Traditions of de-Coo-Dah Antiquarian Researches by William Pidgeon

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Native American,
  • Antiquities,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Mississippi River,
  • Mississippian culture,
  • Mound builders,
  • United States,
  • Wisconsin River (Wis.),
  • Controversial Knowledge

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8561299M
ISBN 100970398581
ISBN 109780970398581
OCLC/WorldCa150337255

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First published inTraditions of DE-COO-DAH is the only remembered work of American writer WILLIAM PIDGEON (c). Today, it is considered an amusing and telling example of the flaws and prejudices found in white researchers of the era, and has been called "a crazy masterpiece of pseudoscience."Author: William Pidgeon.

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Traditions of De-Coo-Dah, and antiquarian researches: comprising extensive explorations, surveys, and excavations of the wonderful and mysterious earthen remains of the mound-builders in America ; and the traditions of the last prophet of the Elk Nation relative to their origin and use ; and the evidences of an ancient population more numerous than the present aborigines.

Traditions of De-coo-dah, and antiquarian researches: comprising extensive explorations, surveys, and excavations of the wonderful and mysterious earthen remains of the mound-builders in America, the traditions of the last prophet of te Elk nation relative to their origin and use, and the evidences of an ancient population more numerous than.

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The classic illustration of an "ancient American battlemound is from the Traditions of De-Coo-Dah by William Pidgeon (). Robert Silverberg, in his popular book The Mound Builders, described Pidgeons work as a crazy masterpiece of pseudoscience.

Author Pidgeon, William. Title Traditions of De-Coo-Dah and Antiquarian Researches Full grey. pictorial cloth. First edition (Howes P, Sabin ).

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Pidgeon's () best-selling book, Traditions of De-Coo-Dah, purports to be the distilled knowledge of the last prophet of the now extinct "Elk nation." The Elk nation was presented by Pidgeon as a people.

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THE "MONUMENTAL TORTOISE" MOUNDS OF "DE-COO-DAH." [Plate II.] In the year a very queer book was published at New York, enti-tled Traditions of De-coo-dah and Antiquarian Researches, etc. The author was one William Pidgeon, a former trader among the Indians of the upper Mississippi.

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