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Product Description: Although Franz Boas--one of the most influential anthropologists of the twentieth century--is best known for his voluminous writings on cultural, physical, and linguistic anthropology, he is also recognized for breaking new ground in the study of so-called primitive art...read more
By Aldona Jonaitis (editor)

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9780295998596 | Univ of Washington Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Although Franz Boas--one of the most influential anthropologists of the twentieth century--is best known for his voluminous writings on cultural, physical, and linguistic anthropology, he is also recognized for breaking new ground in the study of so-called primitive art.
9780295973258 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Although Franz Boas--one of the most influential anthropologists of the twentieth century--is best known for his voluminous writings on cultural, physical, and linguistic anthropology, he is also recognized for breaking new ground in the study of so-called primitive art.

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9780295973845 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Although Franz Boas--one of the most influential anthropologists of the twentieth century--is best known for his voluminous writings on cultural, physical, and linguistic anthropology, he is also recognized for breaking new ground in the study of so-called primitive art.

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9780295994277 | 50 anv edition (Univ of Washington Pr, December 2, 2014), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Featuring new works from 36 of the most acclaimed artists on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border--among them Susan Point, Robert Davidson, Isabel Rorick, Jay Simeon, Preston Singletary, and Dempsey Bob--Seekers and Travellers covers a range of media, from glasswork to weaving, wood carving to metal jewelry...read more

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9780295992372 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 3, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Featuring new works from 36 of the most acclaimed artists on both sides of the Canada-U.
9781553659532 | Gardners Books, August 30, 2012, cover price $36.80 | About this edition: KEY SELLING POINTS 1.

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Product Description: In this unprecedented survey, Ian Thom examines the career, working methods and philosophy of 40 active artists, all of whom he has interviewed, and many of whom are breaking new artistic ground, combining new materials and old traditions...read more

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9781553654148 | Douglas & McIntyre Ltd, June 30, 2009, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In this unprecedented survey, Ian Thom examines the career, working methods and philosophy of 40 active artists, all of whom he has interviewed, and many of whom are breaking new artistic ground, combining new materials and old traditions.
9780295989198 | Univ of Washington Pr, June 1, 2009, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In the past few decades, contemporary Native American artists of the Northwest Coast have made a name for themselves as among the most dynamic and important artists working in North America.

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Product Description: Northwest Coast Indian art is famous for its spectacular totem poles, house posts, feast dishes, boxes, and painted house fronts. Less well known but equally important is the art made for use by shamans, particularly those of the Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida tribes...read more

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9781580932356 | Monacelli Pr, June 16, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Northwest Coast Indian art is famous for its spectacular totem poles, house posts, feast dishes, boxes, and painted house fronts.
9781885254160 | Monacelli Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Northwest Coast Indian art is famous for its spectacular totem poles, house posts, feast dishes, boxes, and painted house fronts.

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Product Description: American mariners made more than 175 voyages to the Northwest Coast during the half-century after the ships Columbia and Washington pioneered the route from Boston in 1787. Although obtaining sea otter pelts for the China trade was the original purpose of the voyages, the art and culture of Northwest Coast Indians so intrigued and fascinated American sailors that the collecting of ethnographic artifacts became an important secondary trade...read more

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9780873658331 | Peabody Museum of Archaeology &, December 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: American mariners made more than 175 voyages to the Northwest Coast during the half-century after the ships Columbia and Washington pioneered the route from Boston in 1787.

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Product Description: The tragic death of Wilson Duff at the age of 51, cut short the life of one of the leading experts on the arts and cultures of native peoples of the Northwest Coast. An anthropology professor at the University of B.C., his death, by his own hand, terminated his uncommonly perceptive research into the philosophy and psychology of Native art...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780888393609 | Hancock House Pub Ltd, November 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The tragic death of Wilson Duff at the age of 51, cut short the life of one of the leading experts on the arts and cultures of native peoples of the Northwest Coast.

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Product Description: With more than 130 color photographs & an illuminating text, this book celebrates the lush landscape of the Pacific Northwest & the rich artistic heritage of its native people. The abundant resources of the Northwest Coast allowed the Native Americans living there to develop a sophisticated society in which art played a large part...read more

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9780811808811 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: With more than 130 color photographs & an illuminating text, this book celebrates the lush landscape of the Pacific Northwest & the rich artistic heritage of its native people.

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Product Description: Compelling photographs of Northwest Indian art—and images of the stunning landscape vistas that have shaped it—fill this gorgeous new volume for fans of these increasingly popular, collectable artifacts, as well as for the many travelers to the Pacific Northwest...read more

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9780811808590 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Compelling photographs of Northwest Indian art—and images of the stunning landscape vistas that have shaped it—fill this gorgeous new volume for fans of these increasingly popular, collectable artifacts, as well as for the many travelers to the Pacific Northwest.

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By Bill Holm (editor)

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9780875952062 | Oregon Historical Society Pr, March 1, 1989, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Analyzes the relationships between the Swaihwe, a mask of certain tribes of coastal British Columbia, and other masks and myths

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9780774807616 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $37.95
9780295966366 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, June 1, 1988), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the relationships between the Swaihwe, a mask of certain tribes of coastal British Columbia, and other masks and myths

Product Description: "The rich wrap themselves up sometimes in white blankets, manufactured in the country, from the wool of the wild sheep, which is as soft and fine as the Spanish merino. These blankets are embroidered with square fringes, and figures with black and yellow tassels...read more

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9780774802963 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, November 1, 1987, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: "The rich wrap themselves up sometimes in white blankets, manufactured in the country, from the wool of the wild sheep, which is as soft and fine as the Spanish merino.

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Discusses the historical and cultural background of totem poles, the types and purposes of poles, and the tools and techniques of raising them

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9780295960265 | Univ of Washington Pr, January 1, 1983, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Discusses the historical and cultural background of totem poles, the types and purposes of poles, and the tools and techniques of raising them
9780774801416 | Reprint edition (Univ of British Columbia Pr, May 1, 1981), cover price $20.95

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Product Description: Book describing how contemporary Northwest Coast Indian artists are adapting the silk screen print as a commercially and artistically viable medium for their creative efforts. This is the first volume to show the range of individual and regional styles and subject matter of these contemporary artists...read more

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9780295958354 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 1, 1981, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Book describing how contemporary Northwest Coast Indian artists are adapting the silk screen print as a commercially and artistically viable medium for their creative efforts.

Product Description: This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1897 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Decorative Art of the Indians of the North Pacific Coast' is an analysis of the various carving techniques and symbolism present in Native American art...read more

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9780404118235 | Ams Pr Inc, June 1, 1976, cover price $30.25 | About this edition: This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1897 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography.

Text and photographs examine the artistic heritage of the Indian tribes inhabiting the Pacific coast of the United States and Canada.

School and Library:

9780027361506 | Atheneum, June 1, 1975, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Presents photographs of and commentaries on representative examples of the totemic, ceremonial, decorative, and practical arts of the various Indian groups of the northwestern Pacific coast of the United States and Canada

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An analytical study of Indian art work including usage of color, line, texture, and space arrangement

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9780295951027 | Univ of Washington Pr, June 1, 1965, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: An analytical study of Indian art work including usage of color, line, texture, and space arrangement

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