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White Man's Indian : Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present - 78 edition

White Man`s Indian : Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present (ISBN10: 0075446316; ISBN13: 9780075446316)
ISBN13: 978-0075446316
ISBN10: 0075446316

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0394727943
ISBN10: 0394727940

Summary: Columbus called them "Indians" because his geography was faulty. That name and, more importantly, the images it has come to suggest have endured for five centuries, not only obscuring the true identity of the original Americans but serving as an ideological weapon in their subjugation. Berkhofer's account illustrates the self-serving stereotypes Europeans and white Americans have concocted about the "Indian": Noble Savage or bloodthirsty redskin, ...show morehe was deemed inferior in the light of western, Christian civilization and manipulated for the benefit of his oppressor. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 78
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Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 1978
International: No

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