First Peoples A Documentary Survey of American Indian History

ISBN-10: 0312453736
ISBN-13: 9780312453732
Edition: 3rd 2008
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Description: First Peoples is the only book of its kind: a complete text with readings for the undergraduate survey course in Native American history. Written by a noted scholar and experienced textbook author, First Peoples combines documentary evidence with  More...

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Book details

List price: $64.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 10/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

First Peoples is the only book of its kind: a complete text with readings for the undergraduate survey course in Native American history. Written by a noted scholar and experienced textbook author, First Peoples combines documentary evidence with narrative that can anchor a course whether assigned alone or with a variety of supplements. Each chapter includes a brief narrative; primary-source documents, with headnotes and questions; and a topical picture essay.

Introduction. American Indians In American History
Perspectives on the Past
America's Master Narrative
Indian History: A Shared Past
Working with Sources
A Note on Name Usage
American History Before Columbus
Determining What Came Before
Precontact Population
Creation Stories and Migration Theories
The Kennewick Man Controversy
Glimpses of Precontact Societies
West Coast Affluence
Columbia Plateau Fishers
Great Basin Foragers
First Buffalo Hunters of the Plains
First Farmers of the Southwest
Farmers and Mound Builders of the Eastern Woodlands
Emerging Tribes and Confederacies
Seaborne Strangers
Documents
A Navajo Emergence Story
Hastin Tlo'tse hee, The Beginning
Corn and Game, Men and Women in Cherokee Society
]Ka'nati and Selu
The Iroquois Great League of Peace
Chiefs of the Six Nations, The Laws of the Confederacy (1900)
Picture Essay
Early American Towns and Cities
]Aerial Photograph of the Ruins of Pueblo Bonito
Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde
Taos Pueblo
Bird's-Eye View of Cahokia Mounds, ca. AD 1100-1150
]Cahokia Village Life
Indian Village of Secoton
Hochelaga
The Invasions of America, 1492-1680
First Contacts and Enduring Images
Columbian Exchanges
Changing New World Landscapes
Biological Catastrophes
Indians Confront the Spanish
A Mission for Gold and God
Conquest of the Aztecs
Searching for Other Empires
North American Attempts to Colonize and Christianize
The Pueblo War for Independence
Indians Confront the French
Commerce and Conflict
Pelts and Priests
Indians Confront the English
Securing a Beachhead in Virginia
Making a New England
King Philip's War
Documents
A Narrative of the De Soto Invasion
Account of the Northern Conquest and Discovery of Hernando de Soto (c. 1546)
An Indian Explanation of the Pueblo Revolt
Declaration of the Indian Juan (1681)
Jesuits in New France
The Mission to the Hurons (1635-37)

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