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Indian Work: Language and Livelihood in Native American History

Daniel H. Usner, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2009.
Language
English
ISBN
9780674033498 (alk. paper), 0674033493 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: The pursuit of livelihood and the production of language
  • Inventing the hunter state : Iroquois livelihood in Jeffersonian America
  • Narratives of decline and disappearance : the changing presence of American Indians in early Natchez
  • The discourse over poverty : Indian treaty rights and welfare policy
  • Perceptions of authenticity and passivity : Indian basket making in post-Civil War Louisiana
  • Primitivism and tourism : Indian livelihood in D.H. Lawrence's New Mexico.
Description
202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-187) and index.
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