by Stephen, Alexander MacGregor
1st edition. Two volumes. LII, 767pp, illus; IX, 768-1417pp, illus, 12 maps. Top corner of volume I slightly bumped, else bright, near fine condition. Stephen lived with the Hopi for many years, befriending them and earning their respect. He assisted several of the early ethnologists in their studies. These journals deal mostly with the years 1891-4 on First Mesa, providing extremely detailed descriptions of ceremonies and day to day life. They were edited by Elsie Clews Parsons who provided extremely useful notes. According to David Laird (who knows this sort of thing) the two volumes "Éconstitute a basic document in any significant study of the Hopi. This is a facsimile reprint, lacking only the color plates (here reproduced in black and white). Laird Hopi Bibliography 2503.
Book Id: 26937