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Firsting and lasting :writing Indians out of existence in New England /Jean M. O'Brien.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
O'Brien, Jean M.
Publication
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
Publisher Series
Indigenous Americas
Indigenous Americas.
Contents
Introduction : Indians can never be modern -- Firsting : local texts claim Indian places as their own -- Replacing : historical practices argue that non-Indians have supplanted Indians -- Lasting : texts purify the landscape of Indians by denying them a place in modernity -- Resisting : claims in texts about Indian extinction fail even as they are being made -- Conclusion : the continuing struggle over recognition.
Date
c2010.
Description
xxvi, 269 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-259) and index.
Received 2011; T206.1.
ISBN
081666577X (acid-free paper)
0816665788 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780816665778 (acid-free paper)
9780816665785 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
GUSN
256324
Call Number
Stacks E78.N5 O35 2010
Descriptive terms
Historiography.
History 19th century.
Indians of North America Historiography.
Indians of North America History 19th century.
Race relations.
Places
New England

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