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Wampum Belts and Tomahawks on an Irish Estate: Constructing an Imperial Identity in the Late Eighteenth Century

Wampum Belts and Tomahawks on an Irish Estate: Constructing an Imperial Identity in the Late... Sir John Caldwell collected Native American artifacts while he served in the British military during the American Revolution. Caldwell used his collection to construct an image of himself as a military officer whose cultural encounters with Native Americans prepared him to be flexible in his exercise of the sometimes precarious and often contested authority of an Anglo-Irish landowner. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

Wampum Belts and Tomahawks on an Irish Estate: Constructing an Imperial Identity in the Late Eighteenth Century

Biography , Volume 33 (4) – Mar 23, 2011

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University of Hawai'I Press
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0162-4962
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Abstract

Sir John Caldwell collected Native American artifacts while he served in the British military during the American Revolution. Caldwell used his collection to construct an image of himself as a military officer whose cultural encounters with Native Americans prepared him to be flexible in his exercise of the sometimes precarious and often contested authority of an Anglo-Irish landowner.

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BiographyUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 23, 2011

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