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Encyclopedia of Native American wars and warfare

Author: William B Kessel; Robert Wooster
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Native American wars and warfare were a fact of life in North America for thousands of years. This A-to-Z volume concentrates on the conflicts that arose after the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World in 1492. From then until the late 1800s, the number of armed conflicts among Native American groups and between Indians and their non-Indian opponents reached significant proportions. Encyclopedia of Native  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Kessel; Robert Wooster
ISBN: 9781438110110 1438110111 0816033374 9780816033379 081606430X 9780816064304
OCLC Number: 861357013
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 398 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: American Indians prior to 1492 / by William B. Kessel --
Warfare terminology / by William B. Kessel --
Armies of empire : colonial, state, federal, and imperical forces in the Indian wars / by Robert Wooster --
Wars and warware / by William B. Kessel --
Wars and warfare : another view / by Robert Wooster --
A to Z entries --
Appendix : Indian tribes of North America organized by culture area --
Chronology.
Responsibility: general editors, William B. Kessel, Robert Wooster.

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