The European and the Indian: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America

Paperback | February 1, 1982

byJames Axtell

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Deals with the encounters of Europeans and Indians in colonial North America. A blending of history and anthropology, the author draws on a wide variety of sources, including archaeological findings, linguistics, accounts of colonists, art, and published scholarship.

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Drawing on a wide variety of source, Axtell explores the cultural adjustments that occurred when white Europeans met and attempted to 'civilize' the native Americans.

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Deals with the encounters of Europeans and Indians in colonial North America. A blending of history and anthropology, the author draws on a wide variety of sources, including archaeological findings, linguistics, accounts of colonists, art, and published scholarship.

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Drawing on a wide variety of source, Axtell explores the cultural adjustments that occurred when white Europeans met and attempted to 'civilize' the native Americans.

James Axtell is at College of William and Mary.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:February 1, 1982Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195029046

ISBN - 13:9780195029048

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Drawing on a wide variety of source, Axtell explores the cultural adjustments that occurred when white Europeans met and attempted to 'civilize' the native Americans.

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"Penetrating and lucid."--Francis Jennings, The Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian