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Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America

By: "Kroeber, Theodora"

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Publisher: University of California Press:

Seller ID: 9780520006751

ISBN: 0520006755

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OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLDThe life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. For more than forty years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and absorbing drama with readers all over the world.Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the white murderers of his family, he was found in the corral of a slaughter house near Oroville, California. Finally identified as an Indian by an anthropologist, Ishi was b... View more info