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Indian Work

Language and Livelihood in Native American History

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$70.50 • £56.95 • €63.50

ISBN 9780674033498

Publication Date: 04/27/2009


214 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones


  • List of Illustrations
  • 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
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments

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