The Jews' Indian : colonialism, pluralism, and belonging in America / David S. Koffman.

The Jews' Indian investigates the history of American Jewish relationships with Native Americans, both in the realm of cultural imagination and in face-to-face encounters. This book is the first history to analyze Jewish participation in, and Jews' grappling with the legacies of Native Ame...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Koffman, David S., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2019]
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION: EXILE AND ABORIGINALITY, KINSHIP AND DISTANCE
  • INVENTING PIONEER JEWS IN THE NEW NATION'S NEW WEST
  • LAND AND THE VIOLENT EXPANSION OF THE IMMIGRANTS' EMPIRE
  • JEWISH MIDDLEMEN MERCHANTS, INDIAN CURIOS, AND THE EXTENSIONS OF AMERICAN CAPITALISM
  • JEWISH RHETORICAL USES OF INDIANS IN AN ERA OF NATIVIST ANXIETIES
  • JEWISH ADVOCACY FOR NATIVE AMERICANS ON AND OFF CAPITOL HILL
  • ANTHROPOLOGICAL VENTRILOQUISM AND DOVETAILING INTELLECTUAL AND POLITICAL ADVANCEMENTS
  • PATHS OF PERSECUTION, STAKES OF COLONIAL MODERNITY
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • NOTES
  • INDEX
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR.