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Aaron Waggoner Jared T. Rifkin is so dedicated to renewing native historic rights that he purposefully adopts a "negative critical stance" toward imperial historical understandings Bess Kendra Moore Tim Bowman. Front Matter Title Pages Acknowledgments. David marked it as to-read May 29, Treasure Neverland Neil Rennie. Institutions in the U.
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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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