The Resource An indigenous peoples' history of the united states, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, (electronic resource.)

An indigenous peoples' history of the united states, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, (electronic resource.)

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An indigenous peoples' history of the united states
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An indigenous peoples' history of the united states
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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eng
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2015 Recipient of the American Book AwardThe first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the US settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. Now, for the first time, acclaimed historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, for centuries, actively resisted expansion of the US empire.In An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Dunbar-Ortiz adroitly challenges the founding myth of the United States and shows how policy against the Indigenous peoples was colonialist and designed to seize the territories of the original inhabitants, displacing or eliminating them. And as Dunbar-Ortiz reveals, this policy was praised in popular culture, through writers like James Fenimore Cooper and Walt Whitman, and in the highest offices of government and the military. Shockingly, as the genocidal policy reached its zenith under President Andrew Jackson, its ruthlessness was best articulated by US Army general Thomas S. Jesup, who, in 1836, wrote of the Seminoles: "The country can be rid of them only by exterminating them." Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples' history radically reframes US history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative.From the Hardcover edition
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Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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ReVisioning American History
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Politics
  • Sociology
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An indigenous peoples' history of the united states, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, (electronic resource.)
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Label
An indigenous peoples' history of the united states, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001646691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B7C75F06-73F8-4590-9184-492AB6F1B2C2
System control number
B7C75F06-73F8-4590-9184-492AB6F1B2C2

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