1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by science journalist Charles Mann offers fans of his 1491 book a fresh interprepation of globalization. Taking a broad look at recent scientific, archaeological, anthropologists, and historians evidence, the author demonstrates how the creation of a worldwide network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China, convulsed Africa, and for two centuries made Mexico Cityùwhere Asia, Europe, and the new frontier of the Americas dynamically interactedùthe center of the world.
Lewis and Clark: Through Indian Eyes is a collection of nine essays collected by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition. This unique collection consists of essays by Native historians, authors, professors and tribal executives who offer highly personal and reflective perspectives on this much-celebrated in America. They bring a first-hand account of the overwhelming effects of this standard American history phenomenon on their tribal community. Contributors include the late Vine Deloria, N.
Description will be updated soon. History professor at the University of California tackles the complex history of the Six Nations during the times of the American Revolution. By focusing on two larger than life characters, Joseph Brant and Samuel Kirkland, the historian tracks the methods each employed to sway the Nations to join either the British or the Americans. This author examines the divided border between the Grand River and New York State Iroquois.