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Dream catchers : how mainstream America discovered native spirituality

Author: Philip Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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Jenkins offers an account of the changing mainstream attitudes towards Native American spirituality, once seen as degraded spectacle, now hailed as New Age salvation. He charts this remarkable change by highlighting the complex history of white American attitudes towards Native religions, considering everything from the 19th-century American obsession with "Hebrew Indians" and Lost Tribes, to the early 20th-century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Influence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jenkins, Philip, 1952-
Dream catchers.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)892054272
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Jenkins
ISBN: 0195161157 9780195161151 0195189108 9780195189100
OCLC Number: 54074085
Awards: Winner of One of Booklist's Top 10 Religion Books for 2004.
Description: xii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Haunting America --
Heathen darkness --
Discovering native religion, 1860-1920 --
Pilgrims from the vacuum, 1890-1920 --
Crisis in Red Atlantis, 1914-1925 --
Brave new worlds, 1925-1950 --
Before the new age, 1920-1960 --
Vision quests, 1960-1980 --
The medicine show --
Thinking tribal thoughts --
Returning the land --
Real religion?
Responsibility: Philip Jenkins.
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