Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

The Story of Native North America

Porter, Joy

Authors



Contributors

Abstract

https://www.historytoday.com/reviews/story-native-north-america

Citation

Porter, J. (2017). The Story of Native North America

Other Type Newspaper Article
Publication Date Apr 4, 2017
Deposit Date Sep 1, 2019
Pages 3
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/2574265
Additional Information This panoramic study of Native North American history has remarkable honesty and scope.

Joy Porter | Published in History Today Volume 67 Issue 4 April 2017
Buffy Sainte-Marie performing in the Netherlands, 1968.
Buffy Sainte-Marie performing in the Netherlands, 1968.
I admire the chutzpah of this book. At a time when discussion of Native American history is hotly contested as never before, J.C.H. King has produced an explicitly western, door-stopping, piecemeal, post-contact panoramic outline of Native American cultural history. The book is 19th-century in tone, using the language anthropologists used prior to the upheavals of the 1960s to evaluate the success of ‘Native America’ in relation to collections of peoples across time from other continents.