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Jack Weatherford Writing Styles in Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America

Jack Weatherford
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Perspective

Jack Weatherford is a cultural anthropologist. He has taught anthropology at Macalester College for nearly thirty years. He has a B.A. in political science and M.A.s in Sociology and Anthropology. He also has a Ph.D in Anthropology from the University of California, San Diego. In his professional life, Weatherford has traveled the world working with historically underrepresented and misrepresented groups, such as Mongolians and Native Americans. Weatherford's work on the Mongol Empire has won him wide acclaim. Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America is another one of his books.

Weatherford's work displays a clear interest in rehabilitating minority groups who have been misrepresented by history, particularly for malicious, racist or imperialist reasons. Weatherford's interest continues throughout Native Roots. The reader must be aware of Weatherford's bias in favor of the Native Americans. No one must ever make light of the charges Weatherford brings...

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