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Native America


Native America

A History
2. Aufl.

von: Michael Leroy Oberg

35,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 30.05.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781118937129
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 376

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Native America: A History, Second Edition offers a thoroughly revised and updated narrative history of American Indian peoples in what became the United States. The new edition includes expanded coverage of the period since the Second World War, including an updated discussion of the Red Power Movement, the legal status of native nations in the United States, and important developments that have transformed Indian Country over the past 75 years.  Also new to this edition are sections focusing on the Pacific Northwest.   Placing the experiences of native communities at the heart of the text, historian Michael Leroy Oberg focuses on twelve native communities whose histories encapsulate the principal themes and developments in Native American history and follows them from earliest times to the present. ? A single volume text ideal for college courses presenting the history of native peoples in the region that ultimately became the United States from ancient America to the present ? A work that illustrates the great diversity in the historical experience of native peoples and spotlights the importance of Native Americans in the history of North America ? A supplementary website (MichaelLeroyOberg.com) includes resources for teachers and students, including a resource guide, links to primary source documents, suggestions for additional readings, test and discussion questions, and an author’s blog.
List of Figures ix List of Maps xi Introduction 1 1 Myths and Legends 7 The Beginning of the World 7 Rules for Living 13 Bears 21 2 Worlds New and Worlds Old 25 The Fundamental Violence of Discovery 25 Paths of Destruction 26 Tsenacommacah 33 The Mohegans 39 New Worlds 44 3 Living in the New World 45 Mourning Wars 45 Colonizing the Mohegans 49 The Word of God 51 Colonizing the Powhatans 55 Forging the Covenant Chain 58 Native Peoples and the French in a World of War 59 The Pueblos’ Revolt 63 Horses 67 The Grand Settlement 70 The Cherokees 72 Native Peoples and the Nature of Empires 76 4 Native Peoples and the Fall of European Empires 79 Penn’s Woods 79 The Potawatomis in a World of Conflicting Empires 80 Settlement and Unsettledness 83 Life at the Western Door 87 Behind the Frontier 89 The Great Wars for Empire 96 The Proclamation and the Indian Boundary Line 105 Indians and Empires 107 5 Native Peoples and the Rise of a New American Empire 109 Change in the Far Western World 109 Declarations of Independence 120 The Revolution and the Longhouse 123 Cherokees and Chickamaugas 125 England’s Allies and the Confederation 128 The Six Nations and the Empire State 130 Confederations 132 A New Order for the Ages 133 1794, A Year of Consequence 137 The White Man’s Republic 139 6 Relocations and Removes 141 The Mohegans’ Struggle for Independence 141 The Rise of the Prophet 146 Handsome Lake 151 Dispossessing the Senecas 155 Pioneers and Exiles 159 Removing from the Missions 169 The Optimism of the Imperialist 170 7 The Invasion of the Great West 171 Pledges and Promises 171 Settling In and Settling Down 179 Homesteaders 182 Concentration 186 The Indians’ Civil War 195 Peace and War 197 8 The Age of Dispossession 211 “Conform To It or Be Crushed By It” 211 Spelatch 212 Ghost Dancers 215 The Assault on Indian Identity 217 Living Under the New Regime 221 The New Life in the Indian Territory 225 The Crows and the Life on the Northern Plains 234 Native Peoples in the Eastern United States 238 A Movement for Reform 242 The Origins of the Indian New Deal 245 9 New Deals and Old Deals 249 Reforming Indian Policy 249 Native Peoples and World War II 255 Termination and the Coalminer’s Canary 259 Cleaning the Slate 266 New Frontiers 270 Red Power 272 10 Sovereign Nations and Colonized Nations 281 The Importance of 1978 282 The State of the Nations 285 Exercising Sovereignty 292 Toward the Future 300 Bibliography 303 Index 345
Michael Leroy Oberg is Distinguished Professor of History at SUNY-Geneseo. The author of seven books on Native American history, Oberg received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2003 and a Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2013.
Native America: A History, Second Edition offers a thoroughly revised and updated narrative history of American Indian peoples in what became the United States. The new edition includes expanded coverage of the period since the Second World War, including an updated discussion of the Red Power Movement, the legal status of native nations in the United States, and important developments that have transformed Indian Country over the past 75 years.  Also new to this edition are sections focusing on the Pacific Northwest.   Placing the experiences of native communities at the heart of the text, historian Michael Leroy Oberg focuses on twelve native communities whose histories encapsulate the principal themes and developments in Native American history and follows them from earliest times to the present. ? A single volume text ideal for college courses presenting the history of native peoples in the region that ultimately became the United States from ancient America to the present ? A work that illustrates the great diversity in the historical experience of native peoples and spotlights the importance of Native Americans in the history of North America ? A supplementary website (MichaelLeroyOberg.com) includes resources for teachers and students, including a resource guide, links to primary source documents, suggestions for additional readings, test and discussion questions, and an author’s blog.

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