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The Dynamic Racial Composition of the United States

Tukufu Zuberi

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the dynamic racial composition of the United States. It begins with a critical reexamination of the underlying theoretical orientation of An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, ... More


“Reunion”: Sovereignty and Centralization, 1833–1870

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the 1830s the federal government forced one thousand Shawnees to relocate to a new reservation in Kansas as part of the Indian removal program. On the reservation the Shawnees faced repeated ... More


Domestic Subjects

Beth H. Piatote

Ned Blackhawk and Kate Shanley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Amid the decline of U.S. military campaigns against Native Americans in the late nineteenth century, assimilation policy arose as the new front in the Indian Wars, with its weapons the deployment of ... More


Introduction

Beth H. Piatote

in Domestic Subjects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the conditions that helped shape the lives of the Indian communities during the American assimilation era; Indian communities' legal status as “domestic subjects” of the United ... More


. Unnatural Children: Adoption and Loss in S. Alice Callahan's Wynema and E. Pauline Johnson's “Catharine of the ‘Crow's Nest’”

Beth H. Piatote

in Domestic Subjects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explains the disciplinary paternalism that Americans applied to Native Americans. During the height of the assimilation era, Indian children were removed from their homes to undergo ... More


. The Long Arm of Lone Wolf: Disciplinary Paternalism and the Problem of Agency in D'Arcy McNickle's The Surrounded

Beth H. Piatote

in Domestic Subjects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that during the assimilation period, dominant public sentiments and legal discourse depended on the structural metaphor of domesticity which figures Native Americans as dependents ... More


The Future of American History [1994]

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes what American history would be like in the future and promotes an agenda for historians in the coming century of global interdependence. It urges scholars to revive a national ... More


Integrating America: The Problem of Assimilation at the Turn of the Century [1981]

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the problem of assimilation as a new feature of the Progressive years in America and considers ethnic relations from a national cultural context. It first looks at the ... More


Immigration and American Mythology [1991]

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of immigration in American history broadly and in comparison with that in Australia. It looks at the coexistence of two myths—the colonial myth of Anglophile identity ... More


Pluralistic Integration as an American Model [1975]

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the problem of assimilation in America and proposes the concept of “pluralistic integration” to describe the dynamic relation between shared and distinct cultures in American ... More


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