Synopses & Reviews
William C. Sturtevant, General Editor;and#160;Wilcomb E. Washburn, Volume Editor.and#160;
Provides a basic reference work on the history of the interactions in North America between the Native American peoples and those, primarily from Europe and Africa, who arrived after 1492. Includes essays on: national policies; military situation; political relations; economic relations; religious relations; and the concept of Indians in literature, popular culture, and movies. Contains copyright material.
About the Author
Wilcomb E. Washburn is Director of the American Studies Program at the Smithsonian Institution. He is the author of The Indian and the White Man, The Indian in America, and The Assault on Indian Tribalism as well as volume editor of the Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 4, History of Indian-White Relations.