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Kiowa Humanity and the Invasion of the State


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März 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Illuminates the ways in which Kiowas on the southern plains dealt with the US government's efforts to control them after they were forced onto a reservation by an 1867 treaty. This study demonstrates that Native struggles against the encroachment of the state go beyond armed resistance and political strategizing.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. The American Problem; 2. The Kiowa Scheme of Life; 3. Values of the State and U.S. Indian Policy; 4. Young Kiowa Men, Kiowa Social Values, and the Politics of Rations; 5. Fictions of Nineteenth-Century American Assimilation Policy; 6. Households of Humanity; 7. ConclusionAppendix A: U.S. Indian Appropriations and Disbursements, 1860-1910; Appendix B: Government Document Sources of Population Figures

Portrait

Jacki Thompson Rand is Choctaw and an associate professor of history at the University of Iowa.

Pressestimmen

"This is a well-written and genuinely intriguing story, and Rand weaves together a concise portrait of federal Indian policy towards the Kiowas during the nineteenth century. Her reengagement of Jenning's conquest model of Indian history should provoke ample discussion and engage new debates in the field."--Nathan Wilson, "Great Plains Quarterly"--Nathan Wilson "Great Plains Quarterly "
EAN: 9780803239661
ISBN: 0803239661
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2008
Seitenanzahl: 198 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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