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Author Denzin, Norman K.

Title Custer on canvas : representing Indians, memory, and violence in the new west / Norman K. Denzin.

Imprint Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (279 pages, [16] pages of plates) : color illustrations, color portraits
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Dramatis personae -- Chapter One: A good day to die: the Battle of Many Names -- Chapter Two: Whose last stand? The early paintings -- Chapter Three: Whose Custer? -- Chapter Four: Killing Custer -- Section of color plates -- Chapter Five: Here Fell Custer: an autoethnography of a painting -- Chapter Six: Custer's Last Rally -- Chapter Seven: The Last Stand -- Appendix A: Timeline: The Plains Indian wars (1860-1890) and the Battle of Many Names (1876) -- Appendix B: Timeline: Paintings of the Battle of Many Names -- Appendix C: Timeline: William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Summary The 1876 events known as Custer's Last Stand, Battle of Little Big Horn, or Battle of Greasy Grass have been represented over 1000 times in various artistic media, from paintings to sculpture to fast food giveaways. Norman Denzin shows how these representations demonstrate the changing perceptions--often racist--of Native America by the majority culture, juxtaposed against very different readings shown in works composed by Native American artists. Consisting of autobiographical reminiscences, historical description, artistic representations, staged readings, and snippets of documents, this multi.
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Subject Custer, George, 1776-1833 -- Portraits.
Custer, George, 1776-1833 -- Drama.
Custer, George, 1776-1833 -- Anniversaries, etc.
Custer, George, 1776-1833 -- Potraits -- Drama -- Anniversaries.
Custer, George, 1776-1833.
Little Bighorn, Battle of the (Montana : 1876)
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Pictorial works.
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876, in art.
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Drama.
Indians in art.
Indians in popular culture -- Montana -- Little Bighorn Battlefield -- Pictorial works.
Chronological Term 1876
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Pictorial works.
Other Form: Print version: Denzin, Norman K. Custer on canvas. Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2011 (DLC) 2011009011
ISBN 9781611327984 (electronic bk.)
1611327989 (electronic bk.)
1598745980 (alk. paper)
9781598745986 (alk. paper)
1598745999 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781598745993 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781598745986 (alk. paper)