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Author Chang, David A

Title The color of the land : race, nation, and the politics of landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929 / David A. Chang

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  E99.C9 C428 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E99.C9 C428 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  E99.C9 C428 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Oklahoma as America -- Owning and being owned : property, slavery, and Creek nationhood to 1865 -- An equal interest in the soil : small-scale farming and the work of nationhood, 1866-1889 -- Raw country and Jeffersonian dreams : the racial politics of allotment -- Policy and the making of landlords and tenants : allotment, landlessness, and Creek politics, 1906-1920s -- We were Negroes then : political programs, landownership, and Black racial coalescence, 1904-1916 -- The battle for whiteness : making whites in a white man's country, 1916-1924 -- Epilogue: Newtown : unsettling Oklahoma, unsettling America
LC subject Creek Indians -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History
Creek Indians -- Oklahoma -- Ethnic identity
Allotment of land -- Oklahoma -- History
Land tenure -- Social aspects -- Oklahoma -- History
African Americans -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History
Whites -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History
Oklahoma -- Race relations -- History
ISBN 9780807833650 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833657 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807871065 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807871060 (pbk. : alk. paper)