Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World
"As entertaining as it is thoughtful....Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."
THE WASHINGTON POST
After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture, and ecology, and in this astonishing, ground-breaking book takes a giant step toward recovering a true American history.
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Indian givers: how the Indians of the Americas transformed the worldUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
An anthropologist's world tourTimbuktu, Machu Picchu, Europe, and the Orientrevealing a seldom-told history. Behind scenes of everyday life, the author explains how the wealth and knowledge of Native ... Read full review
Review: Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the WorldUser Review - Kristy - Goodreads
This book does a great job reminding readers just how much we owe to the native people of the Americas, especially in like of colonization and such. It's always good to be reminded of the richness that others add to your life. Read full review
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