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Native Voices

Sources in the Native American Past, Volumes 1-2, 1st Edition

By Mark A Nicholas


208 pages

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Integrates Native American perspectives into American history Native Voices is a source reader that covers the entire span of Native American history. It offers documents for readers to evaluate the Native Voice across the American continent and in parts of Latin America. Each document sheds light on Native North America and provides readers with the Native American perspective of their history. The organization of Native Voices and its readings are designed to correlate with First Americans: A History of Native Peoples, MySearchLab is a part of the Nicholas program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students understand Native American history in even greater depth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 History from the Native American Point of View

Chapter 2 Natives and Newcomers: Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Chapter 3 The Seventeenth Century Spanish Borderlands and Eastern Woodlands

Chapter 4 The Eighteenth Century to 1763 in Times of Peace and War

Chapter 5 The Indians' Revolution, 1763-1814: Across the Continent

Chapter 6 A New Order and Expansion West 1820-1850

Chapter 7 Native Americans, the Civil War, and the War for the West, 1850-1877

Chapter 8 Assimilation or Extinction, 1860-1900

Chapter 9 Perseverance and Revival

Chapter 10 Native Americans, the Great Depression and World War II, and the Reorganization of Indian Country, 1930-1950

Chapter 11 Resurgent Indians, 1960-1980

Chapter 12 Native Americans into the Twenty First Century

About the Author

Mark A. Nicholas received his Ph.D from Lehigh University in 2006. He is finishing a co-edited volume for the University of North Carolina Press, a book about the Seneca Indians for Michigan State University Press and a book about the Shawnees in Kansas for University of Arizona Press.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / United States / General
HISTORY / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)