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Description - Captive Selves, Captivating Others by Pauline Turner Strong

This book reexamines the Anglo-American literary genre known as the Indian captivity narrative" in the context of the complex historical practice of captivity across cultural borders in colonial North America. This detailed and nuanced study of the relationship between practice and representation on the one hand, and identity and alterity on the other. It is an important contribution to cultural studies, American studies, Native American studies, women's studies, and historical anthropology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813316666
ISBN-10: 0813316669
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Pauline Turner Strong

Pauline Turner Strong is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.

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