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The Brothertown Nation of Indians : land ownership and nationalism in early America, 1740-1840 / Brad D.E. Jarvis

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Author:
Jarvis, Brad D. E  Search this
Physical description:
[xv], 341 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Brothertown Indian Reservation (Wis.)
Date:
2010
C2010
Contents:
Introduction -- "Crowding in upon their said lands" : the consequences of land encroachment upon Native communities in southern New England, 1675-1775 -- "Endeavouring to use it for the good of my fellow Indians" : Wheelock's Indians and the gospel of community revitalization, 1742-72 -- "Endeavour to do all things as becometh brothers" : kinship and community in the formation of Brothertown, 1771-95 -- "Your people" and "our people" : maintaining boundaries and preserving Brothertown, 1785-1812 -- "No great friend of Indians" : politicians, speculators, entrepreneurs, and the failed Brothertown migration to the White River, 1809-25 -- "A tedious, perplexing and harassing dispute" : contesting and defining land ownership in the Michigan territory, 1820-32 -- "A new state of things" : citizenship and land ownership as means to sovereignty, 1832-40 -- Conclusion
Topic:
Land tenure  Search this
Brotherton Indians--Social conditions  Search this
Brotherton Indians--Government relations  Search this
Brotherton Indians--Ethnic identity  Search this
Nationalism--History  Search this
Community life--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_948732