PositiveLibrary JournalSilverman\'s reconstruction of the world of the Wampanoag provides fascinating insights for both general readers and scholars into the early years of the colonization of Massachusetts, situating not only Thanksgiving within the nation\'s history but also the tragedy of King Philip\'s War.
PositiveLibrary JournalHämäläinen...is one of the world’s leading experts on nomadic equestrian peoples. His latest monograph focuses on the evolution of the Lakota from the 16th to 21st century ... An essential purchase for all collections of American history and Native American studies.
RaveLibrary JournalFoner brilliantly shows that the federal government’s actions in the 19th century continue to resonate today ... A must-read for anyone interested in U.S. history.
Elizabeth A. Fenn
RaveLibrary JournalFenn vividly illustrates how the Mandan managed to thrive until the end of the 18th century and then explains how disease, rats, and American westward expansion led them to near total societal and population collapse over approximately 50 years ... This is the finest study on the Mandan available and is a must-read for those interested in Native American studies or American history.