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A Cherokee Woman's America - Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907 (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,294
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A Cherokee Woman's America - Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907 (Hardcover): Karen L. Kilcup
A Cherokee Woman's America - Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907 (Hardcover): Karen L. Kilcup

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A Cherokee Woman's America - Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907 (Hardcover)

Karen L. Kilcup

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This first scholarly edition of the writings of a unique Native American woman details an extraordinary life in a combination of genres including oral history, ethnography, and western adventure sketches. Narcissa Owen was of mixed Cherokee and Scots-Irish descent and the daughter of a leader of the Old Settlers (those Cherokees who moved west prior to their subsequent forced removal by the U.S. government, the notorious Trail of Tears).
The "Memoirs" reveal a fascinating and complex 19th-century woman--an artist, music teacher, storyteller, Confederate slave owner, Washington socialite, wife of a white railroad executive, widow, and mother of the first Native American U.S. Senator, Robert L. Owen, Jr. Her writings interpret the history of the tribe and describe the cultural upheaval of the Cherokees moving west. They also offer a glimpse into antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction American life.
This edition provides a wealth of background information including a biographical preface, chronology of Owen's life, genealogy, and textual footnotes. In addition, an introductory essay places the "Memoirs" in the context of Owen's predecessors and contemporaries, including Cherokee cultural and literary tradition, the larger Indian historical/literary context, and women's writing of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Imprint: University Press of Florida
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2005
First published: October 2005
Editors: Karen L. Kilcup
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-0-8130-2866-8
Barcode: 9780813028668
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Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
Books > Biography > Historical, political & military
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
Books > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
Books > Humanities > History > American history
Books > History > American history
Books > Humanities > History > American history > General
Books > History > American history > General
LSN: 0-8130-2866-3

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