The Roots of Dependency: Subsistance, Environment, and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos / Edition 1

The Roots of Dependency: Subsistance, Environment, and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos / Edition 1

by Richard White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803297246

ISBN-13: 9780803297241

Pub. Date: 08/28/1988

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803297241
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
08/28/1988
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
1,053,617
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Mapsix
List of Tablesix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
1The Choctaw Landscape1
2Choctaw Subsistence16
3The Evolution of the Choctaw Play-off System34
4Liquor and Deerskins: Consequences of the Market Economy69
5The Collapse of the Traditional Economy97
6The Pawnees147
7Natural and Cultural Order157
8Social Change and Environmental Change178
9The Pawnee Decline199
10The Navajos212
11Navajo Culture and Economy236
12Southwestern Development and Navajo Underdevelopment250
13The Navajos Become Dependent290
Conclusion315
Notes324
Bibliographical Essay405
Index419

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