Washington Territory

Author: Robert E. Ficken
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Established in 1853, Washington remained a Territory until admitted into the Union thirty-six years later in 1889. Few other territories in the American West languished longer in dependent status. Because of a dividing geographical barrier (the Cases Range) and the lack of an adequate internal transportation system, Washington Territory made little practical sense as a social and economic entity. Western Washington actually was a satellite of San Francisco and Eastern Washington at Portland, until railroads were completed along the Columbia River and, especially, over the Cascades in the mid-1880s. Essentially, Washington was not qualified for statehood until very late in its territorial period when railway tracks finally unified the region. --From publisher's description.

Nordwest Amerikanische Indianerkunst

Author: Leonhard Adam
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3864442214
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Nachdruck des Originals. James Cook brachte von seinen Reisen auch von den nordwestamerikanischen Indianern Kunstgegenst nde mir nach Europa, die in diesem Buch dargestellt werden.

Feldforschungsnotizb cher

Author: Michael Taussig
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub
ISBN: 9783775728508
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What is it that makes notebooks so fascinating? Anthropologist Michael Taussig, for whom fieldwork notebooks are indispensable, discusses notorious notetakers Walter Benjamin, Roland Barthes, Le Corbusier and Joan Didion among others.