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Author Hayashi, Robert T
Title Haunted by Waters : A Journey through Race and Place in the American West
Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007
©2007
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Descript 1 online resource (217 pages)
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Series American Land & Life
American Land & Life
Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The Innocence of our Intentions: Thomas Jefferson, the Corps of Discovery, and the Natural Progression of Idaho -- Matching the Hatch Nikkei, the Environment, and Idaho Statehood -- O Pioneers: The Democratic Spaces of Minidoka -- Haunted by Waters: Shoshone, Mormon, and Japanese American Relations to Place -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Using a wide range of materials that include memoirs, oral interviews, poetry, legal cases, letters, government documents, and even road signs, Robert Hayashi illustrates how Thomas Jefferson's vision of an agrarian, all white, and democratic West affected the Gem State's Nez Perce, Chinese, Shoshone,Mormon, and Japanese residents. Starting at the site of the Corps of Discovery's journey into Idaho, he details the ideological, aesthetic, and material manifestations of these intertwined notions of race and place. As he fly-fishes Idaho's fabled rivers and visits its historical sites and museums, Hayashi reads the contemporary landscape in light of this evolution
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hayashi, Robert T. Haunted by Waters : A Journey through Race and Place in the American West Iowa City : University of Iowa Press,c2007 9781587296109
Subject Minorities -- Idaho -- History.;Human ecology -- Idaho.;Japanese Americans -- Idaho -- History.;Idaho -- Race relations
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Alt Author Franklin, Wayne
Franklin, Wayne
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