Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World

Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
More than 450 cross-referenced entries provide information on the contributions of Native Americans to the world in a variety of areas such as medicine, food preservation, military strategy, architecture, science, and government.

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This reference contains alphabetically arranged entries on the contributions of Native Americans to the world's common fund of knowledge. These contributions are in a variety of areas such as medicine, food preservation, military strategy, architecture, science, language, and government. Topics include, for example, the cultivation of potatoes, xeriscaping for water conservation, home insulation, the medicinal use of ipecac, and flintknapping. The text is accompanied by b&w photographs and other illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2002
ISBN: 9780816040520
0816040524
Branch Call Number: R 970.1 KEO
Characteristics: xiv, 384 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Porterfield, Kay Marie

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