Plains Indian art the pioneering work of John C. Ewers by John C. Ewers

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indian painting,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Picture-writing,
  • Carving (Decorative arts),
  • Indians of North America,
  • Animals in art,
  • Indian art

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Jane Ewers Robinson ; preface by Candace S. Greene ; introduction by Evan M. Maurer
SeriesThe Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West -- v. 8, Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West -- v. 8.
ContributionsRobinson, Jane Ewers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.G73 E926 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25100441M
ISBN 10080613061X
ISBN 109780806130613
LC Control Number2010051183
OCLC/WorldCa694172139

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