Reviews

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)

Author: 
Steven W. Hackel
Reviewer: 
Robert Galgano

Galgano on Hackel, 'Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850'

Steven W. Hackel. Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xx + 476 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2988-2; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5654-3.

Reviewed by Robert Galgano (Department of History, University of Richmond) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Author: 
C. Richard King, ed.
Reviewer: 
Wade Davies

Davies on King, 'Native Athletes in Sport and Society: A Reader'

C. Richard King, ed. Native Athletes in Sport and Society: A Reader. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xxxiii + 264 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-7828-8.

Reviewed by Wade Davies (Native American Studies Department, University of Montana) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

American Indian Athletes: Race, Power, and Identity

Author: 
Tiya Miles
Reviewer: 
Joshua Piker

Piker on Miles, 'Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom'

Tiya Miles. Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xix + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24132-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-25002-4.

Reviewed by Joshua Piker (Department of History, University of Oklahoma) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Race, Slavery, and a Cherokee Family

Author: 
Kent Nerburn
Reviewer: 
Coll Thrush

Thrush on Nerburn, 'Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce: The Untold Story of an American Tragedy'

Kent Nerburn. Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce: The Untold Story of an American Tragedy. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 2005. 448 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-051301-6.

Reviewed by Coll Thrush (Department of History, University of British Columbia) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Author: 
Karen Stocker
Reviewer: 
Rauna Kuokkanen

Kuokkanen on Stocker, '"I Won't Stay Indian, I'll Keep Studying": Race, Place, and Discrimination in a Costa Rican High School'

Karen Stocker. "I Won't Stay Indian, I'll Keep Studying": Race, Place, and Discrimination in a Costa Rican High School. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2005. x + 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-816-5.

Reviewed by Rauna Kuokkanen (Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University) Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Author: 
Kathleen J. Bragdon
Reviewer: 
Roger Carpenter

Carpenter on Bragdon, 'The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast' and Kathleen J. Bragdon, 'The Columbia Guide to the American Indians of the Northeast'

Kathleen J. Bragdon. The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. xv + 292 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11452-3; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11453-0.Kathleen J. Bragdon. The Columbia Guide to the American Indians of the Northeast. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. xix + 292 pp.

Author: 
Andrea Smith
Reviewer: 
Megan L. MacDonald

MacDonald on Smith, 'Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide'

Andrea Smith. Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide. Cambridge: South End Press, 2005. ix + 229 pages. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-743-9; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-744-6.

Reviewed by Megan L. MacDonald (American Studies Program, Purdue University) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2006)

Making History by Reclaiming our Bodies

Author: 
Stephanie Pratt
Reviewer: 
Kendra Wormald

Wormald on Pratt, 'American Indians in British Art 1700-1840'

Stephanie Pratt. American Indians in British Art 1700-1840. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. ix + 198 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-3657-8.

Reviewed by Kendra Wormald (Department of History, University of York, United Kingdom) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2006)

A Neglected Era Uncovered

Author: 
Woody Kipp
Reviewer: 
Troy Johnson

Johnson on Kipp, 'Viet Cong at Wounded Knee: The Trail of a Blackfeet Activist'

Woody Kipp. Viet Cong at Wounded Knee: The Trail of a Blackfeet Activist. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. vii + 157 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2760-6.

Reviewed by Troy Johnson (American Indian Studies, California State University, Long Beach) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2006)

Author: 
George W. Aguilar, Sr.
Reviewer: 
Roberta Ulrich

Ulrich on Aguilar, 'When the River Ran Wild!'

George W. Aguilar, Sr. When the River Ran Wild! Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2005. xviii + 298 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98484-1.

Reviewed by Roberta Ulrich (Independent Scholar.) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2006)

The River People by One of Their Own

Author: 
David R. M. Beck
Reviewer: 
John Bowes

Bowes on Beck, 'The Struggle for Self-Determination: History of the Menominee Indians Since 1854'

David R. M. Beck. The Struggle for Self-Determination: History of the Menominee Indians Since 1854. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xxviii + 296 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-1347-0.

Reviewed by John Bowes (Department of Native American Studies, Dartmouth College) Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2006)

Defining a Menominee Future

Author: 
Amelia V. Katanski
Reviewer: 
David Carlson

Carlson on Katanski, 'Learning to Write "Indian": The Boarding-School Experience and American Indian Literature'

Amelia V. Katanski. Learning to Write "Indian": The Boarding-School Experience and American Indian Literature. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. ix + 288 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3719-3.

Reviewed by David Carlson (Department of English, California State University, San Bernardino) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2006)

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