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Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750-1830

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Publisher Comments:

The eleven essays in this volume probe multicultural interactions between Indians, Europeans, and Africans in eastern North America's frontier zones from the late colonial era to the end of the early republic. Focusing on contact points between these groups, they construct frontiers as creative arenas that produced new forms of social and political organization.

Contributors to the volume offer fresh perspectives on a succession of frontier encounters from the era of the Seven Years' War in Pennsylvania, New York, and South Carolina to the Revolutionary period in the Ohio Valley to the Mississippi basin in the early national era. Drawing on ethnography, cultural and literary criticism, border studies, gender theory, and African American studies, they open new ways of looking at intercultural contact in creating American identities. Collectively, the essays in Contact Points challenge ideas of either acculturation or conquest, highlighting instead the complexity of various frontiers while demonstrating their formative influence in American history.

The contributors are Stephen Aron, Andrew R. L. Cayton, Gregory E. Dowd, John Mack Faragher, William B. Hart, Jill Lepore, James H. Merrell, Jane T. Merritt, Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, Elizabeth A. Perkins, Claudio Saunt, and Fredrika J. Teute.

Synopsis:

One of the best collections to date on the history of early American frontiers and Indian-white relations.

Wisconsin Magazine of History A major contribution to the historiography of early North America. Their theoretical insights will enrich cultural history.

Journal of American History This is a must read for those with interests in new perspectives on Native cultures.

Journal of the West [An] excellent volume.

Journal of Southern History An impressive sampling of a fresh wave of scholarly investigation into the first transmontane expansion of American society.

Journal of the Early Republic

Synopsis:

Eleven essays probe multicultural interactions between Indians, Europeans, and Africans in eastern North America's frontier zones from 1750 to 1830.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

List of Maps

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 among 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

Bibliography

Conference Program

Index

Notes on the Contributors

Maps

Shamokin and the Susquehanna Country

The Cherokee British Alliance, 1756-1759

The Deep South Interior, circa 1800

The Upper Ohio Valley in the Late Eighteenth Century

The Fox-Wisconsin Region, circa 1827

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807847343
Editor:
Cayton, Andrew R. L.
Editor:
Teute, Fredrika J.
Editor:
Cayton, Andrew R. L.
Author:
Cayton, Andrew R. L.
Author:
Omohundro Institute of Early American Hi
Author:
Teute, Fredrika J.
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Location:
Chapel Hill :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Acculturation
Subject:
Territorial expansion
Subject:
Indians, Treatment of -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
United States Territorial expansion.
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
social history; multicultural; Indians; Europeans; Africans; colonial era; early republic; Seven Years War; Pennsylvania; New York; South Carolina; Ohio Valley; Mississippi; ethnography; cultural criticism; literary criticism; gender theory; African Ameri
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Multicultural
Subject:
Indians
Subject:
Europeans
Subject:
Africans
Subject:
colonial era
Subject:
early republic
Subject:
Seven Years War
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
New York
Subject:
South carolina
Subject:
Ohio Valley
Subject:
Mississippi
Subject:
Ethnography
Subject:
cultural criticism
Subject:
Literary criticism
Subject:
gender theory
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
American history
Subject:
Ohohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Subject:
Stephen Aron
Subject:
Gregory E. Dowd
Subject:
John Mack Faragher
Subject:
William B. Hart
Subject:
Jill Lepore
Subject:
James H. Merrell
Subject:
Jane T. Merritt
Subject:
Lucy Eldersveld Murphy
Subject:
Elizabeth A. Perkins
Subject:
Claudio Saunt
Subject:
James H. Mer
Subject:
rell
Subject:
US History-Colonial America
Copyright:
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Publication Date:
September 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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Product details 408 pages University of North Carolina Press - English 9780807847343 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of the best collections to date on the history of early American frontiers and Indian-white relations.

Wisconsin Magazine of History A major contribution to the historiography of early North America. Their theoretical insights will enrich cultural history.

Journal of American History This is a must read for those with interests in new perspectives on Native cultures.

Journal of the West [An] excellent volume.

Journal of Southern History An impressive sampling of a fresh wave of scholarly investigation into the first transmontane expansion of American society.

Journal of the Early Republic

"Synopsis" by , Eleven essays probe multicultural interactions between Indians, Europeans, and Africans in eastern North America's frontier zones from 1750 to 1830.
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