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Indian givers: how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world

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Publisher:
Crown Publishers,
Pub. Date:
1988.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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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.
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9780517569696
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subject_facet Civilization -- Indian influences, Civilization, Modern -- History, Indians of North America -- Colonization
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