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Spirit wars : Native North American religions in the age of nation building

Author: Ronald Niezen; Kim Burgess
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spirit Wars is an exploration of the ways in which the destruction of spiritual practices and beliefs of native peoples in North America has led to conditions of collective suffering--a process sometimes referred to as cultural genocide. Ronald Niezen approaches this topic through wide-ranging case studies involving different colonial powers and state governments: the seventeenth-century Spanish occupation of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Niezen, Ronald.
Spirit wars.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99053116
(OCoLC)42667827
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Niezen; Kim Burgess
ISBN: 9780520923430 052092343X 1417523336 9781417523337 9780520209855 0520209850 9780520219878 0520219872 1597349135 9781597349130
OCLC Number: 55892429
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 256 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 Introduction 2 The Conquest of Souls 3 Learning to Forget 4 Medical Evangelism 5 The Politics of Repression 6 The Collectors 7 Apostles of the New Age 8 Conclusions.
Responsibility: Ronald Niezen ; with contributions by Manley Begay, Jr. [and others].
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An exploration of the ways in which the destruction of spiritual practices and beliefs of native peoples in North America has led to conditions of collective suffering - a process sometimes referred  Read more...

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