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Native americans in comic books a critical study

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Download this document if link is not clickableNative Americans In Comic Books: A CriticalStudy List Price : $49.95 Price : $44.96 Average Customer Rating 5.0 out of 5Product DescriptionThis work takes an in-depth look at the world of comic books through the eyes of a Native American reader andoffers frank commentary on the mediums cultural representation of the Native American people. It addresses arange of portrayals, from the bloodthirsty barbarians and noble savages of dime novels, to formulaic secondarycharacters and sidekicks, and, occasionally, protagonists sans paternal white hero, examining how and whyNative Americans have been consistently marginalized and misrepresented in comics. Chapters cover earlyrepresentations of Native Americans in popular culture and newspaper comic strips, the Fenimore Cooperlegacy, the "white" Indian, the shaman, revisionist portrayals, and Native American comics from smallpublishers, among other topics. Read moreYou May Also LikeTrickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection (Fulcrum Press)Scalped Vol. 1: Indian Country

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