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Review 'As presented by Theresa Strouth Gaul, these letters break new ground in the study of racial and gender boundaries in America. They also read as a surprising and poignant epistolary novel. (Phyllis Cole, author of 'Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism: A Family History')''The marriage of Elias Boudinot and Harriett Gold was important not only to the principals, but also to their families and to the Cherokee Nation as it went through one of the greatest periods of turmoil in its history. This collection of letters gives us a glimpse into the Indian-white dynamics of the time from the most human perspective possible. (James W. Parins, Sequoyah Research Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock)''Anyone interested in epistolary practices, miscegenation, or Cherokee studies will find 'To Marry an Indian' a valuable read.' -- 'American Indian Culture and Research Journal' Read more Review The marriage of Elias Boudinot and Harriett Gold was important not only to the principals, but also to their families and to the Cherokee Nation as it went through one of the greatest periods of turmoil in its history. This collection of letters gives us a glimpse into the Indian-white dynamics of the time from the most human perspective possible.--James W. Parins, Sequoyah Research Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anyone interested in epistolary practices, miscegenation, or Cherokee studies will find To Marry an Indian a valuable read.--American Indian Culture and Research JournalFull of interesting information about middle-class American life in the 1820s and 1830s. . . . This slight volume is at once a lesson in American history, sociology, and psychology.--Library JournalAs presented by Theresa Strouth Gaul, these letters break new ground in the study of racial and gender boundaries in America. They also read as a surprising and poignant epistolary novel.--Phyllis Cole, author of Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism: A Family History Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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