New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1973. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo, red cloth, illustrated with 8 glossy B&W photographic plates, beige map endpapers of "Locations of the Black Hawk Wars, 1832," 354 pages. Near Fine / Fine. Item #1407
History professor Eby demonstrates how this war with neighboring and peaceful Indians caused them and their lands to be sacrificed to greedy expansionistic Whites due to their landgrab. Eby views this war as "a convenient glass through which we can view other conflicts.arising from the inexorable movement westward of civilization encroaching upon territories inhabited by and pledged to Amerindian peoples."
NF Copy. Blue Stamp on title page of "World History and Culture." Attractive bookplate on ffe. Neat writing in red ink on rear endpaper recording "ordered this from Kroch's and Brentano's, Chicago...."