Chapter 4. Politics

  1. Thomas Biolsi
  1. Loretta Fowler

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch5

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

How to Cite

Fowler, L. (2007) Politics, in A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians (ed T. Biolsi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226864

Online ISBN: 9780470996270

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Keywords:

  • politics;
  • centralization;
  • ethnohistorical;
  • factionalism;
  • IRA

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLITIES

  • POLITICAL REORGANIZATION: RESPONSES TO COLONIZATION

  • CONFLICT AND COMPETITION

  • THE CENTRALIZATION OF AUTHORITY AND THE FORMATION OF TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS

  • POLITICAL MOBILIZATION

  • DOMINANCE AND RESISTANCE, LOCAL-LEVEL AND STATE RELATIONS

  • TENTATIVE CONCLUSIONS AND PROBLEMS FOR FURTHER STUDY