500 Years of Indigenous Resistance
Analternative and unorthodox view of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans is offered in this concise history.Eurocentric studies of the conquest of the Americas present colonization as a civilizing force for good, and the native populations as primitive or worse. Colonization is seen as a mutually beneficial process, in which "civilization” was brought to the nati...more
500 Years of Indigenous Resistance was originally published in 1992 by Gord Hill, the native artist, activist, and at the time, member of the revolutionar...more
I'm reading the MESSINGAROUND edition of the book.
Still, two things make it a bit unusual. First, it has a two continent focus -- N and S America. Second, the effort to show the Amerindian resistance to the conquest is key theme. There really isn't enough evidence of that resistance here, that is, I needed much more detail. But the author has tried.