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Typee, a Romance of the South Sea: Illustrated By Herman Melville
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Typee, a Romance of the South Sea is the first book by American writer Herman Melville, a classic in the literature of travel and adventure partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on the... More > island Nuku Hiva, which Melville spelled as Nukuheva, in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands, in 1842. The title comes from the name of a valley there called Tai Pi Vai. It was Melville's most popular work during his lifetime, but made him notorious as the "man who lived among the cannibals." Typee may have provided the writers Robert Louis Stevenson, Louis Becke and Jack London with the themes and images of the Pacific experience: cannibalism, cultural absorption, colonialism, exoticism, eroticism, natural plenty and beauty, and a perceived simplicity of native lifestyle, desires and motives.< Less
Across Unknown South America (Volumes I and II) By Henry Walter Savage-Landor
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A modern edition of Landor's classic account of his travels in South America. Complete with over 200 illustrations and Appendix of native languages.
Across Unknown South America (Volumes I and II) By Arnold Henry Savage-Landor
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This book contains Volumes I and II of Henry Landor's classic account of this travels across the then unkown Soth America. Complete with over 260 illustrations and Appedices on native flora, fauna... More > and languages.< Less
Notes from the Roads : Visit to the Lands of American Gods By SUVRA BISWAS
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“We do not go into ceremony to talk about God. We go into ceremony to talk With God”- this quote of a famous Red Indian chief made me curious about Native American Gods. It inspired... More > me to travel across three Americas in last few years when I became familiar with these words : Kukulkahn , Virakocha , Tsechenako . These strange words are the names of Gods : the American gods - worshipped by thousands of people in the western hemisphere even today. If one god is believed to rise from the depth of canyon , other god descends from the sky in the form of a giant feathery snake to create life & civilization on earth. In my long journey I could experience and admire the beauty of this Land of American gods and also the awesome human creations – created by the ancient Americans who believed in these gods.I attempted to share all my fascinating experiences in this book hoping that it will make my readers as curious as myself about these great lands , the people & ....their Gods!< Less
America 8000 Bce : Ancient American Life ,Culture ,Civilization and Slavery By Gajanan Khirao
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In Ancient time, people from different part of Africa -Asia were migrated to many region of America, They settled their life by hunting animals and developing societies between 8000 Bce to 2000 Bce... More > ago. Some of known early Meso-American societies were Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Toltec and early South American societies were mocha and Inca. Columbus came in search of gold, He and his sailors were slaved Paleo Indians (Native Americans) and killed more than 4 million Native Americans just at the beginning Read this book to know: Why Native Americans were called “Paleo Indians “? Was Columbus really a great man to celebrate " Columbus Day "? Who brought Black African slave into America ? Why Columbus came to America? How Columbus and his sailors slaved & killed Native Americans? Thanks for showing interest in reading my book.< Less
The Indian To-day: The Past and Future of the First American By Charles Alexander Eastman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named... More > Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on Sioux ethnohistory and American Indian affairs. "Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on native American rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Eastman< Less
American Auto Trail: Alabama's U.S. Highway 31 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 31 crosses the Tennessee Valley, climbs the western part of the Sand Mountain plateau, and traverses the more rugged region of the mineral belt through Birmingham to Calera. From there,... More > it runs through the fruit growing region of central Alabama, the fertile Black Belt, and the subtropical lowlands and pine forests of Baldwin County and enters Mobile from the east. This region is rich in American Civil War military and political history, as well as the stories of the Native Americans through the battles for Civil Rights. Come explore this cross section of the Deep South. This Second Edition includes text navigation, GPS Coordinates for Historic Sites, and an increase to over 350 listed sites and landmarks.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Santa Fe Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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The Santa Fe Trail began its life as primarily a commercial venture. Following a route used at least partially by the Spaniard explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (1541) and later by Zebulon... More > Montgomery Pike (1806), it served as the primary trade route between the growing American West and the Mexican territories. The Santa Fe Trail provided trade in basic dry goods with the northern Mexican settlements, and later provided a connection in the southern trade route to California. The Santa Fe was a primary source of people, goods and mail, only to be supplanted in 1880 by what would become the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad. This excerpt from 'American Trails Revisited' follows the Santa Fe from Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, exploring the history of the Native Americans and early explorers through the South Central Plains and into the Southwest.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Santa Fe Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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The Santa Fe Trail began its life as primarily a commercial venture. Following a route used at least partially by the Spaniard explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (1541) and later by Zebulon... More > Montgomery Pike (1806), it served as the primary trade route between the growing American West and the Mexican territories. The Santa Fe Trail provided trade in basic dry goods with the northern Mexican settlements, and later provided a connection in the southern trade route to California. The Santa Fe was a primary source of people, goods and mail, only to be supplanted in 1880 by what would become the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad. This excerpt from 'American Trails Revisited' follows the Santa Fe from Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, exploring the history of the Native Americans and early explorers through the South Central Plains and into the Southwest.< Less
The Travels of William Bartram: Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, The Cherokee Country, The Extensive Territories of The Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of The Chactaws (Hardcover) By William Bartram
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William Bartram's journeys around North America in the late 18th century crossed through much of what was then Native American territory. In the 1790s when this book was first published, the United... More > States was newly formed and was expanding beyond its original thirteen colonies. However, American settlement into the distant lands beyond the Appalachians was limited and gradual. The vast expanse of land was unknown, and much was inhabited by Native American tribes. Determined to traverse and discover the lands of North America, William Bartram set out from the city of Philadelphia, making his way toward the south of the continent. Along his way he describes the wilderness terrain, rivers, landscape and peoples he meets. Many of the Native American tribes he encountered were welcoming, viewing Bartram as a strange curiosity. He would join the natives to eat at feasts, observing their lives and customs, learning their dialects and eventually gaining their trust and friendship.< Less

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