[Indian Wars of Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1812–1900 (Warfare and History)] Read ↠ Join or create book clubs
T were in Mexico The Caste War in the Yucatan 1848 1900 may have consumed 200000 lives and the era of Comanche raids deep into Mexico reduced large areas to something like chaosI found the accounts of the US Apache wars to be the most interesting Overall the book is a good read the prose fairly good Maps are adeuate If ou are Canadian ou may be a bit smug Still comparing violence and history this way is I think a very useful endeavor for historian. Istance that seem uniue to the New World differ from those with broader implications draws upon concepts used in recent rewritings of the history of imperial warfare "In Africa And Asia Vandervort "Africa and Asia Vandervort analyzes the conduct of the US Army in comparison with military practices and tactics adopted by colonialist conuests worldwide This uniue and fascinating study
is a vital contribution to the study of a vital contribution to the study of history but is also a valuable addition to the understanding of colonialism and attempts to resist it. N scale and cost soldier s livesSuch events in Canada are described as smaller in scale and much less violent again the time frame alters perceptions because French Canada used Indian allies in warring with the British colonies and the scope of those wars included chunks of Canada The book is a narrative of campaigns and contexts and has fewer of the character sketches and subplots that are typical in
current history writingBy far the bloodies. Of global history Indian Wars of Mexico Canada and the United States provides history writingBy far the bloodies. Of global history Indian Wars of Mexico Canada and the United States provides thorough examination of the strategies and tactics of resistance employed by Indian peoples of the USA which contrasts practices of warfare with the Métis the French Canadian Indian peoples their Canadian Indian allies and the Yaui and Mayan Indians of Mexico and Yucatán presents a comparison of the experience of Indian tribes with concurrent resistance movements against European expansion in Africa exposing how aspects of res.
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Out Fairly Well The Focus Is Mostly The 1810 1890fairly well The focus is mostly the 1810 1890 in the US almost entirely the West This is a bit misleading because the Indian wars in the East ran from the early 1600s through the early 1800s and included uite high casualties on both sides as in the disaster Indians inflicted on St Clair s army in the 1790s This is an issue because for all their epic uality the wars in the West were smaller Drawing on anthropology and ethnohistory as well as the ‘new military history’ Indian Wars of Mexico Canada and the United States interprets and compares the way Indians and European Americans waged wars in Canada Mexico the USA and Yucatán during the nineteenth century Fully illustrated with sixteen maps detailing key Indian settlements and crucial battles Bruce Vandervort rescues the New World Indian Wars from their exclusion from mainstream military history and reveals how they are an integral part.