Stolen Continents: Five Hundered Years of Conquest and Resistance in the Americas

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - History - 430 pages
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Powerful and passionate, Stolen Continents is a history of the Americas unlike any other. This incisive single-volume report tells the stories of the conquest and survival of five great American cultures — Aztec, Maya, Inca, Cherokee, and Iroquois. Through their eloquent words, we relive their strange, tragic experiences — including, in a new epilogue, incidents that bring us up to the twenty-first century.

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STOLEN CONTINENTS: The Americas Through Indian Eyes Since 1492

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Clear and concise history detailing the experiences of Native Americans on both continents from 1492 to 1990, from travel-writer and Mayan specialist Wright (Time Among The Maya, 1989; On Fiji Islands ... Read full review

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"History is written by the winners, and so the 'discovery' of the New World in 1492 has been clebrated as one of hamanity's great moments." Mr Wright looks at the America's through Indian eyes since 1492 and tells us a different story than the one we have been told for hundreds of years. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Ronald Wright lives in Port Hope, Ontario.

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