Interpreting a Continent Voices from Colonial America

ISBN-10: 0742551830
ISBN-13: 9780742551831
Edition: 2009
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List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

John DuVal is Professor of English at the University of Arkansas.

Acknowledgments
Maps
Introduction
Exploration
Excerpt: Cristobal Colon a Luis de Santangel
Greenlanders' Saga, c. 1000
Christopher Columbus to Luis de Santangel, Official Notary for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, 1493
Jacques Cartier's First Voyage, 1534
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Shipwreck off the Texas Coast, 1528-1536
Jacques Marquette on Descending the Mississippi River with Louis Joliet, 1673
Captain James Cook's Third Voyage, 1776-1780
Osage Creation Account (Black Bear Clan Version), Recorded 1920s
Interpreting and Instructing New Peoples
Excerpt: La Relation des Montagnais
The Requerimiento, 1533 Version
Pedro de Castaneda de Najera on the Search for the Seven Cities of Cibola, 1540
Rock Painting, Pecos River Valley, Texas, 1500s
Montagnais Indians on Their First Encounter with the French, Early 1500s
John Smith on the Powhatans, 1607-1616
John Eliot's Translation of the Bible into the Massachusett Language, 1663
Olaudah Equiano on Encountering Europeans, 1740s
Pontiac's Speech to an Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Huron Audience, 1763
Founding and Governing
Excerpt: La Relation de Samuel de Champlain
Great Law of the Iroquois League, c. 1300s (recorded late 1800s)
Samuel de Champlain on Founding Quebec, 1608
John Winthrop on Founding New England, 1630
Laws for the Province of Pennsylvania, 1682
Creek Leaders Meet the Trustees of Georgia, 1734
Father Junipero Serra Writes from San Diego, 1770
Catherine the Great's Response to a Petition to Establish a Russian Colony, 1788
Social and Economic Life
Excerpt: Metodo de Gobierno que se Observa en Esta Mision de la Purisima Concepcion
Thomas Campanius Holm's Engraving of New Sweden, 1640s
Hans Sloane Observes Jamaica, 1687-1689
Saukamappee on the Coming of Horses, Guns, and Smallpox, 1700s
Benjamin Franklin Becomes a Printer, 1714-1723
Eliza Lucas to Mrs. Boddicott, 1740
Runaway Advertisements, Mid-1700s
Mary Christina Martin's Case before the German Society of Pennsylvania, 1772
Spiritual and Temporal Guidelines for a Texas Mission, Late 1700s
Slavery
Excerpt: Los Negros Fugitivos a le Rey de Espana
Francois Froger's Plan of Ft. St. Jacques, Gambia, 1695
New Netherland Act Emancipating Certain Slaves, 1644
Virginia Codes Regulating Servitude and Slavery, 1642-1705
Louisiana's Code Noir, 1724
Venture Smith's Account of Slavery and Freedom, 1700s
Afro-Floridians to the Spanish King, 1738
George Whitefield Admonishes Southern Slaveholders, 1740
Advertisement for a Slave Sale, Charleston, c. 1770s
Women and Colonialism
Excerpt: Lettre du Pere Jacques Gravier
Anne Bradstreet's Prologue to The Tenth Muse, 1650
Marie de L'Incarnation to Her Son, 1667
Deodat Lawson Describes Events at Salem, 1692
Father Jacques Gravier Describes Indian Conversions at the Illinois Mission, 1694
Maria de Jesus de Agreda and Catherine Tekakwitha, 1600s
Susannah Johnson Recalls Her Captivity, 1754-1757
Phillis Wheatley's "On Being Brought from Africa to America," 1773
Violent Conflict
Excerpt: Antonio de Otermin a Francisco de Ayeta
Francisco Lopez de Mendoza Grajales's Account of the Conquest of Florida, 1565
Henri Joutel's Account of the Murder of La Salle, 1687
Antonio de Otermin Describes the Pueblo Revolt, 1680
Antoine Simon Le Page Du Pratz Describes French Conflict with the Natchez, 1729
George Washington Recalls His Defeats at Fort Duquesne, 1754-1755
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville's Journal of the Seven Years' War, 1756
Ohio Indians Talk to the British, 1764
Further Reading
Index
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