ISBN-10:
0691059640
ISBN-13:
9780691059648
Pub. Date:
10/11/1998
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

by Susan Scheckel

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ISBN-13: 9780691059648
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/11/1998
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Susan Scheckel is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Memphis.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
1The "Indian Problem" and the Question of National Identity3
2Cooper and the Sources of American National Identity15
3Domesticating the Drama of Conquest: Pocahontas on the Popular Stage41
4Mary Jemison and the Domestication of the American Indians70
5Black Hawk's Life: The Indian as Subject of History99
6A Guide to Remembrance: The Capitol Tour and the Construction of a U.S. Citizenry127
Notes153
Works Cited181
Index193

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