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The Heart of the Sierras, 1864–1916

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates that Yosemite Valley remained home to a permanent, relatively autonomous Indian village. While native residence in the valley stands in the marked contrast to other early ... More


Firsting: Local Texts Claim Indian Places As Their Own

Jean M. O’Brien

in Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at how the naming of local historical texts is crucial in claiming places, as the titles already give imperative clues about when the places “first” came to be. For instance, local ... More


The great museum of races

John Marriott

in The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060182
eISBN:
9781781700341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060182.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the progress of missions with the history, the literature, the customs, and the mythology of Indian people, and which combined a general view of this interesting field, with ... More


Philology and Ethnology

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Aryans and British India

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205468
eISBN:
9780520917927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205468.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter highlights the role of India, particularly the European discovery of Sanskrit, in the development of comparative philology and ethnology in Britain in the early nineteenth century. The ... More


A Woman for the West Mother Katharine Drexel

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a biographic sketch of Mother Katharine Drexel, a woman from the cloister who shaped entire segments of Catholic education in the American South and the American West. It ... More


Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Across nineteenth-century New England, antiquarians and community leaders wrote hundreds of local histories about the founding and growth of their cities and towns. Ranging from pamphlets to ... More


‘To be More Brechtian is to be More Indian’: On the Theatre of Habib Tanvir

Vasudha Dalmia

in Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides a biographical sketch of Habib Tanvir with particular attention to his intense theatrical commitment and activity from the period of nationalistic fervour to the period before ... More


Independence, Partition, and New Theatrical Imaginings

Nandi Bhatia

in Performing Women/Performing Womanhood: Theatre, Politics, and Dissent in North India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066934
eISBN:
9780199080076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066934.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines women's interrogation, through theatre, of the relationship between gender, nationalism, and colonialism, during the 1947 Partition and in the nation-building years immediately ... More


Mohan Upreti and the Assimilation of Folk Music in Nehruvian India

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the late 1940s, artists from a variety of backgrounds--urban and rural, upper-caste and lower-caste, professional and amateur, hereditary and non-hereditary--began to self-identify as ... More


Bengali Theatre: An Edifice for the Bhadraloks

Manujendra Kundu

in So Near, Yet So Far: Badal Sircar's Third Theatre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464777
eISBN:
9780199086566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464777.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides an overview of the politics of silencing and excluding the people’s cultural practices by the elite, native Bengali bhadraloks during the colonial period. In the name of ... More


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