Handbook of North American Indians, V. 4: History of Indian-White Relations

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William C. Sturtevant
Smithsonian Institution, 1988 - 852 pages
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This is part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Handbook of North American Indians series, the ultimate resource for Native American history across various regions of North America. The set is intended to give an encyclopedic summary of what is know about the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal peoples of North America north of the urban civilizations of central Mexico.

Volume 4 provides a basic reference work on the history of the interactions in North America between the Native American peoples and those, primarily from Europe and Africa, who arrived after 1492. Includes essays on national policies, military situation, political relations, economic relations, religious relations, and the concept of Indians in literature, popular culture, and movies.

Researchers, especially students in middle grades and above may find this resource useful for writing papers related to topics of North American Indians and multicultural topics.   U.S. public, middle school, high-school, community college, and 4-year academic college and university libraries may want to have the entire Handbook of North American Indians series available for their minorities, and social science reference collections.

William C. Sturtevant, General Editor; Wilcomb E. Washburn, Volume Editor. Contains copyrighted material. L.C. card 77-17162. Item 909-D-1.

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American Indians resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/american-indians

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