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Violence over the Land

Indians and Empires in the Early American West

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$27.00 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674027206

Publication Date: 04/30/2008

Academic Trade

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones, 2 maps, 1 graph

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Ned Blackhawk (Western Shoshone) is Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University. The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association awarded Violence over the Land its Book of the Decade Award as “one of the ten most influential books in Native American and Indigenous Studies in the first decade of the twenty-first century.”

Awards & Accolades

  • Most Influential Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century Prize, Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
  • 2007 Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize, American Society of Ethnohistory
  • 2007 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize, American Studies Association
  • 2007 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians
  • 2006 William P. Clements Prize, William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University
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