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Tschoop The Converted Indian Chief

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044036313930
Genre : Indians of North America
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" ... a short account of the commencement of the missionary labours of the United Brethren among the Indians of North America; and a more particular sketch of the character and coversion of Tschoop, a chief of the Mohican tribe"-- Prefatory note.

Indians In The United States And Canada

Author : Roger L. Nichols
ISBN : 9781496211002
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Drawing on a vast array of primary and secondary sources, Roger L. Nichols traces the changing relationships between Native peoples and whites in the United States and Canada from colonial times to the present. Dividing this history into five stages, beginning with Native supremacy over European settlers and concluding with Native peoples’ political, economic, and cultural resurgence, Nichols carefully compares and contrasts the effects of each stage on Native populations in the United States and Canada. This second edition includes new chapters on major transformations from 1945 to the present, focusing on social issues such as transracial adoption of Native children, the uses of national and international media to gain public awareness, and demands for increasing respect for tribal religious practices, burial sites, and historic and funerary remains.

Indian Revolts In Northern New Spain

Author : Roberto Mario Salmón
ISBN : 0819179833
Genre : History
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This book surveys and evaluates Indian revolts in northern New Spain during the years 1680-1786 in terms of specific Indian revolts, Spanish Indian policy over time, and relations between Spaniards, mestizo frontiersmen, and Indians. In this study, northern New Spain refers to what is now the Mexican North and the southwestern United States. This northern frontier came to encompass the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya, New Mexico, Sonora, Coahuila, Texas, Sinaloa, and the two Californias. This territory eventually became a separate, distinct administrative unit of colonial Spanish America. Contents: Settlement of Northern New Spain; Times of Trouble: Rise of the Tepehuan and Tarahumara Barrier; The Pueblo and Tarahumara Revolts; Missionaries and Bureaucrats: A Chaotic Arrangement; Frontier Warfare: A Legacy of Revolt 1724-1754; The Reorganization of Presidio Defenses; Creation of the Commandancy General and the Yuma Bid for Freedom, 1776-1782; Seri, Tarahumara, and Gileno Resist Military Defense on the Northern Frontier.

Baba Padmanji

Author : Deepra Dandekar
ISBN : 9781000336139
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is a critical biography of Baba Padmanji (1831-1906), a firebrand native Christian missionary, ideologue, and litterateur from 19th-century Bombay Presidency. Though Padmanji was well-known, and a very influential figure among Christian converts, his contributions have received inadequate attention from the perspective of ‘social reform’ — an intellectual domain dominated by offshoots of the Brahmo Samaj movement, like the Prarthana Samaj in Bombay. This book constitutes an in-depth analysis of Padmanji’s relationships with questions of reform, education, modernity, feminism, and religion, that had wide-ranging repercussions on the intellectual horizon of 19th-century India. It presents Padmanji’s integrated writing persona and identity as a revolutionary pathfinder of his times who amalgamated and blended vernacular ideas of Christianity together with early feminism, modernity, and incipient nationalism. Drawing on a variety of primary and secondary sources, this unique book will be of great interest for area studies scholars (especially Maharashtra), and to researchers of modern India, engaged with the history of colonialism and missions, religion, global Christianity, South Asian intellectual history, and literature.

History Of The Mission Of The United Brethren Among The Indians In North America In Three Parts

Author : George Henry Loskiel
ISBN : OXFORD:N10596633
Genre : Indians of North America
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The American Indian

Author : Arrell Morgan Gibson
ISBN : WISC:89069265023
Genre : History
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American Indians And Christian Missions

Author : Henry Warner Bowden
ISBN : 9780226068121
Genre : Religion
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In this absorbing history, Henry Warner Bowden chronicles the encounters between native Americans and the evangelizing whites from the period of exploration and colonization to the present. He writes with a balanced perspective that pleads no special case for native separatism or Christian uniqueness. Ultimately, he broadens our understanding of both intercultural exchanges and the continuing strength of American Indian spirituality, expressed today in Christian forms as well as in revitalized folkways. "Bowden makes a radical departure from the traditional approach. Drawing on the theories and findings of anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, he presents Indian-missionary relations as a series of cultural encounters, the outcomes of which were determined by the content of native beliefs, the structure of native religious institutions, and external factors such as epidemic diseases and military conflicts, as well as by the missionaries' own resources and abilities. The result is a provocative, insightful historical essay that liberates a complex subject from the narrow perimeters of past discussions and accords it an appropriate richness and complexity. . . . For anyone with an interest in Indian-missionary relations, from the most casual to the most specialized, this book is the place to begin."—Neal Salisbury, Theology Today "If one wishes to read a concise, thought-provoking ethnohistory of Indian missions, 1540-1980, this is it. Henry Warner Bowden's history, perhaps for the first time, places the sweep of Christian evangelism fully in the context of vigorous, believable, native religions."—Robert H. Keller, Jr., American Historical Review

Modern India And The Indians

Author : Sir Monier Monier-Williams
ISBN : OXFORD:600024440
Genre : India
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Nehru And The Spirit Of India

Author : Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee
ISBN : 9789354926310
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Jawaharlal Nehru was Plato's philosopher king, who 'discovered' an India that remains an undiscovered possibility. Nehru and the Spirit of India is a critical and nuanced perusal of his intellectual and political legacy. From the 'politics of friendship' between Nehru and Sheikh Abdullah, Nehru's defense of secularism in the Constituent Assembly Debates, to what propelled Nehru to curb free speech in the First Amendment, Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee draws from political history to illuminate fierce debates in India today: Kashmir, the CAA, and hate speech. Be it contemporary events like the miracle of Ganesha drinking milk and the use of Vedic astrology in Chandrayaan-2, or the agonising suicide of a doctor, the author examines the fractured nature of Indian modernity, which Nehru had suggestively called a 'garb'. Bhattacharjee bolsters Nehru's view that India is enriched by the encounter of cultures and that we must not discard the past, but engage with it. As a second-generation refugee, Bhattacharjee argues for a 'minoritarian' approach to national politics. Breaking ideological and disciplinary protocols, he compels us to learn from the insights of poets and thinkers. Lucidly written, this provocative book offers an original perspective on Nehru and Indian history.

Archaeology Of The Southeastern United States

Author : Judith A Bense
ISBN : 9781315433790
Genre : Social Science
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A chronological summary of major stages in Southeastern United States' development, this unique textbook overviews the region's archaeology from 20,000 years ago to World War I. Early chapters review the history and development of archaeology as a discipline. The following chapters, organized in chronological order, highlight the archaeological characteristics of each featured period. The book's final chapters discuss new directions in Southeastern archaeology, including trends in teaching, research, the business of archaeology, and the public's growing interest. This versatile text perfectly suits undergraduates or anyone requiring a hands-on guide for self-exploration of the fascinating region. This is the first-of-its kind book to summarize Southeastern archaeology. It includes both prehistoric and historic archaeology. Its easy-to-read format is filled with valuable research information. Each chapter is chronologically organized and fully referenced. It has broad audience appeal.

New Views Of Borderlands History

Author : Robert Howard Jackson
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173006411080
Genre : History
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These seven original essays offer the first ethnohistorical interpretation of Spanish-Indian interaction from Florida to California. The indigenous peoples in the borderlands were hunter-gatherers or agriculturalists whose lives differed substantially from the lives of Indians in large-scale hierarchical societies of central Mexico. As a result, Spain's entry and expansion varied throughout the borderlands. How did indigenous peoples fare under Spanish rule from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries? The contributors to this book discuss the social, demographic, and economic impacts of Spanish colonization on Indians. Relations among settlers, soldiers, priests, and indigenous peoples throughout the borderlands are examined, bringing immediacy and human interest to the interpretation. Contributors are Susan M. Deeds, Jesus F. de la Teja, Ross Frank, Robert H. Jackson, Peter Stern, and Patricia Wickman. Their essays offer a new and engaging synthesis that will reinvigorate teaching and research in borderlands history.

The History Of The Indian Convert

Author : James A.M. WALCOT
ISBN : BDM:13020100004189
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Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society

Author : American Antiquarian Society
ISBN : MSU:31293022018547
Genre : United States
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Cassell S History Of The United States

Author : Edmund Ollier
ISBN : OXFORD:590734716
Genre : United States
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Albany Bi Centennial

Author : Anthony Bleecker Banks
ISBN : NYPL:33433062482561
Genre : Albany
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The Quarterly Review

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ISBN : BSB:BSB11314738
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History Of The Settlement Of Upper Canada Ontario With Special Reference To The Bay Quint?

Author : William CANNIFF
ISBN : BL:A0017713327
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Census Of India 1891

Author : India. Census Commissioner
ISBN : MINN:31951P010432460
Genre : India
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Bibliography Of The Algonquian Languages

Author : James Constantine Pilling
ISBN : UOM:39015010205410
Genre : Algonquian languages
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List of works in or on Algonquian dialects, including Montagnais and Cree. Has chronological index.

Some Correspondence Between The Governors And Treasurers Of The New England Company In London And The Commissioners Of The United Colonies In America

Author : Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent in America, London
ISBN : UOM:39015011497925
Genre : Indians of North America
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