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The Indians of Texas: From Prehistoric to Modern Times (1961)

by W. W. Newcomb Jr.

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The definative book on Native Americans in Texas. Concetrates mostly on the pre-historic bands but also shows there importance to the other nations because of their arrow points and shells from the coast. ( )
  cwflatt | Dec 24, 2010 |
… Though written by an anthropologist, the book makes stereotypical references to the "savages of the Western Gulf...." The author states that "the terms 'savage' and 'barbaric' are used to indicate levels of technological productivity [referring to a 19th-century classification of cultures from 'primitive' to 'civilized'] and are not meant in a disparaging sense." This is no excuse, however, for perpetuating the use of these offensive terms. …
 
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