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The Resource New worlds for all : Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America, Colin G. Calloway

New worlds for all : Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America, Colin G. Calloway

Label
New worlds for all : Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America
Title
New worlds for all
Title remainder
Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America
Statement of responsibility
Colin G. Calloway
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In New Worlds for All, Calloway explores the unique and vibrant new cultures that Indians and Europeans forged together in early America. The process, Calloway writes, lasted longer than the United States has existed as a nation. During that time, most of America was still "Indian country," and even in areas of European settlement, Indians and Europeans remained a part of each other's daily lives: living, working, worshiping, traveling, and trading together - as well as
  • fearing, avoiding, despising, and killing one another. Ranging across the continent and over 300 years, New Worlds for All describes encounters between Spanish conquistadors and Zuni warriors, Huron shamans and French Jesuit missionaries, English merchants and Montagnais traders. Calloway's discussion of conflict and cooperation includes the use of natural resources and shared knowledge about trail networks, herbal medicines, metal tools, and weapons. He depicts the
  • European emulation of Indian military tactics, the varied responses of Indian societies to Christianity, attempts made on all sides to learn the languages and customs of the other, and the intermingling of peoples at the fringes of competing cultures - through captivity and adoption, attempts to escape one's own society and embrace another, or intermarriage. The New World, Calloway concludes, brought new identities for all, as Indian and European cultures combined to
  • create a uniquely American identity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Calloway, Colin G.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conquerors
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • North America
Label
New worlds for all : Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America, Colin G. Calloway
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-217) 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
Contents
Introduction: The Kaleidoscope of Early America -- 1. Imagining and Creating a New World -- 2. Healing and Disease -- 3. The Stuff of Life -- 4. A World of Dreams and Bibles -- 5. New World Warfare and a New World of War -- 6. New World Diplomacy and New World Foreign Policies -- 7. New Nomads and True Nomads -- 8. Crossing and Merging Frontiers -- 9. New Peoples and New Societies -- Conclusion: New Americans and First Americans
Control code
ocm34746037
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 229 pages
Isbn
9780801854484
Lccn
96020625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34746037
  • (Sirsi) a578961
Label
New worlds for all : Indians, Europeans, and the remaking of early America, Colin G. Calloway
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-217) 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
Contents
Introduction: The Kaleidoscope of Early America -- 1. Imagining and Creating a New World -- 2. Healing and Disease -- 3. The Stuff of Life -- 4. A World of Dreams and Bibles -- 5. New World Warfare and a New World of War -- 6. New World Diplomacy and New World Foreign Policies -- 7. New Nomads and True Nomads -- 8. Crossing and Merging Frontiers -- 9. New Peoples and New Societies -- Conclusion: New Americans and First Americans
Control code
ocm34746037
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 229 pages
Isbn
9780801854484
Lccn
96020625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34746037
  • (Sirsi) a578961

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