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Book Review of 1491 : New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

1491 : New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
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Helpful Score: 2

As a Native, The first part of this book really made me angry, because it makes perfect sense as to conditions as the Europeans came and took over this country. I had the history of the Conquistadors when I was a child in southern Cali. The spanish-enhanced version of the conquest of central, south and north America is somewhat different from the truth. After the initial shock from the beginning of the book, the rest reads well, is articulate and makes very valid points as the the real history of this Indian Country. I totally recommend this book to anyone interested in a better version of things than the "noble savage" stories of Native Americans currently spewed in today's schools.

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