The Sioux: The Dakota and Lakota Nations / Edition 1

The Sioux: The Dakota and Lakota Nations / Edition 1

by Guy Gibbon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557865663

ISBN-13: 9781557865663

Pub. Date: 12/23/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This book covers the entire historical range of the Sioux, from their emergence as an identifiable group in late prehistory to the year 2000. The author has studied the material remains of the Sioux for many years. His expertise combined with his informative and engaging writing style and numerous photographs create a compelling and indispensable book.

    Overview

    This book covers the entire historical range of the Sioux, from their emergence as an identifiable group in late prehistory to the year 2000. The author has studied the material remains of the Sioux for many years. His expertise combined with his informative and engaging writing style and numerous photographs create a compelling and indispensable book.

    • A leading expert discusses and analyzes the Sioux people with rigorous scholarship and remarkably clear writing.
    • Raises questions about Sioux history while synthesizing the historical and anthropological research over a wide scope of issues and periods.
    • Provides historical sketches, topical debates, and imaginary reconstructions to engage the reader in a deeper thinking about the Sioux.
    • Includes dozens of photographs, comprehensive endnotes and further reading lists.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781557865663
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    12/23/2002
    Series:
    Peoples of America Series
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    328
    Sales rank:
    788,785
    Product dimensions:
    6.30(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.89(d)

    Table of Contents

    List of Figures.

    Preface and Acknowledgments.

    1. Reading the Sioux.

    2. The Prehistory of the Sioux, 9500 BC-AD 1650.

    3. The French and English Fur Trade, 1650-1803.

    4. The Early American Period, 1803-1850.

    5. Fighting for Survival, 1850-1889.

    6. Assimilation and Allotment, 1889-1934.

    7. Restoration and Reorganization, 1934-1975.

    8. The Sioux Today: Self-Determination, 1975-2000.

    Notes.

    Bibliography.

    Index.

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