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Indian givers : how Native Americans transformed the world

Author: Jack Weatherford
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2010. ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Weatherford
ISBN: 9780307717153 0307717151
OCLC Number: 1034937509
Notes: "With a new introduction by the author."
Description: 351 pages
Other Titles: How Native Americans transformed the world
Responsibility: Jack Weatherford.

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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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