Daily Life on the Old Colonial Frontier

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DAILY LIFE ON The Old Colonial Frontier

JAMES M.VOLO AND DOROTHY DENNEEN VOLO

The Greenwood Press “Daily Life Through History” Series

GREENWOOD PRESS
Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction xix
  • 1 - Wilderness and the Promised Land 1
  • 2 - The Eastern Woodland Culture 19
  • 3 - The Tomahawk and the Cross 51
  • 4 - Intertribal Trade and Warfare 73
  • Notes 92
  • 5 - Anglo-America: the English Colonies 95
  • 6 - Family and Household 121
  • 7 - Hearth and Home 141
  • 8 - The French Regime in Canada 159
  • 9 - The Fur Trade 171
  • 10 - The Militia 181
  • Notes 211
  • 11 - Flaming Frontiers 215
  • 12 - Tedious Days and Frightful Nights 231
  • 13 - Frontier Fortifications 255
  • 14 - The Opening Rounds of the Conflict 269
  • Notes 282
  • 15 - The Final Struggle for a Continent 283
  • Selected Bibliography 315
  • Index 323
  • About the Authors 339
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