From Homeland to New Land: A History of the Mahican Indians, 1600-1830

From Homeland to New Land: A History of the Mahican Indians, 1600-1830

by William A. Starna

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803244955
Publisher: UNP - Nebraska
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Series: The Iroquoians and Their World Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


William A. Starna is professor emeritus of anthropology at the State University of New York, College at Oneonta. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Gideon’s People: Being a Chronicle of an American Indian Community in Colonial Connecticut and the Moravian Missionaries Who Served There (Nebraska, 2009) and Adriaen van der Donck’s A Description of New Netherland (Nebraska, 2008).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Prologue 1

1 Landscape and Environment 3

2 Natives on the Land 18

3 Mahican Places 38

4 Native Neighbors 49

5 The Ethnographic Past 59

6 The Mahicans and the Dutch 77

7 The Mahican Homeland 99

8 A Century of Mahican History 119

9 Stockbridge and Its Companions 170

10 New Stockbridge and Beyond 201

Afterword 222

Notes 225

Bibliography 269

Index 293

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