Why You Can't Teach United States History Without American Indians

Why You Can t Teach United States History Without American Indians A resource for all who teach and study history this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history The nineteen essays gathered in this

  • Title: Why You Can't Teach United States History Without American Indians
  • Author: Susan Sleeper-Smith Juliana Barr
  • ISBN: 9781469621203
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
  • A resource for all who teach and study history, this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history The nineteen essays gathered in this collaboratively produced volume, written by leading scholars in the field of Native American history, reflect the newest directions of the field and are organized to follow tA resource for all who teach and study history, this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history The nineteen essays gathered in this collaboratively produced volume, written by leading scholars in the field of Native American history, reflect the newest directions of the field and are organized to follow the chronological arc of the standard American history survey Contributors reassess major events, themes, groups of historical actors, and approaches social, cultural, military, and political consistently demonstrating how Native American people, and questions of Native American sovereignty, have animated all the ways we consider the nation s past The uniqueness of Indigenous history, as interwoven fully in the American story, will challenge students to think in new ways about larger themes in U.S history, such as settlement and colonization, economic and political power, citizenship and movements for equality, and the fundamental question of what it means to be an American.Contributors are Chris Andersen, Juliana Barr, David R M Beck, Jacob Betz, Paul T Conrad, Mikal Brotnov Eckstrom, Margaret D Jacobs, Adam Jortner, Rosalyn R LaPier, John J Laukaitis, K Tsianina Lomawaima, Robert J Miller, Mindy J Morgan, Andrew Needham, Jean M O Brien, Jeffrey Ostler, Sarah M S Pearsall, James D Rice, Phillip H Round, Susan Sleeper Smith, and Scott Manning Stevens.

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    1. This collection of essays is definatly written by and for historians, I can't imagine a general reader would get much out of it. Worthwhile summer reading for college teachers looking to enhance survey courses so they offer something more than the traditional themes of nation building, multiculturalism, and economic opportunity. For me, the standout essay was "Borders and Borderlands," which is an analysis of how textbooks depict North American geography with only European names on the continent [...]


    2. Jean M. O’Brien, AM’82, PhD’90CoeditorFrom our pages, July–Aug/15: "In many US history classes, discussion of American Indians tends to be limited to lessons on pre-revolutionary America or westward expansion. In this collection of 19 essays, American Indian scholars show how native history influenced, and was influenced by, all the major epochs of US history. The first 16 essays, organized chronologically, reassess major concepts and events in US history through the lens of native histo [...]



    3. Very helpful overview of ways to integrate American Indian history into mainstream US history. I appreciate that it reflects a range of current historiography of the field.


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