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Title Possible pasts : becoming colonial in early America / edited by Robert Blair St. George
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 417 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Cornell paperbacks
Cornell paperbacks.
Contents Postcolonial theory and early America : an approach from the Caribbean / Peter Hulme -- What's colonial about colonial America? / Michael Warner -- The native translator as critic : a Nahua playwright's interpretive practice / Louise M. Burkhart -- Dissent and the frontier of translation : Roger William's A key into the language of America / Anne G. Myles -- The Inca's witches : gender and the cultural work of colonization in seventeenth-century Peru / Irene Silverblatt -- Mestizo dreams : transculturation and heterogeneity in Inca Garcilaso de la Vega / José Antonio Mazzotti -- From "religion and society" to practices : the new religious history / David D. Hall -- What did Christianity do for Joseph Johnson? : a Mohegan preacher and his community / Laura J. Murray -- War, the state, and religious norms in "Coromantee" thought : the ideology of an African American nation / John K. Thornton -- Consolidating national masculinity : scientific discourse and race in the post-revolutionary United States / Dana D. Nelson -- Secret selves, credible personas : the problematics of trust and public display in the writing of eighteenth-century Philadelphia merchants / Toby L. Ditz -- Black gothic : the shadowy origins of the American bourgeoisie / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg -- Bodies of illusion : portraits, people, and the construction of memory / Margaretta M. Lovell -- A criminal is being beaten : the politics of punishment and the history of the body / Michael Meranze -- Massacred language : courtroom performance in eighteenth-century Boston / Robert Blair St. George -- "Neither male nor female" : Jemima Wilkinson and the politics of gender in post-revolutionary America / Susan Juster -- The genders of nationalism : patriotic violence, patriotic sentiment in the performances of Deborah Sampson Gannettt / Sandra M. Gustafson
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference held in June 1994 at the University of Pennsylvania, sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Acculturation -- America -- History -- Congresses.
Culture conflict -- America -- History -- Congresses.
Culture diffusion -- America -- History -- Congresses.
Intercultural communication -- America -- History -- Congresses.
Americas -- Colonization -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Americas -- Colonization -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Americas -- History -- To 1810 -- Congresses.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author St. George, Robert Blair.
McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN 1501717863 (electronic bk.)
9781501717864 (electronic bk.)