American Indians and the American Imaginary Cultural Representation Across the Centuries

ISBN-10: 1612050484
ISBN-13: 9781612050485
Edition: 2014
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

At a time when Indigenous peoples worldwide are asserting their rights, American Indians and the American Imaginary offers an ethnographic and historical perspective on the power of representations of Native Americans in American public culture. The book's wide-ranging case studies move from colonial captivity narratives to modern film, from the campfire to the sports arena, from legal and scholarly texts to tribally controlled museums and cultural centers.

Pauline Turner Strong is an associate professor of anthropology and gender studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where she also directs the Humanities Institute. She is the author of Captive Selves, Captivating Others: The Politics and Poetics of Colonial American Captivity Narratives and the coeditor of New Perspectives on Native North America: Cultures, Histories, and Representations.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Ethnography of Representational Practices
Representing History and Identity
Tribe and Nation
Five Hundred Years
Indian Blood
Captivity, Adoption, and the American Imaginary
Captivity in White and Red
The Contemporary Captivity Narrative
On Captivity as Digital Spectacle
Playing Indian
Crafting American Selves
Animated Indians
The Mascot Slot
Indigenous Imaginaries
Sovereignty, Indigeneity, and Ethnographic Representation
A Native Space on the National Mall
Epilogue
References
Print Publications and Manuscripts (Including Online Texts)
Multimedia Sources (Films, Videos, Scores, CD-ROMs, Podcasts)
Legislation and Court Cases
Sources and Credits
Index
About the Author

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