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Author O'Brien, Jean M

Title Firsting and lasting : writing Indians out of existence in New England / Jean M. O'Brien

Publ Info Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  E78 .N5 O35 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E78.N5 O35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E78 N5 O35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvi, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Indigenous Americas
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : Indians can never be modern -- Firsting : local texts claim Indian places as their own -- Replacing : historical practices argue that non-Indians have supplanted Indians -- Lasting : texts purify the landscape of Indians by denying them a place in modernity -- Resisting : claims in texts about Indian extinction fail even as they are being made -- Conclusion : the continuing struggle over recognition
LC subject Indians of North America -- New England -- History -- 19th century
Indians of North America -- New England -- Historiography
New England -- History -- 19th century
New England -- Historiography
New England -- Race relations
ISBN 9780816665778 (acid-free paper)
081666577X (acid-free paper)
9780816665785 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0816665788 (pbk. : acid-free paper)