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Cartographies of Desire: Captivity, Race, and Sex in the Shaping of an American Nation

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In Cartographies of Desire, Rebecca Faery argues that two recurring literary and cultural figures -- the white woman taken captive by Indians and the welcoming Indian maiden -- have played a key role in constructing the geographic and ideological maps of the United States. Across contested territory, symbolized by the woman's body, concepts of race and sex have helped ...more
Paperback, 275 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by University of Oklahoma Press
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