353 books — 103 voters
Native American History
The history of Native Americans in the United States began in the Pre-Columbian era with the settlement of the Americas by the Paleo-Indians. Anthropologists have identified and studied a wide variety of cultures that existed during this era. Their subsequent contact with Europeans had a profound impact on their history.
Native American Biography (nonfiction)
Books about Early Jamestown, Virginia
33 books — 14 voters
Colonial North America (nonfiction)
101 books — 43 voters
Chicago History (nonfiction)
208 books — 11 voters
“ Some of us came to the cities to escape the reservation. We stayed after fighting in the Second World War. After Vietnam, too. We stayed because the city sounds like a war, and you can't leave a war once you've been you can only keep it at bay--which is easier when you can see and hear it near you, that fast metal, that constant firing around you, cars up and down the streets and freeways like bullets. ”
“ Minnie Spotted Wolf from Butte, Montana, was the first Native American to enlist in the Marine Corps Womens' Reserve. Spotted Wolf joined in 1943. She commented that Marine Corps boot camp was "hard, but not that hard. ”
[close] A place to discuss books related to Nature, Environmentalism, and the Great Outdoors
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This Group deals with discussions about Books relating the the Archaeology, Anthropology and Lon…more
[close] This Group deals with discussions about Books relating the the Archaeology, Anthropology and Long-Term History of North America. This includes allied topics such as Palaeobotany, Geology and any other allied disciplines of Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences
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Dig deep into the past with us! This group is for the discussion of all things Native American (…more
[close] Dig deep into the past with us! This group is for the discussion of all things Native American (Indian) in North America prior to the 1900's and as far back into the past as you'd like to go when native man was upon the lands of North America.
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This is a book group that reads and discusses Colorado books from the 50 selections on 'A Litera…more
[close] This is a book group that reads and discusses Colorado books from the 50 selections on 'A Literary Map of Colorado' (2013) published by Wild Clover Book Services.
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