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Facing east from Indian country : a Native history of early America

Author: Daniel K Richter
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the beginning, North America was Indian country. But only in the beginning. After the opening act of the great national drama, Native Americans yielded to the westward rush of European settlers." "Or so the story usually goes. Yet, for three centuries after Columbus, Native people controlled most of eastern North America and profoundly shaped its destiny. In Facing East from Indian Country, Daniel K. Richter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel K Richter
ISBN: 0674006380 9780674006386 0674011171 9780674011175
OCLC Number: 46974998
Awards: Winner of American Society for 18th-Century Studies Louis Gotschalk Prize 2002
Short-listed for Pulitzer Prizes 2002
Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History 2002
Nominated for Albert J. Beveridge Award 2002
Nominated for Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize 2002
Nominated for Ray Allen Billington Prize 2003
Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize 2002
Nominated for Francis Parkman Prize 2002
Description: x, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Imagining a distant new world --
Confronting a material new world --
Living with Europeans --
Native voices in a colonial world --
Native peoples in an imperial world --
Separate creations.
Responsibility: Daniel K. Richter.
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In the beginning, North America was Indian country, but Native Americans soon yielded to the westward rush of European settlers. Or so the story usually goes. In Facing East from Indian Country,  Read more...

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Richter here offers a masterly work that eschews the long-standing perception that Native Americans were nothing more than marginalized bystanders as Europeans colonized North America. Focusing on Read more...

 
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