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Firsting and LastingWriting Indians out of Existence in New England

Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Across nineteenth-century New England, antiquarians and community leaders wrote hundreds of local histories about the founding and growth of their cities and towns. Ranging from pamphlets to ... More

A Love Affair with BirdsThe Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Sue Leaf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book presents a full biography of a key figure in Minnesota’s past: Thomas Sadler Roberts (1858–1946), a doctor for three decades, a bird lover virtually from birth, the father of Minnesota ... More

The Lure of the North WoodsCultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Aaron Shapiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the origins and development of the North Woods vacation landscape and experience, demonstrating how tourism altered land, people, and institutions across northern Minnesota, ... More

Lusophone AfricaBeyond Independence

Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence

Fernando Arenas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669837
eISBN:
9781452946948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669837.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a study of the contemporary cultural production of Portuguese-speaking Africa and its critical engagement with globalization in the aftermath of colonialism, especially since the advent ... More

Mark My WordsNative Women Mapping Our Nations

Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Mishuana Goeman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Mishuana Goeman provides feminist interventions into an analysis of colonial spatial restructuring of Native lands and bodies in the twentieth century. Through an examination of the ways that Native ... More

Minnesota's MiracleLearning from the Government That Worked

Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government That Worked

Tom Berg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680528
eISBN:
9781452948690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680528.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Social upheaval, political gridlock, and controversies over taxes, the environment, and an unpopular war: the state of Minnesota in 1968 was a lot like the state of America today. This book’s account ... More

Myths of the Rune StoneViking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

David M. Krueger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Myths of the Rune Stone tells the story of how white Midwesterners created, adapted, and propagated a myth that Viking missionaries had visited their region and were “massacred” by local Indians ... More

Oil Culture

Oil Culture

Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the 150 years since the birth of the petroleum industry, oil has saturated our culture, fueling our cars and wars, our economy and policies. But just as thoroughly, culture saturates oil. So what ... More

Once Were PacificM ori Connections to Oceania

Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Alice Te Punga Somerville

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Native identity is usually associated with a particular place. But what if that place is the ocean? This book explores this question as it considers how Māori and other Pacific peoples frame their ... More

Precarious PrescriptionsContested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Laurie B. Green, John Mckiernan-González, and Martin Summers (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This collection of essays explores the complex interplay between disease as biological phenomenon, illness as a subjective experience, race as an ideological construct, and racism as a material ... More

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