Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 15: Northeast

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1990 Hard Cover New Quarto; 971 p.; ill., 2 maps in pocket. (including index, bibliography and illustrations). Provides a basic reference work on the Native languages of North ... America, their characteristics and uses, their historical relationships, and the history of research on these languages. Read more Show Less

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Volume 15 summarizes knowledge about Native American peoples from Virginia to St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Illinois, including cultures, languages, history, prehistory, and human biology.

. Includes  extensive bibliographies and is well indexed. *Contains copyrighted material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780160045752
  • Publisher: US Independent Agencies and Commissions
  • Publication date: 6/30/1978
  • Series: Handbook of North American Indians
  • Pages: 924
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Editor, the anthropologist William C. Sturtevant, who had a long career in the field of anthropology and with the Smithsonian, died in 2007.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

28-43: Tuck, James A. "Regional Cultural Development, 3000 to 300 BC"
70-77: Goddard, Ives "Eastern Algonquian Languages"
78-88: Brasser, Ted E. "Early Indian European Contacts"
89-100: Washburn, Wilcomb E. "Seventeenth-Century Indian Wars"
101-108: Reynolds, Barrie "Beothuk"
109-122: Bock, Philip K. "Micmac"
123-136: Erickson, Vincent O. and Bruce G. Trigger "Maliseet-Passamaquoddy"
160-176: Salwen, Bert "Indians of Southern New England and Long Island: Early Period"
177-189: Conkey, Laura E., Ethel Bolissevian, and Ives Goddard "Indians of Southern New England and Long Island: Late Period"
190-197: Simmons, William S. "Narragansett"
198-212: Brasser, Ted J. "Mahican"
240-252: Feest, Christian F. "Nanticoke and Neighboring Tribes"
271-281: Feest, Christian F. "North Carolina Algonquians"
282-289: Boyce, Douglas W. "Iroquoian Tribes of the Virginia - North Carolina Coastal Plain"
296-321: Fenton, William N. "Northern Iroquoian Culture Patterns"
322-333: Tuck, James A. "Northern Iroquoian Prehistory"
334-356: Trigger, Bruce G. "Early Iroquois Contact with Europeans"
357-361: Trigger, Bruce G. and James F. Pendergast "Saint Lawrence Iroquoians"
362-367: Jennings, Francis "Susquehannock"
368-388: Heidenreich, Conrad E. "Huron"
398-406: Tooker, Elisabeth "Wyandot"
418-441: Tooker, Elisabeth "The League of the Iroquois: Its History, Politics, and Ritual"
442-448: Wallance, Anthony F.C. "Origins of the Longhouse Religion"
449-465: Tooker, Elisabeth "Iroquois Since 1820"
466-480: Fenton, William N. and Elisabeth Tooker "Mohawk"
547-559: Griffin, James B. "Late Prehistory in the Ohio Valley"
583-587: Goddard, Ives "Central Algonquian Languages"
588-593: Hunter, William A. "History of the Ohio Valley"
610-621: Callender, Charles "Great Lakes Riverine Sociopolitical Organization"
636-647: Callender, Charles "Fox"
648-655: Callender, Charles "Sauk"
681-689: Callender, Charles "Miami"
772-786: Feest, Johanna E. and Christian F. Feest "Ottawa"
792-797: Day, Gordon M. and Bruce G. Trigger "Algonquian"
Clifton, James A. "Pattawomi"

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