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Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

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The American frontier, a potent symbol since Europeans first stepped ashore on North America, serves as the touchstone for Kerwin Klein's analysis of the narrating of history. Klein explores the traditions through which historians, philosophers, anthropologists, and literary critics have understood the story of America's origin and the way those understandings have shaped ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published November 10th 1999 by University of California Press (first published June 29th 1997)
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Jonna Higgins-Freese
"The basic story of western history, the tale of Europe's occupation of Native America, has traditionally encoded a collision between historical and non-, anti-, or prehistorical peoples and places" (ix)
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