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Playing Indian.

Author: Philip J Deloria
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1999.
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Moving from the Boston Tea Party to the present, explores the ways non-Indian Americans have acted out their fantasies about Indians in order to experience national, modern, & personal identities. In this complicated tug-of-war between imaginings & actions, Indian people have been embraced & rejected, frequently humiliated & occasionally empowered. The historical anxieties revealed continue to haunt Americans-both  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Deloria
ISBN: 0300080670 9780300080674
OCLC Number: 42039097
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: American Indians, American identities --
Patriotic Indians and identities of Revolution --
Fraternal Indians and Republican identities --
Literary Indians and ethnographic objects --
Natural Indians and identities of modernity --
Hobby Indians, authenticity and race in cold war America --
Counterculture Indians and the New Age --
Conclusion: Grateful dead Indians --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index.

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Moving from the Boston Tea Party to the present, this is an exploration of the ways in which non-Indian Americans have played out their fantasies about Indians in order to experience national, modern  Read more...

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"[A] convincing study. . . . Deloria, builds his case with caution and precision, careful to avoid sweeping claims." --Michael Kenney, Boston Globe"Deloria argues [that] nothing is so ideologically Read more...

 
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