Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books On Sale: February 15, 2010 Price: $39.95
Between the 1870s and 1950s collectors vigorously pursued the artifacts of Native American groups. Setting out to preserve what they thought was a vanishing culture, they amassed ethnographic and archaeological collections amounting to well over one million objects and founded museums throughout North America that were meant to educate the public...
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