; With palm leaves on walls, and straw-thatched roofs; With slabs of palm wood on walls; Secular customs; Naming children; marriage customs; Hunting and fishing; Agriculture; Religion; Zemiism; Zemis of wood; Zemis of stone; Zemis of cotton cloth inclosing bones; Zemis painted on their bodies and faces
Control code
ocn772459653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages, [95] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382490
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772459653
Label
The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and neighboring islands, Jesse Walter Fewkes, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1907 as one of two papers accompanying the 25th annual report of the U.S. Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction; Physical features of Porto Rico; Precolumbian population; Present descendants of the Porto Rican Indians; Race and kinship; Bodily characteristics; Mental and moral characteristics; Government; Political divisions; Houses; Thatched with grasses; Thatched with palm leaves; With palm leaves on walls, and straw-thatched roofs; With slabs of palm wood on walls; Secular customs; Naming children; marriage customs; Hunting and fishing; Agriculture; Religion; Zemiism; Zemis of wood; Zemis of stone; Zemis of cotton cloth inclosing bones; Zemis painted on their bodies and faces
Control code
ocn772459653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages, [95] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382490
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772459653

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