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The Resource Native America and the question of genocide, Alex Alvarez

Native America and the question of genocide, Alex Alvarez

Label
Native America and the question of genocide
Title
Native America and the question of genocide
Statement of responsibility
Alex Alvarez
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Did Native Americans suffer genocide? This controversial question lies at the heart of Native America and the Question of Genocide. After reviewing the various meanings of the word genocide, author Alex Alvarez examines a range of well-known examples, such as the Sand Creek Massacre and the Long Walk of the Navajo, to determine where genocide occurred and where it did not. The book explores the destructive beliefs of the European settlers, and then looks at topics including disease, war, and education through the lens of genocide. Native America and the Question of Genocide shows the diversity of Native American experiences post-contact, and illustrates how tribes relied on ever-evolving and changing strategies of confrontation and accommodation depending on their location, the time period, and individuals involved, and these often resulted in very different experiences. Alvarez treats this difficult subject with sensitivity and uncovers the complex realities of this troubling period in American history
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alvarez, Alex
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E93
LC item number
.A42 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in genocide: religion, history, and human rights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Genocide
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Indianer
  • Völkermord
  • USA
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Génocide
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
Label
Native America and the question of genocide, Alex Alvarez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Beginnings
  • Genocide
  • Destructive beliefs
  • Disease
  • Wars and massacres
  • Exiles in their own land
  • Education for assimilation
  • What's in a name?
Control code
862589483
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 203 pages
Isbn
9781442225817
Lccn
2013048466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)862589483
Label
Native America and the question of genocide, Alex Alvarez
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Beginnings
  • Genocide
  • Destructive beliefs
  • Disease
  • Wars and massacres
  • Exiles in their own land
  • Education for assimilation
  • What's in a name?
Control code
862589483
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 203 pages
Isbn
9781442225817
Lccn
2013048466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)862589483

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