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Carpenter, Roger M.

"Times Are Altered with Us": American Indians from Contact to the New Republic

Carpenter, Roger M. - "Times Are Altered with Us": American Indians from Contact to the New Republic, ebook

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"Times Are Altered with Us": American Indians from Contactto the New Republic offers a concise and engaging introductionto the turbulent 300-year-period of the history of Native Americansand their interactions with Europeans—and thenAmericans—from 1492 to 1800.
  • Considers the interactions of American Indians at many pointsof "First Contact" across North America, from the Gulf of Mexico tothe Pacific and Atlantic Coasts
  • Explores the early years of contact, trade, reciprocity, andcolonization, from initial engagement of different Indian andEuropean peoples—Spanish, French, Dutch, English, andRussian—up to the start of tenuous and stormy relations withthe new American government
  • Charts the rapid decline in American Indian populations due tofactors including epidemic Old World diseases, genocide and warfareby explorers and colonists, tribal warfare, and the detrimentaleffects of resource ruination and displacement from traditionallands
  • Features a completely up-to-date synthesis of the literature ofthe field
  • Incorporates useful student features, including maps,illustrations, and a comprehensive and evaluative BibliographicalEssay
  • Written in an engaging style by an expert in Native Americanhistory and designed for use in both the U.S. history survey aswell as dedicated courses in Native American studies

Keywords: US History,

Native American, indigenous Americans, colonization, genocide, American explorers, natives, smallpox, New Republic, New World, Iroquois, Cherokee, Shawnee, Squanto, Powhatan, Pocahontas, Massasoit, Sacagawea, Sauk and Fox, Mohican, Christopher Columbus, John Smith, Virginia Company, French and Indian War, Taino, American Revolution, New Republic, conquistadors, Fur Trade, Pontiac, Huron, Northwest Indian Wars

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The American History Series
Page amount
312 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118733158
Printed ISBN
9781118733240

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