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The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee

Ostler, Jeffrey

Verlag: Cambridge University Press (2004), Cambridge, 2004
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orig.boards Some rubbing. Rear cover corner heavily bumped. Good. Textual photo illustrations 23x15cm, xviii,387 pp, Series: Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History. Contents: Introduction: colonialism, agency and power; Part I. Conquest: ' Vilest Miscreants of the Savage Race': the Plains Sioux in an empire of liberty; 'Five Efforts to Subjugate Them': failures of conquest; ' Doubtless an Unauthorized Promise': the politics of the Great Sioux war; ' Force is the Only Thing': the killing of Crazy Horse; Part II. Colonialism:'We Were Raised in This Country': claiming place; 'I Work So Much It Makes Me Poor': the reservation economy: 'Just as Well with My Hair On': colonial education; 'All Men are Different': the politics of religion and culture; 'Great Trouble and Bad Feeling': government agents and Sioux leaders; 'Enough to Crush Us Down': struggles for Land; Part III. Anticolonialism and the State: 'When the Earth Shakes Do Not Be Afraid': the Ghost Dance as an anticolonial movement; 'To Bring My People Back into the Hoop': the development of the Lakota Ghost Dance; 'The Most Serious Indian War of Our History': the army's invasion; 'If He Fights, Destroy Him': the road to Wounded Knee; 'A Valley of Death': Wounded Knee; Conclusion: after Wounded Knee. ["This volume presents an overview of the history of the Plains Sioux as they became increasingly subject to the power of the United States in the 1800s.,.the book offers an in-depth look at many lesser-known facets of Sioux history and culture. Drawing on theories of colonialism, the book shows how the Sioux creatively responded to the challenges of US expansion and domination.,." - Publisher's description] Some rubbing. Rear cover corner heavily bumped. Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 012818

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Verlag: Cambridge University Press (2004), Cambridge

Erscheinungsdatum: 2004

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