Reviews

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

Joara and Fort San Juan: Native-Spanish Interaction at the Berry Site

Author: 
Susan Sleeper-Smith, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ashley R. Sousa

Sousa on Sleeper-Smith, 'Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians'

Susan Sleeper-Smith, ed. Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 352 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2120-3.

Reviewed by Ashley R. Sousa (Middle Tennessee State University) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Re-centering American Indians in United States History

Author: 
James Joseph Buss, C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, eds.
Reviewer: 
Chelsea M. Mead

Mead on Buss and Genetin-Pilawa, 'Beyond Two Worlds: Critical Conversations on Language and Power in Native North America'

James Joseph Buss, C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, eds. Beyond Two Worlds: Critical Conversations on Language and Power in Native North America. Tribal Worlds: Critical Studies in American Indian Nation Building Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. Illustrations. 331 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5341-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5342-2.

Reviewed by Chelsea M. Mead (Minnesota State University) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
John T. Juricek
Reviewer: 
Tom Arne Midtrød

Midtrød on Juricek, 'Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776'

John T. Juricek. Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776. Gainseville: University Press of Florida, 2015. 338 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6074-3.

Reviewed by Tom Arne Midtrød (University of Iowa) Published on H-AmIndian (June, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Diplomacy, Corruption, and Miscalculation on the Pre-Revolutionary Southern Frontier

Author: 
Ethan A. Schmidt
Reviewer: 
Hayley Negrin

Negrin on Schmidt, 'The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia'

Ethan A. Schmidt. The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2015. xvi + 208 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60732-307-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-524-6.

Reviewed by Hayley Negrin (New York University) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Violence and Hatred in Early Virginia

Author: 
Christopher D. Haveman
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Haveman, 'Rivers of Sand: Creek Indian Emigration, Relocation, and Ethnic Cleansing in the American South'

Christopher D. Haveman. Rivers of Sand: Creek Indian Emigration, Relocation, and Ethnic Cleansing in the American South. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 438 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-7392-4.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
Angela Pulley Hudson
Reviewer: 
James Carson

Carson on Hudson, 'Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon became Famous Indians'

Angela Pulley Hudson. Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon became Famous Indians. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 270 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2443-3.

Reviewed by James Carson Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2016) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Playing Race in America

Author: 
Robert M. Owens
Reviewer: 
Benjamin T. Resnick-Day

Resnick-Day on Owens, 'Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763-1815'

Robert M. Owens. Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763-1815. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. 320 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-4646-1.

Reviewed by Benjamin T. Resnick-Day (Rutgers University) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2015) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Revolutionary Dreams, Existential Fears, and Pan-Indian Alliances

Author: 
Thomas King
Reviewer: 
Dave Beck

Beck on King, 'The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America'

Thomas King. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. xvi + 287 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-8976-7; (paperback), ISBN 978-1-5179-0446-3.

Reviewed by Dave Beck (University of Montana) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2015) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

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