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Indian Givers : How Native Americans Transformed the World
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An utterly compelling story of how the cultural, social, and political practices of Native Americans transformed the way life is lived throughout the world, with a new introduction by the author "As entertaining as it is thoughtful . . . Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."--The Washington Post After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Native Americans has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Native Americans to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture, and ecology, and in this astonishing, ground-breaking book takes a giant step toward recovering a true American history.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307717153
  • ISBN-10: 0307717151
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
  • Publish Date: August 2010
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.3 x 0.78 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.61 pounds
  • Page Count: 368

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