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Published: 05 November 2009

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780195387179

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Manifesting America

The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Mark Rifkin

  • Establishes self-determination (particularly for indigenous peoples) a key concept within American Studies.
  • Focuses on the confrontation between ways of understanding politics and land tenure and how U.S. policy finesses those distinctions/disjunctions.
  • Will appeal across a wide range of areas, including: American Studies, Native American Studies/ Indigenous Studies, 19th Century American literary studies, U.S. legal studies (particularly the 19th C), Postcolonial studies, and Chicano/a studies