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    The Soul of the Indian (Native American) (Paperback) By (author) Charles Alexander Eastman

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    DescriptionRaised among the Sioux until the age of 15, Charles Alexander Eastman (1858-1939) was educated at Dartmouth and Boston University medical school. His extensive experience of both Native American and outside cultures makes Eastman ideally suited to interpret them for each other, and in "The Soul of the Indian," he defines American Indian religious life as it existed before contact with external influences. Rather than a scientific treatise, Eastman has written a book, "as true as I can make it to my childhood teaching and ancestral ideals, but from the human, not the ethnological standpoint." His discussions of the forms of ceremonial and symbolic worship, the unwritten scriptures, and the spirit world emphasize the universal quality and personal appeal of Native American religion.


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    Title
    The Soul of the Indian
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Alexander Eastman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486430898
    ISBN 10: 0486430898
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KB
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL
    B&T General Subject: 750
    DC21: 299.7
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    Ingram Subject Code: EI
    Libri: I-EI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27530
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 299.7
    BISAC V2.8: SOC021000, REL029000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 299/.7
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1KB
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: E99.R3 E15
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: E99.R3 E15 2003
    Thema V1.0: JBSL
    Illustrations note
    1 ht
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    01 September 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York