The Heartland Chronicles
Douglas E. Foley
A complex portrayal of the double structuring of the perceptions people have on opposite sides of a cultural border. Like most Native Americans, the Mesquakis have survived numerous popular and academic misrepresentations of their culture.
Douglas E. Foley is Associate Professor of Anthropology and of Education at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of From Peones to Politicos: Class and Ethnicity in a South Texas Town, 1900-1987, and Learning Capitalist Culture: Deep in the Heart of Tejas, which is also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.