Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

by Mark Rifkin
ISBN-10:
0199958491
ISBN-13:
2900199958497
Pub. Date:
12/01/2012
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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Overview

Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Manifesting America explores how Native American and Mexican American writers use various kinds of nonfiction to challenge the ideology of manifest destiny.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900199958497
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Self-Determination, Subaltern Studies, and the Critical Remapping of U.S. Empire
1. Representing the Cherokee Nation: Imperial Power and Elite Interests in the Remaking of Cherokee Governance
2. The Territoriality of Tradition: Treaties, Hunting Grounds, and Prophecy in Black Hawk's Narrative
3. Comanche Metaphors: Juan Seguín's Memoirs and the Figure of the Barbarian in the Struggle for Texas
4. Partial Citizens and Insurgent Masses: Narrating Violence Past and Present in Post-1848 California
Index

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