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Highland Traders and Indian Hunters

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Scots were ubiquitous in the North American fur trade. From the deerskin trade of the Southeast to their domination of the North West and Hudson Bay Companies in the North, they came into close ... More


Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Douglas Edward Leach

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book recounts the story of the antagonism between the American colonists and the British armed forces prior to the Revolution. It reveals certain Anglo-American attitudes and stereotypes that ... More


Men and Women

Jacqueline M. Moore

in Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the relationships that cattlemen and cowboys had with women also led to differing ideas about manhood. The cattlemen often had their choice of respectable women to marry, ... More


“Abominable mixture and spurious issue”

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores concepts of and language about sinfulness and uncleanness in English and European references to interracial sex during the seventeenth century. It argues that such concepts were ... More


Toward a White Man's Country

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.21
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses one of the most interesting and revealing aspects of American attitudes—the nearly universal belief that emancipation of Negroes from slavery would inevitably lead to increased ... More


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