The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians
"This is Francis Paul Prucha's magnum opus. It is a great work. . . . This study will . . . [be] a standard by which other studies of American Indian affairs will be judged. American Indian history needed this book, has long awaited it, and rejoices at its publication."-American Indian Culture and Research Journal. "The author's detailed analysis of two centuries of federal policy makes The Great Father indispensable reading for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of American Indian policy."-Journal of American History. "Written in an engaging fashion, encompassing an extraordinary range of material, devoting attention to themes as well as to chronological narration, and presenting a wealth of bibliographical information, it is an essential text for all students and scholars of American Indian history and anthropology."-Oregon Historical Quarterly."A monumental endeavor, rigorously researched and carefully written. . . . It will remain for decades as an indispensable reference tool and a compendium of knowledge pertaining to United States-Indian relations."-Western Historical Quarterly. "Perhaps the crowning achievement of Prucha's scholarly career."-Vine Deloria Jr., America."For many years to come, The Great Father will be the point of departure for all those embarking on research projects in the history of government Indian policy."-William T. Hagan, New Mexico Historical Review. "The appearance of this massive history of federal Indian policy is a triumph of historical research and scholarly publication."-Lawrence C. Kelly, Montana. "This is the most important history ever published about the formulation of federal Indian policies in the United States."-Herbert T. Hoover, Minnesota History. "This truly is the definitive work on the subject."-Ronald Rayman, Library Journal.The Great Father was widely praised when it appeared in two volumes in 1984 and was awarded the Ray Allen Billington Prize by the Organization of American Historians. This abridged one-volume edition follows the structure of the two-volume edition, eliminating only the footnotes and some of the detail. It is a comprehensive history of the relations between the U.S. government and the Indians. Covering the two centuries from the Revolutionary War to 1980, the book traces the development of American Indian policy and the growth of the bureaucracy created to implement that policy.Francis Paul Prucha, S.J., a leading authority on American Indian policy and the author of more than a dozen other books, is an emeritus professor of history at Marquette University.
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OK, so I read technical books on certain historical topics. Prucha's books is the classic on how the US govt related to the American Indians. I have an Indian heritage ( small part ), and the topic is one I was interested in. Read full review
THE COLONIAL EXPERIENCE
Trade and Intercourse Laws
Government Trading Houses Factories
United States Factory System 17951822
Civilization and Education
The Indian Department
PART TWO INDIAN REMOVAL
AMERICANIZING THE AMERICAN INDIANS
The Reservations and Reform
Severalty Law and Citizenship
Education for Patriotic Citizenship
Bureaucratization and Reform
THE NATIONS WARDS
The Guardian on Trial
Education for SelfSupport
Andrew Jackson and Removal Motivation for Removal
The Emigration of the Southern Tribes
Land Cessions of the Five Civilized Tribes
Removal of the Northern Indians
Potawatomi Land Cessions
Indian Land Cessions in the North
The Emigrant Indians in the West
New Structures and Programs
A Pathway to the Pacific
Texas New Mexico and Utah
California Oregon and Washington
PART FOUR THE CIVIL WAR YEARS
The Indian Territory 18661888
A Series of Other Wars
The Indian System and Its Critics
Structures of the Peace Policy
The Plains and Mountains 18651880
Illustration and Map Credits
Concern for Indian Health
The Indians Land
35 Indians of Oklahoma and New York
THE INDIAN NEW DEAL
The New Reform
Rounding Out the New Deal
The End of the Indian New Deal
Programs for Indians
Signs of the New Day
The Regional Corporations
Advances in Indian Rights
Indian Lands and Communities
Legal and Judicial Maneuvering
47 The American Indians in 1980
Illustration and Map Credits
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