"It should be required reading for all students of Indian and white relations."--Journal of American Ethnic History
"Important and ambitious....Interesting, broad, and engaging. It promises an understanding of a relatively unexamined, evocative, and both tragic and heroic province of American ethnic diversity and political mobilization."--American Journal of Sociology
"An excellent work that adroitly handles an exceedingly complex subject."--C. Matthew Snipp, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"A fascinating overview of early American Indian relations, specifically, how the tribes lost land, independence, and power, but--by playing one official body off another--were able to maintain some degree of freedom."--Booklist
"Well written and persuasively argued, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars in the social sciences and to discerning general readers."--Choice
About the Author
Stephen Cornell is at University of California, San Diego.