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Aboriginal People and Colonizers of Western Canada to 1900 -Homeland, Worlds Intersect, Fur-Trade Interaction, Cutural Crossroads: The Red River Settlement, Change and Continuity: The World of the Plains, Canada's Colony and the Colonized, ++

Carter, Sarah

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ISBN 10: 0802041477 / ISBN 13: 9780802041470
Editorial: Univ of Toronto Press, Downsview, Ontario, Canada, 1999
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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-----Grey cloth with gilt on boards, headband, 195 pages plus map, no names. "The history of Canada's Aboriginal peoples after Europeen contact is hotly debated area of study. In Aboriginal People and Colonizers of Western Canada to 1900, Sarah Carter looks at the cultural, political, and economic issues of this contested history, focusisng on the Western interior, or what world later become Canada's Prairie provinces." Contents include: Intro / Homeland / Worlds Intersect / Fur-Trade Interaction / Cutural Crossroads: The Red River Settlement / Change and Continuity: The World of the Plains / Canada's Colony and the Colonized / Ploughing Up the Middle Ground / Turning Point: 1885 and After / Bibliography / index. Any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a stock photo. N° de ref. de la librería 005339

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Título: Aboriginal People and Colonizers of Western ...

Editorial: Univ of Toronto Press, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: Map by Rick Lalonde

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: First Edition 1st Printing

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The history of Canada's aboriginal people after european contact is a debated area of study. In this book, the author looks at the cultural, political, and economic issues of this contested history, focusing on the western interior, or what would later become Canada;s prairie provinces. This survey draws on the wealth of interdisciplinary scholarship of the last three decades. topics include the impact of European diseases, changing interpretations of fur trade interactions, the Red River settlement as cultural crossroads, missionaries, treaties, the disappearance of the buffalo, the myths about the Mounties, Canadian "Indian" policy, and the policies of aboriginal peoples towards Canada. Carter's focus of interpretation is the multiplicity of perspectives that exist on past events. referring to nearly all of the current scholarship in the filed. She presents opposing interpretations on every major topic, often linking these debates to contemporary issues. The result is a sensitive treatment of history as an interpretive exercise, making this a text for students as well as all those interested in aboriginal/non-aboriginal relations.

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