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Iroquoia: The Development of a Native World

Iroquois & Their Neighbors
Narrated by: Caleb Rector
Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
Categories: History, American
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Summary

Drawing on archaeology, historical evidence, oral traditions, and linguistics, this audiobook provides a view of Iroquois life from the prehistoric period and Owasco sites through the establishment of the Five Nations.

©2003 Syracuse University Press (P)2015 Redwood Audiobooks

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"An outstanding survey of this captivating episode of America's heritage." ( American Archaeology)
"Accessible and plainspoken account of the Iroquois and their homeland... book's strength lies in its use of enthnohistory." ( New York History)
"Essential reading not only for scholars... but also anyone interested in understanding contemporary Iroquois world view and politics." ( Ontario Archaeology)

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  • Lori
  • 09-02-18

Informative

Informative and full of facts. Narrator was dry and showed no emotion whatsoever. He read very fast and I had to slow down the speed so I could absorb the material. This is an EXCELLENT book and it's worth listening if you can get past the narrator.

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  • Daniel N. Hill
  • 22-02-15

Very informative

Nice historical story of American history...very interesting for New Yorkers that opens a point of view that explains what went on in the area.

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  • Douglas S.
  • 14-03-19

Very Dry

This is a very dry text book with a few gems thrown in. Not worth the cost and effort.

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  • C. Brieant
  • 06-02-16

scientific and thorough

Would you listen to Iroquoia: The Development of a Native World again? Why?

maybe. a lot of detail

What did you like best about this story?

the customs and beliefs

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

no

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A bit dry but we knew that going in. Very informative about the ways of the Iroquois