By Philip Weeks
A descendant of The American Indian Experience, this compelling anthology showcases the paintings of 16 experts. these chapters retained from the unique quantity were conscientiously revised to lead them to extra available to the common undergraduate, whereas six completely new and unique essays ponder vital themes: American Indian girls; Indian-Spanish family members within the larger Southwest within the 16th and 17th centuries; Indian affairs in the course of the Civil struggle; the continuing factor of local Sovereignty; U.S. Indian coverage because the Nixon management; and the emotional struggle over Repatriation.
Designed to be used as a middle textual content in a single- or two-semester classes in American Indian historical past or as a complement to any typical U.S. background survey, "They Made Us Many Promises" is sure to problem readers' assumptions in regards to the previous and present roles of Indians in American society.
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