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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert A Williams
|Description:||265 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Homer and the idea of the savage : first impressions --
The legend of the Golden Age and the idea of the savage --
The emergence of the Classical idea of the savage --
The Classical idea of the savage and the invention of Western philosophy --
The idea of the savage and the rise of Roman imperial civilization --
Parallel lives : the idea of the savage and the decline of the Roman Empire --
The Medieval Christian Church's war on the Classical idea of the savage --
The Wild Man and the Medieval Christian idea of the savage --
The Renaissance humanist revival of the Classical language of savagery --
The Renaissance discovery era and the idea of the savage --
The Enlightenment idea of the savage and the Founders' first Indian policy --
Savage anxieties : Indigenous Peoples' human rights in the twenty-first century.
|Responsibility:||Robert A. Williams, Jr.|
"Armed with guns, horses, and machines, European settlers relentlessly mowed down, pushed aside, and in some cases enslaved peaceful natives they found living in the new worlds they were overrunning.