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Indian Territory and the Treaties of 1866: A Long History of Emancipation

Barbara Krauthamer

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces the history of black people's emancipation from slavery in Indian Territory, with particular emphasis on the 1866 treaties that leaders of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Choctaw, ... More


Diaspora as Foreign Policy

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines diaspora as a territorializing practice of foreign policy. It is concerned with understanding the changes in India's diaspora policy, from inclusion during the colonial period, ... More


Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Carey Anthony Watt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book offers an innovative analysis of social service, and charitable and philanthropic initiatives in late colonial north India during the first two decades of the twentieth century. It also ... More


Nation-building: Politics, the Culture of Association and Civil Society

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter illustrates how the development of an associational culture relates to the shaping of Indian society and the conceptualization of the Indian ‘nation.’ The author discusses the views of ... More


The Sthitaprajna as the Foundation of the Nation: Tilak and the Gita Rahasya

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The nationalist leader and social reformer Bal Gangadhar Tilak's thoughts on the Bhagavadgita based on his book Gita Rahasya are discussed in this chapter. It suggests that Tilak saw the Bhagavadgita ... More


Nations and Nationalism since 1492

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the idea of an Indian nation as well as the nationalism that always produces that idea. It first considers new theories of decolonization and new nationalisms that address both ... More


Satisfied with Stones: Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization and the Discourses of Resistance

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on how the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 has been framed both within Hawai‘i and on the continent as a way to understand how the United States uses ... More


Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Angela Pulley Hudson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833933
eISBN:
9781469604008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898277_hudson
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers a new understanding of the development of the American South by examining travel within and between southeastern Indian nations and the southern states, from the founding of the ... More


A People from under the World: Europeans and Other Intruders

James H. Merrell

in The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834039
eISBN:
9781469600772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807834039.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the time one hundred and sixty years before John Lawson took ship for America, when the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto plunged into what is now central South Carolina in ... More


“We’re Going to Take Our Land Back Over”: Indigenous Positionality, the Ethnography of Reading, and The Book of Mormon

Stanley J. Thayne

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

Reading is a cultural activity, meaning that we read from a particular space and cultural positionality. An ethnography of reading, then, takes into account how one’s positionality affects one’s ... More


“Been to the Nation, Lord, but I Couldn’t Stay There”: Cherokee Freedmen, Internal Colonialism, and the Racialization of Citizenship

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the incommensurabilities of the “internal” for indigenous peoples by providing a genealogy of the concept of “internal colonialism” and its emergences as a descriptor for the ... More


Resignations

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the prospects of indigenous citizenship as a force to be reckoned with in modern times. In particular, it considers the concept of resignation and one of its meanings—“to sign ... More


Conclusion

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has tried to show the significant connections between Indian social service practices and the wider world of ‘public politics’, nation-building, and nationalism in the first two decades of ... More


The Making of a Statesman Elder, 1881–90

Edwin Hirschmann

in Robert Knight: Reforming Editor in Victorian India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696226
eISBN:
9780199080557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696226.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Knight's later years. It describes his views on the Ilbert Bill, the death of Salar Jung, self-government and the first Indian National Congress, the Tenancy Bill, the Burdwan ... More


Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More


Hindi: An Indian Voice

Alaka Atreya Chudal

in A Freethinking Cultural Nationalist: A Life History of Rahul Sankrityayan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466870
eISBN:
9780199087259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466870.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The final major turning of Sankrityayan’s intellectual journey is presented in this chapter. After a brief discussion on Sankrityayan’s involvement in the peasant movement and the Communist Party of ... More


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