The Invasion Within: The Contest of Cultures in Colonial North America by James AxtellThe Invasion Within: The Contest of Cultures in Colonial North America by James Axtell

The Invasion Within: The Contest of Cultures in Colonial North America

byJames Axtell

Paperback | November 1, 1986

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Colonial North America was not only a battleground for furs and land, but also for allegiances and even souls. In the three-sided struggle for empire, the English and French colonists were locked in heated competition for native allies and religious converts. Axtell sharply contrasts theEnglish efforts to "civilize" the Indians with the French willingness to accept native lifestyles, and reveals why the struggle for control over the continent became a fascinating contest of cultures between shrewd opponents lasting nearly 150 years.
James Axtell is at College of William and Mary.
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Title:The Invasion Within: The Contest of Cultures in Colonial North AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 5.39 × 7.99 × 0.87 inPublished:November 1, 1986Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195041542

ISBN - 13:9780195041545

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"Lucid, packed with detail...the book stands as a provocative study of the psychology and consequences of missionary work, and of the resistance to it."--Times Literary Supplement