Book ID: CBB000102333

Tobacco Use by Native North Americans: Sacred Smoke and Silent Killer (2000)


Winter, Joseph C. (Editor)

University of Oklahoma Press

Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: xviii + 454 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: Joseph C. Winter: Introduction to the North American tobacco species; Joseph C. Winter: Traditional uses of tobacco by Native Americans; Alexander Von Gernet: North American indigenous nicotiana use and tobacco shamanism: The early documentary record, 1520-1660; Carol B. Brandt: Ethnobotanical notes from Zuni Pueblo; Joseph C. Winter: Botanical description of the North American tobacco species; Julia E. Hammett: Out of California: Cultural geography of western North American tobacco; Karen R. Adams; Mollie S. Toll: Tobacco use, ecology, and manipulation in the prehistoric and historic southwestern United States; Mary J. Adair: Tobacco on the plains: Historical use, ethnographic accounts, and archaeological evidence; Gail E. Wagner: Tobacco in prehistoric eastern North America; Linda Scott Cummings: Prehistoric tobacco pollen in southwestern Colorado: Distribution and possible contamination; Richard C. Holloway; Glenna Dean: Morphological studies of New Mexico Solanaccae pollen; Jannifer W. Gish: Morphological distinctiveness of nicotiana pollen and the potential for identifying prehistoric southwest tobacco use through pollen analysis; Joseph C. Winter: From Earth Mother to Snake Woman: The role of tobacco in the evolution of Native American religious organization; Joseph C. Winter: Food of the gods: Biochemistry, addiction, and the development of Native American tobacco use; Jonathan M. Samet: Health effects of tobacco use by Native Americans: Past and present; Patricia Díaz-Romo; Samuel Salinas Alvarez: The Huichol Indians, tobacco, and pesticides; Joseph C. Winter, et al.: Native Americans and tobacco: Deer Person's gift or Columbus's curse?; Lawrence A. Shorty: Tricky tokes, those Coyote smokes: How Coyote learned the true power of tobacco.

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Krech, Shepard, III
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Lux, Maureen K.
Sturtevant, William C.
Lee, Molly
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