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Totem Poles

An Illustrated Guide

UBC Press

This bestseling guide helps readers interpret and enjoy the form and meaning of totem poles -- as ancestral emblems and ceremonial objects, as expressions of wealth and power, as mythological symbols and magnificent artistic works of the people of the Pacific Northwest.

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Apache Indian Baskets

The University of Arizona Press

"Nearly 300 illustrations capture weaving intricacies in this 'beautiful, large-format book . . . . A comprehensive survey which will serve as a major reference for years to come." —El Palacio

"An unusually detailed, useful and attractive guide for collectors and students." —L.A. Times

"A fine ...

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Haida Monumental Art

Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands

UBC Press

Combining archeology and ethnohistory, this book presents an integrated framework for understanding the physical structure of a Haida village, through remarkable photographs, site plans and detailed descriptions of fifteen major villages

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Robes of Power

Totem Poles on Cloth

UBC Press

Not only the first major publication to focus on button blankets, but also the first oral history about them and their place in the culture of the Northwest Coast.

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Jack Shadbolt and the Coastal Indian Image

UBC Press

Here is Marjorie Halpin's insightful exploration of Aboriginal motifs in Jack Shadbolt's painting, which reveal his emotional sympathy with Coastal peoples and anticipates the cultural quickening of Aboriginal Canadian society in recent years.

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The Athenians and Their Empire

UBC Press

In this straightforward but colourful narrative, the only critical study of its kind, Malcolm McGregor explains how democracy was nurtured in Athens and how effective government was achieved.

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