The white man's Indian: images of the American Indian, from Columbus to the present

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Vintage Books, 1979 - History - 261 pages
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Traces the development of the stereotyped images of the American Indian and the misconceptions that have sustained a regrettable lack of understanding

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Contents

French and English Terms and Images
12
Significance of Indian as a General Category
23
The Genealogy
33
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Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr., is Professor of History at the University of California at Santa Cruz. His many publications include "Salvation and the Savage: An Analysis of Protestant Missions and American Indian Response, 1787-1962", "A Behavioral Approach to Historical Analysis;", and "The White Man's Indian: Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present".