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The Hidden Half: Studies of Plains Indian Women (Paperback)

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The Hidden Half is a collection of papers which are concerned with research and analyses on Plains Indian women. Covering a wide range of topics, this volume presents case studies which focus on particular aspects of the female condition in Plains Indian societies, mostly concentrated on tribal groups in the northern Plains region of the United States and Canada. This book's focus is primarily historical, dealing with the conditions of Plains Indian women in the pre-reservation period, but also contains selections concerned with the role and status of women in the modern reservation era. This volume is a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book of 1983.

About the Author


Patricia C. Albers is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Beatrice Medicine is Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Northridge.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780819129574
ISBN-10: 0819129577
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication Date: April 1st, 1983
Pages: 286
Language: English