Hugendubel.de - Das Lesen ist schön

Warenkorb

€ 0,00 0 Buch dabei,
portofrei

Answering Chief Seattle

Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Taschenbuch
"At night, when the streets of your cities and villages shall be silent, and you think them deserted, they will throng with the returning hosts that once filled and still love this beautiful land. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just an... weiterlesen
Dieses Taschenbuch ist auch verfügbar als:
Taschenbuch

17,99*

inkl. MwSt.
Portofrei
Lieferbar innerhalb von zwei Wochen
Answering Chief Seattle als Taschenbuch
Produktdetails
Titel: Answering Chief Seattle
Autor/en: Albert Furtwangler

ISBN: 0295976330
EAN: 9780295976334
Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre.
New.
Sprache: Englisch.
UNIV OF WASHINGTON PR

Oktober 1997 - kartoniert - 192 Seiten

Beschreibung

"At night, when the streets of your cities and villages shall be silent, and you think them deserted, they will throng with the returning hosts that once filled and still love this beautiful land. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not altogether powerless."Thus ends a famous American speech -- and a symbolic encounter between indigenous America, represented by Chief Seattle, and industrialized or imperialist America, represented by Isaac I. Stevens, the first governor of Washington Territory. The speech was first published in a Seattle newspaper in 1887 by a pioneer who claimed he had heard Seattle (or Sealth) deliver it in the 1850s. Over the years it has been embellished, popularized, and carved into many a monument, but its origins have remained inadequately explained. No other record of the speech has been found, and Isaac Stevens's writings do not mention it. Yet it has long been taken seriously as evidence of a voice crying out of the wilderness of the American past.Answering Chief Seattle presents the full and accurate text of the 1887 version and traces the distortions of its textual transmission in order to explain the many layers of its mystery. This book also asks how the speech could be heard and answered, by reviewing its many contexts -- the expansion policies of the United States that led Isaac Stevens to confront the Indians of Puget Sound; Stevens's professional and personal ambitions; other writings by the pioneer who first published the speech; and writings by Thomas Jefferson, Walt Whitman, and Nathaniel Hawthorne on Native Americans and American identity. Mid-century ideas about land, newcomers, ancestors, and future generations informed the ways Stevens and his contemporaries understood Chief Seattle, and recreated him as a legendary figure."A very solid and exciting book about the meaning of the Indian-white encounter during the 19th century." -- William L.

Kunden, die diesen Artikel gekauft haben, kauften auch

Tragen Sie Ihre E-Mail- Adresse ein, und bleiben Sie kostenlos informiert:
Bretonische Flut
- 13% **
eBook
von Jean-Luc Bann…
Print-Ausgabe € 14,99
Der Palazzo am See
eBook
von Sophia Cronbe…
Tödliche Camargue
- 10% **
eBook
von Cay Rademache…
Print-Ausgabe € 9,99
Das Meer in deinem Namen
- 30% **
eBook
von Patricia Koel…
Print-Ausgabe € 9,99

Mehr aus dieser Reihe

zurück
Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World
Taschenbuch
von Todd McLeish
And the View from the Shore: Literary Traditions of Hawai'i
Taschenbuch
von Stephen H. Sumid…
Seeing Culture Everywhere
Taschenbuch
von Joana Breidenbac…
Boundaries of Jewish Identity
Taschenbuch
von Naomi B. Sokolof…
The Centralia Tragedy of 1919: Elmer Smith and the Wobblies
Taschenbuch
von Tom Copeland
vor

Diese Artikel könnten Sie auch interessieren

Das Messias-Projekt
- 54% **
eBook
von Markus Ridder
Print-Ausgabe € 10,99
Harry Potter 1 und der Stein der Weisen. Schmuckausgabe
Buch (gebunden)
von Joanne K. Row…
Die Perlenschwester
- 20% **
eBook
von Lucinda Riley
Print-Ausgabe € 19,99
Passagier 23
eBook
von Sebastian Fit…
Origin
- 17% **
eBook
von Dan Brown
Print-Ausgabe € 28,00
Servicehotline
089 - 70 80 99 47

Mo. - Fr. 8.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Sa. 10.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Filialhotline
089 - 30 75 75 75

Mo. - Sa. 9.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Bleiben Sie in Kontakt:
Sicher & bequem bezahlen:
akzeptierte Zahlungsarten: Überweisung, offene Rechnung,
Visa, Master Card, American Express, Paypal
Zustellung durch:
* Alle Preise verstehen sich inkl. der gesetzlichen MwSt. Informationen über den Versand und anfallende Versandkosten finden Sie hier.
** im Vergleich zum dargestellten Vergleichspreis.