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Native America: A New Narrative

Porter, Joy

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David Treuer’s new book reaches the reader garlanded in praise from the world’s most revered arbiters of taste. It is a New York Times bestseller; the paper admires the way it ‘suggests the need for soul-searching’. Vanity Fair likes its ‘hopeful vision of the past and future of Native Americans’. The Economist calls it ‘sweeping, essential history’. Books on Native American history are often ignored. Why is this one different?

Other Type Newspaper Article
Publication Date Aug 1, 2019
Pages 2
Institution Citation Porter, J. (2019). Native America: A New Narrative
Related Public URLs https://www.historytoday.com/reviews/native-america-new-narrative
Additional Information Book review published in History Today Volume 69 Issue 8 August 2019

Item discussed: The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present
David Treuer
Corsair
512pp £25