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Sep 15, 1992
| ISBN 9780449907139
Jun 23, 2010
| ISBN 9780307755414
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Sep 15, 1992 | ISBN 9780449907139
Jun 23, 2010 | ISBN 9780307755414
“Well written, imagery-ridden…A tale of what was, what became, and what is today regarding the Indian relation to the European civilization that ‘grafted’ itself onto this ancient system.'” (Minneapolis Star Tribune)Conventional American history holds that the white settlers of the New World re-created the societies they had known in England, France, and Spain. But as anthropologist Jack Weatherford, author of INDIAN GIVERS, brilliantly shows, the Europeans actually grafted their civilization onto the deep and nourishing roots of Native American customs and beliefs. Our place names, our farming and hunting techniques, our crafts, the very blood that flows in our veins–all derive from American Indians ways that we consistently fail to see.
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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