Reviews

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

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

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

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

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

Author: 
Carrie Dilley, Paul N. Backhouse
Reviewer: 
Ramie Gougeon

Gougeon on Dilley and Backhouse, 'Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society'


Carrie Dilley, Paul N. Backhouse. Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society. Florida Quincentennial Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015. Illustrations. 216 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6153-5.

Reviewed by Ramie Gougeon (University of West Florida)
Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2017)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
Julie L. Reed
Reviewer: 
Dixie Ray Haggard

Haggard on Reed, 'Serving the Nation: Cherokee Sovereignty and Social Welfare, 1800–1907'


Julie L. Reed. Serving the Nation: Cherokee Sovereignty and Social Welfare, 1800–1907. New Directions in Native American Studies Series. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. 376 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5224-0.

Reviewed by Dixie Ray Haggard (Valdosta State University)
Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2017)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
Gary Clayton Anderson
Reviewer: 
Michael F. Magliari

Magliari on Anderson, 'Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian: The Crime That Should Haunt America'


Gary Clayton Anderson. Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian: The Crime That Should Haunt America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. 472 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-4421-4.

Reviewed by Michael F. Magliari (California State University, Chico)
Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2016)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Naming the Crime: Genocide, Extermination, or Ethnic Cleansing?

Author: 
Robin A. Beck, Christopher Bernard Rodning, David G. Moore, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Birch

Birch on Beck and Rodning and Moore, 'Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site'


Robin A. Beck, Christopher Bernard Rodning, David G. Moore, eds. Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 448 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6159-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Birch (The University of Georgia)
Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2016)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

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