White Enough to Be American? : Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and Nation
By: Basson, Lauren L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (255 p.).ISBN: 9781469606439.Subject(s): Citizenship -- United States -- History | European Americans -- Attitudes -- History | Indians of North America -- Government relations -- History | Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- History | Indians of North America -- Mixed descent -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History | Miscegenation -- Political aspects -- United States -- History | Nationalism -- United States -- History | Racially mixed people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History | Racially mixed people -- status, laws, etc. -- Hawaii -- History | United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: White Enough to Be American? : Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and NationDDC classification: 323.1197 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||E99.M693 B37 2012 (Browse shelf)||http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=934389||Available||EBL934389|
Contents; Note on Terminology; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 ''Mixed Blood'' Americans: The Jane Waldron and Barney Traversee Allotment Disputes; 2 Métis Americans: Louis Riel and the Northwest Territories; 3 Annexed Americans: Robert Wilcox, Home Rule, and Self-Government for Hawaii; 4 Anarchist Americans: Lucy Parsons, Foreign Bodies, and American Soil; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Racial mixture posed a distinct threat to European American perceptions of the nation and state in the late nineteenth century, says Lauren Basson, as it exposed and disrupted the racial categories that organized political and social life in the United States. Offering a provocative conceptual approach to the study of citizenship, nationhood, and race, Basson explores how racial mixture challenged and sometimes changed the boundaries that defined what it meant to be American. Drawing on government documents, press coverage, and firsthand accounts, Basson presents four fascinating case
Description based upon print version of record.