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The Resource Born of lakes and plains : mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West, Anne F. Hyde

Born of lakes and plains : mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West, Anne F. Hyde

Label
Born of lakes and plains : mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West
Title
Born of lakes and plains
Title remainder
mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Anne F. Hyde
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A revealing history of the West that pivots on Native peoples and the mixed families they made with European settlers. There is mixed blood at the heart of America. And at the heart of Native life for centuries there were complex households using marriage to link communities and protect people within circles of kin. These family circles took in European newcomers who followed the fur trade into Indian Country from the Great Lakes to the Columbia River. Vividly combining the panoramic and the particular, Anne F. Hyde's pathbreaking history follows five mixed-descent families whose lives were inscribed by history: corporate battles over control of the fur trade, the extension of American power into the West, the ravages of imported disease, the violence triggered by Indian removal, the incessant battles for land with encroaching American settlement, and the mix of opportunity and disaster in post-Civil War reservations and allotment. Occupying a dangerous intermediate ground in a continent of conflict, mixed-descent families were pivotal in the events that made the West"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hyde, Anne Farrar
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.H993 2022
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Racially mixed people
  • Indians of North America
  • Fur traders
  • White people
Label
Born of lakes and plains : mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West, Anne F. Hyde
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ozhaguscodaywaquay and John Johnston : mixing blood in the fur trade, 1670-1790 -- Wintering families and corporate war, 1770-1810 -- Fur trade migrants : Pacific McKays and Canadian Johnstons, 1800-1820 -- "This kind of business will make trouble" : remaking the fur trade, 1810-1830 -- From the Sault to the Oregon Country : mingling blood and land, 1818-1838 -- Forging peace on the southern plains, 1821-1840 -- Rivers of trouble in Indian Country, 1831-1843 -- "Marked for slaughter" : borderland violence in the 1840s -- Surviving war and peace in the 1850s -- Civil wars in the West, 1860-1865 -- Reconstructing race on western reservations, 1866-1885 -- "A mighty pulverizing engine" : allotment policy and blood quantum, 1880-1907 -- Epilogue: The twentieth century
Control code
on1252845058
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393634099
Lccn
2021037131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1252845058
Label
Born of lakes and plains : mixed-descent peoples and the making of the American West, Anne F. Hyde
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ozhaguscodaywaquay and John Johnston : mixing blood in the fur trade, 1670-1790 -- Wintering families and corporate war, 1770-1810 -- Fur trade migrants : Pacific McKays and Canadian Johnstons, 1800-1820 -- "This kind of business will make trouble" : remaking the fur trade, 1810-1830 -- From the Sault to the Oregon Country : mingling blood and land, 1818-1838 -- Forging peace on the southern plains, 1821-1840 -- Rivers of trouble in Indian Country, 1831-1843 -- "Marked for slaughter" : borderland violence in the 1840s -- Surviving war and peace in the 1850s -- Civil wars in the West, 1860-1865 -- Reconstructing race on western reservations, 1866-1885 -- "A mighty pulverizing engine" : allotment policy and blood quantum, 1880-1907 -- Epilogue: The twentieth century
Control code
on1252845058
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393634099
Lccn
2021037131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1252845058

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