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John P. Bowes
Rebecca Kugel

Kugel on Bowes, 'Land Too Good for Indians: Northern Indian Removal'

John P. Bowes. Land Too Good for Indians: Northern Indian Removal. New Directions in Native American Studies Series. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Illustrations. 234 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5212-7.

Reviewed by Rebecca Kugel (University of California, Riverside)
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert P. Murray

FUND: Gilder Lehrman Center Fellowship Applications due March 13th

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, part of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the following fellowships that advance the study of slavery, its role in the creation of the modern world, and its legacies. They are in-residence positions. During their time in New Haven, fellows have access to Yale University libraries and resources, office space at the Gilder Lehrman Center, give a public lecture, and participate in the intellectual life at the Center.