Resilient Cultures: America's Native Peoples Confront European Colonization 1500-1800 / Edition 2

Resilient Cultures: America's Native Peoples Confront European Colonization 1500-1800 / Edition 2

by John E Kicza, Rebecca Horn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 020569358X

ISBN-13: 9780205693580

Pub. Date: 07/11/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides a comparative perspective of the impact of early European colonization on the native peoples of the Americas. It covers the character of the indigenous cultures before contact, and then addresses the impact ofand creative ways in which they adapted tothe establishment of colonies by the Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and English. Key topics&

Overview

This book provides a comparative perspective of the impact of early European colonization on the native peoples of the Americas. It covers the character of the indigenous cultures before contact, and then addresses the impact ofand creative ways in which they adapted tothe establishment of colonies by the Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and English. Key topics: Paying attention to environmental change, the book considers such issues as the nature of military conflicts, the cultural and material contributions of each side to the other, the importance of economic exchanges, and the demographic transformation. Market: For individuals interested in the history of colonial America, colonial Latin America, and the American Indian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205693580
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/11/2012
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
687,587
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Documents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Native Societies of the Americas Before Contact
Chapter 3 The Conquests and Initial Establishment of Colonies in Latin America
Chapter 4 Colonial Spanish America and Its Impact on the Sedentary Imperial Societies
Chapter 5 Spanish and Portuguese Interactions with Semisedentary and Nonsedentary Peoples
Chapter 6 Native Responses to Settlement in the East and Southwest in North America
Chapter 7 The British and the Indians of Eastern North America
Chapter 8 Enduring Connections between the New World and the Old
Bibliography
Index

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