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Stealing Indian women : native slavery in the Illinois Country

Author: Carl J Ekberg
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first history of Indian slavery in the Mississippi Valley during the colonial era. Based almost entirely on original source documents from the United States, France, and Spain, Carl J. Ekberg's "Stealing Indian Women" provides a novel overview of Indian slavery in the Mississippi Valley. His detailed study of a fascinating and convoluted criminal case involving various slave women and a metis (mixed-blood)  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ekberg, Carl J.
Stealing Indian women.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608207256
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl J Ekberg
ISBN: 9780252032080 025203208X
OCLC Number: 141851847
Description: xvi, 236 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Colonial Louisiana --
French Illinois --
Spanish Illinois --
Couples and couplings --
Ste. Genevieve : the old town --
Colonial revelries --
Indian woman dead --
Indian woman free --
The Black river.
Responsibility: Carl J. Ekberg.
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