1st Edition

American Nations
Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

ISBN 9780415927505
Published August 15, 2001 by Routledge
538 Pages

USD $64.95

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Book Description

This volume brings together an impressive collection of important works covering nearly every aspect of early Native American history, from contact and exchange to diplomacy, religion, warfare, and disease.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Agency and Conquest 1850-1900, Part 2 Reservation Cultures 1880 -1930, Part 3 Gender and Culture Change, Part 4 Religious Innovation and Survival, Part 5 Cultural and Political Transformations 1900 -1950, Part 6 Indian Activism and Cultural Resurgence, Part 7 Perspectives on Native America 2000.

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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.