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Author Liebersohn, Harry.

Title Aristocratic encounters : European travelers and North American Indians / Harry Liebersohn.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  970.00497 L716A    Check Shelf
Description xi, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents pt. I. From Neoclassicism to Romanticism: France and American Indians, 1682-1815. 1. Indians in the French Enlightenment. 2. Chateaubriand and the Fiction of Native Aristocrats -- pt. II. Ending a Tradition: The French Romantic Travelers, 1815-1848. 3. Critics and Nostalgics. 4. Tocqueville and the Sociology of Native Aristocrats -- pt. III. Founding a Tradition: The German Romantic Travelers. 5. Immigrants and Educated Observers. 6. Maximilian of Wied and the Ethnography of Native Aristocrats. Epilogue: A World of New Aristocrats.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Public opinion -- Europe.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Europe.
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- North America -- Public opinion.
Subject Romanticism -- Europe.
Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Travelers -- North America.
ISBN 0521640903 hardback
9780521640909 hardback
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