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By Pauline Turner Strong

ISBN-10: 1612050476

ISBN-13: 9781612050478

ISBN-10: 1612050484

ISBN-13: 9781612050485

American Indians and the yankee Imaginary considers the facility of representations of local americans in American public tradition. The book's wide-ranging case reports circulation from colonial captivity narratives to trendy movie, from the camp fireplace to the activities area, from criminal and scholarly texts to tribally-controlled museums and cultural centres. The author's ethnographic method of what she calls "representational practices" specialise in the emergence, use, and transformation of representations during social lifestyles. crucial topics contain identification and otherness, indigenous cultural politics, and cultural reminiscence, estate, functionality, citizenship and transformation. American Indians and the yank Imaginary will curiosity normal readers in addition to students and scholars in anthropology, historical past, literature, schooling, cultural reports, gender experiences, American experiences, and local American and Indigenous reviews. it really is crucial studying for these attracted to the strategies by which nationwide, tribal, and indigenous identities were imagined, contested, and refigured.

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