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Product Description: Mention “American Indian,” and the first image that comes to most people’s minds is likely to be a figment of the American mass media: A war-bonneted chief. The Land O’ Lakes maiden. Most American Indians in the twenty-first century live in urban areas, so why do the mass media still rely on Indian imagery stuck in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? How can more accurate views of contemporary Indian cultures replace such stereotypes? These and similar questions ground the essays collected in American Indians and the Mass Media, which explores Native experience and the mainstream media’s impact on American Indian histories, cultures, and communities...read more
By John P. Sanchez (editor)

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9780806142340 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, April 6, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Mention “American Indian,” and the first image that comes to most people’s minds is likely to be a figment of the American mass media: A war-bonneted chief.

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Product Description: This book gives a new interpretation of the reception of the new world by the old. It is the first in-depth study of the pre-Enlightenment methods by which Europeans attempted to describe and classify the American Indian and his society...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521222020 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 1982), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This book gives a new interpretation of the reception of the new world by the old.

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9780521337045 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1987), cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This book gives a new interpretation of the reception of the new world by the old.

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