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Throw the Book at Them: The Perilous Project of Indian Education in the 19th Century
The title phrase is drawn from colloquial jurisprudence; to “throw the book” at someone is to charge them with every crime for which they might be culpable, the goal being to “convict” them on all counts—to change their own convictions and thus reform their behavior. When one reflects that Native Americans were placed and kept upon government reservations by force of arms, and that their children were often taken from them to be “civilized” in day or residential schools, a...
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