Pauline Turner Strong's American Indians and the American Imaginary: Cultural PDF

By Pauline Turner Strong

ISBN-10: 1612050476

ISBN-13: 9781612050478

ISBN-10: 1612050484

ISBN-13: 9781612050485

American Indians and the yank Imaginary considers the facility of representations of local americans in American public tradition. The book's wide-ranging case stories circulation from colonial captivity narratives to fashionable movie, from the camp hearth to the activities enviornment, 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 existence. primary topics contain identification and otherness, indigenous cultural politics, and cultural reminiscence, estate, functionality, citizenship and transformation. American Indians and the yank Imaginary will curiosity basic readers in addition to students and scholars in anthropology, historical past, literature, schooling, cultural reports, gender stories, American reports, and local American and Indigenous reports. it's crucial studying for these attracted to the strategies during which nationwide, tribal, and indigenous identities were imagined, contested, and refigured.

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