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Indian givers : how Native Americans transformed the world

Author: J McIver Weatherford
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Three Rivers Press, 2010, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beloved author Jack Weatherford's classic work is now available with a new introduction by the author. 'Indian Givers' is the utterly compelling story of how the cultural, social, and political practices of Native Americans transformed the way life is lived throughout the world."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J McIver Weatherford
ISBN: 9780307717153 0307717151
OCLC Number: 466340911
Notes: "With a new introduction by the author."
"Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Crown Publishers ... New York, in 1988"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Silver and money capitalism --
2. Piracy, slavery, and the birth of corporations --
3. The American Indian path to industrialization --
4. The food revolution --
5. Indian agricultural technology --
6. The culinary revolution --
7. Liberty, anarchism, and the noble savage --
8. The founding Indian fathers --
9. Red sticks and revolution --
10. The Indian healer --
11. The drug connection --
12. Architecture and urban planning --
13. The pathfinders --
14. When will America be discovered? --
References --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Jack Weatherford.
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"Beloved author Jack Weatherford's classic work is now available with a new introduction by the author. 'Indian Givers' is the utterly compelling story of how the cultural, social, and political practices of Native Americans transformed the way life is lived throughout the world."--Page 4 of cover.

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