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Inhaltsangabe: The remarkable photographs in Peoples of the Plateau capture the lives of Pacific Northwest Indians at the turn of the twentieth century--and at a turning point in their own history.
The Columbia River Plateau, in the interior Pacific Northwest, was populated for centuries by the Umatilla, Walla Walla, and Cayuse Indians. By the late nineteenth century, after the U.S. government had confined these peoples to a single reservation, their lives began to change irrevocably. Major Lee Moorhouse, a businessman and former militia officer, served as an Indian agent during this period. Believing that the Indians he encountered were a "dying race," Moorhouse was driven to collect their artifacts and, for posterity, take their photographs.
Although he was not a professional photographer, Moorhouse produced more than 9,000 glass-plate negatives, one-third with Indians as his subjects. Although his works to some degree reflect a stereotypical view, they are an invaluable aid for tribal researchers and historians because they identify their subjects by name.
This book marks the first major examination of Moorhouse and his work. Featuring eighty exquisite plates, it not only showcases Moorhouse's extensive photographs but also tells the story of the man--about whom little is known--and of the world in which he lived and worked.
Über den Autor: Steven L. Grafe is Curator of Native American Collections at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and former Chief Curator at the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, California. Paula Richardson Fleming, retired photo archivist at the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, is the author of numerous books on Native American photography.
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Buchbeschreibung University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 2005. Cloth. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First printing of the assumed first edition. Squarish 4to. 221 pages. Photo illustrations throughout. Index. Cased in black cloth with all stamping in silver and gilt. Officially withdrawn from our Library with the only external indicator being a bar code sticker affixed to the rear panel of the dust jacket. A bright, crisp copy in very good or better condition in like dust jacket. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001579
Buchbeschreibung University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-249-47-8011808
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Buchbeschreibung University of Oklahoma Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 0806137274 Book is As New. Dust Jacket has small bump at bottom of spine at front cover. Mylar protector has shelf wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CORV-BBC-0K77708