Les Sauvages Americains

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 384 pages
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Algonquian and Iroquois natives of the American Northeast were described in great detail by colonial explorers who ventured into the region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Beginning with the writings of John Smith and Samuel de Champlain, Gor
  

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Contents

Colonial American Literature across Languages and Disciplines
1
John Smith and Samuel de Champlain Founding Fathers and Their Indian Relations
49
Travel Narrative and Ethnography Rhetories of Colonial Writing
79
Clothing Money and Writing
144
The Beaver as Native and as Colonist
218
War Captivity Adoption and Torture
248
Borders Niagara 1763
305
Biographical Dictionary of Colonial American ExplorerEthnographers
323
Notes
333
Works Cited
351
Index
377
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Page 353 - II. The Natural Productions and Conveniences of the Country, suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, their Religion, Laws and Customs, in War and Peace. IV. The present State of the Country, as to the Polity of the Government, and the Improvements of the Land. By a Native and Inhabitant of the Place.
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Gordon M. Sayre is associate professor of English at the University of Oregon.

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