Native American

Guns, germs, and steel: The fates of human societies - Jared Diamond

Since 1500, Europeans have, for better & worse, called the tune that the world has danced to.

Bury my heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian history of the American West - Dee Brown

Mass grave after the Wounded Knee massacre

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century.

A people's history of the American revolution - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's critical history of the American Revolution against British rule and its impact on ordinary people.

Siege at Wounded Knee, 1973

American Indian activists at Wounded Knee, 1973

A short history of the 71-day uprising of Native Americans at Wounded Knee. Armed American Indians occupied the territory, which they legally owned, with several demands, including an investigation into the 371 treaties signed between the Native Nations and the Federal Government, all of which had been broken by the United States.

A people's history of the United States - Howard Zinn

The full text of Howard Zinn's superb people's history of the United States, spanning over 500 years from Columbus's "discovery" of America in 1492 to the Clinton presidency in 1996.