Research sleuthing on Indian origins in South America, in the links between the races of the two continents, both...

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INDIANS OF SOUTH AMERICA

Research sleuthing on Indian origins in South America, in the links between the races of the two continents, both anthropologically and culturally. The field covered ranges from typical South American to the exceptions (the Guanas, Arawaks, those of the Amazon Basin, East Brazil, Peruvian, etc.) Rites, civilizations, myths, cycles, down to the modern remains of the tribes. He has tapped the source material of early travelers, making the historical picture colorful. For the layman interested in race history, a well-told tale, from head-shrinking Jivaros to equestrian Cancos.

Pub Date: March 20, 1942

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1942