The Nez Perce Indians and the opening of the Northwest by Alvin M. Josephy

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Northwest, Pacific

Subjects:

  • Nez Percé Indians -- History,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- History

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 677-690.

Book details

Statementby Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
SeriesYale western Americana series,, 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.N5 J6
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 705 p.
Number of Pages705
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5949815M
LC Control Number65022326
OCLC/WorldCa236987

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May require additional postage. xx, pages; illustrations (part color / colour), maps (part folding), portraits; 26 cm. Bibliography: p. Read more. Alvin M. Josephy Jr., a popular historian of the American West whose books chronicled the struggles of American Indians from the frontier era to.

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The map from Alvin Josephy’s book, The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest, shows the area at the time of the missionaries, with places marked by “village headmen”—and not by tribes.

Admittedly, this is aboutso over 30 years after Lewis and Clark met the Indians of the region, but it is probable that village and. The Nez Percé spoke a Sahaptian dialect of the Penutian language family.

According to Alvin M. Josephy Jr. in The Nez Percé Indians and the Opening of the Northwest, the Nez Percé belonged to one of the oldest known language stocks in North America. Their language was closely related to that of the Walla Walla, Yakima, and other Plateau tribes. The Nez Perce Indians, The Junior Library of American Indians, by Mark Rifkin, Chelsea House Publishers, NY, The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest by Alvin M.

Josephy, Jr., Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, NY, (paperback); Abridged Edition, (paperback). The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest. Interestingly, Mr. Josephy wasn't an academic historian. (You'd never know it by looking at the book.) He passed away in See his obituary at the New York Times, "Alvin M.

Josephy, Jr., 90, Historian on Indian Life, Dies.". Old Chief Joseph Gravesite is a good place to begin understanding the Nez Perce. While Old Joseph was dead before the tribe was ordered out of Oregon inhis future gravesite shows why tribe.Recognition “A gem of a book—in many ways one of the most informed on Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians ever written—rich in its humanity, filled with the struggle and sadness of patriots and genuine heroes, and inspiring in its central tale of a wonderful man who did as much as anyone else—and perhaps more—to bring about realistic writing on American Indian history.”—Alvin.

Description: Title:The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest Author: Alvin M. Josephy - Alvin M. Josephy Jr. was an American historian who specialized in Native American issues. New York Times reviewer Herbert Mitgang called him in the "leading non-Indian writer about Native Americans".

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