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Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World

 
 
 
 
Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World
Author: Jack Weatherford
ISBN 13: 9780307717153
ISBN 10: 307717151
Edition: 1
Publisher: Broadway Books
Publication Date: 2010-08-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $16.00
 
 

"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 Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians 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.