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Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Jessica Yirush Stern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Lives in Objects presents a thoroughly researched and engaging study of the deerskin trade in the colonial Southeast, which is equally attentive to British American and Southeastern Indian ... More


Gift Exchange

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Southeastern Indian leaders and colonial leaders used gifts to try to control their neighbors. The colonists assumed that Indians who received British gifts would use those gifts (usually guns) to ... More


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