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Riassunto: The struggle between Indians and whites for land did not end on the battlefields in the 1800s. When this hostile era closed with Native Americans forced onto reservations, no one expected that rich natural resources lay beneath these lands that white America would desperately desire. Yet oil, timber, fish, coal, water, and other resources were discovered to be in great demand in the mainstream market, and a new war began with Indian tribes and their leaders trying to protect their tribal natural resources throughout the twentieth century.
In The Invasion of Indian Country in the 20th Century, Donald Fixico details the course of this struggle, providing a wealth of information on the resources possessed by individual tribes and the way in which they were systematically defrauded and stripped of these resources. Fixico contends that federal policies originally devised to protect Indian interests ironically worked against the Indian nations as the tribes employed new tactics with the Council of Energy Resources Tribes, using the law in courts and applying aggressive business leadership to combat the capitalist invasion by mainstream America.
Fixico's analysis of this war being waged throughout the century and today serves as an indispensable reference tool for anyone interested in Native American history and current government policy with regard to Indian lands.
L'autore: Donald L. Fixico (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek, and Seminole) is Distinguished Foundation Professor of History and Affiliate Faculty of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University.
Titolo: The Invasion of Indian Country in the ...
Casa editrice: University Press of Colorado
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Univ Pr of Colorado, 1998. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP8924877
Descrizione libro Univ Pr of Colorado, 1998. Condizione libro: Very Good. N/A. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP92359727
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97808708149834.0
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Descrizione libro University Press of Colorado, U.S.A., 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. No Jacket. Ex-library with the usual markings. Slight edge wear on covers. Otherwise like new. Codice libro della libreria 003090
Descrizione libro University Press of Colorado, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Codice libro della libreria 0870814982D
Descrizione libro University Press of Colorado, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0870814982