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The place of stone : Dighton Rock and the erasure of America's indigenous past / Douglas Hunter.

Author/creator Hunter, Doug, 1959- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Description324 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents A lost Portuguese explorer's American boulder -- First impressions and first arrivals: colonists encounter Dighton Rock -- Altogether ignorant: denying an indigenous provenance and constructing gothicism -- Multiple migrations: esotericism, Beringia, and Native Americans as Tartar hordes -- Stones of power: Edward Augustus Kendall's esoteric case for Dighton Rock's indigeneity -- Colonization's new epistemology: American archaeology and the road to the Trail of Tears -- Vinland imagined: the Norsemen and the gothicists claim Dighton Rock -- Shingwauk's reading: Dighton Rock and Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's troubled ethnology -- Reversing Dighton Rock's polarity: Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, the American Ethnological Society, and the Grave Creek Stone -- Meaningless scribblings: Edmund Burke Delabarre, lazy Indians, and the Corte-Real theory -- American place-making: Dighton Rock as a Portuguese relic -- The stone's place: Dighton Rock Museum and narratives of power.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 241-308) and index.
LCCN 2016051985
ISBN9781469634401 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN1469634406 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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