The Jesuit Relations: Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America

The Jesuit Relations: Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America

by Allan Greer
     
 

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As a 73-volume library, the original , published in the 1890s under the editorship of Reuben Gold Thwaites, is unwieldy for the average reader. This new edition binds accounts of encounters between 17th-century French Jesuits and Native North Americans into a thematically arranged, 36-document sampler with a detailed introduction that provides background on… See more details below

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As a 73-volume library, the original , published in the 1890s under the editorship of Reuben Gold Thwaites, is unwieldy for the average reader. This new edition binds accounts of encounters between 17th-century French Jesuits and Native North Americans into a thematically arranged, 36-document sampler with a detailed introduction that provides background on missionaries, Indians, and their cohabitation in early North America. Includes a chronology and questions for consideration. The editor teaches history at the University of Toronto. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312227449
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
The Bedford Series in History and Culture
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.71(d)

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