Stock Image

Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: A Study of the Societies

MAILS, THOMAS E.

ISBN 10: 013217216X / ISBN 13: 9780132172165
/ Condition: Very Good / Hardcover
Quantity Available: 1
From John & Mary Rybski, Booksellers (chicago, IL, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: 28.13
Convert Currency
Shipping: 3.51
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: A ...

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition.

Description:

MAILS, THOMAS E. Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: A Study of the Societies and Cults of the Plains Indians. PrenticeHall, (1973). 388 pp., hdcvr 1st ed., color plates, v.g.+/wear to clean d.j.35.00. Bookseller Inventory # 49203

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.39 avg rating
(18 ratings)

Synopsis: During the years between 1750 and 1850, the Plains Indian nations achieved a way of life rich and sophisticated in its every dimension: religion, heritage, tradition, government, family life, social life, crafts, hunting skills and warfare. Along with these accomplishments came a profusion of splendid ceremonies, costumes and regalia ranking with the finest the world has ever seen. The greater part of these by far were directly associated with the warrior societies, civil societies and cults. It is these societies and cults that Thomas E. Mails examines closely, with skill and perception, in this handsome and fascinating book. Illustrated with meticulous pen-and-ink and charcoal drawings, and with paintings in glowing color, Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women brings alive for the reader the intricate, inventive beauty of Indian costume and regalia as words alone could not do. The text and the pictures combine into a handsome and fascinating whole, a soaring evocation of the central aspect of a life-way tragically gone. For if it were still in existence in its fullness, it would enrich our lives immeasurably, whatever the color of our skins, today.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Bank Draft
  • Cash
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: John & Mary Rybski, Booksellers
Address: chicago, IL, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 23 September 1997
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We send media $4.50 per volume or $7.00 priority post
in U.S. All books are in very good sound condition unless
described otherwise. Paypal accepted. Items subject to
prior sale. Prices are net to all. Not reponsible for books sent
uninsured to foreign countries. Books may be returned within 10
days of sale or if not as described. Web address: Rybskibk.com, John & Mary Rybski, Booksellers, 773-847-5082


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: We have been in business for 45 years. We sell out of print books in all areas.