American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

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Frederick E. Hoxie, Peter C. Mancall, James Hart Merrell
Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 519 pages
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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.
  

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Hoxie (Parading Through History: The Making of the Crow Nation in America, 1805-1935), Peter Mancall (Deadly Medicine: Indians & Alcohol in Early America), and James Merrell (history, Vassar Coll ... Read full review

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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.

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