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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-256324

Description

xxvi, 269 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Indians of North America History 19th century.
Indians of North America Historiography.
History 19th century.
Historiography.
Race relations.

Originator

O'Brien, Jean M.

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.

Publication

Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press

Publisher Series

Indigenous Americas
Indigenous Americas.

Description

xxvi, 269 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-259) and index.
Received 2011; T206.1.

ISBN

9780816665778 (acid-free paper)
081666577X (acid-free paper)
9780816665785 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0816665788 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

Call Number

Stacks E78.N5 O35 2010

Places

New England