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Contested Territory : Whites, Native Americans and African Americans in Oklahoma, 1865-1907

by Wickett, Murray R.
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $59.95 ($26.95 softcover)
Issue: Fall 2001
ISBN: 0807125849

With Oklahoma as the central focus, Murray R. Wickett explores race relations in the years following the Civil War. From the "One Drop Rule" to the many attempts to assimilate Native Americans, the conflicting and complex story of Native Americans, African Americans, and white settlers is explored. Wickett's bibliography includes a wide range of sources including poetry.

review of Contested Territory : Whites, Native Americans and African Americans in Oklahoma, 1865-1907, by Wickett, Murray R., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2001).