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The Head in Edward Nugent's Hand: Roanoke's Forgotten Indians

Michael Leroy Oberg - History - 2013 - 224 pages
Roanoke is part of the lore of early America, the colony that disappeared. Many Americans know of Sir Walter Ralegh's ill-fated expedition, but few know about the Algonquian ...
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Lethal Encounters: Englishmen and Indians in Colonial Virginia

Alfred A. Cave - History - 2011 - 200 pages
This in-depth narrative history of the interactions between English settlers and American Indians during the Virginia colony's first century explains why a harmonious ...
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Cemeteries of San Diego

Seth Mallios, David M. Caterino - History - 2007 - 127 pages
San Diego has a rich and unique cultural history that can be effectively told through the commemoration of its dead. Local cemeteries throughout the city reflect San Diego's ...
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Cemeteries of San Diego County

David M. Caterino, Seth Mallios - History - 2008 - 127 pages
From its Native American and mission graveyards to its modern megacemeteries, San Diego County's historical landscape has an incredibly diverse array of final resting places ...
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James River Chiefdoms: The Rise of Social Inequality in the Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan - Business & Economics - 2003 - 295 pages
James River Chiefdoms explores puzzling discrepancies between the ethnohistoric and archaeological records of the Powhatan and Monacan societies Jamestown colonists met in 1607 ...
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Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma: The American Portraits Series

Camilla Townsend - History - 2005 - 240 pages
Camilla Townsend's stunning new book, Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma, differs from all previous biographies of Pocahontas in capturing how similar seventeenth century ...
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An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign Against the Peoples of Acadia

Geoffrey Plank - History - 2003 - 256 pages
The former French colony of Acadia—permanently renamed Nova Scotia by the British when they began an ambitious occupation of the territory in 1710—witnessed one of the ...
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Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Ian K. Steele - History - 1990 - 272 pages
On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor ...
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The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Indian-European Encounters in Early ...

Erik R. Seeman - History - 2011 - 163 pages
"Two thousand Wendat (Huron) Indians stood on the edge of an enormous burial pit... they held in their arms the bones of roughly seven hundred deceased friends and family ...
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The European and the Indian: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North ...

James Axtell - History - 1982 - 416 pages
Deals with the encounters of Europeans and Indians in colonial North America. A blending of history and anthropology, the author draws on a wide variety of sources, including ...
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