American Encounters by James H. Merrell
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American Encounters
By James H. Merrell

American Encounters

Natives and Newcomers from European Contact to Indian Removal, 1500-1850 2nd Revised edition

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American Encounters by James H. Merrell

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Newly expanded, the second edition of American Encounters provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date collection of scholarship on the Native American experience from European contact through the Removal Era. Retaining the hallmark essays from the celebrated first edition, the second edition contains thirteen new essays, emphasizing the most recent, noteworthy areas of inquiry, including gender relations, slavery and captivity, and the effects of Christianity on the course of native history. With each essay prefaced by helpful headnotes that highlight key concepts and draw connections among the essays, plus an expansive 'Further Readings' section, the second edition of American Encounters is an indispensable volume for both professors and students of early American history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415980227
ISBN-10: 0415980224
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 39mm)
Pages: 756
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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American Nations by James H. Merrell American Nations, Paperback (August 2001)

A companion volume to American Encounters, this book covers a wide variety of themes in Native American history from the late 1800s to the present.

Into the American Woods by James H. Merrell Into the American Woods, Paperback (March 2000)

"A stunning achievement... A pathbreaking scholarly work by one of the nation's leading historians of the interaction between Native Americans and European newcomers in early America."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author Biography - James H. Merrell

Peter C. Mancall is Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. He is the author of several books, including Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America and Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America. James H. Merrell, the Lucy Maynard Salmon Professor of History at Vassar College, is the author of the Bancroft Prize-winning books The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors From European Contact through the Era of Removal and Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier.

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