ENCOUNTERS AND EMPIRES:
MAKING AND MAPPING NEW
WORLDS IN COLONIAL NORTH
March 28, 2009
California as Island
The Multiple Frontiers of Colonial
• The Anglo and Eastern Biases of Colonial
• The “Indian Side” of Colonial History
• Frontiers of Inclusion and Exclusion
• Patterns of Domination, Accommodation,
• Indians as Expansionists
New Mexico in the Seventeenth
• Military Conquests and Spiritual Contests
• Limited Colonization and Incomplete
• Cultural and Environmental Change
The Spanish Frontier in the
• Revolt and Reconquest
• 1692 in Comparative Perspective:
Witchcraft in Salem and Santa Fe
• Defensive Expansion
Missionization and Its
• “Reduction” to Civilization
• Resistance: Rebellions, Raids, Runaways
• Quiet Defiance
• Civilized or Syphilized?
“Fish, Fur, and the Faith”
The Fur Trade and the
Transformation of Indian Warfare
• Mourning Wars
• Beaver Wars
• The Impact of Guns, Germs, and Alcohol
• From Mutuality to Dependency
Mixed Worlds and Mixed
Expansion of British Colonies
Thanksgiving and Pocahontas: The
Gold, God, and Glory
Fish, Fur, and the Faith
Land, Land, and Land
From Dependency to Domination
Colonization as Conquest
• Indian Expansion
The “Sioux” and Comanches as
Winners of the West in the 18th
Washington D.C. Subway Map
Indian America in 1492
Diversity and Dynamism: The Problem
with “Culture Areas” and “Language
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