Choctaw Indians--Government relations--History.; Indians of North America--Government relations--History.; Federal-Indian trust relationship.
Thesis advisor: Dr. Abner S. Baker.; "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts [in History]."; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,1998; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 103-107).
This project proposes to situate Cooper's Chingachgook and Hetty,Melville's Queequeg, and
Hawthorne's Pearl and Priscilla, as rhetorical characters of what shall be termed the primitive-as-savior
tradition of American fiction. This rhetoric...