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Localizing American Studies: Mapping Nationality

Localizing American Studies: Mapping Nationality molly ball   Eureka College review essay Localizing American Studies Mapping Nationality The Genius of Place: The Geographic Imagination in the Early Republic christopher c. apap Lebanon: University of New Hampshire Press, 2016 282 pp. Mapping Region in Early American Writing Edited by edward watts , keri holt , and john funchion Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015 310 pp. Turns of Event: Nineteenth-­ entury American Literary Studies in Motion Edited by hester blum Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016 211 pp. In his 1826 missive to Albert Gallatin, Cherokee leader John Ridge describes the Cherokee Nation. He begins by sketching its geographical boundaries—a strategy that suggests that a nation is, first and foremost, based in territorial holdings. The bulk of Ridge’s letter presents the Cherokee Nation in similarly conventional terms: as a territorially based, internally unified polity. Still, Ridge ultimately concludes that adhering to conventional standards of nationhood will not sustain the Cherokee. He argues that “Indian nations” fail because “[t]heir Council fires could not be united into one, as the seat of a great empire. It was for strangers to effect this, and necessity now compels the last Remnants to look to it for protection” (2410). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Early American Literature University of North Carolina Press

Localizing American Studies: Mapping Nationality

Early American Literature , Volume 52 (3) – Oct 31, 2017

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molly ball   Eureka College review essay Localizing American Studies Mapping Nationality The Genius of Place: The Geographic Imagination in the Early Republic christopher c. apap Lebanon: University of New Hampshire Press, 2016 282 pp. Mapping Region in Early American Writing Edited by edward watts , keri holt , and john funchion Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015 310 pp. Turns of Event: Nineteenth-­ entury American Literary Studies in Motion Edited by hester blum Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016 211 pp. In his 1826 missive to Albert Gallatin, Cherokee leader John Ridge describes the Cherokee Nation. He begins by sketching its geographical boundaries—a strategy that suggests that a nation is, first and foremost, based in territorial holdings. The bulk of Ridge’s letter presents the Cherokee Nation in similarly conventional terms: as a territorially based, internally unified polity. Still, Ridge ultimately concludes that adhering to conventional standards of nationhood will not sustain the Cherokee. He argues that “Indian nations” fail because “[t]heir Council fires could not be united into one, as the seat of a great empire. It was for strangers to effect this, and necessity now compels the last Remnants to look to it for protection” (2410).

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