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Author Bernstein, David, 1973- author

Title How the West was drawn : mapping, Indians, and the construction of the Trans-Mississippi West / David Bernstein
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Borderlands and transcultural studies
Borderlands and transcultural studies.
Contents Living in Indian country -- Construction Indian country -- Sharitarish and the possibility of treaties -- Non-participatory mapping -- The rise and fall of "Indian country" -- The cultural construction of "Indian country" -- Science and the destruction of "Indian country" -- Reclaiming Indian country -- The metaphysics of Indian naming -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cartography -- Great Plains -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Maps.
Names, Indian -- Great Plains.
Great Plains -- Maps.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1496207998 (electronic bk.)
1496208013 (electronic bk.)
9781496207999 (electronic bk.)
9781496208019 (electronic bk.)