Modernity through letter writing : Cherokee and Seneca political representations in response to removal, 1830-1857 / Claudia B. Haake.
- Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 
xiv, 256 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Cherokee Indians -- Government relations -- History -- 19th century.
Seneca Indians -- Government relations -- History -- 19th century.
Cherokee Indians -- Correspondence.
Seneca Indians -- Correspondence.
Cherokee Indians -- Relocation.
Seneca Indians -- Relocation.
Cherokee Indians -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Seneca Indians -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Cherokee Indians -- Government relations.
Cherokee Indians -- Politics and government.
Seneca Indians -- Government relations.
Seneca Indians -- Politics and government.
- "Modernity through Letter Writing examines the discursive practices between both Native and non-Native writers during the Era of Removal. In this process of written diplomacy, protest, and petitioning, Native writers developed strategies for negotiating the policies of Indian Removal and advocating for their own indigenous nations"-- Provided by publisher.
- Machine generated contents note: 1. Civilization and the Removal Policy
2. Authorship and Writing Practices
3. Ideas of Law in a New Age of Letter-Writing Diplomacy
4. Indian Tradition and Diplomatic Custom
5. The Bonds between People, Land, and Culture.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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