At the Bridge

James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging
 
 
University of British Columbia Press
  • erschienen am 3. Juli 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 400 Seiten
978-0-7748-6151-9 (ISBN)
 
At the Bridge lifts from obscurity the story of James Teit (1864-1922), an outstanding Canadian ethnographer and Indian rights activist whose thoughtful scholarship and tireless organizing have been largely ignored.
  • Englisch
  • Vancouver
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  • Kanada
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • geheftet
27 b&w photos, 5 maps
  • Höhe: 166 mm
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  • Breite: 235 mm
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  • Dicke: 26 mm
  • 708 gr
978-0-7748-6151-9 (9780774861519)
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Wendy Wickwire is professor emerita in the Department of History at the University of Victoria. Her publications include Stein: The Way of the River (with Michael M'Gonigle), which won the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award at the BC Book Awards; Nature Power: In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller (with Harry Robinson), which won the Roderick Haig-Brown Prize for best regional book at the BC Book Awards; Write It On Your Heart: The Epic World of an Okanagan Storyteller (with Harry Robinson), which was shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Prize; and Living by Stories: A Journey of Landscape and Memory (with Harry Robinson).
Preface

1 Missing in History

2 Boats, Trains, Horses

3 Dear Auld Rock

4 Encounter

5 Paper Mountain

6 Dwelling

7 Capital of Resistance

8 The Indians' Agent

9 NOttawa

10 Farewell Coyote, Hello Jack

Notes; Index
Wendy Wickwire's groundbreaking historical investigation places James Teit as a key figure in early North American anthropology, but also as central to historical Indigenous rights activism in British Columbia. -- Julie Cruikshank, author of <EM>Do Glaciers Listen? Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters and Social Imagination</EM>

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