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American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History

American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith contributions from Kai T. Erikson ... [et al.] ; edited by Christopher Vecsey and Robert W. Venables.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.L3 A46
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxxv, 208 pages : illustrations
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13336253M
    ISBN 100815622279
    ISBN 109780815622277
    LC Control Number80026458
    OCLC/WorldCa6941713


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American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors) Paperback – December 1, by Christopher Vecsey (Editor), American Indian Environments Robert W.

Venables (Editor)Cited by: The "environments" referred to in the title of this book are the nonhuman surroundings commonly called "nature," or more technically, "ecosystems," the inhabitable biosphere of earth, air, and water upon which all humans depend for survival.

the chapters describe and analyze Indian relationships with these environments. the book examines. There were 14 Native American presenters at this conference, most of whom were critical of Krech and his misrepresentation of Indigenous knowledge and perceptions in the Ecological Indian.

I find it very interesting that only one of these people (Darren Ranco) is represented in this book.2/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction / Christopher Vecsey and Robert W.

Venables --American Indian environmental religions / Christopher Vecsey --Subarctic Indians and wildlife / Calvin Martin --Indians as ecologists and other environmental themes in American frontier history.

American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History First edition by Christopher Vecsey, Robert W. Venables. Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y.

Written in EnglishCited by: American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History by Christopher Vecsey and Robert W. Venables Call Number: EL3 A46 A collection of contrasting views of Indian and white attitudes on nature, subsistence techniques, white removal of Indians from their homelands, and the effects of white ecological practices on the Author: Joyce Martin.

American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History, edited by Christopher Vecsey and Robert W. Venables. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, pp. xxv, Photographs, map, table, index. $ paper, $ cloth.

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Edited by Christopher Vecsey, Robert W. Venables. Paper $s | Add to cart. December Series: The Iroquois and Their Neighbors The North American Review "An important and timely book."—. Native Americans and the Environment brings together an interdisciplinary group of prominent scholars whose works continue and complicate the conversations that Shepard Krech started in The Ecological as a masterful synthesis and yet assailed as a problematic political tract, Shepard Krech’s work prompted significant discussions in scholarly communities and among Native Americans.

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The body of the book consists of short essays summarizing scholarly opinion on a range of early Native American environmental issues that shed some light on the The book starts out with a bit of an attitude, as it is apparent that Krech finds the stereotype offensive and harmful/5.

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Christopher Vecsey is Assistant Professor of History at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and co-editor of American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History. Booth A.L. () Environment and Nature: The Natural Environment in Native American Thought. In: Selin H.

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