Rencontres Sur le Mississipi, 1682-1763

ISBN-10: 0878056653
ISBN-13: 9780878056651
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 9/1/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232

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Preface
Introduction: The French in the Mississippi Valley
La Salle Meets the Quapaws (1682)
Bountiful Provisions from the Taensas (1682)
"Crocodiles" of the Mississippi
A Quapaw Fable
Tonti's Visit with the Taensas (1682)
The Versatile Persimmon
La Salle Claims the Mississippi (1682)
La Salle Reaches the Gulf of Mexico (1685)
Lost Man and Missed River (1685)
Murder of La Salle (1687)
Iberville Explores the Barrier Islands (1699)
Ship Island Anchorage (1699)
Iberville Lands on the Gulf Coast (1699)
Rattlesnake Bite and Native Remedy
Hunting at Bay St. Louis (1699)
Voltaire on "Discovery"
The Mississippi at Last (1699)
Frenchmen at the Baton Rouge (1699)
Bearded Fish
Armored Fish
Indians Visit Fort Maurepas (1699)
The Magnolia
English Bend or English Turn? (1699)
Sacrifice to an Angry God (1700)
Natchez Cotillion
Natchez Marriage Traditions
Malaria at Fort Maurepas (1701)
Tonti's Encounter with an Englishman (1702)
Iberville's Request for Colonists (1702)
Request Granted, Two Years Later (1704)
Misery In the Colony (1704)
Plague (1704, 1708)
Indian Corn (1706)
A Discriminating Woman (1707)
Bienville Versus La Vente (1707)
Accusations against Bienville (1707)
Testimony at Bienville's Hearing (1708)
Watermelon
Crozat's Monopoly (1712)
Bienville and Cadillac Nearly Come to Blows (1714)
The Sun King of the Natchez
The Grand Lever of Louis XIV
Natchez Hostility (1716)
Natchez Indians Agree to Build Fort Rosalie (1716)
Cadillac Versus Crozat (1716)
Hurricane Destroys the Port at Dauphin island (1717)
John Law Takes Control (1717)
Indians Ravaged by European Diseases (1718)
Slave Sale in Mobile (1719)
Old Biloxi or New Biloxi? (1720)
Mudbug
L'ecrevisse et sa Fille
Hunger and Death In Biloxi (1720)
Mississippi Bubble (1720)
Voltaire on Crozat and Law
St. Catherine Concession (1721)
Cassette Girls Arrive at Ship Island (1721)
Manon Lescaut
A Smelly Situation
High Risk for Malpractice (1722)
The Black Code (1724)
Treatment of African Slaves
Christian Priest Describes a Natchez Funeral
Serpent Pique Regrets the Coming of the French (1724)
The Promise of Rice (1725)
Flying Squirrels
"Cannibals" at Fontainebleau (1725)
Choctaw Ball Game
Causes of the Natchez Rebellion (1729)
Natchez Council's Decision to Rebel (1729)
Official Account of Tragedy at Natchez (1730)
Germ Warfare (1731)
African in Indian Captivity (1731)
Banbara Slave Revolt in New Orleans (1731)
Among the Choctaw Villages (1732)
Dry Feet in New Orleans (1732)
Nuns, Orphans, and Widows (1732)
Death of Pierre d'Artaguette (1736)
Failed Prisoner Exchange (1737)
Alabama Indian Burial Rites
A Young Officer's War Journal (1742)
Chickasaws Bargain for Peace (1743)
Requests of a Hostage (1743)
Red Shoe's Request for Trading Posts (1744)
A Doubly Valuable Animal
A Tree with Knees
Beauchamp's Journal (1746)
Choctaw Civil War (1748)
Divided Loyalties (1749)
Uneasy Peace with the Choctaw Nation (1751)
Choctaw Ethics (1751)
European Barbarians
Crime and Punishment (1757)
Crime and Punishment Revisited (1757)
Continual Lack of Supplies (1757)
Violence Narrowly Averted (1758)
English Plans Thwarted (1759)
English Ships Allowed in New Orleans (1760)
Chef Menteur
French Reliance on the Choctaw Nation (1760)
Weakening Defense of New Orleans (1761)
Treaty of Paris (1763)
Transfer of Indian Alliance (1763)
Rousseau on the Indians of America (1755)
Chateaubriand's Prologue to Atala (1801)
Legend of the Mississippi from Chateaubriand's Rene
Vocabulary
Bibliography

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