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Retrospective

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What was the appeal to Christianity if Native Americans received spiritual security and emotional satisfaction from their own belief systems? In the light of varying degrees of success throughout the ... More


Strophic Form and Asymmetrical Repetition in Four American Indian Songs

Victoria Lindsay Levine and Bruno Nettl

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents four case studies of Native North American strophic songs that employ different kinds of asymmetrical repetition: an Arapaho Wolf Dance song, a Kiowa Peyote song, a Yahi Yana ... More


Shaking Hands with the Prophet: The War of 1812 and Native American Enthusiasms

John Mac Kilgore

in Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the War of 1812 era and Native American resistance to US imperialism. It documents how the politics of enthusiasm, understood as religious fanaticism, was mobilized to ... More


Conclusion

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the musical representation of Native America and North American Indians. It suggests that despite the stereotype depictions of ... More


Introduction: A Language for Imagining Native America

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the musical representation of Native America. This volume examines the music to evoke North and South American Indians and ... More


Imagining the Frontier, 1795–1860

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines early nineteenth-century musical works about native America, particularly during the period from 1795 to 1860. It explains that while eighteenth-century songs and plays ... More


“In the Glory of the Sunset”: Singing and Playing Hiawatha

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the musical versions of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem about a Native American legend titled The Song of Hiawatha. It explains that the first musical version of the poem was ... More


Introduction: History, Narrative, West

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter explains the theme of the book, which is about the historical imagination in the narration of the European conquest of Native America. The book traces a critical genealogy ... More


Imagining Native America in Music

Michael V. Pisani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book offers a comprehensive look at musical representations of native America from the pre-colonial past through the American West and up to the present. The discussion covers a wide range of ... More


In Search of the Authentic: Musical Tribal Portraits, 1890–1911

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the depiction of Indian tribal music in America during the period from 1890 to 1911. It analyzes Indianism based on instrumental character pieces that used quotation and which ... More


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