Haunted by Waters [electronic resource] : A Journey through Race and Place in the American West / Robert T. Hayashi ; foreword by Wayne Franklin.
- Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007.
- American land and life series.
American land and life series
1 online resource (217 p.)
- Japanese Americans -- Idaho -- History.
Human ecology -- Idaho.
Minorities -- Idaho -- History.
Idaho -- Race relations.
- Electronic books.
- 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
- 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
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -188) and index.
Description based on print version record.
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