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“My Proper Right & Inheritance”: John Wompas and the English Land Market

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies John Wompas's career selling Native land. Working as a mariner gave Wompas connections to people across New England and the larger Atlantic world, and soon after leaving Harvard, ... More


“The English Did Wrong Them About Their Lands”: The Political Awakening of John Wompas

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details John Wompas's experience of returning home and finding an English family occupying his house, which was emblematic of the situation facing New England Indians in the last quarter ... More


Where the Fire of Peace is always kept Burning: Land, Diplomacy, and the Tragedy of the Tennessee Valley’s Principal People

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the relationship between leaders and supporters of Franklin and the Tennessee Valley's principal tribe, the Overhill Cherokee, which reveals the tragic consequences of the ... More


“Intruder of Color”: Freedom, Sovereignty, and Kinship in Indian Territory

Kendra Taira Field

in Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300180527
eISBN:
9780300182286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180527.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 documents the life path of Thomas Jefferson Brown, the son of an African-American father and Irish mother, who migrated from Arkansas to Indian Territory in the 1870s and married two ... More


Printing Presses in the Promised Land

Pamela E. Klassen

in The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226552569
eISBN:
9780226552873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552873.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

For its power to make stories mobile and proliferating, the printing press was a beloved tool of Protestant missionaries. Telling a before-and-after story of a printing press that melted in a fire, ... More


Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884

Katherine Howlett Hayes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785775
eISBN:
9780814724699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785775.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The study of slavery in the Americas generally assumes a basic racial hierarchy: Africans or those of African descent are usually the slaves, and white people usually the slaveholders. This book ... More


The Effect of Urban Land-Use Regulations on Density: The Case of Selected Indian Cities

Kala Seetharam Sridhar

in Seeking Middle Ground: Land, Markets, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199495450
eISBN:
9780199097685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495450.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Urban land is crucial to economic productivity and growth in cities, given substantial land intensive economic activity takes place. While land use regulations are needed for inclusive growth and to ... More


Land Market Distortions in India

K.P. Krishnan, Venkatesh Panchapagesan, and Madalasa Venkataraman

in Seeking Middle Ground: Land, Markets, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199495450
eISBN:
9780199097685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495450.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Land remains one of the most sought-after collateral for credit in India despite being afflicted by deep structural, regulatory, and information-driven distortions. These distortions stem from years ... More


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