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Shaped by the West. Volume 1, A history of North America to 1877

Author: William Deverell; Anne Farrar Hyde
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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"Shaped by the West is a primary-source reader that rewrites the history of the United States through a western lens. America's expansion west was the driving force for issues of democracy, politics, race, freedom, and property. The sources included in this volume reflect the important role of the West in national narratives of American history, from the pre-Columbian era to 1877. William Deverell and Anne F. Hyde  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Deverell, William, 1962-
Shaped by the West.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017060975
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Deverell; Anne Farrar Hyde
ISBN: 9780520964372 0520964373
OCLC Number: 1042073517
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Shaped by the West; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. A Vast Native World; 1. Origin Stories from the Southwest, Pacific Coast, and Great Lakes; Zuni, "Sun and Moon in a Box"; Pullayup, "The Story of the Changer"; Ojibwe, "An Allegory of the Seasons"; 2. Debates Over Ancestral Puebloans: Drought, War, or Migration; 3. Finding Mississippian Kingdoms: Cahokia Mounds; 4. Varieties of Native Life: Seeing Two-Spirit People in the Indigenous Past; Cabeza de Vaca, "Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition," 1528; 2. First Encounters: Expectation and Cultural Difference 5. Enforcing Christianity on Another WorldPalacio Rubios, The Requerimiento, 1513; 6. An Aztec View of Europeans; Bernardino de Sahagún, Aztec Messengers Report to Montezuma, 1519; 7. Questioning Conquest; Bartolomé de Las Casas, from A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies, 1542; 8. Mythical Wealth; Marcos de Niza, Account of the Legend of Cibola, 1538; 9. The Missionary Effort in New France; Jean de Brébeuf, "Instructions for the Fathers of Our Society Who Shall Be Sent to the Hurons," 1637; 10. A Micmac Indian Questions French Habits Micmac Elder, Speech to French Settlers, c. 16773. Conquest and Revolt: Seventeenth-Century Wars on Two Frontiers; 11. Wampum Diplomacy and the Six Iroquois Nations; Iroquois and Dutch Treaty, 1613-The Two-Row Wampum Belt Controversy; The William Penn and Lenape Agreement, Pennsylvania, 1682; 12. A White Woman's Tale of Captivity; Mary Rowlandson, from The Sovereignty and Goodness of God, 1682; 13. The Great Pueblo Revolt; Antonio de Otermín, "An Account of the Lamentable Tragedy," 1680; 14. An Indian View of the Pueblo Revolt; Declaration of Josephe, a Spanish-Speaking Indian, 1681 4. New Worlds for All: Conquest and Accommodation in the Eighteenth Century15. Expanding Communities; French, Spanish, and English Colonial Town Plans, 1760-78; 16. The World of the Backcountry; John Filson, from The Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, 1784; 17. Family Dynamics in the Colonial World; Marriage Documents from California, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, 1714, 1782, 1846; Articles of Agreement Between Mr. John Custis and His Wife, 1714; An Act to Dissolve the Marriage of Peter Summers and Catherine, His Wife, 1782; Doña Josefa Fitch, "Wedding Story," 1826 18. New Worlds on the Great PlainsSaukamappee, An Account of the Arrival of Horses, Guns, and Smallpox, 1787; 5. From Middle Ground to Settler Frontier: Trade, Warfare, and Diplomacy; 19. Indians and Escaped Slaves in South Carolina; White South Carolinians Debate Action against a Maroon Community, 1766; 20. The International Politics of the Fur Trade; Edmond Atkin, Report on French Success, 1755; 21. Echoes of the French and Indian War; William Trent, Journal of the Siege of Fort Pitt, 1763; 22. The Indian War for Independence; Account of Pontiac's Justification for War, 1763
Other Titles: History of North America to 1877
Responsibility: William Deverell and Anne F. Hyde.

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America's expansion west was the driving force for issues of democracy, politics, race, freedom, and property. This title re-writes the history of the United States through a western lens. It  Read more...

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