Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Revised Edition (Facts on File Library of American History)

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Alphabetically covers the history, culture, and present status of more than 150 Indian tribes of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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Grade 5 Up-A splendid revision. While not exhaustive, this volume provides an examination of more than 150 groups of Native American peoples. The alphabetically arranged entries vary in length from a few paragraphs to several pages. The content has been updated to reflect both new information about the past and current issues, and the language has been significantly modified to reflect more contemporary sensibilities and to make the text more readable. The colorful drawings, almost exact duplicates of those in the 1988 edition, are mostly of artifacts, structures, or costumes and serve nicely to clarify descriptions. The brightness and color have been enhanced, adding luster to the overall look of the book. Maps provide a frame of reference for the articles on major cultural groups. All libraries, including those that own other titles on the subject, should give serious consideration to this valuable work.
Linda Greengrass, Bank Street College Library, New York City
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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A splendid revision. -- School Library Journal, May 1, 2000

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