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Contact points : American frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750-1830 / edited by Andrew R.L. Cayton and Fredrika J. Teute.

Contributor(s): Cayton, Andrew R. L. (Andrew Robert Lee), 1954- | Teute, Fredrika J | Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1998Description: x, 390 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0807824275 (alk. paper); 0807847348 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- United States | United States -- Territorial expansion | Acculturation -- United States -- History -- 17th century | Acculturation -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Indians of North America -- Government relations -- To 1789 | Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 | Indians, Treatment of -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Indians, Treatment of -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryLOC classification: E179.5 | .C597 1998
Contents:
Introduction : on the connection of frontiers / Andrew R.L. Cayton and Fredrika J. Teute -- Shamokin, "the very seat of the Prince of darkness": unsettling the early American frontier / James H. Merrell -- Metaphor, meaning, and misunderstanding : language and power on the Pennsylvania frontier / Jane T. Merritt -- Black "go-betweens" and the mutability of "race," status, and identity on New York's pre-revolutionary frontier / William B. Hart -- "Insidious friends" : gift giving and the Cherokee-British alliance in the Seven Years' War / Gregory Evans Dowd --"Domestick ... quiet being broke" : gender conflict among Creek Indians in the eighteenth century / Claudio Saunt -- Pigs and hunters : "rights in the woods" on the trans-Appalachian frontier / Stephen Aron -- Distinctions and partitions amongst us : identity and interaction in the revolutionary Ohio Valley / Elizabeth A. Perkins -- "Noble actors" upon "the theatre of honour" : power and civility in the Treaty of Greenville / Andrew R.L. Cayton -- To live among us : accommodation, gender, and conflict in the Western Great Lakes region, 1760-1832 / Lucy Eldersveld Murphy -- "More motley than Mackinaw" : from ethnic mixing to ethnic cleansing on the frontier of the Lower Missouri, 1783-1833 / John Mack Faragher -- Remembering American frontiers : King Philip's War and the American imagination / Jill Lepore.
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"Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, the Newberry Library, Chicago, and the Historic New Orleans Collection."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-382) and index.

Introduction : on the connection of frontiers / Andrew R.L. Cayton and Fredrika J. Teute -- Shamokin, "the very seat of the Prince of darkness": unsettling the early American frontier / James H. Merrell -- Metaphor, meaning, and misunderstanding : language and power on the Pennsylvania frontier / Jane T. Merritt -- Black "go-betweens" and the mutability of "race," status, and identity on New York's pre-revolutionary frontier / William B. Hart -- "Insidious friends" : gift giving and the Cherokee-British alliance in the Seven Years' War / Gregory Evans Dowd --"Domestick ... quiet being broke" : gender conflict among Creek Indians in the eighteenth century / Claudio Saunt -- Pigs and hunters : "rights in the woods" on the trans-Appalachian frontier / Stephen Aron -- Distinctions and partitions amongst us : identity and interaction in the revolutionary Ohio Valley / Elizabeth A. Perkins -- "Noble actors" upon "the theatre of honour" : power and civility in the Treaty of Greenville / Andrew R.L. Cayton -- To live among us : accommodation, gender, and conflict in the Western Great Lakes region, 1760-1832 / Lucy Eldersveld Murphy -- "More motley than Mackinaw" : from ethnic mixing to ethnic cleansing on the frontier of the Lower Missouri, 1783-1833 / John Mack Faragher -- Remembering American frontiers : King Philip's War and the American imagination / Jill Lepore.

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