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Struggle and survival in colonial America

Author: David G Sweet; Gary B Nash
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The stories of 23 little-known but remarkable inhabitants of the Spanish, English and Portuguese colonies of the New World. These include women and men of all the races and classes of colonial society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Sweet; Gary B Nash
ISBN: 0520041100 9780520041103 0520045017 9780520045019
OCLC Number: 6250866
Description: 398 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: General introduction / Gary B. Nash and David G. Sweet --
1. Survival through collective struggle: Opechancanough: Indian resistance leader / J. Frederick Fausz --
Diego Vasicuio: native priest / Ann M. Wightman --
Red Shoes: warrior and diplomat / Richard White --
Thomas Peters: millwright and deliverer / Gary B. Nash --
Francisco Baquero: shoemaker and organizer / Lyman L. Johnson --
Damiana da Cunha: catechist and Sertanista / Mary Karasch --
2. Survival through individual defiance: Martin Ocelotl: clandestine cult leader / J. Jorge Klor de Alva --
António de Gouveia: adventurer and priest / Manoel da Silveira Cardozo --
Juan de Morga and Gertrudis de Escobar: rebellious slaves / Solange Alberro --
Cristóbal Béquer: wayward prebend / Paul B. Ganster --
3. Survival through individual accommodation: Isabel Moctezuma: pioneer of Mestizaje / Donald Chipman --
Squanto: last of the Patuxets / Neal Salisbury --
Beatriz de Padilla: mistress and mother / Solange Alberro --
Francisca: Indian slave / David G. Sweet --
4. Survival through competition: Miguel Hernández: master of mule trains / John C. Super --
Hernando de Valencia: tax promoter / Fred Bronner --
Enrico Martínez: printer and engineer / Louisa Schell Hoberman --
jacob Young: Indian trader and interpreter / Francis Jennings --
Micaela Angela Carrillo: widow and pulque dealer / Edith Couturier --
Joseph Rachell and Rachael Pringle-Polgreen: petty entrepreneurs / Jerome S. Handler.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Sweet and Gary B. Nash.

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The stories of 23 little-known but remarkable inhabitants of the Spanish, English and Portuguese colonies of the New World. These include women and men of all the races and classes of colonial society.

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