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Murder state : California's native American genocide, 1846-1873

Author: Brendan C Lindsay
Publisher: Lincoln (Nebraska) : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the second half of the nineteenth century, the Euro-American citizenry of California carried out mass genocide against the Native population of their state, using the processes and mechanisms of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan C Lindsay
ISBN: 9780803224803 080322480X
OCLC Number: 932790316
Description: XV, 436 p
Contents: List of TablesPrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Defining GenocidePart 1. Imagining GenocideIntroduction1. The Core Values of Genocide2. Emigrant Guides3. The Overland Trail ExperiencePart 2. Perpetrating GenocideIntroduction4. The Economics of Genocide in Southern California5. Democratic Death Squads of Northern CaliforniaPart 3. Supporting GenocideIntroduction6. The Murder State7. Federal Bystanders to and Agents of Genocide8. Advertising GenocideConclusion: At a Crossroads in the GenocideEpilogue: Forgetting and Remembering GenocideNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Brendan C. Lindsay.


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