Reviews

Author: 
David La Vere
Reviewer: 
Jahue Anderson

Anderson on Anderson, 'The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing in the Promised Land, 1820-1875' and La Vere, 'The Texas Indians'

Gary Clayton Anderson. The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing in the Promised Land, 1820-1875. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. 494 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3698-1.David La Vere. The Texas Indians. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004. xiv + 383 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-301-7.

Author: 
Daniel Heath Justice
Reviewer: 
Phillip Round

Round on Justice, 'Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History'

Daniel Heath Justice. Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006. xvi + 277 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4639-5.

Reviewed by Phillip Round (Department of English, University of Iowa) Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2006)

Author: 
Kathy M'Closkey
Reviewer: 
Orit Tamir

Tamir on M'Closkey, 'Swept under the Rug: A Hidden History of Navajo Weaving'

Kathy M'Closkey. Swept under the Rug: A Hidden History of Navajo Weaving. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002. 336 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-2831-1.

Reviewed by Orit Tamir (Department of Behavioral Sciences, New Mexico Highlands University) Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

The More They Weave the Poorer They Become

Author: 
David G. McCrady
Reviewer: 
Sheila M. McManus

McManus on McCrady, 'Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands'

David G. McCrady. Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xvi + 168 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3250-1.

Reviewed by Sheila M. McManus (Department of History, University of Lethbridge) Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

A Transnational History of the Sioux

Author: 
William A. Pencak, Daniel K. Richter, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark A. Nicholas

Nicholas on Pencak and Richter, 'Friends and Enemies in Penn's Woods: Indians, Colonists, and the Racial Construction of Pennsylvania'

William A. Pencak, Daniel K. Richter, eds. Friends and Enemies in Penn's Woods: Indians, Colonists, and the Racial Construction of Pennsylvania. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. 329 pp. $76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02384-7; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-02385-4.

Reviewed by Mark A. Nicholas (Department of History, University of St. Thomas) Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

Author: 
Willis G. Regier
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Archuleta

Archuleta on Regier, 'Masterpieces of American Indian Literature'

Willis G. Regier. Masterpieces of American Indian Literature. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xv + 623 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-8997-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Archuleta (Department of English, University of New Mexico) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2006)

"Masterpieces" or Works of Political and Social Significance?

Author: 
Peter Nabokov, Lawrence Loendorf
Reviewer: 
E. Duke Richey

Richey on Nabokov and Loendorf, 'Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park'

Peter Nabokov, Lawrence Loendorf. Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. xi + 381 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3589-2.

Reviewed by E. Duke Richey (Department of History, Whitman College) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2006)

Geyser Myths, Wiser Truths: Indians in and around Yellowstone

Author: 
Joshua Piker
Reviewer: 
Michelle LeMaster

LeMaster on Piker, 'Okfuskee: A Creek Indian Town in Colonial America'

Joshua Piker. Okfuskee: A Creek Indian Town in Colonial America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. xi + 270 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01335-3.

Reviewed by Michelle LeMaster (Department of History, Lehigh University) Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Community Studies Come to Indian Country

Author: 
Stan Hoig
Reviewer: 
Peter Jones

Jones on Hoig, 'White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains'

Stan Hoig. White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2006. xvi + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-829-5.

Reviewed by Peter Jones (Bäuu Institute) Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Author: 
Claudio Saunt
Reviewer: 
Greg O'Brien

O'Brien on Saunt, 'Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family'

Claudio Saunt. Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xii + 300 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517631-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-531310-9.

Reviewed by Greg O'Brien (Department of History, University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Making Race Relevant

Author: 
Ernest S. Burch, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Brian Gettler

Gettler on Burch, 'Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the IÖ±upiaq Eskimos'

Ernest S. Burch, Jr. Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the IÖ±upiaq Eskimos. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xiii + 383 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-1346-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6238-6.

Reviewed by Brian Gettler (Department of History, Université du Québec à Montréal) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Charles Wilkinson
Reviewer: 
Doug Kiel

Kiel on Wilkinson, 'Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations'

Charles Wilkinson. Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. ix + 544 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-32850-9; $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-05149-0.

Reviewed by Doug Kiel (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Sowing the Seeds of Indigenous Revitalization

Author: 
Charles C. Mann
Reviewer: 
Michael LaCombe

LaCombe on Mann, '1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus'

Charles C. Mann. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2006. xii + 462 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4006-3; $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4000-3205-1.

Reviewed by Michael LaCombe (Department of History, Adelphi University) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Separate but Equal?

Author: 
Gregory E. Smoak
Reviewer: 
Patrick G. Bottiger

Bottiger on Smoak, 'Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century'

Gregory E. Smoak. Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. 302 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24658-4.

Reviewed by Patrick G. Bottiger (Department of History, University of Oklahoma) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Prophetic Identity

Author: 
Duanne Champagne, Karen Jo Torgesen, Susan Steiner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Livingston

Livingston on Champagne and Torgesen and Steiner, 'Indigenous Peoples and the Modern State'

Duanne Champagne, Karen Jo Torgesen, Susan Steiner, eds. Indigenous Peoples and the Modern State. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2005. xi + 172 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0798-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0799-1.

Reviewed by Cynthia Livingston (Independent Researcher) Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

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