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Earth Shall Weep : a History of Native America (98 Edition)

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Now available in paperback, "The Earth Shall Weep" is a groundbreaking, critically acclaimed history of the Native American peoples which combines traditional historical sources with new research.

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Now available in paperback, The Earth Shall Weep is a groundbreaking, critically acclaimed history of the Native American peoples. Combining traditional historical sources with new insights from ethnography, archaeology, Indian oral tradition, and years of his original research, James Wilson weaves a historical narrative that puts Native Americans at the center of their struggle for survival against the tide of invading European peoples and cultures. The Earth Shall Weep charts the collision course between Euro-Americans and the indigenous people of the continent, from the early interactions at English settlements on the Atlantic coast, through successive centuries of encroachment and outright warfare, to the new political force of the Native American activists of today. It is a clash that would ultimately result in the reduction of the Native American population from an estimated seven to ten million to 250,000 over a span of four hundred years, and change the face of the continent forever. A tour de force of narrative history, The Earth Shall Weep is a powerful, moving telling of the story of Native Americans that has become the new standard for future work in the field.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-449) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802136800
Author:
Wilson, James
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Indians, treatment of
Subject:
Indians of North America -- History.
Subject:
Indians, Treatment of -- North America.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
99-4
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 19 oz

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Now available in paperback, The Earth Shall Weep is a groundbreaking, critically acclaimed history of the Native American peoples. Combining traditional historical sources with new insights from ethnography, archaeology, Indian oral tradition, and years of his original research, James Wilson weaves a historical narrative that puts Native Americans at the center of their struggle for survival against the tide of invading European peoples and cultures. The Earth Shall Weep charts the collision course between Euro-Americans and the indigenous people of the continent, from the early interactions at English settlements on the Atlantic coast, through successive centuries of encroachment and outright warfare, to the new political force of the Native American activists of today. It is a clash that would ultimately result in the reduction of the Native American population from an estimated seven to ten million to 250,000 over a span of four hundred years, and change the face of the continent forever. A tour de force of narrative history, The Earth Shall Weep is a powerful, moving telling of the story of Native Americans that has become the new standard for future work in the field.
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