Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

by Natale A. Zappia

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ISBN-13: 9781469629933
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Natale A. Zappia is assistant professor of history at Whittier College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Note on Naming People, Geography, and Time Periods xi

Introduction 1

Interlude: The Journey of Pook 21

1 Native Histories and the Interior World 25

2 Europeans and the Interior World 53

Interlude: The View from Huwaaly Kwasakyav 77

3 Trading and Raiding Networks 81

4 The Expansion of Interregional Raiding 99

Interlude: Pascual's Warning 113

5 The End of Native Autonomy 115

6 Shifting Strategies within New National Borders 133

Epilogue: The View from the Colorado River, 2013 141

Appendix 1 Tables 145

Appendix 2 List of Missions Relevant to the Interior World 156

Appendix 3 Tribal Names 157

Appendix 4 Population Figures of Selected Native Communities 158

Notes 159

Bibliography 195

Index 227

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Presented with nuance and style, Traders and Raiders picks up geographically where a number of recent award-winning monographs have left off. Going beyond those earlier works, this project is a major contribution to the fields of Native American history, borderlands history, and early California history.—David Igler, University of California, Irvine

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