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Creatures of Empire : how domestic animals transformed early America

Author: Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When we think of the key figures of early American history, we think of explorers, or pilgrims, or Native Americans - not cattle, or goats, or swine. But as Virginia DeJohn Anderson reveals in this brilliantly original account of colonists in New England and the Chesapeake region, livestock played a vitally important role in the settling of the new world."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia DeJohn Anderson
ISBN: 0195158601 9780195158601 9780195304466 0195304462
OCLC Number: 54669883
Awards: Winner of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Best First Book Award 2005.
Description: xi, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: I: Thinking about animals. Chickwallop and the strange beast: Indians and animals in early America --
The deer with the red collar: English ideas about animals --
II: Settling with animals. The company of cattle: domestication and colonization --
The wild gangs of the Chesapeake: livestock husbandry in the south --
A world of pastures and pounds: raising livestock in early New England --
III: Contending with animals. Forgiving trespasses: living with livestock in early America --
A prophecy fulfilled: from cooperation to the displacement of Indians --
Epilogue. Full circle.
Responsibility: Virginia DeJohn Anderson.
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Paperback edition of an original and groundbreaking work of colonial American history. Anderson argues that pigs, cows and other animals were critical agents of imperialism.  Read more...

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