The Resource Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians, by John R. Swanton ; foreword by Helen Hornbeck Tanner

Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians, by John R. Swanton ; foreword by Helen Hornbeck Tanner

Label
Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians
Title
Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians
Statement of responsibility
by John R. Swanton ; foreword by Helen Hornbeck Tanner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1942, John R. Swanton's Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians is a classic reference on the Caddos. Long regarded as the dean of southeastern Native American studies, Swanton worked for decades as an ethnographer, ethnohistorian, folklorist, and linguist. In this volume he presents the history and culture of the Caddos according to the principal French, Spanish, and English sources. In the seventeenth century, French and Spanish explorers encountered four regional alliances - Cahinnio, Cadohadacho, Hasinai, and Natchitoches - within the boundaries of the present-day states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma. Their descriptions of Caddo culture are the earliest sources available, and Swanton weaves the information from these primary documents into a narrative, translated into English, for the benefit of the modern reader. For the scholar, he includes in an appendix the entire text of three principal documents in their original Spanish. The first half of the book is devoted to an extensive history of the Caddos, from De Soto's encounters in 1521 to the Caddos' involvement in the Ghost Dance Religion of 1890. The second half discusses Caddo culture, including origin legends and religious beliefs, material culture, social relations, government, warfare, leisure, and trade. For this edition, Helen Hornbeck Tanner also provides a new foreword surveying the scholarship published on the Caddos since Swanton's time
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1873-1958
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swanton, John Reed
Dewey number
970.004/979
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.C12
LC item number
S83 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caddo Indians
  • Caddo Indians
  • HISTORY
  • Caddo Indians
  • Caddo Indians
Label
Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians, by John R. Swanton ; foreword by Helen Hornbeck Tanner
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=15100
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
University of Oklahoma Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 332 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585194219
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44961456
  • (OCoLC)ocm44961456
Label
Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians, by John R. Swanton ; foreword by Helen Hornbeck Tanner
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=15100
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
University of Oklahoma Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 332 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585194219
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44961456
  • (OCoLC)ocm44961456

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