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Author Biolsi, Thomas, 1952- author

Title Power and progress on the prairie : governing people on Rosebud Reservation / Thomas Biolsi
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
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Contents The birth of liberalism on the prairie, or how not to govern too much -- Discipline and governmentality: civilizing Indians and making farmers progressive -- New Deal practices: how not to govern too little -- Making New Deal subjects -- Planning who shall die so others may live: biopower and Cold War national security -- Voting rights, or how a regulatory assemblage governs -- Conclusion: when stories about the countryside have power
Summary "The Rosebud Country, comprising four counties in rural South Dakota, was first established as the Rosebud Indian Reservation in 1889 to settle the Sicangu Lakota. Power and Progress on the Prairie traces how a variety of governmental actors, including public officials, bureaucrats, and experts in civil society, invented and applied ideas about modernity and progress to the people and the land."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota -- Government relations.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota -- Politics and government.
Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- South Dakota.
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.) -- History.
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.) -- Politics and government.
South Dakota -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Todd County (S.D.) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018013952
ISBN 1452956278 (electronic bk.)
9781452956275 (electronic bk.)
(hc ;) (alk. paper)
Other Titles Governing people on Rosebud Reservation