American Indian Biographies

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Harvey Markowitz, Carole A. Barrett
Salem Press, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 623 pages
American Indian Biographies profiles historical, religious, social and political leaders, warriors and reformers, as well as contemporary activists, writers, artists, entertainers, scientists, and athletes. The best-known figures in American Indian history and contemporary life receive articles varying from 1,000 to 3,000 words, the longer format allowing greater biographical depth and the presentation of fuller historical and cultural context. American Indian Biographies contains biographical sketches, ranging in length from one half to eight pages, on figures in North American Indian history, extending from the arrival of European colonists on North American shores to the early 21st century. American Indian Biographies examines the lives of those American Indians who are the most widely studied in secondary schools, colleges, and universities.

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This very useful compendium offers detailed coverage of Native Americans who have played a significant role in North American and world society, from religious leaders, social figures, and political ... Read full review


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