Reviews

Author: 
Joseph M. Hall
Reviewer: 
Tyler Boulware

Boulware on Hall, 'Zamumo's Gifts: Indian-European Exchange in the Colonial Southeast'

Joseph M. Hall. Zamumo's Gifts: Indian-European Exchange in the Colonial Southeast. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. x + 232 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4179-2.

Reviewed by Tyler Boulware (West Virginia University) Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2011) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

The Power of Gifts

Author: 
John R. Bockstoce
Reviewer: 
Alida Boorn

Boorn on Bockstoce, 'Furs and Frontiers in the Far North: The Contest among Native and Foreign Nations for the Bering Strait Fur Trade'

John R. Bockstoce. Furs and Frontiers in the Far North: The Contest among Native and Foreign Nations for the Bering Strait Fur Trade. The Lamar Series in Western History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. 496 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-16799-3.

Reviewed by Alida Boorn Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2011) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Kim Cary Warren
Reviewer: 
John Barnhill

Barnhill on Warren, 'The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935'

Kim Cary Warren. The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. 399 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3396-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-7137-9.

Reviewed by John Barnhill Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2010) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Tom Swift
Reviewer: 
Christopher R. Davis

Davis on Swift, 'Chief Bender's Burden: The Silent Struggle of a Baseball Star'

Tom Swift. Chief Bender's Burden: The Silent Struggle of a Baseball Star. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. 339 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4321-7.

Reviewed by Christopher R. Davis (University of Oklahoma/South Texas College) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2010) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Karl S. Hele, ed.
Reviewer: 
Allan Downey

Downey on Hele, 'Lines Drawn upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands'

Karl S. Hele, ed. Lines Drawn upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008. . $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55458-004-0.

Reviewed by Allan Downey (Wilfrid Laurier University) Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2010) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
John Hausdoerffer
Reviewer: 
James Buss

Buss on Hausdoerffer, 'Catlin's Lament: Indians, Manifest Destiny, and the Ethics of Nature'

John Hausdoerffer. Catlin's Lament: Indians, Manifest Destiny, and the Ethics of Nature. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2009. xvi + 184 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1631-2.

Reviewed by James Buss (Oklahoma City University) Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

To Save or Lament?

Author: 
Evan Haefeli, Kevin Sweeney, eds.
Reviewer: 
Holly A. Rine

Rine on Haefeli and Sweeney, 'Captive Histories: English, French, and Native Narratives of the 1704 Deerfield Raid'

Evan Haefeli, Kevin Sweeney, eds. Captive Histories: English, French, and Native Narratives of the 1704 Deerfield Raid. Native Americans of the Northeast: Culture, History, and the Contemporary Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2006. xx + 298 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-543-2.

Reviewed by Holly A. Rine Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Celia E. Naylor
Reviewer: 
Angela Hudson

Hudson on Naylor, 'African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens'

Celia E. Naylor. African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens. The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Illustrations, maps. xii + 360 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3203-5; $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5883-7.

Reviewed by Angela Hudson Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Terry L. Anderson, Bruce L. Benson, Thomas E. Flanagan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark Miller

Miller on Anderson and Benson and Flanagan, 'Self-Determination: The Other Path for Native Americans'

Terry L. Anderson, Bruce L. Benson, Thomas E. Flanagan, eds. Self-Determination: The Other Path for Native Americans. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. Illustrations. 352 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5441-5.

Reviewed by Mark Miller Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

The Economics of Tribal Sovereignty

Author: 
Clara Sue Kidwell
Reviewer: 
Clarissa Confer

Confer on Kidwell, 'The Choctaws in Oklahoma: From Tribe to Nation, 1855-1970'

Clara Sue Kidwell. The Choctaws in Oklahoma: From Tribe to Nation, 1855-1970. American Indian Law and Policy Series. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xix + 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3826-8.

Reviewed by Clarissa Confer (Department of History - California University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Camilla Townsend
Reviewer: 
Ethan Schmidt

Schmidt on Townsend, 'Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma'

Camilla Townsend. Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma. The American Portraits Series. New York: Hill and Wang, 2005. 240 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-7738-0.

Reviewed by Ethan Schmidt Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

The Rescue of Pocahontas at the Cost of Her People

Author: 
John P. Bowes
Reviewer: 
Alan G. Shackelford

Shackelford on Bowes, 'Exiles and Pioneers: Eastern Indians in the Trans-Mississippi West'

John P. Bowes. Exiles and Pioneers: Eastern Indians in the Trans-Mississippi West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xiv + 272 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-67419-5.

Reviewed by Alan G. Shackelford (Denison University) Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Unfamiliar Stories and Familiar Events

Author: 
Daniel R. Mandell
Reviewer: 
Melissane Schrems

Schrems on Mandell, 'Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780-1880'

Daniel R. Mandell. Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780-1880. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xx + 321 pp. Maps, tables, illustrations. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8694-2.

Reviewed by Melissane Schrems Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

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