American Indian History (Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History #6) (Paperback)
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This Reader from the Uncovering the Past series provides a comprehensive introduction to American Indian history.
- Over 60 primary documents allow the voices of natives to illuminate the American past
- Includes samples of native languages just above the full translations of particular texts
- Provides comprehensive introductions and headnotes, as well as images, an extensive bibliography, and suggestions for further research
- Includes such texts as a decoded Maya inscription, letters written during the French and Indian War on the distribution of small pox blankets, and a diatribe by General George Armstrong Custer shortly before he was killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn
About the Author
Camilla Townsend is Professor of History at Rutgers University. She is the author of Tales of Two Cities: Race and Economic Culture in Early Republican North and South America (2000), Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma (2004) and Malintzin's Choices: An Indian Woman in the Conquest of Mexico (2006).