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Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Ned Blackhawk and Isaiah Lorado Wilner (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book is a compelling study that charts the influence of indigenous thinkers on Franz Boas, the founder of modern anthropology. In 1911, the publication of Franz Boas's The Mind of Primitive Man ... More


Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Coll Thrush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an imaginative retelling of London's history, framed through the experiences of Indigenous travelers who came to the city over the course of more than five centuries. London is ... More


Epilogue

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter offers a cautious outlook into Burma's progress. It argues that, although Burma has certainly progressed since 2011, when President Thein Sein took over, in important respects ... More


Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Katrina Jagodinsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book is the first to focus on Indigenous women of the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and the ways they dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal regimes of the nineteenth and ... More


Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Lisa Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Our Beloved Kin recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and resistance during the “First Indian War” (later named “King Philip’s War”) ... More


Under enemy occupation: The test of the Kachin

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers how many indigenous ethnic groups in Burma struggle for the right to express their own cultural and political identities against the Burmans. Unlike the immigrants to Burma ... More


Epilogue: The Other Indigenous London

Coll Thrush

in Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding chapter reviews the gallery “London Before London,” which is described as a vision of indigenous humanity. Upon viewing “London Before London,” one could be reminded of the many ... More


The Abrek in Soviet Chechen Literature

Rebecca Gould

in Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter traces the emergence of the anticolonial bandit (abrek) in Chechen Soviet literature. Beyond mapping this institution onto its broader social context, it studies how the sanctification ... More


“The Power of Wickaninnish Ends Here”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter opens with the 1788 encounter between Chief Tatoosh, the highest-ranked Makah titleholder at the time, and John Meares, a British maritime fur trader. Focusing on the web of regional ... More


Conclusion: “Events Happen when you get a Whale”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Returning to the current controversy over Makah whaling, this concluding chapter revisits the themes of indigenous borderlands and ways that the People of the Cape have combined customary marine ... More


Land, Indigenous Peoples and Communications

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the lands of Siberia and the indigenous peoples who were conquered. It also discusses the difficulties of communication over such vast distances and inhospitable lands. Siberia ... More


Life in a Siberian Village

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses life in Siberian villages over the eighteenth and first three quarters of the nineteenth century. Siberia was different from European Russia. The environment, the climate, the ... More


Transformation Masks: Recollecting the Indigenous Origins of Global Consciousness

Isaiah Lorado Wilner

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter argues that indigenous people were not merely recipients of history, playing bit roles to accommodate others' inventions or stage a forlorn act of resistance. They were inventors of ... More


Why White People Love Franz Boas; or, The Grammar of Indigenous Dispossession

Audra Simpson

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores the significance of Franz Boas's treatise on race and culture, The Mind of Primitive Man, attending to the text through a reading of its articulation of social ideals and their ... More


The Death of William Jones: Indian, Anthropologist, Murder Victim

Kiara M. Vigil

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

On March 21, 1910, the Supreme Court of the Philippines issued a ruling in The United States v. The Ilongots Palidat et al., a criminal case prosecuted by the US government against three indigenous ... More


“A New Indian Intelligentsia”: Archie Phinney and the Search for a Radical Native American Modernity

Benjamin Balthaser

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers the thought of midcentury Nez Perce activist and anthropologist Archie Phinney, which offers a glimpse into Native practices of modernity through the lens of Marxism and Soviet ... More


The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Joshua L Reid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

For the Makahs, a tribal nation at the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States, a deep relationship with the sea is the locus of personal and group identity. Unlike most other ... More


. Entangled Love: Marriage, Consent, and National Belonging in Works by E. Pauline Johnson and John M. Oskison

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/9780300171570.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the mechanisms by which marriage law disrupts indigenous domesticities under the rubric of consent in which Native literature seeks to confront and suspend the force of law. It ... More


. Preoccupations: Labor, Land, and Performance in Mourning Dove's Cogewea

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/9780300171570.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines Mourning Dove's novel Cogewea, particularly its description of labor, performance, and the construction of indigenous geographies that figure multiple forms of occupation and ... More


Soviet Power and Life in the Colonies, 1925–1929

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collaboration between foreign philanthropies and the Soviet authorities enabled thousands of Jews to leave the shtetls and settle in the agricultural colonies every winter throughout the second ... More


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