Category: Media and Reviews

June 2017 Media and Reviews

Reading Blackhawk At Night and the Promise of the New Borderlands History: A Review Essay of Violence over the Land and The Comanche Empire

In revisiting approaches to Native American agency, suffering, aggression and violence, Ned Blackhawk’s Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West and Pekka Hämäläinen’s The Comanche Empire have provided readers and historians with new critical windows into the long Amerindian past, one inflected by a succession of transformative encounters with outsiders.