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Haunted by waters : a journey through race and place in the American West

Author: Robert Terry Hayashi
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007.
Series: American land and life series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using a wide range of materials that include memoirs, oral interviews, poetry, legal cases, letters, government documents, and even road signs, Robert Hayashi illustrates how Thomas Jefferson's vision of an agrarian, all white, and democratic West affected the Gem State's Nez Perce, Chinese, Shoshone, Mormon, and Japanese residents. Starting at the site of the Corps of Discovery's journey into Idaho, he details the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hayashi, Robert Terry, 1963-
Haunted by waters.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007
(OCoLC)294901760
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Terry Hayashi
ISBN: 9781587296109 1587296101
OCLC Number: 153578931
Description: xiv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The innocence of our intentions: Thomas Jefferson, the Corps of Discovery, and the natural progression of Idaho --
Matching the hatch: Nikkei, the environment, and Idaho statehood --
O pioneers: the democratic spaces of Minidoka --
Haunted by waters: Shoshone, Mormon, and Japanese American relations to place.
Series Title: American land and life series.
Responsibility: Robert T. Hayashi ; foreword by Wayne Franklin.
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A lyrical history of marginalized peoples in Idaho, this work views the West from a different perspective by detailing the ways in which they shaped the western landscape and its meaning.  Read more...

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