Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements by Todd LeahyHistorical Dictionary of Native American Movements by Todd Leahy

Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements

byTodd Leahy, Raymond Wilson

Hardcover | August 11, 2008

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Native Americans in the United States, similar to other indigenous people, created political, economic, and social movements to meet and adjust to major changes that impacted their cultures. For centuries, Native Americans dealt with the onslaught of non-Indian land claims, the appropriation of their homelands, and the destruction of their ways of life. Through various movements, Native Americans accepted, rejected, or accommodated themselves to the non-traditional worldviews of the colonizers and their policies. The Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements-through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects-is a useful reference on topics dealing with key movements, organizations, leadership strategies, and the major issues Native Americans have confronted.
Todd Leahy is assistant professor of history at Fort Hays State University. Raymond Wilson is chair of the department of history and professor of history at Fort Hays State University.
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Title:Historical Dictionary of Native American MovementsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.04 × 5.87 × 0.87 inPublished:August 11, 2008Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810857731

ISBN - 13:9780810857735

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The straightforward dictionary....will be a useful addition to materials on Native Americans. The text is accessible and appropriate foracademic and large public libraries.