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Violence over the land [electronic resource] : Indians and empires in the early American West / Ned Blackhawk.

By: Blackhawk, Ned.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (372 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780674020993 (electronic bk.); 0674020995 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Great Basin -- History | Indians of North America -- Wars -- Great Basin | Great Basin -- History | Ind�igenas de Am�erica del Norte -- Gran Cuenca -- Historia | Ind�igenas de Am�erica del Norte -- Guerras -- Gran Cuenca | Gran Cuenca -- Historia | Indiens d'Am�erique -- Grand Bassin -- Histoire | Indiens d'Am�erique -- Guerres -- �Etats-Unis -- Grand bassin | Grand Bassin -- Histoire | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | Indianerkriege | Indianer | Gro�es BeckenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Violence over the land.DDC classification: 979.004/97 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Spanish-Ute relations to 1750 -- The making of the new Mexican-Ute borderlands -- The enduring Spanish-Ute alliance -- Crisis in the new Mexican-Ute borderlands -- Great basin Indians in the era of Lewis and Clark -- Colorado Utes and the traumatic storms of expansion -- Utah's Indians and the crisis of Mormon settlement -- Epilogue: born on the Fourth of July, or narrating Nevadan Indian histories.
Summary: "Blackhawk, a Western Shoshone himself, does not portray the natives as victims. Instead, he demonstrates that their perseverance and ability to adapt to changing conditions over the last two centuries allowed them to help shape the world around them ... This is one of the finest studies available on native peoples of the ggreat basin region." John Burch, Library Journal, from the bookjacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-357) and index.

Spanish-Ute relations to 1750 -- The making of the new Mexican-Ute borderlands -- The enduring Spanish-Ute alliance -- Crisis in the new Mexican-Ute borderlands -- Great basin Indians in the era of Lewis and Clark -- Colorado Utes and the traumatic storms of expansion -- Utah's Indians and the crisis of Mormon settlement -- Epilogue: born on the Fourth of July, or narrating Nevadan Indian histories.

"Blackhawk, a Western Shoshone himself, does not portray the natives as victims. Instead, he demonstrates that their perseverance and ability to adapt to changing conditions over the last two centuries allowed them to help shape the world around them ... This is one of the finest studies available on native peoples of the ggreat basin region." John Burch, Library Journal, from the bookjacket.

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Violence over the land by Blackhawk, Ned. ©2006
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