A Companion to American Indian History

A Companion to American Indian History

Editor(s): Philip J. Deloria, Neal Salisbury

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631209751

Online ISBN: 9780470996461

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996461

About this Book

A Companion to American Indian History captures the thematic breadth of Native American history over the last forty years. Twenty-five original essays by leading scholars in the field, both American Indian and non-American Indian, bring an exciting modern perspective to Native American histories that were at one time related exclusively by Euro-American settlers.


  • Contains 25 original essays by leading experts in Native American history.
  • Covers the breadth of American Indian history, including contacts with settlers, religion, family, economy, law, education, gender issues, and culture.
  • Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic.
  • Summarizes current debates and anticipates future concerns.

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Contacts

  2. Part Two: Native Practice and Belief

  3. Part Three: Language, Identity and Expression

  4. Part Four: Exchange and Social Relations

  5. Part Five: Governmental Relations

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