Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America / Edition 1

Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America / Edition 1

by Daniel K. Richter
     
 

In the beginning, North America was Indian country. But only in the beginning. After the opening act of the great national drama, Native Americans yielded to the westward rush of European settlers. Or so the story usually goes. Yet, for three centuries after Columbus, Native people controlled most of eastern North America and profoundly shaped its destiny. In… See more details below

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In the beginning, North America was Indian country. But only in the beginning. After the opening act of the great national drama, Native Americans yielded to the westward rush of European settlers. Or so the story usually goes. Yet, for three centuries after Columbus, Native people controlled most of eastern North America and profoundly shaped its destiny. In Facing East from Indian Country, Daniel K. Richter keeps Native people center-stage throughout the story of the origins of the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674011175
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/05/2003
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
103,842
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Early America as Indian Country

1. Imagining a Distant New World

2. Confronting a Material New World

3. Living with Europeans

4. Native Voices in a Colonial World

5. Native Peoples in an Imperial World

6. Separate Creations

Epilogue: Eulogy from Indian Country

A Technical Note

Notes

Acknowledgments

Index

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