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Dine: A History of the Navajos - SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Iverson, Peter;Roessel, Monty

Editorial: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.: Univ of New Mexico Pr, 2002
ISBN 10: 082632715X / ISBN 13: 9780826327154
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Librería: William Horton (Phoenix, AZ, Estados Unidos de America)
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Título: Dine: A History of the Navajos - SIGNED BY ...

Editorial: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.: Univ of New Mexico Pr

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro: New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st Edition


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Sinopsis: This comprehensive narrative traces the history of the Navajos from their origins to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Based on extensive archival research, traditional accounts, interviews, historic and contemporary photographs, and firsthand observation, it provides a detailed, up-to-date portrait of the Dine past and present that will be essential for scholars, students, and interested general readers, both Navajo and non-Navajo. As Iverson points out, Navajo identity is rooted in the land bordered by the four sacred mountains. At the same time, the Navajos have always incorporated new elements, new peoples, and new ways of doing things. The author explains how the Dine remember past promises, recall past sacrifices, and continue to build upon past achievements to construct and sustain North America's largest native community. Provided is a concise and provocative analysis of Navajo origins and their relations with the Spanish, with other Indian communities, and with the first Anglo-Americans in the Southwest. Following an insightful account of the traumatic Long Walk era and of key developments following the return from exile at Fort Sumner, the author considers the major themes and events of the twentieth century, including political leadership, livestock reduction, the Code Talkers, schools, health care, government, economic development, the arts, and athletics.

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Librería: William Horton
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