What You Need to Read, September 2020

Interlibrary loan services have just restarted at my college’s library after this long Covid season. Classes are resuming, some in person, some in a hybrid format, and some entirely online. Here is your quarterly bibliography of what seemed notable to me in the field of Native American history. And, oh, by the way, I have signed a contract for the third edition of Native America which will be co-written with my friend and former student Peter Olsen-Harbich of William and Mary. It should be out by the end of 2022. Enjoy the reading!

Adams, David Wallace. Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928, revised ed., (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020).

Allard, Amelie. “Relationships and the Creation of Colonial Landscapes in the Eighteenth-Century Fur Trade,” American Indian Quarterly, 44 (Spring 2020), 149-170.

Arnold, Morris S. “The Quapaws and the American Revolution,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly, 79 (Spring 2020), 1-39.

Bigart, Robert J. Providing for the People: Economic Change among the Salish and Kootenai Indians, 1875-1910, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020).

Black, Liza.  Picturing Indians: Native Americans in Film, 1941-1960, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

Briggs, Laura.  Taking Children: A History of American Terror, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2020).

Carmody, Stephen B. and Casey R. Barrier, eds., Shaman, Priest, Practice, Belief: Materials of Ritual and Religion in Eastern North America, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2020).

Carpenter, Kyle B. “A Failed Venture in the Nueces Strip: Misconceptions and Mismanagement of the Beales Rio Grande Colony, 1832-1836,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 123 (April 2020), 420-442.

Croce, Francesca. “Indigenous Women Entrepreneurship: Analysis of a Promising Research Theme at the Intersection of Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Women Entrepreneurship.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 43 (May 2020), 1013-1031.

Denson, Andrew. “Cherokee Ambassador: Gertrude McDaris Ruskin and the Personal Politics of Southern Commemoration,” Georgia Historical Quarterly, 104 (Issue 2, 2020), 127-154.

Dowd, Gregory Evans. “Custom, Text, and Property: Indians, Squatters and Political Authority in Jacksonian Michigan,” Early American Studies, 18 (Spring 2020), 195-228.

Driving Hawk, Edward J. and Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Too Strong to be Broken: The Life of Edward J. Driving Hawk, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

Eick, Grethen Cassel, They Met at Wounded Knee: The Eastmans’ Story, (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2020).

Ellis, Elizabeth. “The Natchez War Revisited: Violence, Multinational Settlements, and Indigenous Diplomacy in the Lower Mississippi Valley,” William and Mary Quarterly, 77 (July 2020), 441-472.

Erben, Patrick M. “Releasing the Energy of Eighteenth-Century Indigenous Hymnody,” William and Mary Quarterly, 77 (July 2020), 387-392.

Ethridge, Robbie Franklyn and Eric E. Browne, eds., The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology, (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2020).

Fisher, Andrew H. “Defenders and Dissidents: Cooks Landing and the Fight to Define Tribal Sovereignty in the Red Power Era,” Comparative American Studies, 17 (No. 2, 2020), 117-141.

Gage, Justin. We Do Not Want the Gates Closed Between Us: Native Networks and the Spread of the Ghost Dance, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020).

Greene, Jerome A. January Moon: The Northern Cheyenne Breakout from Fort Robinson, 1878-1879, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020).

Haake, Claudia B. Modernity through Letter Writing: Cherokee and Seneca Political Representations in Response to Removal, 1830-1857, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

Hall, Philip S. and Mary S. Lewis. From Wounded Knee to the Gallows: The Life and Trials of Lakota Chief Two Sticks, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020).

Hernandez, Christopher. “Battle Lines of the North American Southwest: An Inquiry into Prehispanic and Post-Contact Pueblo Tactics of War,” Kiva, 86 (March 2020), 47-69.

Hunziker, Alyssa A. “Playing Indian, Playing Filipino: Native American and Filipino Interactions at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School,” American Quarterly, 72 (June 2020), 423-448.

Jazwa, Christopher S, et. al., “Fishing, Subsistence Change, and Foraging Strategies on Western Santa Rosa Island, California,” American Antiquity, 85 (July 2020) 591-608.

Jenkins, Jessica A. and Martin D. Gallivan. “Shell on Earth: Oyster Harvesting, Consumption, and Deposition Practices in the Powhatan Chesapeake,” Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, 15 (July-Sept 2020), 384-406.

Kraft, Louis. Sand Creek and the Tragic End of a Lifeway, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020).

Lee, Lloyd.  Diné Identity in the 21st Century World, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2020).

MacKenzie-Jones, Paul. “Sending a Sailor to War: The Ponca Singers, California Hobbyists, Vietnam, and the Rejection of the Counterculture Myth of the New Age Indian,” Great Plains Quarterly 40 (Spring 2020), 117-128.

March, Ray A. Mass Murder in California’s Empty Quarter: A Tale of Tribal Treachery at the Cederville Rancheria, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

McNutt, Charles H and Ryan M. Parish, Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora, (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2020).

Miller, Robert J., et al. eds. Creating Private Sector Economies in Native America: Sustainable Development through Entrepreneurship, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020).

Przystupa, Paulina F. “The Archaeology of Native American Boarding Schools in the American Southwest,” Kiva 86 (June 2020), 214-222.

Schwartz, James Z. “Lewis Henry Morgan’s Early Theory of Progress: His Evolving View of the Passions and Social Development,” Early American Studies, 18 (Spring 2020), 229-258.

Spady, James O’Neil. Education and the Racial Dynamics of Settler Colonialism in Early America: Georgia and South Carolina, ca. 1700-1820, (London: Routledge, 2020).

Stone, Ashkan Soltani and Natale A. Zappia, Rez Metal: Inside the Navajo Nation Heavy Metal Scene, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

Townsend, Russell, John D. Griffin and Kathryn Sampeck, “Archaeology, Historical Ruptures, and Ani-Kitu Hwagi Memory and Knowledge,” American Indian Quarterly, 44 (Spring 2020), 243-268.

Tuell, Vette Towersap. “Public Lands and American Indians: Traditional use and Off-Reservation Treaty Rights,” Utah Historical Quarterly, 88 (Spring 2020), 115-120.

West, Cane. “’They Have Exercised Every Art’: Ecological Rhetoric, A War of Maps, and Cherokee Sovereignty in the Arkansas Valley, 1812-1828,” Journal of the Early Republic, 40 (Summer 2020), 297-327.

Willard, William, Alan G. Marshall and J. Diane Pearson, Rising from the Ashes: Survival, Sovereignty, and Native America, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

One thought on “What You Need to Read, September 2020”

  1. where would I find a copy of James Z. Schwartz’s writings on Lewis H. Morgan’s, ‘Early Theory of Progress’?

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