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Lumbee Indian histories : race, ethnicity, and Indian identity in the southern United States

Author: Gerald M Sider
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Culture and class in anthropology and history, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the dynamics of conflicts over racial and ethnic identities in the southern United States, focusing on the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina. During the colonial period the Lumbee were both referred to as Indians and generally treated as Whites: some owned slaves, most were just poor to ordinary farmers, half-hidden in the midst of extensive coastal and riverine swamps. From 1835 to 1865 they were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Sider
ISBN: 0521420458 9780521420457
OCLC Number: 25787864
Description: xxvi, 309 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Within and against history --
2. Toward and past recognition --
3. Elements of the known: human dignity, the politics of accommodation, and the landscape of confrontation --
4. Challenges to respect --
5. The fires of race --
6. The embers of Hope, Inc. --
7. Prospect and loss --
8. The original 22 --
9. Henry Berry Lowery lives forever --
10. Six pounds of paint to encourage the Indians: the origins of native vulnerability --
11. Distinguishing the headmen: the history of local histories --
12. "This isn't Burger King" vs. "31 pages of unalphabetized Locklears" --
Conclusion: Living Indian history.
Series Title: Culture and class in anthropology and history, v. 2.
Responsibility: Gerald Sider.
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Gerald Sider explores the dynamics of the struggle for racial and ethnic identities in the southern United States, focusing on the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina. He provides a history of American  Read more...

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