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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Native roots : how the Indians enriched America /
Author Weatherford, Jack, ; Weatherford, J. McIver.
Publisher Crown,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 23049119
ISBN 0517574853; 9780517574850
Subjects Indians of North America. ; United States--Civilization--Indian influences. ; North America--Civilization--Indian influences.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM NAR NAR-22 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 03/21/2020
EKAM  E77.W418 1991 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 11/22/1996
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 310 pages : map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300) and index.
Contents Notes
The road to Tuktoyaktuk -- Pyramids on the Mississippi -- Women (and a few men) who led the way -- Firestorm -- The tree in American history -- Hunting -- How the fur trade shaped the American economy -- Beads and buildings -- Corn, cotton, and tobacco -- The trade in Indian slaves -- Fishing for food and profit -- Guerrillas and warriors -- America's patron saint -- Americanization of the English language -- The naming of North America -- North America's Inca historian -- Intellectual mining -- Mixed-blood nation -- The white roots of peace. A study of the Indians of North America and their essential role in the making of the United States.