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Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit ... More


The Earth as Narrative Source

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asserts that traditional American Natives believed that the earth is the residing place of narrative, and that people, earth, and narrative are different manifestations of the same ... More


Prologue: Surprise and Mobility

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the book's origins and the authors' research experiences in Plymouth, Utah, and Kansas City. It also introduces the concept of mobility in Wampanoag culture and ... More


Introduction

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains the connection between monuments and the stories about the past they convey to viewers over time. While monuments are considered static and place-bound, this statue of the ... More


Casting

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter takes up the cast of characters involved in setting the story of peaceful colonization in motion: the sculptor Cyrus Dallin and his engagement with the Massasoit in fashioning and ... More


Staging

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter follows Massasoit through eighty years of unveilings and dedication ceremonies across diverse locations to interrogate how the national narrative originally imagined by the Improved ... More


Marketing

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyses the commodification of Massasoit over the long history of the project to commemorate the leader. Sculptor Cyrus Dallin's career coincided with major technological developments ... More


Epilogue: Anniversaries of Rupture / Disruptions of Memory

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This concluding essay considers how collective memory is shaped and potentially re-shaped. It argues that the monument serves as a site for intervention, offering the opportunity to disrupt settler ... More


The Process of Vocationalization: Mechanisms and Structures

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

An atmosphere of amiable routine now surrounds North Shore Community College in the Boston suburb of Beverly. Still located on a main downtown thorough-fare, as it has been since it opened in 1965, ... More


Dawn Land

Francis J. Bremer

in One Small Candle: The Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510049
eISBN:
9780197510070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510049.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

The land that the Mayflower sailed to was inhabited by various tribes of Native Americans. Over the preceding years some Natives had been kidnapped by English explorers and traders. Those same ... More


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