eBooks-share Native American Latest eBooks http://asiansolidsurface.org/rss/history/native-american Latest Native American eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:18:07 GMT Books-share.com http://asiansolidsurface.org/images/logo.png http://asiansolidsurface.org/ 158 57 Indigenous Archaeology: American Indian Values and Scientific Practice (Indigenous Archaeologies Series) (by Joe Watkins) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/indigenous-archaeology-american-indian-values-and-scientific-practice-indigenous-archaeologies-series
Author(s): Joe Watkins
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Social Science > Archaeology
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publish date: 2001-01-17
ISBN-10: 0742503283
ISBN-13: 9780742503281
Language: English
Description: As a practicing archaeologist and a Choctaw Indian, Joe Watkins is uniquely qualified to speak about the relationship between American Indians and archaeologists. Tracing the often stormy relationship between the two, Watkins highlights the key arenas where the two parties intersect: ethics, legislation, and archaeological practice. Watkins describes cases where the mixing of indigenous values and archaeological practice has worked well―and some in which it hasn't―both in the United States and around the globe. He surveys the attitudes of archaeologists toward American Indians through an inventive series of of hypothetical scenarios, with some... more...
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:18:07 GMT
Flesh Reborn: The Saint Lawrence Valley Mission Settlements through the Seventeenth Century (McGill-Queen's French Atlantic Worlds Series) (by Jean-François Lozier) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/flesh-reborn-the-saint-lawrence-valley-mission-settlements-through-the-seventeenth-century-mcgill-queens-french-atlantic-worlds-series
Author(s): Jean-François Lozier
Categories: History > Native American, Social Science > General
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Publish date: 2018-10-15
ISBN-10: 0773553452
ISBN-13: 9780773553453
Language: English
Description: The Saint Lawrence valley, connecting the Great Lakes to the Atlantic, was a crucible of community in the seventeenth century. While the details of how this region emerged as the heartland of French colonial society have been thoroughly outlined by historians, much remains unknown or misunderstood about how it also witnessed the formation of a string of distinct Indigenous communities, several of which persist to this day. Drawing on a range of ethnohistorical sources, Flesh Reborn reconstructs the early history of seventeenth-century mission settlements and of their Algonquin, Innu, Wendat, Iroquois, and Wabanaki founders.... more...
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:22:03 GMT
Huron-Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle (by Jane Brierley) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/huron-wendat-the-heritage-of-the-circle
Author(s): Jane Brierley
Categories: History > Native American, History > World
Publisher: UBC Press
Publish date: 1999-10-01
ISBN-10: 0774807148
ISBN-13: 9780774807142
Language: English
Description: In this book, Georges Sioui, who is himself Wendat, redeems the original name of his people and tells their centuries-old history by describing their social ideas and philosophy and the relevance of both to contemporary life. The question he poses is a simple one: after centuries of European and then other North American contact and interpretation, isn't it now time to return to the original sources, that is to the ideas and practices of indigenous peoples like the Wendats, as told and interpreted by indigenous people like himself?
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:02:12 GMT
Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence (by Gregory Cajete) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/native-science-natural-laws-of-interdependence
Author(s): Gregory Cajete
Categories: History > Native American, History > World, Science > Environmental Science, Science > History
Publisher: Clear Light Pub
Publish date: 1999-11-01
ISBN-10: 1574160354
ISBN-13: 9781574160352
Language: English
Description: Cajete examines the multiple levels of meaning that inform Native astronomy, cosmology, psychology, agriculture, and the healing arts. Unlike the western scientific method, native thinking does not isolate an object or phenomenon in order to understand it, but perceives it in terms of relationship. An understanding of the relationships that bind together natural forces and all forms of life has been fundamental to the ability of indigenous peoples to live for millennia in spiritual and physical harmony with the land. It is clear that the first peoples offer perspectives that can help us work toward solutions at this time of global environmental crisis.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:56:05 GMT
Rock Art: The Meanings and Myths Behind Ancient Ruins in the Southwest and Beyond (by Stewart M. Green) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/rock-art-the-meanings-and-myths-behind-ancient-ruins-in-the-southwest-and-beyond
Author(s): Stewart M. Green
Categories: History > Native American, Nature > Rocks & Minerals, Reference > Encyclopedias, Science > Earth Sciences, Travel > United States
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publish date: 2018-09-28
ISBN-10: 1493017071
ISBN-13: 9781493017072
Language: English
Description: The Definitive Guide to Ancient and Contemporary Rock Art! Rock Art explores the fascinating history of ancient human-made stone markings that have puzzled historians, archaeologists, and hikers alike for centuries. What is rock art, and who created these mysterious symbols, and why are so many pieces of artwork similar across disparate and long-forgotten cultures? How was rock art made—and, more importantly, why? These questions and more are addressed in this comprehensive guide, complete with full-color images and travel listings. Look inside to find: Prehistories and histories of the cultures who created... more...
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:58:10 GMT
Transnational Frontiers: The American West in France (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West) (by Emily C. Burns) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/transnational-frontiers-the-american-west-in-france-the-charles-m-russell-center-series-on-art-and-photography-of-the-american-west
Author(s): Emily C. Burns
Categories: History > Europe, History > Native American, History > World
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publish date: 2018-05-24
ISBN-10: 0806160039
ISBN-13: 9780806160030
Language: English
Description: When Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show traveled to Paris in 1889, the New York Times reported that the exhibition would be “managed to suit French ideas.” But where had those “French ideas” of the American West come from? And how had they, in turn, shaped the notions of “cowboys and Indians” that captivated the French imagination during the Gilded Age? In Transnational Frontiers, Emily C. Burns maps the complex fin-de-siècle cultural exchanges that revealed, defined, and altered images of the American West. This lavishly illustrated visual history shows how American artists, writers, and tourists traveling to... more...
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:54:03 GMT
Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism (by J. Kehaulani Kauanui) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/paradoxes-of-hawaiian-sovereignty-land-sex-and-the-colonial-politics-of-state-nationalism
Author(s): J. Kehaulani Kauanui
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publish date: 2018-10-19
ISBN-10: 0822370751
ISBN-13: 9780822370758
Language: English
Description: In Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty J. Kēhaulani Kauanui examines contradictions of indigeneity and self-determination in U.S. domestic policy and international law. She theorizes paradoxes in the laws themselves and in nationalist assertions of Hawaiian Kingdom restoration and demands for U.S. deoccupation, which echo colonialist models of governance. Kauanui argues that Hawaiian elites' approaches to reforming and regulating land, gender, and sexuality in the early nineteenth century that paved the way for sovereign recognition of the kingdom complicate contemporary nationalist activism today, which too often... more...
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:26:08 GMT
Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico (by Nancy Farriss) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/tongues-of-fire-language-and-evangelization-in-colonial-mexico
Author(s): Nancy Farriss
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Native American, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Religion > History
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2018-10-03
ISBN-10: 9780190884
ISBN-13: 9780190884109
Language: English
Description: In Tongues of Fire, Nancy Farriss investigates the role of language and translation in the creation of Mexican Christianity during the first centuries of colonial rule. Spanish missionaries collaborated with indigenous intellectuals to communicate the gospel in dozens of unfamiliar local languages that had previously lacked grammars, dictionaries, or alphabetic script. The major challenge to translators, more serious than the absence of written aids or the great diversity of languages and their phonetic and syntactical complexity, was the vast cultural difference between the two worlds. The lexical gaps that frustrated the search for equivalence in... more...
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:26:02 GMT
The Saginaw Trail: From Native American Path to Woodward Avenue (by Leslie K Pielack) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-saginaw-trail-from-native-american-path-to-woodward-avenue
Author(s): Leslie K Pielack
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Photography > Subjects & Themes, Travel > United States
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publish date: 2018-07-30
ISBN-10: 9781540235
ISBN-13: 9781540235411
Language: English
Description: The Saginaw Trail led from the frontier town of Detroit into the wilderness, weaving through towering trees and swamps to distant Native American villages. Presenting a forbidding landscape that was also a settlers' paradise, the road promised great riches in natural resources like lumber and agriculture, and a future of wheeled vehicles that would make Michigan the center of a global industry. Leslie Pielack tells the story of the ancient path that transformed early Michigan and of the people whose lives intertwined with the iconic road.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:16:14 GMT
Native American Spirituality: A Critical Reader (by Lee Irwin) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/native-american-spirituality-a-critical-reader
Author(s): Lee Irwin
Categories: History > Native American, Religion > General
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish date: 2000-11-01
ISBN-10: 0803282613
ISBN-13: 9780803282612
Language: English
Description: Spirituality may be the most contentious and poorly understood dimension of Native American communities today. For generations the religious beliefs and practices of Native Americans have been the subject of public fascination and scholarly inquiry. Unfortunately, this ongoing interest has all too frequently been fueled by facile generalizations, inaccurate information, or inappropriate methods of investigation. Given the legacy of misrepresentation and mistrust, is it possible to fully appreciate the religious meanings and experiences of Native Americans? This volume offers a stimulating, multidisciplinary set of... more...
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:22:03 GMT
Stone of Kings: In Search of the Lost Jade of the Maya (by Gerard Helferich) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/stone-of-kings-in-search-of-the-lost-jade-of-the-maya
Author(s): Gerard Helferich
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Native American
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publish date: 2012-12-21
ISBN-10: 0762782544
ISBN-13: 9780762782543
Language: English
Description: A book perfectly timed for the re-setting of the Maya calendar in 2012.... Part history, popular science, armchair travel, and real-life treasure hunt, this is the story of pre-Columbian jade—the precious stone revered by ancient Aztecs, Incans, and Maya—and the scientists, collectors, explorers and entrepreneurs who have been searching for the mythical jade mines for more than a century.   “A compelling tale.... This well-focused and well-told account brings America’s most mythologized gemstone into sharp relief.”... more...
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:12:01 GMT
Prayer on Top of the Earth : The Spiritual Universe of the Plains Apaches (by Kay Parker Schweinfurth) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/prayer-on-top-of-the-earth-the-spiritual-universe-of-the-plains-apaches
Author(s): Kay Parker Schweinfurth
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Literary Collections > General, Reference > General, Religion > General
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publish date: 2002-05
ISBN-10: 087081656X
ISBN-13: 9780870816567
Language: English
Description: The Plains Apaches' mystical kinship with the land and the natural environment that the tribes perceived and nurtured is embodied in their four sacred medicine bundles - the no*bikagseli* (prayer on top of the earth). In "Prayer on Top of the Earth", we are introduced to the fascinating world of Apache bird, animal, and human spirits, a world enlivened by the antics of the beloved Coyote. Intrigued by the world of the medicine man, we follow the Apaches' vibrant ever-evolving religious community from the US government's banning of native religions to the arrival of evangelistic Christianity to the birth of the peyote religion. And finally, we share... more...
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 05:46:04 GMT
Victors and Vanquished: Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico (Bedford Cultural Editions Series) (by Stuart B. Schwartz) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/victors-and-vanquished-spanish-and-nahua-views-of-the-conquest-of-mexico-bedford-cultural-editions-series
Author(s): Stuart B. Schwartz
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Latin America, History > Native American, History > United States, History > World
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publish date: 1999-12-29
ISBN-10: 0312154089
ISBN-13: 9780312154080
Language: English
Description: Using excerpts primarily drawn from Bernal Diaz's 1632 account of the Spanish victory and from testimonies--many recently uncovered--of indigenous Nahua survivors gathered by Bernardino de Sahagun, Victors and Vanquished clearly demonstrates how personal interests, class and ethnic biases, and political considerations can influence interpretation of events. A substantial introduction is followed by 9 chronological sections that illuminate the major events and personalities in this powerful historical episode and reveal the changing attitudes toward European expansionism.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:36:13 GMT
Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco's Two-Spirit Community (Indigenous Confluences) (by Andrew J. Jolivette) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/indian-blood-hiv-and-colonial-trauma-in-san-franciscos-two-spirit-community-indigenous-confluences
Author(s): Andrew J. Jolivette
Categories: Health & Fitness > Diseases, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publish date: 2016-05-04
ISBN-10: 0295998075
ISBN-13: 9780295998077
Language: English
Description: The first book to examine the correlation between mixed-race identity and HIV/AIDS among Native American gay men and transgendered people, Indian Blood provides an analysis of the emerging and often contested LGBTQ "two-spirit" identification as it relates to public health and mixed-race identity. Prior to contact with European settlers, most Native American tribes held their two-spirit members in high esteem, even considering them spiritually advanced. However, after contact - and religious conversion - attitudes changed and social and cultural support networks were ruptured. This discrimination led to a breakdown in traditional values, beliefs,... more...
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 19:02:03 GMT
Wisdom Keeper: One Man's Journey to Honor the Untold History of the Unangan People (by Ilarion Merculieff) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/wisdom-keeper-one-mans-journey-to-honor-the-untold-history-of-the-unangan-people
Author(s): Ilarion Merculieff
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publish date: 2016-07-19
ISBN-10: 1623170494
ISBN-13: 9781623170493
Language: English
Description: Ilarion Merculieff weaves the remarkable strands of his life and culture into a fascinating account that begins with his traditional Unangan (Aleut) upbringing on a remote island in the Bering Sea, through his immersion in both the Russian Orthodox Church and his tribe’s holistic spiritual beliefs. He recounts his developing consciousness and call to leadership, and describes his work of the past thirty years bringing together Western science and Indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge and wisdom to address the most pressing issues of our time.   Tracing the extraordinary history of his ancestors—who mummified their dead in a way very... more...
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:24:19 GMT
Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival among Native Americans (Contemporary Native American Communities) (by Clifford E. Trafzer, Jean A. Keller, Diane Weiner, Donna L. Akers, Edward D. Castillo, Todd Benson, Nancy Reifel, Jerome M. Levi, Brooke Olson, Felicia Schanche Hodge, Linda Burhansstipanov, Eric Henderson, Troy Johnson and Holly Tomren, Jeanette Hassin and Robert S. Young) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/medicine-ways-disease-health-and-survival-among-native-americans-contemporary-native-american-communities
Author(s): Clifford E. Trafzer, Jean A. Keller, Diane Weiner, Donna L. Akers, Edward D. Castillo, Todd Benson, Nancy Reifel, Jerome M. Levi, Brooke Olson, Felicia Schanche Hodge, Linda Burhansstipanov, Eric Henderson, Troy Johnson and Holly Tomren, Jeanette Hassin and Robert S. Young
Categories: History > Native American, History > World, Medical > Health Care Delivery, Social Science > General
Publisher: Altamira Press
Publish date: 2001-03-14
ISBN-10: 0742502546
ISBN-13: 9780742502543
Language: English
Description: Improving the dire health problems faced by many Native American communities is central to their cultural, political, and economic well being. However, it is still too often the case that both theoretical studies and applied programs fail to account for Native American perspectives on the range of factors that actually contribute to these problems in the first place. The authors in Medicine Ways examine the ways people from a multitude of indigenous communities think about and practice health care within historical and socio-cultural contexts. Cultural and physical survival are inseparable for Native Americans. Chapters explore... more...
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:46:03 GMT
A Cherokee Woman's America: Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907 (by Karen L. Kilcup) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/a-cherokee-womans-america-memoirs-of-narcissa-owen-1831-1907
Author(s): Karen L. Kilcup
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, Biography & Autobiography > Women, History > Native American
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publish date: 2005-09-28
ISBN-10: 0813028663
ISBN-13: 9780813028668
Language: English
Description: This first scholarly edition of the writings of a unique Native American woman details an extraordinary life in a combination of genres including oral history, ethnography, and western adventure sketches. Narcissa Owen was of mixed Cherokee and Scots-Irish descent and the daughter of a leader of the Old Settlers (those Cherokees who moved west prior to their subsequent forced removal by the U.S. government, the notorious Trail of Tears). The Memoirs reveal a fascinating and complex 19th-century woman—an artist, music teacher, storyteller, Confederate slave owner, Washington socialite,... more...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:32:01 GMT
The Suppressed History of America: The Murder of Meriwether Lewis and the Mysterious Discoveries of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (by Paul Schrag, Xaviant Haze) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-suppressed-history-of-america-the-murder-of-meriwether-lewis-and-the-mysterious-discoveries-of-the-lewis-and-clark-expedition
Author(s): Paul Schrag, Xaviant Haze
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Body, Mind & Spirit > Controversial Knowledge, Religion > General
Publisher: Bear & Company
Publish date: 2011-05-20
ISBN-10: 1591431220
ISBN-13: 9781591431220
Language: English
Description: An investigation into the discoveries of Lewis and Clark and other early explorers of America and the terrible acts committed to suppress them • Provides archaeological proof of giants, the fountain of youth, and descriptions from Lewis’s journals of a tribe of “nearly white, blue-eyed” Indians • Uncovers evidence of explorers from Europe and Asia prior to Columbus and of ancient civilizations in North America and the Caribbean • Investigates the Smithsonian conspiracy to cover up Lewis and Clark’s discoveries and what lead to Lewis’s murder Meriwether Lewis discovered far more than the history books tell--ancient civilizations,... more...
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:52:05 GMT
Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai‘i (by Camilla Fojas, Paul Spickard, Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Maile Arvin, ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui, Professor Roderick N. Labrador, Christopher Joseph Lopa, Jonathan Y. Okamura, Gary Y. Okihiro, Joakim Peter, John P. Rosa, Wayne Chung Tanaka, Aiko Yamashiro) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/beyond-ethnicity-new-politics-of-race-in-hawai-i
Author(s): Camilla Fojas, Paul Spickard, Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Maile Arvin, ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui, Professor Roderick N. Labrador, Christopher Joseph Lopa, Jonathan Y. Okamura, Gary Y. Okihiro, Joakim Peter, John P. Rosa, Wayne Chung Tanaka, Aiko Yamashiro
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publish date: 2018-03-31
ISBN-10: 0824869885
ISBN-13: 9780824869885
Language: English
Description: Written by scholars of various disciplines, the essays in this volume dig beneath the veneer of Hawai‘i’s myth as a melting pot paradise to uncover historical and complicated cross-racial dynamics. Race is not the primary paradigm through which Hawai‘i is understood. Instead, ethnic difference is celebrated as a sign of multicultural globalism that designates Hawai‘i as the crossroads of the Pacific. Racial inequality is disruptive to the tourist image of the islands. It ruptures the image of tolerance, diversity, and happiness upon which tourism, business, and so many other vested transnational interests in the islands... more...
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:52:14 GMT
Medicine Across Cultures: History and Practice of Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science) (by Hugh Shapiro, Helaine Selin) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/medicine-across-cultures-history-and-practice-of-medicine-in-non-western-cultures-science-across-cultures-the-history-of-non-western-science-1
Author(s): Hugh Shapiro, Helaine Selin
Categories: History > Africa, History > Asia, History > Native American, History > World, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-12-06
ISBN-10: 9048162386
ISBN-13: 9789048162383
Language: English
Description: This work deals with the medical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Egyptian, and Tibetan medicine, the book includes essays on comparing Chinese and western medicine and religion and medicine. Each essay is well illustrated and contains an extensive bibliography.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 04:42:05 GMT
Sovereignty, Property and Empire, 1500-2000 (Ideas in Context) (by Andrew Fitzmaurice) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/sovereignty-property-and-empire-1500-2000-ideas-in-context
Author(s): Andrew Fitzmaurice
Categories: History > Native American, History > World, Law > International, Law > Legal History, Reference > General
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2014-10-27
ISBN-10: 1107076498
ISBN-13: 9781107076495
Language: English
Description: This book analyses the laws that shaped modern European empires from medieval times to the twentieth century. Its geographical scope is global, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Poles. Andrew Fitzmaurice focuses upon the use of the law of occupation to justify and critique the appropriation of territory. He examines both discussions of occupation by theologians, philosophers and jurists, as well as its application by colonial publicists and settlers themselves. Beginning with the medieval revival of Roman law, this study reveals the evolution of arguments concerning the right to occupy through the School of Salamanca,... more...
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 03:06:05 GMT
King: The Social Archaeology of a Late Mississippian Town in Northwestern Georgia (by David Hally) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/king-the-social-archaeology-of-a-late-mississippian-town-in-northwestern-georgia
Author(s): David Hally
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Social Science > Archaeology
Publisher: University Alabama Press
Publish date: 2008-09-21
ISBN-10: 0817354603
ISBN-13: 9780817354602
Language: English
Description: At the time of Spanish contact in A.D. 1540, the Mississippian inhabitants of the great valley in northwestern Georgia and adjacent portions of Alabama and Tennessee were organized into a number of chiefdoms distributed along the Coosa and Tennessee rivers and their major tributaries.  The administrative centers of these polities were large settlements with one or more platforms mounds and a plaza.  Each had a large resident population, but most polity members lived in a half dozen or so towns located within a day’s walk of the center. This book is about one such town, located on the Coosa... more...
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:56:03 GMT
Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands (Indigenous Confluences) (by Zoltán Grossman) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/unlikely-alliances-native-nations-and-white-communities-join-to-defend-rural-lands-indigenous-confluences
Author(s): Zoltán Grossman
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Nature > Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nature > Natural Resources, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publish date: 2017-05-19
ISBN-10: 029574152X
ISBN-13: 9780295741529
Language: English
Description: Often when Native nations assert their treaty rights and sovereignty, they are confronted with a backlash from their neighbors, who are fearful of losing control of the natural resources. Yet, when both groups are faced with an outside threat to their common environment―such as mines, dams, or an oil pipeline―these communities have unexpectedly joined together to protect the resources. Some regions of the United States with the most intense conflicts were transformed into areas with the deepest cooperation between tribes and local farmers, ranchers, and fishers to defend sacred land and water. Unlikely Alliances explores this evolution from... more...
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 22:42:21 GMT
George Cartwright's The Labrador Companion (by George Cartwright) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/george-cartwrights-the-labrador-companion
Author(s): George Cartwright
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, History > Native American, History > World
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Publish date: 2016-10-21
ISBN-10: 0773548068
ISBN-13: 9780773548060
Language: English
Description: New manuscripts directly related to Canada’s history rarely come to light. The Labrador Companion, written in 1810 by Captain George Cartwright (1739-1819), and discovered in 2013, is a fascinating and unusual find because of its level of detail, its setting in a hardly studied part of Britain’s fur-trade empire, and because it is a personal account rather than a trade outfit ledger or government document. This annotated edition transcribes The Labrador Companion in full. Cartwright documented the everyday work of Labrador’s particular kind of fur-trade life based on his experiences operating a series of merchant... more...
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 22:24:08 GMT
The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle (Lehman) (by Malinda Maynor Lowery) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-lumbee-indians-an-american-struggle-lehman
Author(s): Malinda Maynor Lowery
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish date: 2018-09-10
ISBN-10: 1469646374
ISBN-13: 9781469646374
Language: English
Description: Jamestown, the Lost Colony of Roanoke, and Plymouth Rock are central to America's mythic origin stories. Then, we are told, the main characters--the "friendly" Native Americans who met the settlers--disappeared. But the history of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina demands that we tell a different story. As the largest tribe east of the Mississippi and one of the largest in the country, the Lumbees have survived in their original homelands, maintaining a distinct identity as Indians in a biracial South. In this passionately written, sweeping work of history, Malinda Maynor Lowery narrates the Lumbees' extraordinary story as never before. The... more...
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 22:24:03 GMT
Warlords of Ancient Mexico: How the Mayans and Aztecs Ruled for More Than a Thousand Years (by Peter G. Tsouras) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/warlords-of-ancient-mexico-how-the-mayans-and-aztecs-ruled-for-more-than-a-thousand-years
Author(s): Peter G. Tsouras
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Civilization, History > Military, History > Native American
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publish date: 2014-09-02
ISBN-10: 1629144592
ISBN-13: 9781629144597
Language: English
Description: Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico.More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico. Dozens of these charismatic leaders of nations and armies are brought to life by the deep research and entertaining storytelling of Peter Tsouras.Tsouras introduces the reader to the colossal personalities of the period: Smoking Frog, the Mexican Machiavelli, the Poet Warlord, the Lion of Anahuac, and others . . . all of them warlords who shaped one of the most significant regions in world history, men who influenced the civilization of... more...
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:46:07 GMT
Picturing Indian Territory: Portraits of the Land That Became Oklahoma, 1819–1907 (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West) (by James Peck, B. Byron Price, John R. Lovett, Mark Andrew White) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/picturing-indian-territory-portraits-of-the-land-that-became-oklahoma-1819-1907-the-charles-m-russell-center-series-on-art-and-photography-of-the
Author(s): James Peck, B. Byron Price, John R. Lovett, Mark Andrew White
Categories: Art > Individual Artist, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publish date: 2016-10-10
ISBN-10: 0806155779
ISBN-13: 9780806155777
Language: English
Description: Throughout the nineteenth century, the land known as “Indian Territory” was populated by diverse cultures, troubled by shifting political boundaries, and transformed by historical events that were colorful, dramatic, and often tragic. Beyond its borders, most Americans visualized the area through the pictures produced by non-Native travelers, artists, and reporters—all with differing degrees of accuracy, vision, and skill. The images in Picturing Indian Territory, and the eponymous exhibit it accompanies, conjure a wildly varied vision of Indian Territory’s past. Spanning nearly nine decades, these artworks... more...
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:08:05 GMT
The Delaware Indians: A History (by C. A. Weslager) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-delaware-indians-a-history
Author(s): C. A. Weslager
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Language Arts & Disciplines > Journalism
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish date: 1990-01-01
ISBN-10: 0813514940
ISBN-13: 9780813514949
Language: English
Description: "One of the best tribal histories . . . the product of decades of study by a layman archeologist-historian. With a rich blend of archeology, anthropology, Indian oral traditions (he gives us one of the best accounts of the Walum Olum, the fascinating hieroglyphics depicting the tribal origins of the Delaware), and documentary research, Weslager writes for the general reader as well as the scholar."--American Historical Review In the seventeenth century white explorers and settlers encountered a tribe of Indians calling themselves Lenni Lenape along the Delaware River and its tributaries in New Jersey, Delaware, eastern... more...
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 12:02:03 GMT
Rethinking Australia’s Art History: The Challenge of Aboriginal Art (Studies in Art Historiography) (by Susan Lowish) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/rethinking-australia-s-art-history-the-challenge-of-aboriginal-art-studies-in-art-historiography
Author(s): Susan Lowish
Categories: Art > Design, History > Australia & New Zealand, History > Europe, History > Historiography, History > Native American
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2018-05-24
ISBN-10: 0815374178
ISBN-13: 9780815374176
Language: English
Description: This book aims to redefine Australia’s earliest art history by chronicling for the first time the birth of the category "Aboriginal art," tracing the term’s use through published literature in the late eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Susan Lowish reveals how the idea of "Aboriginal art" developed in the European imagination, manifested in early literature, and became a distinct classification with its own criteria and form. Part of the larger story of Aboriginal/European engagement, this book provides a new vision for an Australian art history reconciled with its colonial origins and in recognition... more...
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 21:06:07 GMT
The Spokane River (Samuel and Althea Stroum Books) (by Paul Lindholdt) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-spokane-river-samuel-and-althea-stroum-books
Author(s): Paul Lindholdt
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Nature > Essays, Science > Earth Sciences
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publish date: 2018-03-28
ISBN-10: 0295743131
ISBN-13: 9780295743134
Language: English
Description: From Lake Coeur d'Alene to its confluence with the Columbia, the Spokane River travels 111 miles of varied and often spectacular terrain―rural, urban, in places wild. The river has been a trading and gathering place for Native peoples for thousands of years. With bountiful trout, accessible swimming holes, and challenging rapids it is a recreational mecca for residents and tourists alike. The Spokane also bears the legacy of industrial growth and remains caught amid interests competing over natural resources. The twenty-eight contributors to this collection―including activists, storytellers, and scientists―profile this living river through... more...
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:36:07 GMT
Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba (by Luis Martínez-Fernández) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/key-to-the-new-world-a-history-of-early-colonial-cuba
Author(s): Luis Martínez-Fernández
Categories: History > Caribbean & West Indies, History > Native American
Publisher: University of Florida Press
Publish date: 2018-04-17
ISBN-10: 1683400321
ISBN-13: 9781683400325
Language: English
Description: Scholarly and popular attention tends to focus heavily on Cuba's recent history: its notoriety as the world's largest exporter of sugar and the Western hemisphere's first socialist nation. Key to the New World fills the gap in our knowledge of the island before 1700, examining Cuba's formative centuries in depth. Luis Martínez-Fernández presents a holistic portrait of the island nation, interrelating its geography, economy, society, politics, and culture. He weaves these threads into a narrative that begins with the first arrival of indigenous people 7,000 years ago. He explores the conquest and establishment of colonial rule and how the island's... more...
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:32:07 GMT
Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations (by David E. Wilkins, Vine, Jr. Deloria) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/tribes-treaties-and-constitutional-tribulations
Author(s): David E. Wilkins, Vine, Jr. Deloria
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, History > World, Law > Constitutional, Social Science > General
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish date: 2000-01-01
ISBN-10: 0292716087
ISBN-13: 9780292716087
Language: English
Description: "Federal Indian law . . . is a loosely related collection of past and present acts of Congress, treaties and agreements, executive orders, administrative rulings, and judicial opinions, connected only by the fact that law in some form has been applied haphazardly to American Indians over the course of several centuries. . . . Indians in their tribal relation and Indian tribes in their relation to the federal government hang suspended in a legal wonderland." In this book, two prominent scholars of American Indian law and politics undertake a full historical examination of the relationship between Indians and the United... more...
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 18:38:07 GMT
The Conquest of the Last Maya Kingdom (by Grant Jones) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-conquest-of-the-last-maya-kingdom
Author(s): Grant Jones
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Latin America, History > Native American
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publish date: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 0804735220
ISBN-13: 9780804735223
Language: English
Description: On March 13, 1697, Spanish troops from Yucatán attacked and occupied Nojpeten, the capital of the Maya people known as Itzas, the inhabitants of the last unconquered native New World kingdom. This political and ritual center—located on a small island in a lake in the tropical forests of northern Guatemala—was densely covered with temples, royal palaces, and thatched houses, and its capture represented a decisive moment in the final chapter of the Spanish conquest of the Mayas.The capture of Nojpeten climaxed more than two years of preparation by the Spaniards, after efforts by the military forces and Franciscan missionaries to negotiate a... more...
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:02:02 GMT
Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands: Gender, Age, Memory, and Place (Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies) (by Traci Ardren) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/social-identities-in-the-classic-maya-northern-lowlands-gender-age-memory-and-place-linda-schele-series-in-maya-and-pre-columbian-studies
Author(s): Traci Ardren
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Native American
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish date: 2015-04-15
ISBN-10: 0292768117
ISBN-13: 9780292768116
Language: English
Description: Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands plumbs the archaeological record for what it can reveal about the creation of personal and communal identities in the Maya world. Using new primary data from her excavations at the sites of Yaxuna, Chunchucmil, and Xuenkal, and new analysis of data from Dzibilchaltun in Yucatan, Mexico, Traci Ardren presents a series of case studies in how social identities were created, shared, and manipulated among the lowland Maya. Ardren argues that the interacting factors of gender, age, familial and community memories, and the experience of living in an urban setting were some of... more...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:06:02 GMT
Black Elk, Lakota Visionary: The Oglala Holy Man and Sioux Tradition (by Harry Oldmeadow) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/black-elk-lakota-visionary-the-oglala-holy-man-and-sioux-tradition
Author(s): Harry Oldmeadow
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, History > Native American
Publisher: World Wisdom
Publish date: 2018-04-07
ISBN-10: 1936597608
ISBN-13: 9781936597604
Language: English
Description: Black Elk (1863-1950), the Lakota holy man, is beloved by millions of readers around the world. The book Black Elk Speaks is the most widely-read Native American testimony of the last century and a key work in our understanding of American Indian traditions. In Black Elk, Lakota Visionary, Harry Oldmeadow draws on recently discovered sources and in-depth research to provide a major re-assessment of Black Elk's life and work. The author explores Black Elk's mystical visions, his controversial engagement with Catholicism, and his previously unrecognized attempts to preserve and revive ancestral Sioux beliefs and practices.... more...
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 03:06:10 GMT
The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency (by Ellen Fitzpatrick) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-highest-glass-ceiling-women-s-quest-for-the-american-presidency
Author(s): Ellen Fitzpatrick
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Reference > General, Social Science > Gender Studies, Social Science > Women's Studies
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish date: 2016-02-29
ISBN-10: 067408893X
ISBN-13: 9780674088931
Language: English
Description: In The Highest Glass Ceiling, best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells the story of three remarkable women who set their sights on the American presidency. Victoria Woodhull (1872), Margaret Chase Smith (1964), and Shirley Chisholm (1972) each challenged persistent barriers confronted by women presidential candidates. Their quest illuminates today’s political landscape, showing that Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign belongs to a much longer, arduous, and dramatic journey. The tale begins during Reconstruction when the radical Woodhull became the first woman to seek the presidency. Although women could not yet vote,... more...
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 13:22:12 GMT
Islam Dreaming: Indigenous Muslims in Australia (by Peta Stephenson) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/islam-dreaming-indigenous-muslims-in-australia
Author(s): Peta Stephenson
Categories: History > Australia & New Zealand, History > Native American, Religion > Islam
Publisher: University of New South Wales Press
Publish date: 2011-02-01
ISBN-10: 1742232477
ISBN-13: 9781742232478
Language: English
Description: From the Malay pearl divers of Broome to the Afghan camel drivers of the interior, Muslims have lived and worked in Australia for more than three centuries. This comprehensive account reveals the life stories of the Muslim pioneers and their descendants as they formed bonds with the indigenous people of Australia. Interviews with more than 50 contemporary Indigenous Muslims convey the spiritual journeys and personal perspectives of this incredible population.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:56:08 GMT
The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River (by Robert Sauder) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-yuma-reclamation-project-irrigation-indian-allotment-and-settlement-along-the-lower-colorado-river
Author(s): Robert Sauder
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States, Nature > Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nature > Natural Resources, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
Publish date: 2009-08-15
ISBN-10: 0874177839
ISBN-13: 9780874177831
Language: English
Description: In the arid American West, settlement was generally contingent on the availability of water to irrigate crops and maintain livestock and human residents. Early irrigation projects were usually the cooperative efforts of pioneer farmers, but by the early twentieth century they largely reflected federal intentions to create new farms out of the western public domain. The Yuma Reclamation Project, authorized in 1904, was one of the earliest federal irrigation projects initiated in the western United States and the first authorized on the Colorado River. Its story exemplifies the range of difficulties associated with settling the nationAEs final... more...
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:16:09 GMT
Unraveling the Voynich Codex (Fascinating Life Sciences) (by Jules Janick, Arthur O. Tucker) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/unraveling-the-voynich-codex-fascinating-life-sciences
Author(s): Jules Janick, Arthur O. Tucker
Categories: History > Europe, History > Native American, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2018-09-28
ISBN-10: 3319772937
ISBN-13: 9783319772936
Language: English
Description: Unraveling the Voynich Codex reviews the historical, botanical, zoological, and iconographic evidence related to the Voynich Codex, one of the most enigmatic historic texts of all time. The bizarre Voynich Codex has often been referred to as the most mysterious book in the world.  Discovered in an Italian Catholic college in 1912 by a Polish book dealer Wilfrid Voynich, it was eventually bequeathed to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University.  It contains symbolic language that has defied translation by eminent cryptologists.  The codex is encyclopedic in scope and contains sections... more...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:42:16 GMT
The Cord Keepers: Khipus and Cultural Life in a Peruvian Village (Latin America Otherwise) (by Frank L. Salomon) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-cord-keepers-khipus-and-cultural-life-in-a-peruvian-village-latin-america-otherwise
Author(s): Frank L. Salomon
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Latin America, History > Native American, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publish date: 2004-10-29
ISBN-10: 0822333791
ISBN-13: 9780822333791
Language: English
Description: None of the world’s “lost writings” have proven more perplexing than the mysterious script in which the Inka Empire kept its records. Ancient Andean peoples encoded knowledge in knotted cords of cotton or wool called khipus. In The Cord Keepers, the distinguished anthropologist Frank Salomon breaks new ground with a close ethnography of one Andean village where villagers, surprisingly, have conserved a set of these enigmatic cords to the present day. The “quipocamayos,” as the villagers call them, form a sacred patrimony. Keying his reading to the internal life of the ancient kin groups that own the khipus, Salomon... more...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:06:14 GMT
Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies (by Kurt A. Raaflaub, Richard J. A. Talbert) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/geography-and-ethnography-perceptions-of-the-world-in-pre-modern-societies
Author(s): Kurt A. Raaflaub, Richard J. A. Talbert
Categories: History > Ancient, History > Native American, Social Science > Human Geography
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2010-02-01
ISBN-10: 1405191465
ISBN-13: 9781405191463
Language: English
Description: This fascinating volume brings together leading specialists, who have analyzed the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies. Presents evidence from across the ages; from antiquity through to the Age of Discovery Provides cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese to the Incas and Aztecs, from the Greeks and Romans to the peoples of ancient India Explores newly discovered medieval Islamic materials
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:26:02 GMT
Invisible Countries: Journeys to the Edge of Nationhood (by Joshua Keating) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/invisible-countries-journeys-to-the-edge-of-nationhood
Author(s): Joshua Keating
Categories: History > Native American, History > World
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish date: 2018-06-26
ISBN-10: 0300221622
ISBN-13: 9780300221626
Language: English
Description: A thoughtful analysis of how our world’s borders came to be and why we may be emerging from a lengthy period of “cartographical stasis” What is a country? While certain basic criteria—borders, a government, and recognition from other countries—seem obvious, journalist Joshua Keating’s book explores exceptions to these rules, including self-proclaimed countries such as Abkhazia, Kurdistan, and Somaliland, a Mohawk reservation straddling the U.S.-Canada border, and an island nation whose very existence is threatened by climate change. Through stories about these would-be countries’ efforts at... more...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 09:22:01 GMT
A Companion to Public History (Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History) (by David M. Dean) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/a-companion-to-public-history-wiley-blackwell-companions-to-world-history
Author(s): David M. Dean
Categories: History > Native American, History > World, Travel > Canada
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2018-10-08
ISBN-10: 1118508947
ISBN-13: 9781118508947
Language: English
Description: An authoritative overview of the developing field of public history reflecting theory and practice around the globe This unique reference guides readers through this relatively new field of historical inquiry, exploring the varieties and forms of public history, its relationship with popular history, and the ways in which the field has evolved internationally over the past thirty years. Comprised of thirty-four essays written by a group of leading international scholars and public history practitioners, the work not only introduces readers to the latest scholarly academic research, but also to the practice and pedagogy of... more...
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:48:03 GMT
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (by James W. Loewen) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/lies-my-teacher-told-me-everything-your-american-history-textbook-got-wrong-2
Author(s): James W. Loewen
Categories: Education > History, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: The New Press
Publish date: 2018-07-17
ISBN-10: 1620973928
ISBN-13: 9781620973929
Language: English
Description: “Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself.” —Howard Zinn A new edition of the national bestseller and American Book Award winner, with a new preface by the author Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one of the most important—and successful—history books of our time. Having sold nearly two million copies, the book also won an American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship and was... more...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:56:08 GMT
Women of the Blue and Gray: True Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies of the Civil War (by Marianne Monson) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/women-of-the-blue-and-gray-true-stories-of-mothers-medics-soldiers-and-spies-of-the-civil-war
Author(s): Marianne Monson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Women, History > Native American
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Publish date: 2018-08-07
ISBN-10: 1629724157
ISBN-13: 9781629724157
Language: English
Description: Hidden amongst the photographs, uniforms, revolvers, and war medals of the Civil War are the remarkable stories of some of the most unlikely heroes--women. North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant--the women in these micro-drama biographies are wives, mothers, sisters, and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy, from tending to the wounded on the battlefield to spiriting away slaves through the Underground Railroad, from donning a uniform and fighting unrecognized alongside the men to working as spies for either side. This book brings to light the... more...
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:36:02 GMT
We're Doomed. Now What?: Essays on War and Climate Change (by Roy Scranton) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/were-doomed-now-what-essays-on-war-and-climate-change
Author(s): Roy Scranton
Categories: History > Military, History > Native American, Literary Collections > Essays, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Soho Press
Publish date: 2018-07-17
ISBN-10: 1616959363
ISBN-13: 9781616959364
Language: English
Description: An American Orwell for the age of Trump, Roy Scranton faces the unpleasant facts of our day with fierce insight and honesty. We’re Doomed. Now What? penetrates to the very heart of our time. Our moment is one of alarming and bewildering change—the breakup of the post-1945 global order, a multispecies mass extinction, and the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it. Not one of us is innocent, not one of us is safe. Now what? We’re Doomed. Now What? addresses the crisis that is our time through a series of brilliant, moving, and original essays on climate change, war, literature, and loss, from one of the most provocative and... more...
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:46:10 GMT
In the Lands of Fire and Sun: Resistance and Accommodation in the Huichol Sierra, 1723–1930 (by Michele McArdle Stephens) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/in-the-lands-of-fire-and-sun-resistance-and-accommodation-in-the-huichol-sierra-1723-1930
Author(s): Michele McArdle Stephens
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Native American
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish date: 2018-05-01
ISBN-10: 0803288581
ISBN-13: 9780803288584
Language: English
Description: The Huichols (or Wixárika) of western Mexico are among the most resilient and iconic indigenous groups in Mexico today. In the Lands of Fire and Sun examines the Huichol Indians as they have struggled to maintain their independence over two centuries. From the days of the Aztec Empire, the history of west-central Mesoamerica has been one of isolation and a fiercely independent spirit, and one group that maintained its autonomy into the days of Spanish colonization was the Huichol tribe. Rather than assimilating into the Hispanic fold, as did so many other indigenous peoples, the Huichols sustained their distinct... more...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:56:02 GMT
The Caddos and Their Ancestors: Archaeology and the Native People of Northwest Louisiana (by Jeffrey S. Girard) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-caddos-and-their-ancestors-archaeology-and-the-native-people-of-northwest-louisiana
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Girard
Categories: History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: LSU Press
Publish date: 2018-04-11
ISBN-10: 0807167029
ISBN-13: 9780807167021
Language: English
Description: Taking an archaeological perspective on the past, Jeffrey S. Girard traces native human habitation in northwest Louisiana from the end of the last Ice Age, through the formation of the Caddo culture in the tenth century BCE, to the early nineteenth century. Employing the results of recent scientific investigations, The Caddos and Their Ancestors depicts a distinct and dynamic population spanning from precolonial times to the dawn of the modern era. Girard grounds his research in the material evidence that defined Caddo culture long before the appearance of Europeans in the late seventeenth century. Reliance solely on... more...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:46:12 GMT
New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series) (by Victor D. Thompson, Thomas J. Pluckhahn) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/new-histories-of-village-life-at-crystal-river-florida-museum-of-natural-history-ripley-p-bullen-series
Author(s): Victor D. Thompson, Thomas J. Pluckhahn
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles > Advertising, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: University of Florida Press
Publish date: 2018-05-08
ISBN-10: 1683400356
ISBN-13: 9781683400356
Language: English
Description: This volume explores how native peoples of the Southeastern United States cooperated to form large and permanent early villages using the site of Crystal River on Florida's Gulf Coast as a case study. Crystal River was once among the most celebrated sites of the Woodland period (ca. 1000 B.C. to A.D. 1050), consisting of ten mounds and large numbers of diverse artifacts from the Hopewell culture. But a lack of research using contemporary methods at this site―and nearby Roberts Island―limited a full understanding of what these sites could tell scholars. Thomas Pluckhahn and Victor Thompson reanalyze previous excavations and conduct new field... more...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:46:02 GMT
Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson (by Christina Snyder) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/great-crossings-indians-settlers-and-slaves-in-the-age-of-jackson
Author(s): Christina Snyder
Categories: History > Native American, History > Study & Teaching, History > United States
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2017-03-01
ISBN-10: 0199399069
ISBN-13: 9780199399062
Language: English
Description: In Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson, prize-winning historian Christina Snyder reinterprets the history of Jacksonian America. Most often, this drama focuses on whites who turned west to conquer a continent, extending "liberty" as they went. Great Crossings also includes Native Americans from across the continent seeking new ways to assert anciently-held rights and people of African descent who challenged the United States to live up to its ideals. These diverse groups met in an experimental community in central Kentucky called Great Crossings, home to the first federal Indian school and a famous interracial... more...
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:24:02 GMT