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Ethnography and Intelligence in the Time of Conquest

Cameron B. Strang

in Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640471
eISBN:
9781469640495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640471.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes ethnographic writings about and by the diverse peoples of the Gulf South in the early 1800s. It argues that ethnography in the United States developed amid the encounters ... More


. 1716–1762: The Deerskin Trade and Client Warfare

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers the rise of the deerskin trade and more than forty years of bitter client warfare among the Mississippi tribes. The period saw the privatization of France’s colonial venture and ... More


. 1763–1800: Cultural Survival and Emigration

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers the final decades of the eighteenth century. The departure of the French from the area after the Treaty of Paris compelled Mississippi’s tribal groups in opposition to the English ... More


. 1801–1837: Treaties and Removal

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the sequence of treaties spanning less than forty years, through which commissioners such as Thomas Hinds and Andrew Jackson employed bribery and threats to coerce the Choctaws ... More


Epilogue

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the fate of the Choctaws and Chicksaws after removal. It covers the period between the mid-1800s all the way through to the twenty-first century. The Chocktaws who stayed in ... More


General Pickens, Indian Treaty Commissioner

Rod Andrew Jr.

in Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631530
eISBN:
9781469631554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter begins with Pickens’s rapid transformation from a renowned Indian fighter to a peacemaker. South Carolina state leaders entrust Pickens with the conduct of diplomacy with the Cherokees ... More


Every Thing That Was Possible for Men of Honor to Do

Rod Andrew Jr.

in Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631530
eISBN:
9781469631554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers Pickens’s service in the state general assembly between 1798 and 1800, when Pickens’s fellow legislators relied on his advice as the state and the nation prepared for a possible ... More


Faulkner Didn’t Invent Yoknapatawpha, Everybody Knows That: So What Other Stories Do Chickasaws and Choctaws Know about Our Homelands?

LeAnne Howe

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter introduces the reader to some of the Indigenous ways of knowing that inform the methodology of Native South studies. It illustrates how Choctaws and other Southeastern nations have ... More


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