Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands / Edition 1

Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands / Edition 1

by Juliana Barr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807857904

ISBN-13: 9780807857908

Pub. Date: 03/19/2007

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Revising the standard narrative of European-Indian relations in America, Juliana Barr reconstructs a world in which Indians were the dominant power and Europeans were the ones forced to accommodate, resist, and persevere.  See more details below

Overview

Revising the standard narrative of European-Indian relations in America, Juliana Barr reconstructs a world in which Indians were the dominant power and Europeans were the ones forced to accommodate, resist, and persevere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807857908
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/19/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
618,165
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Turn-of-the-Century Beginnings, 1680s-1720s     17
Diplomatic Ritual in the "Land of the Tejas"     27
Political Kinship through Settlement and Marriage     69
From Contact to Conversion: Bridging Religion and Politics, 1720s-1760s     109
Civil Alliance and "Civility" in Mission-Presidio Complexes     119
Negotiating Fear with Violence: Apaches and Spaniards at Midcentury     159
New Codes of War and Peace, 1760s-1780s     197
Contests and Alliances of Norteno Manhood: The Road to Truce and Treaty     207
Womanly "Captivation": Political Economies of Hostage Taking and Hospitality     247
Conclusion     287
Notes     293
Bibliography     347
Index     389

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