Aboriginal Peoples & Colonizer
by Sarah Carter (9780802079954)

Aboriginal Peoples & Colonizer
 
Sarah Carter
Release Date: 25 December 1999
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 152
Category: Canada
ISBN: 9780802079954
ISBN-10: 0802079954



The history of Canada's aboriginal peoples after European contact is a hotly debated area of study. In this book, Sarah Carter looks at the cultural, political, and economic issues of this contested history, focusing on the western interior, or what would later become Canada's prairie provinces.

This wide-ranging survey draws on the wealth of interdisciplinary scholarship of the last three decades. Topics include the impact of European diseases, changing interpretations of fur trade interaction, the Red River settlement as cultural crossroads, missionaries, treaties, the disappearance of the buffalo, the myths about the Mounties, Canadian 'Indian' policy, and the policies of Aboriginal peoples towards Canada.

Carter's focus of interpretation is the multiplicity of perspectives that exist on past events. Referring to nearly all of the current scholarship in the field, she presents opposing interpretations on every major topic, often linking these debates to contemporary issues. The result is a sensitive treatment of history as an interpretive exercise, making this an invaluable text for students as well as all those interested in Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relations.

AUD $33.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Sarah Carter titles like "Aboriginal Peoples & Colonizer"



Write a customer review of Aboriginal Peoples & Colonizer.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide