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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


Domesticating New France

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The government of Louis XIV extended pronatalist policy to New France, hoping to use marriage and prolific procreation to implant settled, French‐style civilization in North America. This chapter ... More


Conflict and Diversity in Colonial Christianity (1650–1720)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The seven decades from the mid-point of the 17th century to 1720 were marked by the termination of two of the smaller colonial efforts in North America and by the continuation and expansion on a vast ... More


A Heterogeneous Tradition

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Bayou Country’s musical terrain and the cultural and historical undercurrents that expanded the genre’s repertoire, stylistic range, and instrumental conventions are outlined in this chapter. Three ... More


Litigating Empire: The Role of French Courts in Establishing Colonial Sovereignties

Helen Dewar

in Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771167
eISBN:
9780814708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771167.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role of legal pluralism in the construction of sovereignty in New France. More specifically, it considers how courts established colonial sovereignties in the French Empire. ... More


Onontio’s War, Louis XV’s Peace

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter outlines the various interpretations of legitimate violence in the French Atlantic world and describes the stakes that induced European and indigenous men to conduct campaigns or ... More


Wabanaki versus French and English Claims in Northeastern North America, c. 1715

Saliha Belmessous

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

The aftermath of the Treaty of Utrecht was a colonial site where natives and Europeans voiced their claims to territory using similar legal arguments (rights of discovery, cession, purchase, ... More


The Losing Face of France

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the homecoming of military veterans of New France from both the marine service and the army, which tells us much about how the French Crown interpreted and dealt with its ... More


Paradise

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that the sacrifice of 150 years of North American colonization was assuaged by colonial experiments in the 1760s and the hope for a more positive experience that would reinforce, ... More


Introduction: Glory beyond the Water

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s main themes. This book explains the conflict between France and New France by exploring the meanings of violence and empire during the 1750s. It offers ... More


Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Christian Ayne Crouch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is a cultural history of the Seven Years’ War in French-claimed North America, focused on the meanings of wartime violence and the impact of the encounter between Canadian, Indian, and ... More


Interpreting Landscapes of Violence

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the eruption of violence in the Ohio borderlands in the early 1750s as indigenous peoples, French, and English all sought to impose their authority there. Though ownership of ... More


Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Saliha Belmessous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199579167
eISBN:
9780191750717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579167.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Assimilation was an ideology central to European expansion and colonization, an ideology which legitimized colonization for centuries. This book shows that the aspiration for assimilation was not ... More


“The World is Our Church”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Two letters written by Father Paul Le Jeune in 1636 are presented, which report back to Old France on what was going on in New France. When Father Le Jeune first arrived in Quebec, he was greeted ... More


Over Here, 1917–18

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère during the period from 1917 to 1918. In the fall of 1917, xenophobia reached fever pitch in the U.S., which affected concert stages. To ... More


Everyone Ran to Help: Rank and Gender in the Wars of New France

Gina M. Martino

in Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on women’s military roles in France’s attempts to colonize Canada and Acadia. It argues that political and religious officials in New France were more likely than their ... More


Appropriate Combatants: Women in the New Imperial Military Societies of the Northeastern Borderlands

Gina M. Martino

in Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter marks the beginning of the book’s study of the second phase of these conflicts. Beginning around 1700, Britain and France became increasingly involved in their colonies’ affairs. This ... More


In spiritu sanctu: Inculturation and the Aboriginal Relations

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter sets out the basic history of the Jesuit missions in New France and provides insight into the Ignatian tradition and how it informs the composition of the Relations. When the first ... More


Exceptional America: Sovereignties in Northern North America

Robert Bothwell

in Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780195448801
eISBN:
9780190279660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195448801.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Between 1600 and 1763 two empires, two religions and two contending political doctrines competed for supremacy in northern North America. The triumph of the British Empire in 1763 and the expulsion ... More


Women at the Crossroads: Trade, Mobility, and Power in Early French America and Detroit

Karen L. Marrero

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how French and Native American women in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries challenged European gender norms. Women from New France families that engaged extensively in ... More


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