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Author Axtell, James.

Title After Columbus : essays in the ethnohistory of colonial North America / James Axtell.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  973.0497 Ax78a 1989    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description xii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published in 1988.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-289) and index.
Contents Foreword: the Columbian legacy -- [1.] The normative stance: A moral history of Indian-White relations revisited -- Forked tongues: moral judgments in Indian history -- [2.] New world crusades: Some thoughts on the ethnohistory of missions -- The scholastic frontier in western Massachusetts -- White legend: the Jesuit missions in Maryland -- The power of print in the eastern woodlands -- Were Indian conversions bona fide? -- [3.] Confluences: Through another glass darkly: early Indian views of Europeans -- At the water's edge: trading in the sixteenth century -- The rise and fall of the Powhatan empire -- Colonial America without the Indians -- Afterword: the scholar's obligation to native peoples.
Subject Indians of North America -- Government relations -- To 1789.
Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Indians of North America -- Missions.
Ethnohistory -- North America.
Ethnohistory. (OCoLC)fst00916090
Indians of North America -- Colonial period. (OCoLC)fst01907009
Indians of North America -- Government relations. (OCoLC)fst00969761
Indians of North America -- Missions. (OCoLC)fst00969849
North America. (OCoLC)fst01242475
Chronological Term To 1789
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0195053761 (pbk.)
9780195053760 (pbk.)
0195053753 (cased)
9780195053753 (cased)

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