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Representing the Cherokee Nation: Imperial Power and Elite Interests in the Remaking of Cherokee Governance

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the texts of Cherokee national governance in the 1810s and 1820s (statutes, the Constitution, and memorials to the U.S.), illustrating how they both respond to U.S. pressures ... More


National Monuments and the Residue of History

John Levi Barnard

in Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190663599
eISBN:
9780190663629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663599.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter explores the tension between the association of the Lincoln Memorial with the civil rights movement and the continued prevalence—during and after the movement itself—of the rhetoric of ... More


Coosaponakeesa/Mary Musgrove Mathews Bosomworth (Creek; ca. 1700–1767)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Coosaponakeesa, the daughter of a white trader and a Creek woman, worked as an interpreter and diplomat for James Oglethorpe, governor of the English colony of Georgia. In that capacity, ... More


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