Indian Country: Travels in the American Southwest, 1840-1935

Indian Country: Travels in the American Southwest, 1840-1935

by Martin Padget
     
 

Indian Country analyzes the works of Anglo writers and artists who encountered American Indians in the course of their travels in the Southwest during the one hundred-year period beginning in 1840.See more details below

Overview

Indian Country analyzes the works of Anglo writers and artists who encountered American Indians in the course of their travels in the Southwest during the one hundred-year period beginning in 1840.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826330291
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
02/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1From manifest destiny to historical romance : the Southwest in narratives of exploration and travel between the 1840s and 1880s13
Ch. 2John Wesley Powell's mapping of the Colorado Plateau region47
Ch. 3Travel writing, sentimental romance, and Indian rights advocacy : the politics of Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona79
Ch. 4Travel, exoticism, and the writing of region : Charles Fletcher Lummis and the "creation" of the Southwest115
Ch. 5Burbank among the Indians : the politics of patronage137
Ch. 6"Indian detours off the beaten track" : cultural tourism and the Southwest169
Conclusion : reflections on traveling through the Southwest211
Notes217
Index245

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