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Facing East from Indian Country

A Native History of Early America

by Daniel K. Richter

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • History / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775),
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Exploration,
  • Politics and government,
  • To 1775,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670932M
    ISBN 100674011171
    ISBN 109780674011175


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Or so the story usually goes. Yet, for three centuries after Columbus, Native people controlled. Cultural Accommodation A persistent theme of the book is how Indians accommodated European newcomers by drawing on aspects of colonial life and society, which they then adapted to their own uses and rules.

This accommodation stemmed from the Natives’ community-oriented view of the world and included the incorporation of everything from European goods to European [ ].

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Many historical perspectives, encompassing many histories, have been derived from this viewpoint. Daniel K. Richter is an American historian specializing in early American history, especially colonial North America and Native American history before He serves as Roy F.

and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania and is the Richard S. Dunn Director of the McNeil Center for Early American book, Facing East from Indian Country was Born: OctoErie, Pennsylvania.

Facing East from Indian Country by Daniel K. Richter; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Kulturkontakt, Indians of North America, Kolonisatie, First contact with Europeans, History, Indianen, Discovery and exploration, Treatment of Indians, Discoveries in geography, Colonial period, Indianer, Politik.

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Or so the story usually goes. Yet, for three centuries after Columbus, Native people controlled most of eastern North America and profoundly shaped its destiny. In Facing East from. Extract of sample "Daniel Richter's Facing East from Indian Country. Book Report" Download file to see previous pages In the course of this era, some of the aboriginal groups changed to try to fit in the American society, and although Indians changed, they did not forget their language and their traditions.

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