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Dispossessing the American Indian : Indians and whites on the colonial frontier / by Wilbur R. Jacobs.


New York, N.Y. : Scribner, [1972] .
ISBN 0684128608

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Other Title Indians and whites on the colonial frontier
Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- North America.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Frontier.
Indian termination policy.
Indianer.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- To 1789.
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Land tenure.
Indians of North America -- Relocation.
Indians of North America -- Treaties.
Indians, Treatment of -- North America.
Indians, Treatment of.
Indiens d'Amérique -- États-Unis -- Relations avec l'État -- Jusqu'à 1789.
Indiens d'Amérique, Attitudes envers les -- États-Unis.
North America.
USA.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Whites -- Relations with Indians.
Description xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue: Indians and whites : an essay on misunderstanding -- part I. Indian-white contact : background. The white man's frontier in American history : the impact upon the land and the Indian ; Unsavory sidelights on colonial trade ; Wampum and the protocol of treaty-making ; White gift-giving : French skills in managing the Indians -- part II. Indian-white contact : frontier conflicts. British Indian-white relations : Edmond Atkin's scheme for imperial control ; A message to Fort William Henry : drama of siege and Indian savagery ; Gift-giving and Pontiac's uprising ; Pontiac's War : a conspiracy? ; 1763 : year of decision on the Indian frontier -- part III. Indian-white contact : final perspectives. The noble savage theme : attitudes and policies toward the Indian in the British colonies ; The price of progress : native people on the European frontiers of Australia, New Guinea, and North America -- Epilogue: What we owe the woodland Indians -- Appendix I. Chronological highlights of early Indian-white relations -- Appendix II. Chronological highlights of early native-white contacts in Australia and Papua-New Guinea.
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)329091
(OCoLC)ocm00329091
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jacobs, Wilbur R.
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