"Dr. Prucha, a professor of history at Marquette, has published a comprehensive new work on Indian peace medals. It supplies a wealth of new information on this series and represents the first significant work on this subject to be offered to the numismatist in almost half a century. This rich historical survey provides Indian peace medal collectors with a degree of comprehension of the series which was not available before."--- Coin World
Father Prucha's excellent book...is a must both as reading and reference for all concerned with Indian policy and courses and seminars in Western History, specialists and students alike." ---The Historian
"The history of the nation's Indian policy is revealed through Indian peace medals, which are equally important to the story of American art....Prucha provides an interesting story of the peace medals and also traces the designing and producing of these historic pieces. Students of American Indian history should benefit from the new light of the author's long hours of research have thrown on a neglected aspect of early life in this country." ---The New York Times.