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French colonial Louisiana and the Atlantic world /
[edited by] Bradley G. Bond.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2005.
xxi, 322 p.
0807130354 (alk. paper)
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Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2005.
0807130354 (alk. paper)
general note
Rev. and enlarged versions of papers presented at a symposium co-sponsored by the Dept. of History at the University of Southern Mississippi in March 1999.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Between Creoles and Yankees : the discursive representation of colonial Louisiana in American historyp. 1
How to prepare buffalo, and other things the French taught Indians about naturep. 22
Gift exchange between the French and Native Americans in Louisianap. 43
Sacred circles and dangerous people : Native American cosmology and the French settlement of Louisianap. 65
"A dominion of true believers not a republic for heretics" : French colonial religious policy and the settlement of early Louisiana, 1699-1730p. 83
Patrimony without pater : the New Orleans Ursuline community and the creation of a material culturep. 95
Antoine Bienvenu, Illinois planter and Mississippi trader : the structure of exchange between lower and upper Louisianap. 111
French geographic conceptions of the unexplored American West and the Louisiana cession of 1762p. 134
Population in French America, 1670-1730 : the demographic context of colonial Louisianap. 175
The growth of the free and slave populations of French colonial Louisianap. 204
From Saint Domingue to Louisiana : West Indian refugees in the lower Mississippi regionp. 244
The relationships between St. Louis of Senegal, its Hinterlands, and colonial Louisianap. 265
Epilogue : historical memory, consciousness, and conscience in the new millenniump. 291
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