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The Inland Whale

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Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son, Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves.

About the Author

Theodora Kroeber (1897-1979) was a noted anthropologist and also the author of Ishi in Two Worlds (California). Karl Kroeber, son of Theodora Kroeber, is Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and coeditor of Ishi in Three Centuries (2002).

Table of Contents

Foreward by Karl Kroeber

Introduction

I.

The Inland Whale

Loon Woman

Butterfly Man

Dance Mad

Love Charm

Umai

About-the-House Girl

Tesilya, Sun's Daughter

The Man's Wife

II.

Some Qualities of Indian Stories

About the Stories in This Book

Sources

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520006768
Subtitle:
Nine Stories Retold from California Indian Legends
Foreword:
Kroeber, Karl
Foreword:
Kroeber, Karl
Author:
Kroeber, Theodora
Author:
La Farge, Oliver
Author:
Oliver La Farge
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Indians of North America -- California -- Folklore.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
34
Publication Date:
19630901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x .5 in 9 oz

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