Books By Theda Perdue

The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears (Penguin Library of American Indian History)

In the early nineteenth century, the U.S. government shifted its policy from trying to assimilate American Indians to relocating them, and...

Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice

2019 National Native American Hall of Fame Inductee This stirring memoir is the story of Ada Deer, the first...

Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835 (Indians of the Southeast) (English Edition)

Theda Perdue examines the roles and responsibilities of Cherokee women during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a time of intense cultural...

Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society, 1540-1866

Explores how the Cherokee altered their social and political structure, and economic system to adapt to the European value system during...