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Kroeber, Theodora

Overview
Works: 73 works in 327 publications in 6 languages and 11,936 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Folklore  Portraits  Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Legends 
Roles: Editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: E90.I8, 970.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Theodora Kroeber Publications by Theodora Kroeber
posthumous Publications by Theodora Kroeber, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Theodora Kroeber
Ishi in two worlds; a biography of the last wild Indian in North America by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
70 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 3,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Ishi, the last member of the lost tribe of Yana, who wandered out of the hills on August 29, 1911 and was taken in by anthropologists at the University of California where he spent the last years of his life
Ishi, last of his tribe by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
31 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old Yahi World and the new world of the white man as seen by Ishi, last survivor of his people
Ishi, the last Yahi : a documentary history ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains original documents concerning the life of Ishi, the last Yana Indian
The inland whale by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
34 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and Ugaritic and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of nine stories from California Indian legends
Alfred Kroeber; a personal configuration by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Almost ancestors : the first Californians by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A green Christmas by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Christmas miracle happens when Santa Claus crosses the desert and comes to visit two children who live in the snowless valleys of California
Ishi, the last Yahi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents further research by Jed Riffe on Ishi, the last surviving member of the Yahi Native American tribe in northern California. "Ishi, the last Yahi" chronicles the unforgettable story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi tribe following extensive massacres of Native Americans in California in the 1860s and 1870s. Ishi and a handful of his tribu refused to surrender, choosing instead to live in hiding. After 40 years and the death of all the others, one day in 1911, Ishi, alone and near starvation, walked out of the wilderness and into the white man's world. Newspapers labeled him "the last wild Indian", or "the last Stone Age Man in North America", to the public he was an exotic curiosity, but for young anthropologist Alfred Kroeber, Ishi's appearance was a scientific windfall... "Ishi, the last Yahi" skillfully blends haunting photographs, archival film footage, recordings Kroeber made of Ishi's voice, and illuminating commentary by authorities on native American cultures"
Drawn from life : California Indians in pen and brush by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ishi in two worlds a biography of the last wild Indian in North America by Theodora Kroeber ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kroeber recalls how Ishi changed from cave-dweller to urbanite in one day
Ishi : testament du dernier Indien sauvage de l'Amérique du Nord by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
25 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1849, année de la ruée vers l'or, les Yana de la Californie du Nord étaient plus de deux mille. Vingt et un ans plus tard, en 1870, ils sont exterminés. Une quinzaine d'entre eux, toutefois, de la sous-tribu Yahi, disparaissent pour vivre une terrible vie clandestine qui durera trente-huit ans
Carrousel by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The winged carrousel horse had a wildness carved in his wings, and it took more than courage to rescue him when his wildness took him into the danger of becoming a mere statue
An anthropologist looks at history by A. L Kroeber ( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ishi, el último de su tribu by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ishi in Two Worlds, 50th Anniversary Edition a Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America by Theodora Kroeber ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 brought
The inland whale : nine stories retold from California Indian legends by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son, Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves
Timeless woman : writer and interpreter of the California Indian world by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Mann, der aus der Steinzeit kam; die Biographie des letzten wilden Indianers in Nordamerika by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ishi in two worlds (II) from cave-dweller to urbanite in one day ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Theodora Kroeber describes the transition from primitive culture to modern society made by Ishi, member of a remote tribe in Northern California. Includes original recordings of Ishi's chants
Il selvaggio in vetrina by Theodora Kroeber ( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Theodora Kracaw
Kracaw, Theodora
Krēbere, Teodora
Kroeber, Kracaw Quinn.
Kroeber-Quinn, Theodora.
Kroeber, Teodora.
Kroeber, Theodore.
Kurōbā, Shiodōra
Quinn, Theodora Kroeber-.
Кребер, Т
Кребер, Т. (Теодора)
クローバー, シオドーラ
Languages
English (226)
French (25)
Spanish (9)
German (4)
Italian (3)
Ugaritic (1)
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