From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History

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In 1943 French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss arrived in New York City, along with countless refugees from the war in Europe. He became a frequent visitor to the North Pacific Hall at the American Museum of Natural History where he could lose himself in what he affectionately called "a magic place where the dreams of childhood hold a rendezvous, where century-old tree trunks sing and speak, where undefinable objects watch out for the visitor, with the anxious stare of human faces, where animals of superhuman gentleness ...

From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History 1991, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295970226

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From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History 1988, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295965727

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