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Author White, Richard, 1947- author

Title The roots of dependency : subsistence, environment, and social change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos / Richard White
Edition [First paperback edition, 1988]
Published Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1988
©1983
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 433 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1 The Choctaw Landscape 1 -- 2 Choctaw Subsistence 16 -- 3 The Evolution of the Choctaw Play-off System 34 -- 4 Liquor and Deerskins: Consequences of the Market Economy 69 -- 5 The Collapse of the Traditional Economy 97 -- 6 The Pawnees 147 -- 7 Natural and Cultural Order 157 -- 8 Social Change and Environmental Change 178 -- 9 The Pawnee Decline 199 -- 10 The Navajos 212 -- 11 Navajo Culture and Economy 236 -- 12 Southwestern Development and Navajo Underdevelopment 250 -- 13 The Navajos Become Dependent 290
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-417) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Choctaw Indians -- Economic conditions.
Choctaw Indians -- Social conditions.
Pawnee Indians -- Economic conditions.
Pawnee Indians -- Social conditions.
Navajo Indians -- Economic conditions.
Navajo Indians -- Social conditions.
Indians of North America -- Economic conditions.
Indians of North America -- Social conditions.
Human ecology -- United States.
Subsistence economy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 82011146
ISBN 0585318719 (electronic bk.)
9780585318714 (electronic bk.)
0803297246
9780803297241
9780803298996