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The English embrace of the American Indians : ideas of humanity in early America

Author: Alan S Rome
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book makes a wide, conceptual challenge to the theory that the English of the colonial period thought of Native Americans as irrational and subhuman, dismissing any intimations to the contrary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan S Rome
ISBN: 9783319461960 3319461966
OCLC Number: 957140619
Description: ix, 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The savage mind: metaphysics and the humanity of the Indian --
Savages in the streams of time: the Indian in English historical consciousness --
A digression on air: race and climate in Early America --
Powhatan's two bodies: civil savage, savage colonist --
Killing with kindness: the tragedy of benevolence.
Responsibility: Alan S. Rome.
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