Indian Givers

Indian Givers

How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World

Book - 1990
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"As entertaining as it is thoughtful....Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate." THE WASHINGTON POST After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture, and ecology, and in this astonishing, ground-breaking book takes a giant step toward recovering a true American history.
Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1990, c1988.
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed.
ISBN: 9780449904961
0449904962
Branch Call Number: 970.1 Weatherf
Characteristics: x, 272 p. ;,24 cm.

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