Reviews

Author: 
Cynthia Radding
Reviewer: 
Sterling Evans

Evans on Radding, 'Landscapes of Power and Identity: Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to Republic'

Cynthia Radding. Landscapes of Power and Identity: Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to Republic. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. xxiv + 432 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3652-5.

Reviewed by Sterling Evans Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Joseph T. Glatthaar, James Kirby Martin
Reviewer: 
Karim Tiro

Tiro on Glatthaar and Martin, 'Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution'

Joseph T. Glatthaar, James Kirby Martin. Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. 434 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-4601-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-4600-3.

Reviewed by Karim Tiro Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

The Oneida Patriots

Author: 
John Walton Caughey
Reviewer: 
Robbie Ethridge

Ethridge on Caughey, 'McGillivray of the Creeks'

John Walton Caughey. McGillivray of the Creeks. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. Introduction by William J. Bauer Jr. 424 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57003-692-7.

Reviewed by Robbie Ethridge Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Alexander McGillivray’s Lettered Legacy

Author: 
Joseph Nicolar
Reviewer: 
Amanda Moulder

Moulder on Nicolar, 'The Life and Traditions of the Red Man'

Joseph Nicolar. The Life and Traditions of the Red Man. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. Edited by Annette Kolodny. xv + 222 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4009-6; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4028-7.

Reviewed by Amanda Moulder Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
Clifford E. Trafzer, Jean A. Keller, Lorene Sisquoc, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Tarango

Tarango on Trafzer and Keller and Sisquoc, 'Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences'

Clifford E. Trafzer, Jean A. Keller, Lorene Sisquoc, eds. Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. Illustrations. xiii + 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4446-7; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-9463-9.

Reviewed by Angela Tarango Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

Author: 
R. David Edmunds, Frederick E. Hoxie, Neal Salisbury
Reviewer: 
James Carson

Carson on Edmunds and Hoxie and Salisbury, 'The People: A History of Native America'

R. David Edmunds, Frederick E. Hoxie, Neal Salisbury. The People: A History of Native America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2007. xiii + 528 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-0-669-24495-3.

Reviewed by James Carson (Department of History, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2008)

Survival and Persistence in Native North America

Author: 
Clarissa W. Confer
Reviewer: 
Tash Smith

Smith on Confer, 'The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War'

Clarissa W. Confer. The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xii + 199 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3803-9.

Reviewed by Tash Smith (Department of History University of Oklahoma) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2008)

The Civil War in Indian Country

Author: 
Stephen Dow Beckham, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anne Keary

Keary on Beckham, 'Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries'

Stephen Dow Beckham, ed. Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2006. 608 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87071-088-9.

Reviewed by Anne Keary (University of Utah) Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2007)

Documenting the Indian History of Oregon

Author: 
Colin G. Calloway
Reviewer: 
David Silverman

Silverman on Calloway, 'The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America'

Colin G. Calloway. The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xix + 219 pages. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-530071-0; $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533127-1.

Reviewed by David Silverman (Department of History, George Washington University) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2007)

Author: 
Ann Fienup-Riordan
Reviewer: 
Margaret B. Blackman

Blackman on Fienup-Riordan, 'Yup'ik Elders at the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin: Fieldwork Turned on Its Head'

Ann Fienup-Riordan. Yup'ik Elders at the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin: Fieldwork Turned on Its Head. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. xv + 337 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98464-3.

Reviewed by Margaret B. Blackman (Department of Anthropology, SUNY Brockport) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2007)

Reconnections

Author: 
James H. Cox
Reviewer: 
Ellen Arnold

Arnold on Cox, 'Muting White Noise: Native American and European American Novel Traditions'

James H. Cox. Muting White Noise: Native American and European American Novel Traditions. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. xiv + 338 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3679-0.

Reviewed by Ellen Arnold (Department of English, East Carolina University) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2007)

A Cup of Water

Author: 
Patricia Lerch
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Ross

Ross on Lerch, 'Waccamaw Legacy: Contemporary Indians Fight for Survival'

Patricia Lerch. Waccamaw Legacy: Contemporary Indians Fight for Survival. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004. xvi + 168 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5124-3; $57.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1417-0.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Ross (Department of Geography, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

The People of the Falling Star

Author: 
Huston Smith
Reviewer: 
Christopher Vecsey

Vecsey on Smith, 'A Seat at the Table: Huston Smith in Conversation with Native Americans on Religious Freedom'

Huston Smith. A Seat at the Table: Huston Smith in Conversation with Native Americans on Religious Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xxi + 266 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24439-9.

Reviewed by Christopher Vecsey (Department of Religion, Colgate University) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

They Talk, We Listen

Author: 
Albert Furtwangler
Reviewer: 
Mary Wright

Wright on Furtwangler, 'Bringing Indians to the Book'

Albert Furtwangler. Bringing Indians to the Book. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. xii + 226 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98523-7.

Reviewed by Mary Wright (American Indian Studies and Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Books, Pens and Paper Put Blinders on Colonizing Missionaries in the American West

Pages

Subscribe to H-AmIndian: Reviews