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Aug 03, 2010
| ISBN 9780307717153
Aug 03, 2010
| ISBN 9780307717160
May 05, 2010
| ISBN 9780307755391
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Aug 03, 2010 | ISBN 9780307717153
Aug 03, 2010 | ISBN 9780307717160
May 05, 2010 | ISBN 9780307755391
“As entertaining as it is thoughtful….Few contemporary writers have Weatherford’s talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate.” —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.
Jack Weatherford is the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World, The Secret History of the Mongol Queens, and The History of Money, among other acclaimed books. A specialist… More about Jack Weatherford
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