North American Indians: A Comprehensive Account
This is a straightforward history of North America. It begins when humans first inhabited the continent, at least fifteenth thousand years ago, and it continues, chronologically, region by region, to the present ... Here you will find the histories of the first nations of North America. Because the continent is so large and diverse, the histories are examined by region, from the rich lands of Mexico, where magnificent cities were built over two thousand years ago, through eastern and western United States, to the challenges of Canada's forests and Arctic coast. -Pref. of 2nd ed.
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THE RISE OF THE MEXICAN NATIONS
THE GREATER SOUTHWEST
The Northern Sector
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