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The Jesuit relations : natives and missionaries in seventeenth-century North America /
edited with an introduction by Allan Greer.
edition
Second edition.
imprint
Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, [2019]
description
xv, 221 pages : illustration, maps ; 21 cm
ISBN
1319113117, 9781319113117
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imprint
Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, [2019]
isbn
1319113117
9781319113117
contents note
Introduction : Native North America and the French Jesuits -- The Documents : Paul Le Jeune winters with Innu hunters of the northern woodlands -- Jean de Br├ębeuf on the Wendat -- Disease and medicine -- Diplomacy and war -- Writings on the natural environment -- Missions to the Iroquois -- Martyrs and mystics -- Jesuits on the middle ground
abstract
Arranged thematically, the 35 documents in this collection tell the story of early American encounters between French Jesuits and Native Americans. The updated introduction to the selections from the Jesuit Relations provides background on the missionaries and the Native Americans in this region and their cohabitation in the seventeenth century.
catalogue key
12034045

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