The fully updated third edition of Farewell, My Nation considers the complex and often tragic relationships between American Indians, white Americans, and the U.S. government during the nineteenth century, as the government tried to find ways to deal with social and political questions about how to treat America's indigenous population.
- Updated to include new scholarship that has appeared since the publication of the second edition as well as additional primary source material
- Examines the cultural and material impact of Western expansion on the indigenous peoples of the United States, guiding the reader through the significant changes in Indian-U.S. policy over the course of the nineteenth century
- Outlines the efficacy and outcomes of the three principal policies toward American Indians undertaken in varying degrees by the U.S. government - Separation, Concentration, and Americanization - and interrogates their repercussions
- Provides detailed descriptions, chronology and analysis of the Plains Wars supported by supplementary maps and illustrations
About the Author: Philip Weeks, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of History at Kent State University, where, as a distinguished teaching award recipient, he taught American Indian studies, U.S., Ohio, and modern world history for many years. He is the editor or author of several books, including "They Made Us Many Promises" The American Indian Experience 1524 to the Present (Wiley, 2001) and Buckeye Presidents: Ohioans in the White House (2003).