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Slippery Characters: Ethnic Impersonators And American Identities, Laura Browder Jun 2000

Slippery Characters: Ethnic Impersonators And American Identities, Laura Browder

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In the 1920s, black janitor Sylvester Long reinvented himself as Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, and Elizabeth Stern, the native-born daughter of a German Lutheran and a Welsh Baptist, authored the immigrant's narrative I Am a Woman--and a Jew; in the 1990s, Asa Carter, George Wallace's former speechwriter, produced the fake Cherokee autobiography, The Education of Little Tree. While striking, these examples of what Laura Browder calls ethnic impersonator autobiographies are by no means singular. Over the past 150 years, a number of American authors have left behind unwanted identities by writing themselves into new ethnicities.

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Newspaper Obituaries; Book 1 (I-L), Afro-American Historical Association Of The Niagara Frontier Apr 2000

Newspaper Obituaries; Book 1 (I-L), Afro-American Historical Association Of The Niagara Frontier

Newspaper Obituaries, African Americans from WNY

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Naccs 27th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Mar 2000

Naccs 27th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

NACCS Conference Programs

Sabiduría, Lucha, y Liberación: Youth, Community & Culture en el Nuevo Sol
March 22-25, 2000
Downtown Hilton


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 1, Horry County Historical Society Jan 2000

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 1, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 4, Horry County Historical Society Jan 2000

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 4, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 3, Horry County Historical Society Jan 2000

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 3, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 2, Horry County Historical Society Jan 2000

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2000, Vol. 34, No. 2, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Milk: Nutritious And Dangerous, Ken Albala Jan 2000

Milk: Nutritious And Dangerous, Ken Albala

College of the Pacific Faculty Books and Book Chapters

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