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The color of the land : race, nation, and the politics of landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929 / David A. Chang.

Author/Creator:
Chang, David A.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 293 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Creek Indians -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History.
Creek Indians -- Oklahoma -- Ethnic identity.
Allotment of land -- Oklahoma -- History.
Land tenure -- Social aspects -- Oklahoma -- History.
African Americans -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History.
Whites -- Land tenure -- Oklahoma -- History.
Oklahoma -- Race relations -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: Oklahoma as America
Owning and being owned : property, slavery, and Creek nationhood to 1865
An equal interest in the soil : small-scale farming and the work of nationhood, 1866-1889
Raw country and Jeffersonian dreams : the racial politics of allotment
Policy and the making of landlords and tenants : allotment, landlessness, and Creek politics, 1906-1920s
We were Negroes then : political programs, landownership, and Black racial coalescence, 1904-1916
The battle for whiteness : making whites in a white man's country, 1916-1924
Epilogue: Newtown : unsettling Oklahoma, unsettling America.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780807833650 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833657 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807871065 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807871060 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
424454927
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