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Indian Slave Trade - The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (Paperback, New Ed) Loot Price: R446 Discovery Miles 4 460 You Save: R69 (13%)

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Indian Slave Trade - The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (Paperback, New Ed): Alan Gallay
Indian Slave Trade - The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (Paperback, New Ed): Alan Gallay

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Indian Slave Trade - The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (Paperback, New Ed)

Alan Gallay

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This absorbing book is the first ever to focus on the traffic in Indian slaves during the early years of the American South. The Indian slave trade was of central importance from the Carolina coast to the Mississippi Valley for nearly fifty years, linking southern lives and creating a whirlwind of violence and profit-making, argues Alan Gallay. He documents in vivid detail how the trade operated, the processes by which Europeans and Native Americans became participants, and the profound consequences for the South and its peoples. The author places Native Americans at the center of the story of European colonization and the evolution of plantation slavery in America. He explores the impact of such contemporary forces as the African slave trade, the unification of England and Scotland, and the competition among European empires as well as political and religious divisions in England and in South Carolina. Gallay also analyzes how Native American societies approached warfare, diplomacy, and decisions about allying and trading with Europeans. His wide-ranging research not only illuminates a crucial crossroad of European and Native American history but also establishes a new context for understanding racism, colonialism, and the meaning of ethnicity in early America.

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Imprint: Yale University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2003
First published: September 2003
Authors: Alan Gallay
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 32mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 464
Edition: New Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-300-10193-5
Barcode: 9780300101935
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History > American history > 1500 to 1800
Books > History > American history > 1500 to 1800
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political control & freedoms > Slavery & emancipation
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Population & demography > Immigration & emigration
LSN: 0-300-10193-7

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