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Searching for Yellowstone [electronic resource] : race, gender, family, and memory in the postmodern West / Norman K. Denzin.

By: Denzin, Norman K.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (255 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781598746549 (electronic bk.); 1598746545 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): West (U.S.) -- Race relations | West (U.S.) -- Social conditions | Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History | Sex role -- West (U.S.) -- History | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- West (U.S.) -- History | Families -- West (U.S.) -- History | Memory -- Social aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History | Indians of North America -- Yellowstone National Park -- History | Yellowstone National Park -- In popular culture | Historical reenactments -- Yellowstone National Park | Families -- West (U.S.) -- History | Historical reenactments -- Yellowstone National Park | Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History | Indians of North America -- Yellowstone National Park -- History | Memory -- Social aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History | Sex role -- West (U.S.) -- History | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- West (U.S.) -- History | West (U.S.) -- Race relations | West (U.S.) -- Social conditions | Yellowstone National Park -- In popular culture | Social Science | History | Geschlechterstereotyp | Indianerbild | Indianer | USA / Weststaaten | Yellowstone National Park | Am�erindien (peuple) -- Yellowstone National Park (Etats-Unis, parc national) | m�emoire collective -- Yellowstone National Park (Etats-Unis, parc national) | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Searching for Yellowstone.DDC classification: 305.800978 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Photo Montage 1: Mythic Native Americans and the new/old west. Searching for Yellowstone I -- Indians and cowboys -- Indians in the park -- Remembering to forget: Lewis and Clark and Native Americans in Yellowstone -- Photo Montage 2: Yellowstone Park and Lewis and Clark, Circa 2006. Sacagawea's nickname, or the Sacagawea problem -- Drawn to Yellowstone I: Jay Cooke's Railroad and Thomas Moran's The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone -- Drawn to Yellowstone II: Crazy Mule's map, geysers, Coca-Cola, and other fragments -- Retire the chief, keep the indians -- Photo Montage 3: the new West, memory, and the author's family. Searching for Yellowstone II, and Alicia's horses -- Coda.
Summary: Part autoethnography, part historical narrative, part art criticism, part cultural theory, Denzin creates a postmodern bricolage of images, staged dramas, quotations, reminiscences and stories that strike to the essence of the postmodern vision of the American West.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-246) and index.

Photo Montage 1: Mythic Native Americans and the new/old west. Searching for Yellowstone I -- Indians and cowboys -- Indians in the park -- Remembering to forget: Lewis and Clark and Native Americans in Yellowstone -- Photo Montage 2: Yellowstone Park and Lewis and Clark, Circa 2006. Sacagawea's nickname, or the Sacagawea problem -- Drawn to Yellowstone I: Jay Cooke's Railroad and Thomas Moran's The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone -- Drawn to Yellowstone II: Crazy Mule's map, geysers, Coca-Cola, and other fragments -- Retire the chief, keep the indians -- Photo Montage 3: the new West, memory, and the author's family. Searching for Yellowstone II, and Alicia's horses -- Coda.

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Part autoethnography, part historical narrative, part art criticism, part cultural theory, Denzin creates a postmodern bricolage of images, staged dramas, quotations, reminiscences and stories that strike to the essence of the postmodern vision of the American West.

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