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Native America and the question of genocide

Author: Alex Alvarez
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014] ©2014
Series: Studies in genocide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Alvarez
ISBN: 9781442225817 1442225815 9781442225824 1442225823 9781442256460 144225646X
OCLC Number: 862589483
Description: ix, 203 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beginnings --
Genocide --
Destructive beliefs --
Disease --
Wars and massacres --
Exiles in their own land --
Education for assimilation --
What's in a name?
Series Title: Studies in genocide.
Responsibility: Alex Alvarez.

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This provocative book asks whether or not the Native populations of North America experienced genocide. Drawing on examples such as the Sand Creek Massacre and the Long Walk of the Navajo, the author  Read more...
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Many Native American activists have claimed that their peoples have been subjected to genocide since the arrival of the first Europeans to the Americas. In this work, Alvarez seeks to determine Read more...

 
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