This readable yet sophisticated survey of treaty-making between Native and European Americans before 1800, recovers a deeper understanding of how Indians tried to forge a new society with whites on the multicultural frontiers of North America-an understanding that may enlighten our own task of protecting Native American rights and imagining racial justice.
Williams, Robert A. 1997. Linking arms together: American Indian treaty visions of law and peace, 1600-1800. New York: Oxford University Press.