History's Shadow : Native Americans and Historical Consciousness in the Nineteenth Century
By: Conn, Steven.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (290 p.).ISBN: 9780226115115.Subject(s): Ethnology -- United States | Indians of North America -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Civilization -- Indian influencesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: History's Shadow : Native Americans and Historical Consciousness in the Nineteenth CenturyDDC classification: 973.0497 LOC classification: E77Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Native Americans and the Problem of History, Part I -- 2 Images of History: Indians in American Art -- 3 Fade to Silence: Indians and the Study of Language -- 4 The Past Is Underground: Archaeology and the Search for Indian History -- 5 The Art and Science of Describing and Classifying: The Triumph of Antropology -- 6 Native Americans and the Problem of History, Part II -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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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