French and Indians in the heart of North America, 1630-1815 / edited by Robert Englebert and Guillaume Teasdale.

The study of French-Indian relations in the center of North America has emerged as an important field for examining the complex relationships that defined a vast geographical area, including the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, the Missouri River Valley, and Upper and Lower Louisiana. For y...

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Other Authors: Englebert, Robert, Teasdale, Guillaume
Format: eBook
Published: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2013]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Robert Englebert and Guillaume Teasdale
  • "Faire la chaudiere" : the Wendat Feast of Souls, 1636 / Kathryn Magee Labelle
  • Natives, newcomers and nicotiana : tobacco in the history of the Great Lakes / Christopher M. Parsons
  • The terms of encounter : language and contested visions of French colonization in the Illinois Country, 1673-1702 / Robert Michael Morrissey
  • "Gascon exaggerations" : the rise of Antoine Laumet dit de Lamothe, Sieur de Cadillac, the foundation of colonial Detroit, and the origins of the Fox Wars / Richard Weyhing
  • "Protection" and "unequal alliance" : the French conception of sovereignty over the Indians in New France / Gilles Havard
  • The French and the Natchez : a failed encounter / Arnaud Balvay
  • From subjects to citizens : two Pierres and the French influence on the transformation of the Illinois Country / John Reda
  • Blue beads, vermilion, and scalpers : the social economy of the 1810-1812 Astorian Overland Expedition's French-Canadian voyageurs / Nicole St-Onge.