Linking Arms Together / Edition 1

Linking Arms Together / Edition 1

by Robert A. Williams, Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415925770

ISBN-13: 9780415925778

Pub. Date: 10/07/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This readable yet sophisticated survey of treaty-making between Native and European Americans before 1800, recovers a deeper understanding of how Indians tried to forge a new society with whites on the multicultural frontiers of North America-an understanding that may enlighten our own task of protecting Native American rights and imagining racial justice.  See more details below

Overview

This readable yet sophisticated survey of treaty-making between Native and European Americans before 1800, recovers a deeper understanding of how Indians tried to forge a new society with whites on the multicultural frontiers of North America-an understanding that may enlighten our own task of protecting Native American rights and imagining racial justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415925778
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/07/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
1,101,576
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Paradigms for Behavior3
1National Mythologies and American Indians14
2Treaties as Sacred Texts40
3Treaties as Connections62
4Treaties as Stories83
5Treaties as Constitutions98
Conclusion: Understanding American Indian Treaty Visions of Law and Peace124
Notes139
Index185

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