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Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Thelma Wills Foote

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Race first emerged as an important ingredient of New York City's melting pot when it was known as New Amsterdam and was a fledgling colonial outpost on the North American frontier. This book details ... More


Deploying Tribes and Clans: Mohawks in Nova Scotia and Scottish Highlanders in Georgia

Geoffrey Plank

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines two experiments conducted by British commanders in which they deployed reputedly uncivilized fighting men in colonial outposts far from the warriors' homes. In 1712 the British ... More


Closing the Circle Mapping a Native Account of Colonial Land Fraud

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the descendants of the Algonquian peoples who once inhabited the region of New York Harbor. The descendants have recalled that the first Dutch colonists asked for as much land ... More


The Custom of the Country

Brett Rushforth

in Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth.11
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the colonial outposts of the Pays d'en Haut and their ways of domesticating captives. Like indigenous slaves in Indian villages, French-owned slaves in the Pays d'en Haut were ... More


The Changing Cultural Landscape of the Lower St. Joseph River Valley

Mark Hoock, Allison M. Hoock, and Michael S. Nassaney

Michael S. Nassaney and Michael S. Nassaney (eds)

in Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056425
eISBN:
9780813058160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056425.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological studies conducted under the auspices of the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project have focused on material remains in the St. Joseph River valley in Niles, Michigan. Material remains ... More


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