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Indigenous continent : the epic contest for North America  Cover Image Book Book

Indigenous continent : the epic contest for North America / Pekka Hämäläinen.

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  • ISBN: 9781631496998
  • ISBN: 1631496999
  • Physical Description: xiv, 571 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : The myth of colonial America -- The world on the turtle's back -- The egalitarian continent -- Blind conquests -- Terra nullius -- The Powhatan empire -- Wars at the water's edge -- The Pequots shall no more be called Pequots -- The rise of the five nations league -- Enemies of the faith -- The power of weakness -- The English as a little child -- Metacom's challenge -- Virginia's civil and uncivil wars -- The great southwestern rebellion -- Holding the line -- They smelled like alligators -- An infinity of rancherías -- Magic dogs -- Wars to the end of the world -- British America besieged -- Worldly and otherworldly wars of independence -- A second Chinese wall -- The American crucible -- Western promises -- The white devil with his mouth wide open -- The long removal era -- The Comanche ascendancy -- The Lakota shield -- Epilogue : Revenge and revival.
Subject: Indians of North America > History.
Indians of North America > Government relations > 1789-1869.
United States > History.
North America > History.
Genre: History.

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