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American Nations

Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

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This volume covers themes in Native American history from the late 1800s to the present. While generally chronological, the articles are arranged around themes of reservation culture, gender, culture change, religion, Indian renewal and Indian activism, and cultural resurgence. It includes among others, articles on the Plains Wars, Ghost Dance, the reservation system, shamanism, Navajo Changing Woman, tourism and more.

Author Biography

James Merrell is the Lucy Maynard Professor at Vassar College. His books include The Indians' New World, the winner of the Bancroft and Frederick Jackson Turner prizes, and Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Colonial Pennsylvania Frontier. Peter Mancall is Professor of History at the University of Southern California. His book, Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in History. Frederick Hoxie is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His books include A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate Indians, 1880-1920 and Parading Through History: The Making of the Crow Nation in America.
Release date NZ
August 30th, 2001
Contributors
Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie Edited by James H. Merrell Edited by Peter C. Mancall
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
20 Illustrations, color
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
520
Dimensions
178x254x31
ISBN-13
9780415927505
Product ID
1682703

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