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Wild West shows and the images of American Indians, 1883-1933 /

by Moses, L. G. (Lester George).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1996Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvii, 364 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0826316859.Subject(s): Wild west shows -- History | Dakota Indians -- Public opinion | Public opinion -- United States | Stereotypes (Psychology) -- United States | Ethnic attitudes -- United States | Indians in popular culture -- United States | Indians, Treatment of -- United States | United States -- Ethnic relations
Contents:
Before the Wild West show -- The first years of Cody's Wild West -- The Wild West of London -- Reformers and the image of the show Indian -- Indians abroad, 1889-1890 -- Ghost dancers of London, 1891-1892 -- Indians on the midway : fairs and expositions, 1893-1903 -- Show-Indian students in St. Louis, 1904 -- The Wild West show in its prime, 1900-1917 -- Federal policies and alternate images, 1900-1917 -- Filming the Wild West, 1896-1913 -- Decline of the Wild West shows, 1917-1933.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-350) and index.

Before the Wild West show -- The first years of Cody's Wild West -- The Wild West of London -- Reformers and the image of the show Indian -- Indians abroad, 1889-1890 -- Ghost dancers of London, 1891-1892 -- Indians on the midway : fairs and expositions, 1893-1903 -- Show-Indian students in St. Louis, 1904 -- The Wild West show in its prime, 1900-1917 -- Federal policies and alternate images, 1900-1917 -- Filming the Wild West, 1896-1913 -- Decline of the Wild West shows, 1917-1933.

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