American Indian Quotations

Hardcover | June 1, 1996

byHoward J. LangerEditorHoward J. Langer

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The first book of American Indian quotations, this volume offers 800 quotations covering more than four centuries of American life. The quotations include the words of warriors, poets, politicians, doctors, lawyers, athletes, and others. Arranged chronologically, they enable one to follow the history of American Indians since Columbus through the words of those who lived through centuries of despoilment, disease, and death. Putting real people into the tragedy that has been the story of Indian life, the book includes quotes not only about historic incidents, but also of Indian views on education, values, ecology, family, and religion. There is humor as well as quotations of defiance, war, and bloodshed. The language is rich and colorful, always moving. The book provides brief biographical information on those quoted, including both contemporary and historical figures. The material is cross-referenced with subject, key word, author, and tribal indexes. The work is a reference book, a history book, and a resource for speakers and educators.

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The first book of American Indian quotations, this volume offers 800 quotations covering more than four centuries of American life. The quotations include the words of warriors, poets, politicians, doctors, lawyers, athletes, and others. Arranged chronologically, they enable one to follow the history of American Indians since Columbus ...

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The first book of American Indian quotations, this volume offers 800 quotations covering more than four centuries of American life. The quotations include the words of warriors, poets, politicians, doctors, lawyers, athletes, and others. Arranged chronologically, they enable one to follow the history of American Indians since Columbus ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.51 × 6.44 × 1.09 inPublished:June 1, 1996Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313291217

ISBN - 13:9780313291210

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?This book contains almost 800 quotations from the sixteenth century to the present; the number of contemporary quotations is significant...Patrons at public, secondary-school, and academic libraries need to hear the voices of these Native Americans. They will be informed, enlightened, and enriched by this source.??Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin