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Richter, Daniel K
Trade, land, power : the struggle for eastern North America / Daniel K. Richter
Alternate Title Struggle for eastern North America
1st ed
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E98.F39 R54 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans
Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Indians, Treatment of -- North America -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Subject North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Physical Description viii, 314 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Note A collection of previously written essays
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-305) and index
Contents Introduction -- Tsenacomoco and the Atlantic world : stories of goods and power -- Brothers, scoundrels, metal-makers : Dutch constructions of Native American constructions of the Dutch -- "That Europe be not proud, nor America discouraged" : native people and the enduring politics of trade -- War and culture : the Iroquois experience -- Dutch dominos : the fall of New Netherland and the reshaping of eastern North America -- Brokers and politics : Iroquois and New Yorkers -- Land and words : William Penn's letter to the kings of the Indians -- "No savage should inherit" : native peoples, Pennsylvanians, and the origins and legacies of the Seven Years War -- The plan of 1764 : Native Americans and a British empire that never was -- Onas, the Long Knife : Pennsylvanians and Indians after independence -- "Believing that many of the red people suffer much for the want of food" : a Quaker view of Indians in the early U.S. republic

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