A companion to American Indian history / edited by Philip J. Deloria and Neal Salisbury.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell companions to American history: 4.Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004Description: viii, 513 p. : maps ; 25 cmISBN: 1405121319; 9781405121316; 0631209751; 9780631209751Subject(s): Indians of North America -- HistoryDDC classification: 970.00497 LOC classification: E77 | .C74 2004Other classification: NK 4600
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -494) and index.
Historiography / Philip J. Deloria -- First contacts / John E. Kicza -- Wag the imperial dog: Indians and overseas empires in North America, 1650-1776 / Gregory Evans Dowd -- Health, disease, and demography / Russell Thornton -- Native American systems of knowledge / Clara Sue Kidwell -- Native American spirituality: history, theory, and reformulation / Lee Irwin -- Indians and Christianity / Willard Hughes Rollings -- Kinship, family kindreds, and community / Jay Miller -- American Indian warfare: the cycles of conflict and the militarization of Native North America / Tom Holm -- Languages: linguistic change and the study of Indian languages from colonial times to the present / Regna Darnell -- Performative traditions in American Indian history / L.G. Moses -- Indigenous art: creating value and sharing beauty / Nancy Parezo -- Native American literatures / P. Jane Hafen -- Wanted: more histories of Indian identity / Alexandra Harmon -- Labor and exchange in American Indian history / Patricia Albers -- The nature of conquest: Indians, Americans, and environmental history / Louis S. Warren -- Gender in Native America / Betty Bell -- Métis, Mestizo, and mixed-blood / Jennifer Brown and Theresa Schenck -- Transforming outsiders: captivity, adoption, and slavery reconsidered / Pauline Turner Strong -- Translation and cultural brokerage / Eric Hinderaker -- Federal and state policies and American Indians / Donald Fixico -- Native Americans and the United States, Canada, and Mexico / R. David Edmunds -- American Indian education: by Indians versus for Indians / K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- Indian law, sovereignty, and state law: Native people and the law / Sidney L. Harring -- Sovereignty / Taiaiake Alfred.
Contains 25 original essays by leading experts in Native American history. Covers the breadth of American Indian history, including contacts with settlers, religion, family, economy, law, education, gender issues, and culture.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsPhilip J. Deloria is an Associate Professor in theDepartment of History and the Program in American Culture at theUniversity of Michigan. A member of a prominent Dakota family, hereceived his PhD from Yale University in 1994. In addition tonumerous articles and essays, he is the author of PlayingIndian (1998).
Neal Salisbury is Professor of History at Smith College.He is the author of Manitou and Providence: Indians, Europeans,and the Making of New England (1982), and co-author of TheEnduring Vision: A History of the American People (fourthedition, 2000).