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History's shadow [electronic resource] :Native Americans and historical consciousness in the nineteenth century / Steven Conn.

By: Conn, Steven.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226115115 (electronic bk.); 0226115119 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- History -- 19th century | Ethnology -- United States | Ethnology | Indians of North America | Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Histoire -- 19e siècle | Ethnologie -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies | Indianen | Ontstaansgeschiedenis | Oorsprong | Historisch besef | Onderzoek | United States -- Civilization -- Indian influences | États-Unis -- Civilisation -- Influence indienne d'Amérique | ამერიკელი ინდიელები ისტორიაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 973.04/97 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Native Americans and the problem of history, part 1 -- Images of history : Indians in American art -- Fade to silence : Indians and the study of language -- The past is underground : archaeology and the search for Indian history -- The art and science of describing and classifying : the triumph of anthropology -- Native Americans and the problem of history, part 2.
Summary: Who were the Native Americans? Where did they come from and how long ago? Did they have a history, and would they have a future? Questions such as these dominated intellectual life in the United States during the nineteenth century. And for many Americans, such questions about the original inhabitants of their homeland inspired a flurry of historical investigation, scientific inquiry, and heated political debate. History's Shadow traces the struggle of Americans trying to understand the people who originally occupied the continent claimed as their own. Steven Conn considers how the question of.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-270) and index.

Native Americans and the problem of history, part 1 -- Images of history : Indians in American art -- Fade to silence : Indians and the study of language -- The past is underground : archaeology and the search for Indian history -- The art and science of describing and classifying : the triumph of anthropology -- Native Americans and the problem of history, part 2.

Who were the Native Americans? Where did they come from and how long ago? Did they have a history, and would they have a future? Questions such as these dominated intellectual life in the United States during the nineteenth century. And for many Americans, such questions about the original inhabitants of their homeland inspired a flurry of historical investigation, scientific inquiry, and heated political debate. History's Shadow traces the struggle of Americans trying to understand the people who originally occupied the continent claimed as their own. Steven Conn considers how the question of.

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