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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


New Ganechstage in the Library, Museum, and Archive

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes documentary references to Seneca sites occupied from 1709 to 1754 and prior archaeological work carried out at Townley-Read. After the destruction wrought by the 1687 Denonville ... More


The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Kurt A. Jordan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Iroquois confederacy, one of the most influential Native American groups encountered by early European settlers, is commonly perceived as having plunged into steep decline in the late seventeenth ... More


Introduction: Colonialism and Decline in Eighteenth-century Iroquois Studies

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to address a significant problem in the historical anthropology of Six Nations Iroquois (or Haudenosaunee) peoples, namely ... More


The Logic of Dispersed Settlement

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In about 1715 Senecas living at the White Springs site abandoned their nucleated, hilltop village and resettled in several small “neighborhoods” arrayed along Burrell Creek. Although this move, like ... More


Turning Points in Iroquois History: A Re-Evaluation

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Scholars have identified five main turning points that they claim initiated Iroquois decline. The first model holds that Iroquois matrilineal institutions were unable to endure the demographic ... More


Conclusion: Archaeology and the Seneca Restoration

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Historians and anthropologists—largely looking at the same documentary sources—have come to diametrically opposite conclusions about the state of Iroquois society during the first half of the ... More


Reproducing the Indian: Racial Birth and Native Geopolitics in A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison and The Last of the Mohicans

Mark Rifkin

in When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755455
eISBN:
9780199894888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755455.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 1 explores how the racialization of native peoples as Indians through a heterosexualizing logic of racial “blood” depends on the erasure, or at least marginalization, of modes of kin-making. ... More


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