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Siege and survival : history of the Menominee Indians, 1634-1856

Author: David Beck
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Menominee Indians, or "wild rice people", have lived for thousands of years in the region that is now called Wisconsin and are the oldest Native American community that still lives there. David  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Beck
ISBN: 0803213301 9780803213302
OCLC Number: 51195116
Description: 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations; List of Maps; List of Tables; Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The Menominee World before Invasion 2. Menominee Country Becomes a Trading Frontier 3. Sovereign Alliances 4. Diminishing Fur Trade and Illegal Treaties 5. Menominee Resources under Siege 6. "Civilizing" Influences 7. A Dissolving Tribal Economy 8. Intensifying Encroachments 9. The Battle for a Homeland 10. Reclaiming a Piece of the Homeland 11. Siege and Survival Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: David R.M. Beck.

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"I recommend the greater part of this book not only as a generally reliable guide to post-contact pre-1856 Menominee history but as a decidedly engaging one as well."-Journal of the Royal Read more...

 
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