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By Paula Richardson Fleming

A photographic booklet delivering a checklist of the Indians of North the USA among 1850 and the 1st international conflict as obvious by way of early photographers. From the 1st photos, caused by way of a feeling of interest, to the later pictures shooting the switch within the Indian lifestyle, those pictures record the war of words among white and Indian cultures. the photographs, a few of that have by no means ahead of been released, mix with the textual content to supply an incredible heritage of North American Indian lifestyles. The ebook additionally strains the evolution of photographic means of the interval and comprises brief biographies of over two hundred photographers.

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