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An unspeakable sadness : the dispossession of the Nebraska Indians

Author: David J Wishart
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1997] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Bison Books printingView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the spatial and ecological repercussions of dispossession. This title contains maps that give the spatial context of dispossession, showing how Indian societies were restricted to ever  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Wishart
ISBN: 0803297955 9780803297951
OCLC Number: 1066512687
Notes: Previously published in hardcover: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
"First Bison Books printing, 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 309 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Lands and Lifestyles of the Nebraska Indians at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century --
2. Forces of Intervention, 1800-1854 --
3. Twilight of Independence, 1800-1854 --
4. Restriction to Reservations, 1854-1861 --
5. Life on the Reservations in the 1860s --
6. Hemmed In and Forced Out, 1870-1885 --
Postscript: Twentieth-Century Reappraisal.
Responsibility: David J. Wishart.

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"A well-written and authoritative work." -Francis Paul Prucha, Great Plains Quarterly -- Francis Paul Prucha * Great Plains Quarterly * "No serious student of Indian history or Indian-white history Read more...

 
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