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An ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : unfinished conversations, Jennifer S.H. Brown

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An ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : unfinished conversations
Title
An ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land
Title remainder
unfinished conversations
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer S.H. Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
"In 1670, the ancient homeland of the Cree and Ojibwe people of Hudson Bay became known to the English entrepreneurs of the Hudson's Bay Company as Rupert's Land, after the founder and absentee landlord, Prince Rupert. For four decades, Jennifer S.H. Brown has examined the complex relationships that developed among the newcomers and the Algonquian communities--who hosted and tolerated the fur traders--and later, the missionaries, anthropologists, and others who found their way into Indigenous lives and territories. The eighteen essays gathered in this book explore Brown's investigations into the surprising range of interactions among Indigenous people and newcomers as they met or observed one another from a distance, and as they competed, compromised, and rejected or adapted to change. While diverse in their subject matter, the essays have thematic unity in their focus on the old HBC territory and its peoples from the 1600s to the present. More than an anthology, the chapters of An Ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land provide examples of Brown's exceptional skill in the close study of texts, including oral documents, images, artifacts, and other cultural expressions. The volume as a whole represents the scholarly evolution of one of the leading ethnohistorians in Canada and the United States."--
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1940-
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Brown, Jennifer S. H.
Dewey number
971.2/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1060
LC item number
.B76 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Fur trade
  • Fur traders
  • Ethnohistory
  • Rupert's Land
Label
An ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : unfinished conversations, Jennifer S.H. Brown
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/umanitoba/detail.action?docID=4983596
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771991735
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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(NhCcYBP)99973814114
Label
An ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : unfinished conversations, Jennifer S.H. Brown
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/umanitoba/detail.action?docID=4983596
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771991735
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)99973814114

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