Manifesting America : the imperial construction of U.S. national space / Mark Rifkin.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
vi, 280 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : Self-determination, subaltern studies, and the critical remapping of U.S. empire Representing the Cherokee Nation : imperial power and elite interests in the remaking of Cherokee governance The territoriality of tradition : treaties, hunting grounds, and prophecy in Black Hawk's narrative Comanche metaphors : Juan Seguín's Memoirs and the figure of the barbarian in the struggle for Texas Partial citizens and insurgent masses : narrating violence past and present in post-1848 California.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-270) and index.
KF4635 .R54 2009
9780195387179 cloth alkaline paper 0195387171 cloth alkaline paper