Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World

Jack Weatherford, Author
Jack Weatherford, Author Ballantine Books $15 (288p) ISBN 978-0-449-90496-1
Reviewed on: 11/01/1989
Release date: 11/01/1989
The discovery and conquest of the New World changed the Old World forever, from economy and diet to the concept of personal freedom. Anthropologist Weatherford here examines the many contributions made by New World natives. ``He labors a bit on the topic of architecture but makes a convincing case for Indian Givers and the role they played in re-shaping the world,'' commented PW . (Jan.)
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