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The invasion within : the contest of cultures in Colonial North America

Author: James Axtell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1986, ©1985.
Series: Cultural origins of North America, 1.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Axtell
ISBN: 0195041542 9780195041545 0195035968 9780195035964
OCLC Number: 15734900
Notes: "Oxford University Press paperback."
Description: xv, 389 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue: the skewed triangle --
1. Those poor blind infidels --
Black robes and gray --
2. Reconnaissance --
3. Beyond the comptoir --
4. The art of reduction --
5. When in Rome --
6. Harvest of souls --
The lively liquor of the Gospel --
7. Reduce them to civility --
8. The little red school --
9. The tribe of believers --
10. Errands into the wilderness --
America in translation --
11. Preachers, priests, and pagans --
12. The English apostates --
13. The white Indians --
Epilogue: Education and empire.
Series Title: Cultural origins of North America, 1.
Responsibility: James Axtell.

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