The Resource Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763, Jeffers Lennox

Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763, Jeffers Lennox

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Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763
Title
Homelands and empires
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Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763
Statement of responsibility
Jeffers Lennox
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eng
Summary
"The period from 1690 to 1763 was a time of intense territorial competition during which Indigenous peoples remained a dominant force. British Nova Scotia and French Acadia were imaginary places that administrators hoped to graft over the ancestral homelands of the Mi'kmaq, Wulstukwiuk, Passamaquoddy, and Abenaki peoples. Homelands and Empires is the inaugural volume in the University of Toronto Press's Studies in Atlantic Canada History. In this deeply researched and engagingly argued work, Jeffers Lennox reconfigures our general understanding of how Indigenous peoples, imperial forces, and settlers competed for space in northeastern North America before the British conquest in 1763. Lennox's judicious investigation of official correspondence, treaties, newspapers and magazines, diaries, and maps reveals a locally developed system of accommodation that promoted peaceful interactions but enabled violent reprisals when agreements were broken. This outstanding contribution to scholarship on early North America questions the nature and practice of imperial expansion in the face of Indigenous territorial strength."--
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1980-
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Lennox, Jeffers
Dewey number
971.5004/97
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E78.E2
LC item number
L46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Atlantic Canada history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Land settlement
  • Land settlement
  • Atlantic Provinces
  • Atlantic Provinces
  • Indians of North America
  • Land settlement
  • Canada
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Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763, Jeffers Lennox
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-324) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Isbn
9781442614055
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Other physical details
illustration, maps
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  • (OCoLC)960029295
  • (OCoLC)ocn960029295
Label
Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763, Jeffers Lennox
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Isbn
9781442614055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960029295
  • (OCoLC)ocn960029295

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