Empire and Others: British Encounters with Indigenous Peoples, 1600-1850

TitleEmpire and Others: British Encounters with Indigenous Peoples, 1600-1850
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsDaunton, Martin, and Rick Halpern
Number of Pages412
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

This collection explores the many complex ways in which identities were forged within Britain and among indigenous peoples through a process of collision and compromise. Contributions from Africa, Australia and both sides of the Atlantic deal with different aspects of these encounters - for example, "Native Americans and early modern concepts of race" and "Hunting and the politics of masculinity in Cherokee treaty-making, 1763-1775." Empire and Others provides an interesting and valuable study which will be of particular interest to postgraduate students of Colonial American history and early modern British history.

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