Reviews

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)

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: 
Jeffrey Ostler
Reviewer: 
Dawn Riggs

Riggs on Ostler, 'The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee'


Jeffrey Ostler. The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 406 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-79346-9.

Reviewed by Dawn Riggs (Department of History, Purdue University)
Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Author: 
Martha Harrows Foster
Reviewer: 
Susan Sleeper-Smith

Sleeper-Smith on Foster, 'We Know Who We Are: Métis Identity in a Montana Community'


Martha Harrows Foster. We Know Who We Are: Métis Identity in a Montana Community. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. 306pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3705-6.

Reviewed by Susan Sleeper-Smith (Department of History, Michigan State University)
Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Kinship and Community

Author: 
Steven C. Hahn
Reviewer: 
Joseph M. Hall

Hall on Hahn, 'The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670-1763'


Steven C. Hahn. The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670-1763. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. xii + 340 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2414-8.

Reviewed by Joseph M. Hall (Department of History, Bates College)
Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Mapping a New Nation

Author: 
Jane E. Simonsen
Reviewer: 
Katherine M. Osburn

Osburn on Simonsen, 'Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919'


Jane E. Simonsen. Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 288 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5695-6; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3032-1.

Reviewed by Katherine M. Osburn (Department of History, Tennessee Technological University)
Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

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)

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)

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