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Dowd digs in to a somewhat unfamiliar topic: native American spiritualism. It was part aspiration and part salvation. It was the nativistic mindset of some Indian leaders -- spanning the Great Lakes ... Читати огляд повністю

A SPIRITED RESISTANCE: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815

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A fresh and thorough review of the role of prophets and religion in Native American relations with Europeans and Americans during a critical period of contact. Reassessing conventional wisdom about ... Читати огляд повністю

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