NATIVE AMERICAN WEAPONS
Author: Colin F. Taylor
Publisher: UNIVERSITY of OKLAHOMA PRESS, Aug 2005
A colorful visual history of Native American weapons. 155 color photos & illus; 8.5x11 inches, 128 pgs.
Native american Weapons surveys weapons made and used by American Indians north of present-day Mexico from prehistoric times to the late nineteenth century, when European weapons were in common use. Over thousands of years the weapons were developed and creatively matched to their environment?highly functional and often decorative, carried proudly in tribal gatherings and in war.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
?A fine introduction to American Indian weapons that is highly readable, well constructed, and superbly illustrated.?
?Douglas D. Scott, coauthor of Finding Sand Creek
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Colin F. Taylor was a senior lecturer at Hastings College of Arts and Technology, England, and a writer, lecturer, and film consultant. He was the author of Buckskins and Buffalo: The Artistry of the Plains Indians, coauthor of With Eagle Tail, editor of Native American Arts and Crafts, and coeditor of The Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America.