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Starna, William A.

Overview
Works: 22 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 5,693 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Biography  Conference proceedings  Sources  Folklore  Claims 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: F122.1, 301.092
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Most widely held works by William A Starna
Iroquois journey an anthropologist remembers by William N Fenton ( )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William N Fenton (1908-2005), was a scholar who shaped Iroquois studies and modern anthropology in America. This memoir takes us from his ancestors' lives in the Conewango Valley in western New York to his education at Yale. It is also a testament to the importance of anthropology and a reminder of how much the field has changed over the years
Gideon's people being a chronicle of an American Indian community in colonial Connecticut and the Moravian missionaries who served there ( )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gideon's People is the story of an American Indian community in the Housatonic Valley of northwestern Connecticut. It is based on some three decades of nearly uninterrupted German-language diaries and allied records kept by the Moravian missionaries who had joined the Indians at a place called Pachgatgoch, later Schaghticoke. It is supplemented by colonial records and regional political, social, and religious histories and ethnographies. As such, it represents the only comprehensive, thoroughly contextualized description of a Native people in southern New England and adjacent eastern New York
A description of New Netherland by Adriaen van der Donck ( )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition of A Description of New Netherland provides the first complete and accurate English-language translation of an essential first-hand account of the lives and world of Dutch colonists and northeastern Native communities in the seventeenth century. Adriaen van der Donck, a graduate of Leiden University in the 1640s, became the law enforcement officer for the Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, located along the upper Hudson River. His position enabled him to interact extensively with Dutch colonists and the local Algonquians and Iroquoians. An astute observer, detailed recorder, a
A journey into Mohawk and Oneida country, 1634-1635 : the journal of Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert by Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iroquois land claims ( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From homeland to new land a history of the Mahican Indians, 1600-1830 by William A Starna ( )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The definitive ethnohistory of the Mahicans of New York State from the colonial period to the Removal Era"--
In Mohawk country : early narratives about a Native people ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For centuries the history of the Mohawk Valley has been shaped by the complex relationships among the valley's native inhabitants, the Mohawk Indians, and its colonists, starting with the Dutch. In Mohawk Country collects for the first time the principal documentary narratives that reveal the full scope of this Mohawk-settle interaction. Some of the sources have never before been translated into English, and several have not been previously published. Of those works that had been published, nearly all are out of print." "These records bring to life the rapid changes experienced by both the Mohawk and their European neighbors. Wars, catastrophic epidemics, and the diplomacy of nearly two centuries are all well represented in this volume. Fascinating cultural differences are also unearthed: the French, for example dealt with the Mohawk much differently than the Dutch or the English. Just as importantly, these writings reveal - from the unique perspectives of the observer - the Mohawk's struggle to retain their culture in the midst of evolving political, social, and physical environments."--BOOK JACKET
The journals of Christian Daniel Claus and Conrad Weiser : a journey to Onondaga, 1750 by Daniel Claus ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Fenton : selected writings by William N Fenton ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"William N. Fenton's contributions to the understanding of the cultures and histories of the Iroquois are formidable. Fenton grounded his studies in decades of fieldwork among the Senecas, an encyclopedic knowledge of pertinent historical accounts, a keen appreciation for interpretive theory and practice in ethnohistory and anthropology, and an enduring, generous character." "William Fenton: Selected Writings brings together for the first time Fenton's most influential writings on the Iroquois and anthropology, written across nearly six decades. This volume includes Fenton's classic studies of such key issues as Iroquois folklore, factionalism, and the repatriation of material culture; discussions of theory and practice and the methodology of "upstreaming"; obituaries of colleagues and reviews of other studies of the Iroquois; and summaries of the early Conferences on Iroquois Research. This collection reveals much about the world of the Iroquois, past and present, as well as the career and accomplishments of Fenton himself."--Jacket
Indian land claims in New York State : a policy analysis by William A Starna ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The invisible minority : American Indian students in the State University of New York by William A Starna ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Late archaic lifeways in the Middle Mohawk Valley a framework for further study by William A Starna ( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gideon's people : being a chronicle of an American Indian community in colonial Connecticut and the Moravian missionaries who served there ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gideon's people : being a chronicle of an American Indian community in colonial Connecticut and the Moravian missionaries who served there ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iroquois Journey An Anthropologist Remembers. The Iroquoians and Their World ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iroquois Journey is the warm and illuminating memoir of William N. Fenton (1908-2005), a leading scholar who shaped Iroquois studies and modern anthropology in America. The memoir reveals the ambitions and struggles of the man and the many accomplishments of the anthropologist, the complex and sometimes volatile milieu of Native-white relations in upstate New York in the twentieth century, and key theoretical and methodological developments in American anthropology
William Nelson Fenton (1908-2005) [obituary] by Jack Campisi ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian land claims in New York : a policy analysis by State University of New York at Albany ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Native, aboriginals, rights
Seneca Land Claim Records by Peter B Sullivan ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection includes official court filings and decisions, expert reports and maps, and background research materials prepared during the New York Attorney General's defense of the Grand Island and Oil Springs Reservation land claims. Included in Series III is a microfilm copy of the Paul G. Reilly Collection held at Butler Library, State University of New York College at Buffalo. This collection does not represent a complete record. Mr. Sullivan sent more complete records to the New York State Archives as listed in Series V
In Mohawk country : early narratives about native people ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Iroquoians and their world ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Starna, William A.
Starna, William Anthony 1943-
Languages
English (71)
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