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The Longest Trail free pdf Alvin Josephy Jr. s groundbreaking, popular books and essays advocated for a fair and true historical assessment of Native Americans, and set the course for modern Native American studies. This collection, which includes magazine articles, speeches, a white paper, and introductions and chapters of books, gives a generous and reasoned view of five hundred years of Indian history in North America from first settlements in the East to the long trek of the Nez Perce Indians in the Northwest. The essays deal with the origins of still unresolved troubles with treaties and territories to fishing and land rights, and who should own archeological finds, as well as the ideologies that underpin our Indian policy. Taken together the pieces give a revelatory introduction to American Indian history, a history that continues both to fascinate and inform."

About Alvin M. Josephy, Jr

Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. was born in 1915 in New York. He went to school at Horace Mann and Harvard, worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood, a print and radio journalist in New York, and as a World War II Marine Corps combat correspondent in the Pacific- his recording of the amphibious landing at Guam was broadcast nationwide. After the war he became an editor at "Time "magazine and then "American Heritage. "On assignment with "Time "in Idaho in the early 1950s, he discovered the Nez Perce. That meeting changed his life and that of many others. Fifty years of books and articles on Indian and western history followed. He was also a technical advisor on the film "Little Big Man, "a noted book and magazine editor, and an advocate for Indians. Josephy worked with Stewart Udall in the Kennedy administration, wrote an influential Indian "white paper" for the Nixon administration, and served as chair of the founding board of the National Museum of the American Indian. Many of his books remain in print. Alvin and his wife, Betty, bought a small ranch in the heart of Nez Perce Country in eastern Oregon in 1963, where the family spent summers for more than forty years. Alvin died in 2005, a year after Betty s passing."

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Author : Alvin M. Josephy, Jr
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 10 July 2014
ISBN : 0345806913
EAN : 9780345806918
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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