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Natchez Today: Where More Than the Old South Still Lives

Susan T. Falck

in Remembering Dixie: The Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824400
eISBN:
9781496824448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824400.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue explores recent expressions of historical memory in Natchez. The efforts of the National Park Service, the Historic Natchez Foundation and the Natchez Courthouse Records Project have set ... More


Trails: Pawnee and Osage Orientations in Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Edwin James

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Chapter 4 argues that Indigenous story traditions are a crucial, overlooked context for understanding nineteenth-century American literature about “the West.” This chapter analyzes Pawnee and Osage ... More


Sixteen

Sherri Snyder

in Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174259
eISBN:
9780813174839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174259.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter lays the foundation for the ultimate trajectory of Barbara’s career as a film actress, concurrently providing plot, production, and critical reception information for each film ... More


Landscapes, Ecosystems, and Prevailing Westerlies: The Great Plains

James Schwoch

in Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041778
eISBN:
9780252050459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041778.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For the telegraph in the mid-nineteenth century, eastern North America held an abundance of trees for telegraph poles; ample riverine systems for transporting telegraph poles and equipment; a growing ... More


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