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Indians, Missionaries, and Merchants


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Oktober 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"This is a remarkable contribution by an extraordinary anthropologist."--David Hurst Thomas, author of "Skull Wars " "A groundbreaking work that will be welcomed by both scholars and the general reader who wishes to understand the role of California's past in shaping its future."--Robert L. Hoover, Professor Emeritus, California Polytechnic State University "This is essential reading for every California historian and archaeologist and a superb choice for undergraduate classrooms. Lightfoot's authoritative account gives a long-silenced voice to the many Indians of California."--Jeanne E. Arnold, editor of "The Origins of a Pacific Coast Chiefdom "

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. Dimensions and Consequences of Colonial Encounters 2. Visions of Precolonial Native California 3. Franciscan Missions in Alta California 4. Native Agency in the Franciscan Missions 5. Russian Merchants in California 6. Native Agency in the Ross Colony 7. Missionary and Mercantile Colonies in California: The Implications 8. The Aftermath 9. Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Portrait

Kent G. Lightfoot is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of Prehistoric Political Dynamics: A Case Study from the American Southwest (1984), among other books.

Pressestimmen

"Lightfoot not only adds a useful text to the study of colonial effects on the Indians of California, but fosters his arguments for the developing field of 'historical anthropology.'" - GLENN J. FARRIS, Jrnl of California & Great Basin Anthropology "This is a remarkable contribution by an extraordinary anthropologist." - David Hurst Thomas, author of Skull Wars "A groundbreaking work that will be welcomed by both scholars and the general reader who wishes to understand the role of California's past in shaping its future." - Robert L. Hoover, Professor Emeritus, California Polytechnic State University "This is essential reading for every California historian and archaeologist and a superb choice for undergraduate classrooms. Lightfoot's authoritative account gives a long-silenced voice to the many Indians of California." - Jeanne E. Arnold, editor of The Origins of a Pacific Coast Chiefdom"
EAN: 9780520249981
ISBN: 0520249984
Untertitel: The Legacy of Colonial Encounters on the California Frontiers. 7 b/w illustrations, 11 maps, 2 tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of California Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 355 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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