THE NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
Author: Jay Wertz
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Oct 2008
Binding: Slipcased Hardcover
Native Americans have fascinated the world ever since European explorers discovered the Western Hemisphere. Here is their story. 200+ color & B&W illus; 30 removable documents; 12x11 inches, 64 pgs.
Native Americans have fascinated the world ever since European explorers discovered the Western Hemisphere. The Native American Experience tells their story from migration during the Ice Age to the influence of Native American culture today, examining early Native American tribal history and the turbulent relationship between Native Americans and Western settlers.
The Native American Experience contains a 64-page book with over 200 illustrations and 30 rare and newly researched removable facsimile documents of historic importance, including:
An issue of The Cherokee Phoenix newspaper from 1828
A Mid-Eighteenth century map based on the travels of Chegeree, a Native American
President Lincoln?s hand-written pardon of 38 Dakota warriors
Top-secret Navajo Code Talker documents from the Second World War
A full-size replica of the painting God Gives the World to Arapaho Children by America Meredith
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jay Wertz is the author of The Civil War Experience and the coauthor of Smithsonian's Great Battles and Battlefields of the Civil War. He wrote and directed the television series on which the latter book is based. He lives in San Diego, California.