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Tragic encounters : the people's history of Native Americans

Author: Page Smith
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Letter : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Page Smith was one of America's greatest historians. After studying with Samuel Eliot Morison at Harvard, Smith went on to a distinguished academic career that culminated with him being the founding Provost of Cowell College, the first college of the new campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. But he made his mark with a history of the United States published in eight volumes, each volume carrying the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Page Smith
ISBN: 1619026643 9781619026643
OCLC Number: 930489759
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Editor's Note; Preface; I. Early Encounters; II. The American Revolution; III. Frontier Warfare; IV. Sullivan's Expedition; V. Sandusky; VI. Indians and the New Nation; VII. The Westering Impulse; VIII. Lewis and Clark; IX. The Indian Removal; X. Pushing Westward; XI. George Catlin; XII. The Indians of the Southwest; XIII. Jedediah Smith; XIV. Osborne Russell; XV. The Northwest; XVI. The Sand Creek Massacre; XVII. Postwar Relations; XVIII. War in the Southwest; XIX. Scattered Campaigns; XX. The End of the Indian Wars; XXI. After Wounded Knee.
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Page Smith was one of America's greatest historians. After studying with Samuel Eliot Morison at Harvard, Smith went on to a distinguished academic career that culminated with him being the founding Provost of Cowell College, the first college of the new campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. But he made his mark with a history of the United States published in eight volumes, each volume carrying the subtitle #x93;A People's History of the United States. These were ground-braking histories, composed as a long continuous narrative loosely organized around the themes present in each a.

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