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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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  • Introduction: The Indigenous Body in Pain
  • 1. Spanish–Ute Relations to 1750
  • 2. The Making of the New Mexican–Ute Borderlands
  • 3. The Enduring Spanish–Ute Alliance
  • 4. Crisis in the New Mexican–Ute Borderlands
  • 5. Great Basin Indians in the Era of Lewis and Clark
  • 6. Colorado Utes and the Traumatic Storms of Expansion
  • 7. Utah’s Indians and the Crisis of Mormon Settlement
  • Epilogue: Born on the Fourth of July, or Narrating Nevadan Indian Histories
  • Chronology
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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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