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That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Arnold Krupat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The word “elegy” comes from the Ancient Greek elogos, meaning a mournful poem or song, in particular a song of grief in response to loss. Because mourning and memorialization are so deeply embedded ... More


Captain Claiborne's Alliance

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the importance of the intercultural alliance formed between the Susquehannocks and Virginia colonist William Claiborne in the 1630s, centered around Claiborne's base at Kent ... More


Alliances

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Eighteenth-century Europeans and eastern Indians of North America shared in how they structured international alliances as being either (1) between nations relatively equal in power, as in peace ... More


Gender

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Exploring international alliances from another perspective, this chapter analyzes the use of metaphors of gender, sexuality, and kinship in international diplomacy. Soldiers and diplomats, whether ... More


The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

Cadwallader Colden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501713903
eISBN:
9781501712555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713903.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book, originally published in 1727 and revised in 1747, is one of the most important intellectual works published in eighteenth-century British America. The author was among the most learned ... More


The Memory of All Ancient Customs: Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley

Tom Arne Midtrod

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the complex patterns of diplomatic, political, and social communication among the American Indian peoples of the Hudson Valley—including the Mahicans, Wappingers, and Esopus ... More


Approaches

Ian K. Steele

in Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter opens with Swedish Professor Pehr Kalm exploring the wilderness between British and French America in 1749 which took him to Fort St. Frédéric which is a veritable fort whose offensive ... More


To Battle for Lake George

Ian K. Steele

in Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Major General Edward Braddock's secret instructions involving the construction of various forts including one at the south end of Lac St. Sacrement which would protect New York ... More


Chapter 15

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Along the routes traveled by adventurers such as Aaron Burr, a century of interaction between Europeans and Indians had made commonplace the appearance at treaty conferences of Cherokees and Muskogee ... More


All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically ... More


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