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Ramona
by Jackson, Helen
 
Hardcover
$50.95

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Village Bookmarket
Palmyra, NY, USA

 
 
 

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Overview

Ramona has often been compared to Uncle Tom's Cabin for its influence on American social policy, and this is the only edition available that presents this important novel in its full historical context. A huge popular and critical success when it was first published in 1884, Ramona is set among the California Spanish missions and tells the story of the young mixed-blood heroine, Ramona, and her Native American lover Alessandro, as they flee from the brutal violence of white settlers. This Broadview edition re-examines the novel's legacy by placing it alongside public speeches, letters, and newspaper articles that promoted what was ultimately a damaging campaign by reformers to "assimilate" Native American peoples. Selections from Jackson's non-fiction writings call into question the link between assimilationist policies and the story told in Ramona; also included are the writings and testimonies of some of Jackson's Native American contemporaries, as well as a selection of travel essays and images that helped to create "the Ramona myth."

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Details
  • PID: 15620061408
  • Publisher: Roberts Brothers
  • Seller: Village Bookmarket
    Condition: Good with no dust jacket
    Notes: E--Gray cloth covers worn, rubbed, soiled. Illustrated end pages age toned. Age toning throughout. One of the front end pages has a repaired tear along fore edge. Binding sound. Text clean of highlighting, underlining or other pen/pencil marks. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. Tracking on every package.