This new four-volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available on the history of Native Americans, providing a lively, authoritative survey ranging from human origins to present-day controversies.
* Approximately 450 entries within four separate volumes
* Approximately 110 contributors from among the foremost scholars in the fields, including Troy Johnson on self-determination movements, Richard King on sports mascots, and Jon Rehyner on recovery of Native languages
* Hundreds of images, including illustrations, photographs, and maps
* A series of helpful research tools rounding out the fourth volume, including an extensive chronology, topical bibliography, and a comprehensive index
Bruce E. Johansen is Frederick W. Kayser Professor of Communication and Native American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE. His published works include The Native peoples of North America: A History and Global Warming in the 21st Century. Barry M. Pritzker (MA, UMass/Amherst) is director of foundation and corporate relations at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. His published works include ABC-CLIO's Native America Today: A Guide to Community Politics and Culture and Native Americans: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Peoples.