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Descent and Genealogy: The Changing Landscape of Tribal Membership Governance in the United States

Kirsty Gover

in Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the United States, the modern period of tribal constitutionalism began in the 1930s. This chapter illustrates the ways in which tribes have altered their membership governance to maintain and ... More


The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Tanis C. Thorne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is first biography of Jackson Barnett, the Native American who gained unexpected wealth from oil found on his property. The book explores how control of Barnett's fortune was violently contested ... More


Dying Americans: Race, Extinction, and Conservation in the New World

Sadiah Qureshi

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Early modern writers had long noted the apparent decimation of some indigenous peoples. However, such discussions took on a new and urgent form in the nineteenth century as a new scientific ... More


India: Foreign Policy Perspectives of an Ambiguous Power

Deepa Ollapally and Rajesh Rajagopalan

in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines different Indian conceptions of foreign policy, broadly defined to include grand strategy. This clarification is made because grand strategy is usually broader and encompasses ... More


Uneasy Allies: The Reclamation Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the shaky alliance between the Reclamation Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). It shows that irrigation was dubbed as a cure-all for the economic and social problems ... More


The Die is Cast(e): The Debate on Backward Caste/Class Quotas, 1990 and 20061

ZOYA HASAN

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the controversy generated by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's decision to extend reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in higher education. It looks ... More


Introduction

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the extraordinary and unanticipated activism displayed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after coming to power in May 2014. It observes his extensive travels, his ... More


Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Ian Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Narendra Modi’s energetic personal diplomacy and promise to make India a ‘leading power’, made soon after his landslide election victory in May 2014, surprised many analysts. Most had predicted that ... More


Early History (1930s–1947) and the Structure of Nuclear Science, State, and Society

Ashok Kapur

in Pokhran and Beyond: India's Nuclear Weapons Capability

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195667547
eISBN:
9780199081790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195667547.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the origins and development of the different features of Indian nuclear behaviour. It presents a summary of the approach and mental outlook of Indian scientific and political ... More


Introduction: From Common Ground

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/9780195142433.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The idealization of uninhabited landscapes and establishment of the first national parks reflect important developments in late-nineteenth-century Indian policy. Although the creation of the first ... More


An Uncertain Influence: The Role of the Federal Government in California, 1846–1880

Robert J. Chandler

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter states that federal involvement was vital in certain arenas; chief among them was the creation of California's transportation system, including the railroads. After the war, the federal ... More


Seeking Peace in the South and West

Adam Wesley Dean

in An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619910
eISBN:
9781469623139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619910.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explains how Republicans applied their ideas by connecting land use with social structure to both the South and the West during the Reconstruction. Republicans called for an end to the ... More


Conclusion

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter addresses the question of why Modi’s government sought to reinvent Indian foreign policy, whether the reinvention succeeded, and what lessons might be learned from this ... More


Taking Back Black Rock: The Indian New Deal and Self-Determination

William A. Dodge

in Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses changes in federal Indian policies during the second half of the twentieth century, which greatly impacted how Black Rock would move into the new millennium. Among these is the ... More


Cherokee and Creek Victual Warfare in the Revolutionary South

Rachel B. Herrmann

in No Useless Mouth: Waging War and Fighting Hunger in the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716119
eISBN:
9781501716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716119.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the victual warfare that prevailed in the southern colonies and then states. Three periods of bad food diplomacy, victual warfare, or a combination of the two methods of ... More


Postcolonial Politics and Personal Laws: Colonial Legal Legacies and the Indian State

Rina Verma Williams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680140
eISBN:
9780199081721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680140.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book explores the postcolonial state in India in a longitudinal perspective. It concentrates on the religious legal system of personal laws in India. These laws are a prime example of continuity ... More


World Guru India

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses one of the most prominent aspects of Narendra Modi’s attempt to reinvent Indian foreign policy: his push to turn India into a ‘world guru’. It argues that this idea is deeply ... More


Grassroots Indian Activism: The Red Power Movement in Urban Areas

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

in Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The United American Indian Involvement, Inc. (UAII) was founded in 1973, with the assistance of the National Institute for Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, to serve the Indian community of Los Angeles. ... More


Where the Fire of Peace is always kept Burning: Land, Diplomacy, and the Tragedy of the Tennessee Valley’s Principal People

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the relationship between leaders and supporters of Franklin and the Tennessee Valley's principal tribe, the Overhill Cherokee, which reveals the tragic consequences of the ... More


Patriotic Rewards, New Freedoms

Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter applies the insights of the previous chapters to the examination of the role of patriotism and veterans in shaping Indian policy from the 1920s. It shows how, for veterans and ... More


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