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Exploring the confrontation between U. In foregrounding self-determination, a central concept in current international debates over the rights of indigenous peoples, the project challenges the somewhat amorphous image of betweenness conveyed by such prominent critical formulations as "the borderlands," "the middle ground," and "the contact zone," examining a variety of writings including memorials, autobiographies, and histories produced by imperially displaced populations for the ways that they index specific forms of collectivity and placemaking disavowed by U.
More specifically, it shows how U. Empire -- 1 Chapter 1 Representing the Cherokee Nation: Each chapter is compelling and rich in its interweaving of textual readings, history, and theory.
Review: Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space
Drawing on subaltern studies to great intellectual advantage, Mark Rifkin in Manifesting America innovates, re-imagines, and creates new pathways toward including indigeneity in American studies. Rifkin's attention to this discursive naturalization of U.
This path-breaking study will be widely read and discussed by scholars in American history, Native American studies, and American literary studies. Fiercely comparative and far-ranging, this book will sharpen debates in graduate seminars and conference panels across the discipline as we more fully integrate literary and nonliterary scholarly projects.
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