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The Resource Inconstant companions : archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions, Ronald J. Mason, (electronic book)

Inconstant companions : archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions, Ronald J. Mason, (electronic book)

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Inconstant companions : archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions
Title
Inconstant companions
Title remainder
archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions
Statement of responsibility
Ronald J. Mason
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most significant theoretical issues in contemporary American archaeology - the role of oral tradition in scientific research. Ronald J. Mason explores the tension between aboriginal oral traditions and the practice of archaeology in North America. That exploration is necessarily interdisciplinary and set in a global context. Indeed, the issues at stake are universal in the current era of intellectual "decolonization" and multiculturalism. Unless committed to writing, even the most esteemed utterances are inevitably forgotten with the passing of generations, however muc
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Mason, Ronald J.
Dewey number
305.897
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
M28 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Oral tradition
  • Ethnohistory
Label
Inconstant companions : archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions, Ronald J. Mason, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-286) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- On history -- On memory -- Norsemen, trojans, and ancient Israelites -- On the nature of oral tradition -- Mixing apples and oranges, or Looking for kernels of truth -- Mammoth remembrances -- On the historicity of symbols and symbolic praxis -- On the central Siouans before J. Owen Dorsey -- Conclusions
Control code
ebr10218375
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817315337
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Inconstant companions : archaeology and North American Indian oral traditions, Ronald J. Mason, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-286) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- On history -- On memory -- Norsemen, trojans, and ancient Israelites -- On the nature of oral tradition -- Mixing apples and oranges, or Looking for kernels of truth -- Mammoth remembrances -- On the historicity of symbols and symbolic praxis -- On the central Siouans before J. Owen Dorsey -- Conclusions
Control code
ebr10218375
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817315337
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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