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White Savage
White Savage (March 2009)
William Johnson and the Invention of America
Fintan O'Toole - Author

Brings a strikingly original perspective to Johnson’s life, and suggests new ways of thinking about Johnson’s part in creating a nation he did not live to see.

William Johnson was scarcely more than a boy when he left Ireland and his Gaelic, Roman Catholic family to become a Protestant in the service of Britain’s North American empire. In New York by 1738, Johnson moved to the frontiers along the ...(Read More)
 
 
Archaic Societies
Archaic Societies (March 2009)
Diversity and Complexity across the Midcontinent
Thomas E. Emerson - Editor
Dale L. McElrath - Editor
Andrew C. Fortier - Editor

Essential overview of American Indian societies during the Archaic period across central North America.

Sweeping and detailed, this long-awaited volume is an indispensable guide to the Archaic period across the midcontinent. Archaeologists throughout the region share the latest excavation results and analytical perspectives to reveal and reinterpret the worlds of those Native peoples who lived there for some 9,000 ...(Read More)
 
 
The Reason for Crows
The Reason for Crows (February 2009)
A Story of Kateri Tekakwitha
Diane Glancy - Author

The story of a seventeenth-century Mohawk woman’s interaction with her land, the Jesuits, and the religion they brought.

In The Reason for Crows, award-winning author Diane Glancy continues her project begun in Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears and Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea. Imagining the interior voice of Kateri Tekakwitha, Glancy relays the story of the y...(Read More)
 
 
Mohawk Frontier, Second Edition
Mohawk Frontier, Second Edition (February 2009)
The Dutch Community of Schenectady, New York, 1661-1710
Thomas E. Burke Jr. - Author
William A. Starna - Introduction

CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

A history of Dutch Schenectady.

This is the fascinating story of the Dutch community at Schenectady, a village that grew out of the wilderness along the northern frontier of New Netherland in the 1660s. Drawing upon a wealth of original documents, Thomas E. Burke Jr. renders an engaging portrait of a small but dynamic Dutch village in the twilight years ...(Read More)
 
 
The Promise of Poststructuralist Sociology
The Promise of Poststructuralist Sociology (May 2008)
Marginalized Peoples and the Problem of Knowledge
Clayton W. Dumont Jr. - Author

A postmodern critique of sociology’s presuppositions.

In this fresh look at the serious challenges posed to sociology by poststructuralist philosophy, Clayton W. Dumont Jr. maintains that disempowered, marginalized peoples have much to gain from a poststructuralist interrogation of sociology’s philosophical and theological presuppositions. He argues that debates among American sociologists in the...(Read More)
 
 
Understanding Minority-Serving Institutions
Understanding Minority-Serving Institutions (March 2008)
Marybeth Gasman - Editor
Benjamin Baez - Editor
Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner - Editor
Walter R. Allen - Foreword by

Explores the particulars of minority-serving institutions while also highlighting their interconnectedness.

Understanding Minority-Serving Institutions explores these important institutions while also highlighting their interconnectedness, with the hope of sparking collaboration among the various types. Minority-serving institutions (MSIs) enroll and graduate the majority of students of color in the United St...(Read More)
 
 
Cultural Sites of Critical Insight
Cultural Sites of Critical Insight (February 2007)
Philosophy, Aesthetics, and African American and Native American Women's Writings
Angela L. Cotten - Editor
Christa Davis Acampora - Editor

Explores the interplay between artistic values and social, political, and moral concerns in writings by African American and Native American women.

Bringing together criticism on both African American and Native American women writers, this book offers fresh perspectives on art and beauty, truth, justice, community, and the making of a good and happy life. The essays draw on interdisciplinary, feminist, and co...(Read More)

 
 
Rimer Cardillo
Rimer Cardillo (December 2004)
Impressions
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - Author

The first comprehensive survey of the work of the Uruguayan printmaker and graphic artist Rimer Cardillo, presented in both English and Spanish.

This fully illustrated exhibition catalogue, featuring a scholarly essay by exhibition curator Karl Emil Willers and an interview with the artist by Arnd Schneider, presents the first comprehensive survey of the work of the Uruguayan artist Rimer Cardillo. Inclu...(Read More)
 
 
The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History
The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History (April 2004)
Kass Fleisher - Author

Explores how a pivotal event in U.S. history—the killing of nearly 300 Shoshoni men, women, and children in 1863—has been contested, forgotten, and remembered.

At dawn on January 29, 1863, Union-affiliated troops under the command of Col. Patrick Connor were brought by Mormon guides to the banks of the Bear River, where, with the tacit approval of Abraham Lincoln, they attacked and slaughtered nearly three h...(Read More)
 
 
Circle of Goods
Circle of Goods (January 2003)
Women, Work, and Welfare in a Reservation Community
Tressa Berman - Author

Studies how women in a reservation economy have creatively responded to federal policy.

Circle of Goods compiles the stories of Native American women and examines their kinship, wage work, and informal economies. Responding to the upheavals of reservation life brought about by federal policies—from commodity rations to welfare reform—Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara women, each with distinct histories and ...(Read More)
 
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