Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power

Pekka Hamalainen (Author)
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Description

This first complete account of the Lakota Indians traces their rich and often surprising history from the early sixteenth to the early twenty-first century. The book explores the Lakotas' roots as marginal hunter-gatherers and reveals how they reinvented themselves as a horse people and launched America's first sweeping westward expansion.

Product Details

Price
$22.00  $20.24
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
October 13, 2020
Pages
544
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.2 X 1.6 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300255256

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About the Author

Pekka Hรคmรคlรคinen is the Rhodes Professor of American History and Fellow of St. Catherine's College at Oxford University. He has served as the principal investigator of a five-year project on nomadic empires in world history, funded by the European Research Council. His previous book, The Comanche Empire, won the Bancroft Prize in 2009.