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Atlas of American Indian affairs / Francis Paul Prucha.

By: Prucha, Francis Paul.
Material type: MapMapPublisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1990Description: 1 atlas (191 p.) : ill., maps ; 31 cm.ISBN: 0803236891 (alk. paper); 9780803236899 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Maps | Indians of North America -- Population -- Maps | Indians of North America -- History -- MapsDDC classification: 912.7
Contents:
Culture and tribal areas -- United States census enumeration of American Indians -- Indian land cessions -- Indian reservations -- Agencies, schools, and hospitals -- Oklahoma (Indian Territory) -- Alaska -- The army and the Indian frontier -- Aspects of the Indian frontier -- A portfolio of maps by Rafael D. Palacios.
Summary: Graphically presents the history of Native Americans in 109 full-page black and white maps.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Graphically presents the history of Native Americans in 109 full-page black and white maps.

Culture and tribal areas -- United States census enumeration of American Indians -- Indian land cessions -- Indian reservations -- Agencies, schools, and hospitals -- Oklahoma (Indian Territory) -- Alaska -- The army and the Indian frontier -- Aspects of the Indian frontier -- A portfolio of maps by Rafael D. Palacios.

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School Library Journal Review

YA-- A thorough and technical reference source for libraries needing extensive historical and current data on Native Americans. Culture and tribal areas, U. S. census information, land cessions, and reservations are carefully placed on charts and maps, along with many other topics of interest (agencies, schools and hospitals, etc.). (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

CHOICE Review

Prucha, author of The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indian (CH, May '85) and many other historical works, has created an important compilation of maps and statistical information concerning Native Americans in the US. The 109 black-and-white maps are arranged by topic, including population, land cessions, reservations, agencies and other institutions, and the frontier. In addition to the author's own maps, a set by Rafael Palacios on the frontier is reprinted from Ralph K. Andrist's The Long Death: The Last Days of the Plains Indians (1964). In each section, text is limited to introductory and explanatory pieces, which speak to limitations of data and interpretation. US maps are supplemented where appropriate by more detailed maps of particular regions. Numerous tables that accompany the maps provide statistical and other information. Oklahoma and Alaska each get a chapter because of their unusual natures, and notes and sources of information for each map are found in a separate section. The only shortcoming is the absence of Canada from consideration. This work is not at all similar to Carl Waldman's Atlas of the North American Indian (Ch, Mar '86), and the two in fact complement each other. Prucha's work is more narrowly focused and provides greater graphic detail in topics covered, while Waldman's approach is textual and broad-based. Recommended for all academic libraries. -J. C. Wanser, Hiram College

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Francis Paul Prucha, S.J., is a leading historian of American Indian policy. Among his many works is The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians (1984), also published by the University of Nebraska Press and winner of the Ray Allen Billington Prize of the Organization of American Historians.

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