qParman brings fresh life to some well-worked topics, while illuminating lesser-known developments of the postwar period and contextualizing Indian concerns within broader governmental and social dynamics. Both specialists and general readers will appreciate his succinct, informed treatment of athe Indian problema in the United States.q aGateway Heritage qParmanas accomplishment lies in his ability to synthesize the saga of the numerous interactions among those seeking dominance.... Parmanas balanced and comprehensive overview provides a handy guide to the subject for upper-division undergraduate and graduate collections.q aChoice qIndians and the American West in the Twentieth Century is an important contribution to understanding the development of the West and provides a clear and impressive analysis of evolving government policy and programs that impacted directly on the resident Indian people.q aAmerican Indian Culture and Research Journal qThis is an impressive effort that provides the reader with a balanced view of a subject that tends to become polemic.q aBooks of the Southwest qThe well-written and analytical narrative is backed with thirty-nine pages of notes and bibliography, which provide an enormous complement and establish a firm foundation of scholarship.q aNebraska History qThis book is an important contribution that manages to give the reader a birdas-eye view of the regularities of twentieth-century Indian history, while at the same time conveying the local twists, complexities, and ironies of that history and of any generalizations we would make about it.... should be read by all scholars in Native American studies and American minority history.q aJournal of American History qParmanas thoughtful book will be of interest to students, scholars, and anyone remotely interested in Indian-white relations during the twentieth century.q aPacific Historical Review qAn appraisal that is both clear and balanced.q aMargaret Connell Szasz, The University of New Mexico qParman delivers on his promise to present a abalanceda and aobjectivea summary, and his synthesis is clearly written and enjoyable to read. The book holds important lessons for westerners and midwesterners.q aThe Annals of Iowa qParman has written a concise overview that synthesizes the development of the twentieth-century West and how that development impacted Indian nations.q aNorth Dakota History A balanced and accessible overview of the last hundred years of Indian history in the American West. This even-handed and insightful account includes an assessment of the status of Native Americans in the West as the century comes to a close.6. Depression. and. the. New. Deal. The stock market crash of 1929 and the depression which followed had a staggering impact on the American West. Reduced farm prices were nation-wide, but a large portion of the West experienced dustanbsp;...
|Title||:||Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century|
|Author||:||Donald Lee Parman|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 1994|