Reviews

Author: 
Dawn Peterson
Reviewer: 
Meg Devlin O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan on Peterson, 'Indians in the Family: Adoption and the Politics of Antebellum Expansion'

Dawn Peterson. Indians in the Family: Adoption and the Politics of Antebellum Expansion. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 421 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73755-6.

Reviewed by Meg Devlin O'Sullivan (SUNY-New Paltz) Published on H-AmIndian (June, 2018) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Author: 
Andrew K. Frank, A. Glenn Crothers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Owens

Owens on Frank and Crothers, 'Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America’s Contested Spaces, 1500-1850'

Andrew K. Frank, A. Glenn Crothers, eds. Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America’s Contested Spaces, 1500-1850. Contested Boundaries Series. Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 2017. 224 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5495-7.

Author: 
Marisa Elena Duarte
Reviewer: 
David Gaertner

Gaertner on Duarte, 'Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet across Indian Country'

Marisa Elena Duarte. Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet across Indian Country. Indigenous Confluences Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 192 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74182-6; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74181-9.

Reviewed by David Gaertner (University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2018) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Author: 
Andrew K. Frank
Reviewer: 
James M. Denham

Denham on Frank, 'Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami'

Andrew K. Frank. Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami. Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 2017. 160 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-5451-3.

Reviewed by James M. Denham (Florida Southern College) Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2018) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

Author: 
Christina Snyder
Reviewer: 
Daniel Feller

Feller on Snyder, 'Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson'

Christina Snyder. Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson. New York: Oxford University Press Inc, 2017. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939906-2.

Reviewed by Daniel Feller (University of Tennessee) Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2018) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Author: 
Jeff W. Dennis
Reviewer: 
Sean P. Harvey

Harvey on Dennis, 'Patriots and Indians: Shaping Identity in Eighteenth-Century South Carolina'

Jeff W. Dennis. Patriots and Indians: Shaping Identity in Eighteenth-Century South Carolina. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-756-5.

Reviewed by Sean P. Harvey (Seton Hall University) Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

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Author: 
Andrew Denson
Reviewer: 
Ethan Moore

Moore on Denson, 'Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory'

Andrew Denson. Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. Illustrations. xii + 289 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3082-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3083-0.

Reviewed by Ethan Moore (University of North Carolina - Greensboro) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
Daniel M. Cobb
Reviewer: 
Simone Poliandri

Poliandri on Cobb, 'Say We Are Nations: Documents of Politics and Protest in Indigenous America since 1887'

Daniel M. Cobb. Say We Are Nations: Documents of Politics and Protest in Indigenous America since 1887. H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 316 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2480-8.

Reviewed by Simone Poliandri (Bridgewater State University) Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Documenting Indigenous Activism in America, 1887-2015

Author: 
Janet Dean
Reviewer: 
Laurel C. Shire

Shire on Dean, 'Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy'

Janet Dean. Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 270 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-203-4.

Reviewed by Laurel C. Shire (Western University) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Writer-Activists Who Mastered Sentimental Tools

Author: 
Mikaëla M. Adams
Reviewer: 
Kevin Kokomoor

Kokomoor on Adams, 'Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South'

Mikaëla M. Adams. Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 352 pp. 39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061946-6.

Reviewed by Kevin Kokomoor (Coastal Carolina University) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Race, Exclusion, and Indigenous Citizenship in the Jim Crow South

Author: 
Michael E. Marchand, Kristiina A. Vogt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Zontek

Zontek on Marchand and Vogt, 'The River of Life: Sustainable Practices of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples'

Michael E. Marchand, Kristiina A. Vogt, eds. The River of Life: Sustainable Practices of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016. 294 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-222-5.

Reviewed by Kenneth Zontek (Yakima Valley College) Published on H-AmIndian (June, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
David Andrew Nichols
Reviewer: 
John Bowes

Bowes on Nichols, 'Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire'

David Andrew Nichols. Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 270 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2889-9.

Reviewed by John Bowes (Eastern Kentucky University) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Trade and Empire in the Early American Republic

Author: 
David J. Silverman
Reviewer: 
Jason Warren

Warren on Silverman, 'Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America'

David J. Silverman. Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73747-1.

Reviewed by Jason Warren (U.S. Army War College) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Technology and Violence in Native America

Author: 
Susan M. Abram
Reviewer: 
Adam Pratt

Pratt on Abram, 'Forging a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War: From Creation to Betrayal'

Susan M. Abram. Forging a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War: From Creation to Betrayal. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015. 240 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1875-8.

Reviewed by Adam Pratt (University of Scranton) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2017) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Creating Cherokee Leaders in the Creek War

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