Controversial Books for jpbowes

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.082 3.36 The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself by Olaudah Equiano
1.066 3.82 Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
1.056 3.84 Almanac of the Dead by Leslie Marmon Silko
1.056 3.61 The Awakening by Kate Chopin
1.053 3.83 Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris
1.051 3.47 The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
1.038 3.66 Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
1.027 4 All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life by Winona LaDuke
1.01 3.97 The order of things: an archaeology of the human sciences by Michel Foucault
1.004 3.85 A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian
0.995 3.74 Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America by Daniel K. Richter
0.975 3.91 Orientalism by Edward W. Said
0.951 3.92 The Middle Ground: Indian, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 by Richard White
0.943 3.91 The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor
0.931 3.97 God Is Red: A Native View of Religion by Jr. Vine Deloria
0.929 3.55 The Surrounded by D'Arcy McNickle
0.922 4.12 An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
0.917 3.76 A Pocket Guide to Writing in History by Mary Lynn Rampolla
0.913 3.74 American Indian Stories by Zitkala-Ša
0.911 3.53 Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
0.91 3.86 Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot
0.907 3.89 Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
0.906 3.96 Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by John G. Neihardt
0.903 4.08 The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History by Joseph M. Marshall, III
0.896 3.83 Lakota Woman by Mary Brave Bird
0.892 3.93 Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff
0.881 3.73 The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America by Paul E. Johnson
0.874 3.57 Autobiography of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, or Black Hawk, Embracing the Traditions of his Nation, Various Wars In Which He Has Been Engaged, and His Account of the Cause and General History of the Black Hawk War of 1832, His Surrender, and Travels Through the United States. Also Life, Death and Burial of the Old Chief, Together with a History of the Black Hawk War by Black Hawk
0.872 4.12 The Historian's Craft by Marc Bloch
0.871 3.84 "All the Real Indians Died Off" and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
0.868 4.12 Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault
0.863 3.57 Halfbreed by Maria Campbell
0.859 3.89 Roughing It by Mark Twain
0.858 3.94 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave (Bedford Books in American History) by Frederick Douglass
0.852 4.04 The Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems by Sherman Alexie
0.852 4.28 Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History by Michel-Rolph Trouillot
0.847 4.04 Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Jr. Vine Deloria
0.839 3.98 Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody
0.836 4.06 Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. Gwynne
0.834 4.19 The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
0.804 4.22 The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens
0.802 4.27 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
0.798 3.97 The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
0.786 4.28 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
0.781 4.01 There There by Tommy Orange
0.781 4 The Round House by Louise Erdrich
0.737 4.24 How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America by Heather Cox Richardson
0.733 3.86 They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
0.728 4.18 Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache by Keith H. Basso
0.726 4.17 The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative by Thomas King
0.72 4 The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, a People, a Nation by Sally Jenkins
0.706 4.11 Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present by Peter Nabokov
0.697 4.08 The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull by Robert M. Utley
0.689 4.22 The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado by Elliott West
0.682 3.9 The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution by Alan Taylor
0.673 3.76 The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America by Colin G. Calloway
0.66 4.26 How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr
0.657 4.26 The Story of America: Essays on Origins by Jill Lepore
0.638 4.07 Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn
0.629 3.9 Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer
0.579 3.8 The Soul of the Indian: An Interpretation by Charles Alexander Eastman