Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World

Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World

by Jack Weatherford
     
 

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"As entertaining as it is thoughtful....Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."
THE WASHINGTON POST
After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces… See more details below

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"As entertaining as it is thoughtful....Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."
THE WASHINGTON POST
After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture, and ecology, and in this astonishing, ground-breaking book takes a giant step toward recovering a true American history.

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ISBN-13:
9780307717153
Publisher:
Crown/Archetype
Publication date:
08/03/2010
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
425,118
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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