California is a contentious arena for the study of the Native American past. Some critics say genocide characterized the early conduct of Indian ...Show synopsisCalifornia is a contentious arena for the study of the Native American past. Some critics say genocide characterized the early conduct of Indian affairs in the state; others say humanitarian concerns. Robert F. Heizer, in the former camp, has compiled a damning collection of contemporaneous accounts that will provoke students of California history to look deeply into the state's record of race relations and to question bland generalizations about the adventuresome days of the Gold Rush.Hide synopsis
Description:GOOD. Clean, unread paperback with modest shelfwear including a...GOOD. Clean, unread paperback with modest shelfwear including a very small bump/tear to the cover and a publisher's mark to one edge-otherwise Nice! 1 lbs.
Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press. 1993
Description:Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Octavo, softcover, near fine in...Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Octavo, softcover, near fine in reddish-brown pictorial wraps. so powerful that every American should read it. These accounts of the activities of agents, military officers, and newspapers reveal how thousands of California natives died from 1847 to 1865 from starvation, disease, drunkenness, enslavement, rape, murder, and warfare. The editor lets the documents tell the story and has provided organization and balance which make it possible to trace themes while letting the reader draw the conclusions' 321 pp.
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