The savages of America: a study of the Indian and the idea of civilization
This is a book about a belief. The author recounts how it was and what it meant for civilized men to believe that in the savage and his destiny there was manifest all that they had long grown away from and yet still had to overcome.
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The Life and Death of the American Savage
Idea of Savagism
Idea of the Savage
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