The Sioux: The Dakota and Lakota Nations

Couverture
John Wiley & Sons, 15 avr. 2008 - 328 pages
This book covers the entire historical range of the Sioux, from their emergence as an identifiable group in late prehistory to the year 2000. The author has studied the material remains of the Sioux for many years. His expertise combined with his informative and engaging writing style and numerous photographs create a compelling and indispensable book.


  • A leading expert discusses and analyzes the Sioux people with rigorous scholarship and remarkably clear writing.
  • Raises questions about Sioux history while synthesizing the historical and anthropological research over a wide scope of issues and periods.
  • Provides historical sketches, topical debates, and imaginary reconstructions to engage the reader in a deeper thinking about the Sioux.
  • Includes dozens of photographs, comprehensive endnotes and further reading lists.
 

Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire

Aucun commentaire n'a été trouvé aux emplacements habituels.

Table des matières

The Dakota and Lakota Nations 1 Reading the Sioux
1
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 2 The Prehistory of the Sioux 9500 BCAD 1650
17
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 3 The French and English Fur Trade 16501803
47
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 4 The Early American Period 18031850
76
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 5 Fighting for Survival18501889
105
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 6 Assimilation and Allotment 18891934
134
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 7 Restoration and Reorganization 19341975
162
The Dakota and Lakota Nations 8 The Sioux Today SelfDetermination 19752000
190
The Dakota and Lakota Nations Notes
214
The Dakota and Lakota Nations Bibliography
257
The Dakota and Lakota Nations Index
303
Droits d'auteur

Autres éditions - Tout afficher

Expressions et termes fréquents

À propos de l'auteur (2008)

Guy Gibbon is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. He has worked as an anthropologist on Sioux reservations and pioneered excavations of early Sioux settlements in Minnesota’s northern forests. He is the author of Explanation in Archaeology (1989) and the editor of Archaeology of Prehistoric Native America: An Encyclopedia (1998).

Informations bibliographiques