Traders and raiders : the indigenous world of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859 (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Traders and raiders : the indigenous world of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Author: Natale A Zappia
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Colorado River region looms large in the history of the American West, an essential part of the plans and dreams of Euro-Americans since the first century, however it must be understood first as the home of a complex Indigenous world. Through 300 years of western colonial settlement, Spaniards, Mexicans, and Americans all encountered vast Indigenous borderlands, examining the cultural geography of the Southwest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natale A Zappia
ISBN: 9781469615844 1469615843 9781469629933 1469629933
OCLC Number: 875742470
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The journey of pook --
Native histories and the interior world --
Europeans and the interior world --
The view from Huwaaly Kwasakyav --
Trading and raiding networks --
The expansion of interregional raiding --
Pascual's warning --
The end of Native autonomy --
Shifting strategies within new national borders --
The view from the Colorado River, 2013 --
Appendix 1: Tables --
Appendix 2: List of missions relevant to the interior world --
Appendix 3: Tribal names --
Appendix 4: Population figures of selected Native communities.
Responsibility: Natale A. Zappia.
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The Colorado River region looms large in the history of the American West, vitally important in the designs and dreams of Euro-Americans since the first Spanish journey up the river in the sixteenth  Read more...

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