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Chancellorsville and the Civil War in German American Memory

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Two important issues occupied the thoughts of German Americans in the postwar decades, especially those who had lived through the Civil War: the memory of the war and ... 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


Retrospect

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

With the expulsion of France and Spain from eastern North America the native Indians became the main threat to British control. This prompted a much overdue effort to soothe relations. Mainly via the ... More


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