Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: February 12, 1979 Price: $11.96
Columbus called them "Indians" because his geography was faulty. That name and, more importantly, the images it has come to suggest have endured for five centuries, not only obscuring the true identity of the original Americans but serving as an ideological weapon in their subjugation. Berkhofer's account illustrates the self-serving stereotypes...
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