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Underhill, Ruth 1883-1984

Overview
Works: 110 works in 693 publications in 3 languages and 18,630 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Music  Fiction  Juvenile works  Art 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Other
Classifications: E99.N3, 970.3
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Most widely held works by Ruth Underhill
Red Man's America : a history of Indians in the United States by Ruth Underhill( Book )

63 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive study of the history and cultural traditions of the North American Indians. from pre-history to the present
The Navajos by Ruth Underhill( Book )

59 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the absorbing and authoritative account of the Navajos from the time of their myth-shrouded appearance in the Southwest to their present-day position as America's largest Indian tribe with a population of 100,000 occupying a reservation of 15,000,000 acres
Red man's religion; beliefs and practices of the Indians north of Mexico by Ruth Underhill( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the topics considered in this classic study are world origins and supernatural powers, attitudes toward the dead, the medicine man and shaman, hunting and gathering rituals, war and planting ceremonies, and newer religions, such as the Ghost Dance and the Peyote Religion
Singing for power : the song magic of the Papago Indians of southern Arizona by Ruth Underhill( Book )

30 editions published between 1938 and 1993 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papago woman by Ruth Underhill( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pueblo crafts by Ruth Underhill( Book )

35 editions published between 1944 and 1983 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 copy located in Southwest Collection
Here come the Navaho! : a history of the largest Indian tribe in the United States by Ruth Underhill( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1983 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Located in Southwest Collection and Circulation
Papago Indian religion by Ruth Underhill( Book )

20 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceremonial patterns in the greater Southwest by Ruth Underhill( Book )

21 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indians of the Pacific Northwest by Ruth Underhill( Book )

27 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First penthouse dwellers of America by Ruth Underhill( Book )

15 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the Pueblos by Ruth Underhill( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the daily life of the Pueblo Indians, past and present, describing their food, shelter, clothing, games, and other aspects of their existence
Social organization of the Papago Indians by Ruth Underhill( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Papago Indians of Arizona and their relatives the Pima by Ruth Underhill( Book )

35 editions published between 1935 and 1978 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of a Papago woman by Ruth Underhill( Book )

30 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northern Paiute Indians of California and Nevada by Ruth Underhill( Book )

29 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indians of southern California by Ruth Underhill( Book )

28 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work a day life of the Pueblos by Ruth Underhill( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 1983 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the daily life of the Pueblo Indians, past and present, describing their food, shelter, clothing, games, and other aspects of their existence
Rainhouse and ocean : speeches for the Papago year( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tohono O'odham of southern Arizona, formerly known as the Papago, have made a life in a place that many would consider uninhabitable. These desert people were converted to Catholicism by early Spanish missionaries, yet they retain much of their earlier lifeway as a means of continuing adaptation to their desert environment." "Originally published in 1979, this book is a restudy of speeches and ritual information collected by anthropologist Underhill beginning in 1931 and published, in English only, in her book Papago Indian Religion (1946). It describes the Native - as opposed to the Christian - side of the yearly ritual cycle of the Tohono O'odham, showing how seven rites form a system of meanings that grew from the relation between these people and their desert homeland. The rites presented focus on the summer wine feast, salt pilgrimage, hunting, war, and flood."--Jacket
People of the crimson evening by Ruth Underhill( Book )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Red man's religion; beliefs and practices of the Indians north of Mexico
Alternative Names
Ruth Underhill American anthropologist

Ruth Underhill Amerikaans antropologe (1883-1984)

ʾUnderhil, Rut M. 1883-1984

Underhill, Ruth.

Underhill, Ruth 1884-1984

Underhill, Ruth M.

Underhill, Ruth Murray 1883-1984

Underhill, Ruth Murray, 1884-1984

אונדרהיל, רות מרי

אנדרהיל, רות

アンダーヒル, R

Languages
English (524)

Italian (10)

Spanish (7)

Covers
The NavajosRed man's religion; beliefs and practices of the Indians north of MexicoPapago womanPueblo craftsLife in the PueblosThe autobiography of a Papago womanRainhouse and ocean : speeches for the Papago year