The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science (Google eBook)

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John Martin Vincent
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1919 - History - 154 pages
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Dowd digs in to a somewhat unfamiliar topic: native American spiritualism. It was part aspiration and part salvation. It was the nativistic mindset of some Indian leaders -- spanning the Great Lakes ... Read full review

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This is one of a number of path-breaking histories published in the late 1980s and early 1990s that helped reshape perceptions about the North American Indian past. Using an approach similar to ... Read full review

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