This concise, brillantly-written volume is designed for public-school use and will benefit any reader who wants to learn about Maine's unique heritage. Text and photographs span the early history of Maine's Native Peoples and conclude with an indepth look at the concerns of recent history. We recommend this textbook for grades 7-12. 458 pages, with 339 illustrations and glossary, University of Maine Press. Hardcover, 2001, 412 pages.