A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

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The relationship between American Indians and Europeans on America's frontiers is typically characterized as a series of cultural conflicts and misunderstandings based on a vast gulf of difference. Nancy Shoemaker turns this notion on its head, showing that Indians and Europeans shared common beliefs about their most fundamental realities--land as national territory, government, record-keeping, international alliances, gender, and the human body. Before they even met, Europeans and Indians shared perceptions of a landscape ...

A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America 2006, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195307108

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A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195167924

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