North American History
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Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (ed): Cartography by Miklos Pinther
Focuses on the Great Lakes Region, in both Canada and the United States.
Christopher Who? -- Discovering the Americas
McKenna, Paul; Taylor, Norman
Columbus seen as a conqueror.
Columbus: His Enterprise
The traditional view of Christopher Columbus was as a single-minded, courageous visionary whose navigational skills led him to "discover" the Americas. Hans Koning gives us a different history of Colu...
Debunking Columbus: Against The Current vol. 131
“I knew it couldn’t be true!” exclaimed my then eleven-year-old daughter when I explained the premise of Restall’s book. “The Ancients knew that the earth was round,” she continued, “so Columbus could...
Five Centuries of Imperialism and Resistance: Vol. 8: 1492-1992
Bourgeault, Ron et. al.
A collection of poems and essays giving various perspectives on resistance to imperialism and capitalism.
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Mann, Charles. C.
A portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus.
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Mann, Charles C.
Alternate title in the United Kingdom: 1493: How the Ecological Collision of Europe and the Americas Gave Rise to the Modern World. A study of the Colombian Exchange -- the biological cross-prolifera...
I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People
Ray, Arthur J.
Ray shows that Native culture played an important -- and largely unrecognized -- part in Canada's economic development. Rather than being "civilized" by European explorers, the indigenous people were ...
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Seeds of Fire: A People's Chronology
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
The Strait: Obenabi's Songs
Obenabi, the narrator, sings the story of his peple confronting the European invader. The tales are personal, emerging from the remembered experiences of his grandmothers. These dramas of conflict, co...
The World Without Us
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.
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