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A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Umar F. Abd-Allah

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Conflicts and controversies at home and abroad have led Americans to focus on Islam more than ever before. Little is known about Islam in Victorian America. This book is a biography of Alexander ... More


Friends and Enemies

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses the interactions of Hudson Valley Indians with one another and with Natives in neighboring regions, and how their ties to these groups influenced their political and strategic ... More


In the Shadow of the Longhouse

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the relationship of Hudson Valley Indians with the English and Iroquois. From the 1670s onward, Hudson Valley Indians increasingly had to accept the reality of some degree of ... More


Introduction: Politics and Society

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the politics and society of the Hudson Valley Indians. Indians in the Hudson Valley were part of multiple independent, and in some cases sizable, political groups, ... More


Change and Continuity

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes changes in Hudson Valley Indian populations in the eighteenth century. By the early 1700s, most Native groups disappeared as functioning polities due to loss of land, ... More


War and Disunity

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The 1750s and 1760s constituted a period of unrest among the Indians of the Valley, and the Native diplomatic system was weakened by the ongoing imperial and English–Indian conflicts that ... More


Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

David Schuyler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Hudson River Valley was the first iconic American landscape. Beginning as early as the 1820s, artists and writers found new ways of thinking about the human relationship with the natural world ... More


Disaster and Dispersal

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the fate of Hudson Valley Indians during Revolutionary era. In spite of continuing divisions among the Natives of the Valley, it was ultimately the unrelenting pressure of the ... More


The Tourists’ River: Experiencing the Hudson Valley

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the development of tourism in the Hudson Valley. According to historian John Sears, there were three prerequisites for the emergence of tourism in nineteenth-century America: ... More


Ties That Bound

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the kinship connections between Hudson Valley Indians. Strong ties of actual and fictive kinship bound Hudson Valley groups together in a widespread network of intersocietal ... More


Patterns of Diplomacy

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how Native diplomatic networks operated in practice. The Indian peoples of the Hudson Valley maintained a widespread and coherent diplomatic system. Native leaders established ... More


Living with the English

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the early period of English rule in the Hudson Valley, local Native populations increasingly had to acquiesce to many aspects of foreign rule, and at least acknowledge their dependence on the ... More


Conclusion

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the demise of a visible Native political life in the Hudson Valley by the early 1780s should not obscure ... More


Introduction

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the Hudson Valley at a pivotal time in American history. In the nineteenth century, the Hudson Valley ... More


Change and the Search for Continuity at Midcentury

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses changes that buffeted the mid-Hudson Valley in the mid-nineteenth century. People in Newbugh, Kingston, and Poughkeepsie experienced three principal developments that ... More


A River in Time: Preserving Landscape, Celebrating History

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes efforts to preserve the landscape of the Hudson Valley which was in danger of being lost to the effects of industrial progress. The American Scenic and Historic Preservation ... More


The Writers’ River: Washington Irving and N. P. Willis

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the life and work of Washington Irving and N. P. Willis, the writers most closely identified with the Hudson River in the nineteenth century. Each lived in a house that ... More


Struggling with the Dutch

Tom Arne Midtrød

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the initial attempts of Hudson Valley Indians to integrate Dutch colonizers into their established system of intergroup relations. The Natives found the Europeans unwilling to ... 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


The River in a Garden: A. J. Downing

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the life and work of landscape gardener and tastemaker Andrew Jackson Downing. Downing was born in 1815 in Newburgh, New York, a village on the west bank of the Hudson River just ... More


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