The Resource Indian affairs and the administrative state in the nineteenth century, Stephen J. Rockwell

Indian affairs and the administrative state in the nineteenth century, Stephen J. Rockwell

Label
Indian affairs and the administrative state in the nineteenth century
Title
Indian affairs and the administrative state in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Stephen J. Rockwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The framers of the Constitution and the generations that followed built a powerful and intrusive national administrative state in the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The romantic myth of an individualized, pioneering expansion across an open West obscures nationally coordinated administrative and regulatory activity in Indian affairs, land policy, trade policy, infrastructure development, and a host of other issue areas related to expansion. Stephen J. Rockwell offers a careful look at the administration of Indian affairs and its relation to other national policies managing and shaping national expansion westward. Throughout the nineteenth century, Indian affairs were at the center of concerns about national politics, the national economy, and national social issues. Rockwell describes how a vibrant and complicated national administrative state operated from the earliest days of the republic, long before the Progressive era and the New Deal"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1197
Index
index present
LC call number
E93
LC item number
.R63 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Indian affairs and the administrative state in the nineteenth century, Stephen J. Rockwell
Publication
Note
Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 18 Nov 2010)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn954492749
Extent
1 online resource (374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511750977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36727465
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)954492749
  • cbo0511750978

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