A companion to American Indian history /

A Companion to American Indian History captures the thematic breadth of Native American history over the last forty years. Twenty-five original essays by leading scholars in the field, both American Indian and non-American Indian, bring an exciting modern perspective to Native American histories tha...

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Other Authors: Deloria, Philip Joseph., Salisbury, Neal.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
Series:Blackwell companions to American history ; 4.
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Table of Contents:
  • Historiography / Philip J. Deloria
  • First contacts / John E. Kicza
  • Wag the imperial dog: Indians and overseas empires in North America, 1650-1776 / Gregory Evans Dowd
  • Health, disease, and demography / Russell Thornton
  • Native American systems of knowledge / Clara Sue Kidwell
  • Native American spirituality: history, theory, and reformulation / Lee Irwin
  • Indians and Christianity / Willard Hughes Rollings
  • Kinship, family kindreds, and community / Jay Miller
  • American Indian warfare: the cycles of conflict and the militarization of Native North America / Tom Holm
  • Languages: linguistic change and the study of Indian languages from colonial times to the present / Regna Darnell
  • Performative traditions in American Indian history / L.G. Moses
  • Indigenous art: creating value and sharing beauty / Nancy Parezo
  • Native American literatures / P. Jane Hafen
  • Wanted: more histories of Indian identity / Alexandra Harmon
  • Labor and exchange in American Indian history / Patricia Albers
  • The nature of conquest: Indians, Americans, and environmental history / Louis S. Warren
  • Gender in Native America / Betty Bell
  • Métis, Mestizo, and mixed-blood / Jennifer Brown and Theresa Schenck
  • Transforming outsiders: captivity, adoption, and slavery reconsidered / Pauline Turner Strong
  • Translation and cultural brokerage / Eric Hinderaker
  • Federal and state policies and American Indians / Donald Fixico
  • Native Americans and the United States, Canada, and Mexico / R. David Edmunds
  • American Indian education: by Indians versus for Indians / K. Tsianina Lomawaima
  • Indian law, sovereignty, and state law: Native people and the law / Sidney L. Harring
  • Sovereignty / Taiaiake Alfred.