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Title

  • Before American history : nationalist mythmaking and indigenous dispossession

Other Title

  • Nationalist mythmaking and indigenous dispossession

Summary

  • "This book argues that the current understanding of North America's past was created as a tool of nationalism, and that it required the misappropriation of Indigenous histories. In the United States and Mexico, the Indigenous past was repurposed as American history while at the same time used to erase and denigrate Native peoples, a legacy that continues when we repeat these narratives"-- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Mucher, Christen, author

Created / Published

  • Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2022]

Contents

  • Ofering the "Indian" archive -- Storied lands of the "Old West" -- Mexico antiguo through americano eyes -- Nationalist science and the chronology of disposession -- Removal in the antiquarian archive -- An American Babylon in the Mexican Republic -- Epilogue: after American history.

Headings

  • -  Indians of North America--Antiquities--Collectors and collecting--History
  • -  Indians of North America--Historiography
  • -  Nationalism and historiography--Mexico
  • -  Nationalism and historiography--United States
  • -  Settler colonialism--United States--History
  • -  America--Antiquities
  • -  American antiquity

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E76.8

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021054548

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Access Advisory

  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Mucher, Christen, Author. Before American history: nationalist mythmaking and indigenous dispossession. [Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2022] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021054548/.

APA citation style:

Mucher, C. (2022) Before American history: nationalist mythmaking and indigenous dispossession. [Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021054548/.

MLA citation style:

Mucher, Christen, Author. Before American history: nationalist mythmaking and indigenous dispossession. [Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2022] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021054548/>.