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The American Indian and the problem of history / [electronic resource] edited by Calvin Martin.

Contributor(s): Martin, Calvin.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987Description: xiv, 232 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 019503855X (alk. paper); 9780195038552 (alk. paper); 0195038568 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195038569 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Historiography | United States -- Historiography | Canada -- Historiography | Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Historiographie | États-Unis -- Historiographie | Canada -- Historiographie | Indianen | GeschiedschrijvingDDC classification: 970.004/97 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Publisher description | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Introduction : An introduction aboard the Fidèle -- The metaphysics of writing Indian-white history / Calvin Martin -- Cultural pluralism versus ethnocentrism in the new Indian history / Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr. -- American Indians and American history / Neal Salisbury -- Thoughts on early Canadian contact / Cornelius J. Jaenen -- Demographics of Native American history / Henry F. Dobyns -- Pagans, converts, and backsliders, all : a secular view of the metaphysics of Indian-white relations / Mary Young -- Revision and reversion / Vine Deloria, Jr. -- Distinguishing history from moral philosophy and public advocacy / Wilcomb E. Washburn -- Indians on the shelf / Michael Dorris -- The metaphysics of dancing tribes / Richard Drinnon -- On the revision of monuments / Frederick Turner -- Envision ourselves darkly, imagine ourselves richly / Christopher Vecsey -- Fox and chickadee / Robin Ridington -- I may connect time / Peter Iverson -- Present memories, past history / Peter Nabokov -- Personal reflections / N. Scott Momaday -- White Buffalo Woman / Henrietta Whiteman -- From a native daughter / Haunani-Kay Trask -- Socioacupuncture : mythic reversals and the striptease in four scenes / Gerald Vizenor -- Epilogue : Time and the American Indian.
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Bibliography: p. 221-232.

Introduction : An introduction aboard the Fidèle -- The metaphysics of writing Indian-white history / Calvin Martin -- Cultural pluralism versus ethnocentrism in the new Indian history / Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr. -- American Indians and American history / Neal Salisbury -- Thoughts on early Canadian contact / Cornelius J. Jaenen -- Demographics of Native American history / Henry F. Dobyns -- Pagans, converts, and backsliders, all : a secular view of the metaphysics of Indian-white relations / Mary Young -- Revision and reversion / Vine Deloria, Jr. -- Distinguishing history from moral philosophy and public advocacy / Wilcomb E. Washburn -- Indians on the shelf / Michael Dorris -- The metaphysics of dancing tribes / Richard Drinnon -- On the revision of monuments / Frederick Turner -- Envision ourselves darkly, imagine ourselves richly / Christopher Vecsey -- Fox and chickadee / Robin Ridington -- I may connect time / Peter Iverson -- Present memories, past history / Peter Nabokov -- Personal reflections / N. Scott Momaday -- White Buffalo Woman / Henrietta Whiteman -- From a native daughter / Haunani-Kay Trask -- Socioacupuncture : mythic reversals and the striptease in four scenes / Gerald Vizenor -- Epilogue : Time and the American Indian.

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