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Frontiers of Historical ImaginationNarrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990$
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Kerwin Lee Klein

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780520204638

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520204638.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

History, Narrative, West

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(p.1) Introduction
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Frontiers of Historical Imagination
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Kerwin Lee IZlein

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0001

This introductory chapter explains the theme of the book, which is about the historical imagination in the narration of the European conquest of Native America. The book traces a critical genealogy of the narrative traditions through which historians, philosophers, anthropologists, and literary critics have understood the European occupation of Native America. This chapter explains that historical imagination is typically embodied in some study, attitude, or topic, and that this critical process is parasitic on specific histories.

Keywords:   Native America, European conquest, historical imagination, critical genealogy, specific histories

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