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Author Morris, Michael P., 1959-

Title The bringing of wonder : trade and the Indians of the Southeast, 1700-1783 / Michael P. Morris.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.

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 UniM Store  Q64280    AVAILABLE
Physical description 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in comparative colonial studies, 0163-3813 ; no. 36.
Contributions in comparative colonial studies. 0163-3813 ; no. 36.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-155) and index.
Contents 1. The Language of Trade -- 2. Walkers Between Two Worlds: Native American Women and Trade -- 3. Mary Musgrove and Nancy Ward: Beloved Women of the Southern Indians -- 4. Trade and Indian Women in Southeastern America, 1700-1783 -- 5. Fur Traders and Indian Agents -- 6. The Price of Wonder: The High Cost of Trade -- 7. Stuart's America: Relations with the Southern Indians During the Superintendency of John Stuart.
Summary An anthropological and sociological study of the intricate diplomatic and economic relationships that characterized British colonial settlement of the southern backcountry, this study looks in particular at the role of Indian women as frontier "diplomats."
Subject Indians of North America -- Commerce -- Southern States.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Indian women -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 0313308438 (alk. paper)
0313308438 No price