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  • Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnographies in the Nineteenth Century.
    Smoak, Gregory Ellis (2006)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Interprets with identity theory rather than revitalization & deprivation theories.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Native Americans; Ghost Dance
  • We Shall Live Again. The 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance Movements as Demographic Revitalization.
    Thornton, Russell (1986)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Native Americans; Ghost Dance; Demography
  • Demographic Antecedents of Tribal Participation in the 1870 Ghost Dance Movement.
    Thornton, Russell (1982)
    American Indian Culture and Research Journal 6: 79-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Revitalization movement; Native Americans; Ghost Dance
  • Demographic Antecedents of a Revitalization Movement: Population Change, Population Size, and the 1890 Ghost Dance.
    Thornton, Russell (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:1: 88-96.

    The movement occurred at the time of the Native American population's nadir & sought to return the dead to life; tribal participation data show the importance of tribal population sizes.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Native Americans; Ghost Dance; Demography
  • Peyote, the Giver of Visions.
    Cavan, Ruth Shonle (1925)
    American Anthropologist 27: 53-75.

    Traces the history & status of the peyote cult; sees it spreading by networks that were established in the ghost dance movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Diffusion; Native Americans; Peyote; Network; Ghost Dance
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