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One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark This Magnificent, Sweeping Work Traces The Histories Of The Native Peoples Of The American West From Their Arrival Thousands Of Years Ago To The Early Years Of The Nineteenth Century Emphasizing Conflict And Change, One Vast Winter Count Offers A New Look At The Early History Of The Region By Blending Ethnohistory, Colonial History, And Frontier History Drawing On A Wide Range Of Oral And Archival Sources From Across The West, Colin G Calloway Offers An Unparalleled Glimpse At The Lives Of Generations Of Native Peoples In A Western Land Soon To Be Overrun


About the Author: Colin G. Calloway

Colin G Calloway is John Kimball Jr 1943 Professor of History and Native American Studies at Dartmouth College His previous books include A Scratch of the Pen and The Victory with No Name.



10 thoughts on “One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark

  1. says:

    A recognized classic, a landmark work not much comment needed from me 132 pages of endnotes in small print Some of the interior is hard yards All the effort is rewarded, however, in the sweeping and masterly conclusion I feel as though if one had not persevered through the entire text, one would feel like a cheater enjoying the conclusion.


  2. says:

    This is critical book It fits right in between Charles Mann s 1491 and 1493 It is a amazing portrait of the vast and highly changing world of the Western United States after the arrival of the Europeans Calloway covers in detail much of what has been written off as being unknowable He does this through historical records, archeology, and environment


  3. says:

    Having read dozens of books on similar topics, I ve always felt I had a pretty good handle on the narratives that are pre Columbian and colonial in regards to North America Plot twist Colloway shows me that I didn t Colin Colloway does a massive thing here and gives the reader the ultimate bird s eye view on sweeping cultural and historical processes moving


  4. says:

    Magisterial The breadth and depth is best explained by the author To judge by most history books, public television documentaries, and popular culture, the winning of the West is the real history of the West what went before is just prelude But American history is not as short as it seems we would like it to be The West that Lewis and Clark saw was not a pristine wil


  5. says:

    I started this book back in New York City after spending 6 months in Southern California Los Angeles and visiting various parts of the American West for the first time I finished it in Leeds, England, where I moved in the fall for a Full Professor position in the School of Media and Communication That trajectory explains a good part of the reason why I wanted to read this boo


  6. says:

    Imagine, if you can, your world without borders Unless you ve seen the Atlantic or Pacific oceans, your world has no limits The only governing factor is survivability If you can live there, you can stay there This is the beginning of the Native American history in the American West.Calloway presents a broad history of the Native American history of the west trans Mississippi and the a


  7. says:

    One vast epic work An amazing synthesis of Native American and Euro American activity in North America from prehistory to 1800, this work has a global approach, connecting up the pieces we usually get in less ambitious histories While I have read many books about various tribes at various times, along with studies of Europeans in N America and US history, I was delighted to learn evenI had no


  8. says:

    A fantastic book, so much information


  9. says:

    In the minds of many American history begins in either 1492 or 1776 Even today, the history of the western United States is seen almost entirely through the narrative of manifest destiny Calloway s book challenges this mindset by presenting a comprehensive history of the West and its inhabitants from their first footsteps from Beringia into the interior to the beginning of the United States westward expansion O


  10. says:

    Actual American history for those interested in un brainwashing themselves.


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