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By Alexandra Harmon

lengthy ahead of profitable tribal casinos sparked controversy, local american citizens accumulated different wealth that provoked excessive debate concerning the desirability, morality, and compatibility of Indian and non-Indian financial practices. Alexandra Harmon examines seven such circumstances of Indian affluence and the dilemmas they awarded either for local american citizens and for Euro-Americans--dilemmas rooted within the colonial origins of the fashionable American financial system. Harmon's learn not just compels us to seem past stereotypes of grasping whites and negative Indians, but additionally convincingly demonstrates that Indians deserve a favourite position in American monetary background and within the heritage of yankee ideas.

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By Alexandra Harmon

lengthy ahead of profitable tribal casinos sparked controversy, local american citizens accumulated different wealth that provoked excessive debate concerning the desirability, morality, and compatibility of Indian and non-Indian financial practices. Alexandra Harmon examines seven such circumstances of Indian affluence and the dilemmas they awarded either for local american citizens and for Euro-Americans--dilemmas rooted within the colonial origins of the fashionable American financial system. Harmon's learn not just compels us to seem past stereotypes of grasping whites and negative Indians, but additionally convincingly demonstrates that Indians deserve a favourite position in American monetary background and within the heritage of yankee ideas.

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