A History of the Indians of the United States (Civiiization of the American Indian)

 
9781439512579: A History of the Indians of the United States (Civiiization of the American Indian)

The Apaches, Arapahos, Blackfeet, Cherokees, Cheyennes, Choctaws, Comanches and Crows... the Shawnees, Shoshonis, Sioux, Wichitas and Zunis. This comprehensive, compassionate and vivid study provides an unrivalled history of American Indians from the dawn of their first contact with Europeans to the late twentieth century. It is a remarkable record of survival against the odds - the preservation of distinctive cultural identities through centuries of encroachment by a more numerous and aggressive race. (1995-01-04)

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A comprehensive and very colourful survey of the Indians of the United States. It also analyses the problems that have best these peoples since their first contact with Europeans. (1995-01-04)

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'Succeeds admirably...pulls together a myriad persons, policies, events and tribes into a bright thread that weaves itself through four-hundred-plus years of history. Here, indeed, is the best one-volume history of the American Indians.' Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

The Apaches, Arapahos, Blackfeet, Cherokees, Cheyennes, Choctaws, Comanches and Crows... the Shawnees, Shoshonis, Sioux, Wichitas and Zunis. This comprehensive, compassionate and vivid study provides an unrivalled history of American Indians from the dawn of their first contact with Europeans to the late twentieth century. It is a remarkable record of survival against the odds - the preservation of distinctive cultural identities through centuries of encroachment by a more numerous and aggressive race.

'The best available survey of relations between the European intruders and the Native American from discovery to the present day.' Choice

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