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American Indians



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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 11/20/2012.

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William Hagan's classic American Indianshas become standard reading in the field of Native American history. Daniel M. Cobb who studied with William Hagan, has taken over the task of updating and revising the material, allowing the book to respond to the times. Spanning the arrival of white settlers in the Americas through the twentieth century, this concise account includes more than twenty new maps and illustrations, as well as a bibliographic essay that surveys the most recent research in Indian-white relations. With an introduction by Cobb, and a foreword by eminent historian Patricia Nelson Limerick, this fourth edition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the original publication of American Indians.

Author Biography

William T. Hagan (1918-2011) was professor emeritus of history at the University of Oklahoma and the author of The Sac and Fox Indians, Indian Police and Judges, United States-Comanche Relations, and The Indian Rights Association. Daniel M. Cobb is associate professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Foreword to the Fourth Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Introduction to the Fourth Editionp. xxi
Colonial Preparationp. 1
Foes and Friends, 1776-1816p. 27
Indian Removal, 1816-1850p. 53
The Warriors' Last Stand, 1840-1876p. 73
Acculturation under Duress, 1876-1920p. 97
The Indian New Deal and After, 1920-1968p. 123
Sovereignty and Self-Determination, 1968-1988p. 147
Testing the Limits, 1988-2011p. 167
Important Datesp. 189
Suggested Readingsp. 195
Indexp. 205
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