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The Resource American beginnings : exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega, edited by Emerson W. Baker [and others]

American beginnings : exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega, edited by Emerson W. Baker [and others]

Label
American beginnings : exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega
Title
American beginnings
Title remainder
exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega
Statement of responsibility
edited by Emerson W. Baker [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This illustrated collection of essays examines early Native American contact with European explorers, fishermen, and traders in "Norumbega," the sixteenth-century name of the Atlantic coast of New England near the Penobscot River in Maine. This coast was the focus of several French and English voyagers seeking a northwest passage and other avenues to riches and treasure. A tacit division gradually emerged: the French concentrated on the region north of the Penobscot and the English on the lands to the south. The 100 illustrations in this book come largely from the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine and include many rare early maps (1500-1800). Ten are reproduced in full color
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
974.1/01
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E78.M2
LC item number
A74 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker, Emerson W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Cartography
  • United States
Label
American beginnings : exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega, edited by Emerson W. Baker [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-371] and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The indrawing sea : imagination and experience in the search for the Northwest Passage, 1497-1632 / John L. Allen -- The early cartography of Maine in the setting of early European exploration of New England and the Maritimes / David B. Quinn -- On the meaning of a name : "Norumbega" and the representation of North America / Richard D'Abate -- Children of Gluskap : Wabanaki Indians on the eve of the European invasion / Harald E.L. Prins -- Mapping otherness : myth and the study of cultural encounter / Kenneth M. Morrison -- Trade and alliances in the contact period / Bruce J. Bourque and Ruth H. Whitehead -- The exploration of Norumbega : native perspectives / James Axtell -- Political definitions : creating Maine and Acadia / John G. Reid -- "Wee tooke great store of cod-fish" : fishing ships and first settlements on the coast of New England, 1600-1630 / Faith Harrington -- Fort Pentagoet and Castin's habitation : French ventures in Acadian Maine / Alaric Faulkner and Gretchen F. Faulkner -- Mid-seventeenth-century Maine : a world on the edge / Edwin A. Churchill -- The world of Thomas Gorges : life in the province of Maine in the 1640s / Emerson W. Baker -- New England cartography and the Native Americans / J.B. Harley
Control code
29877406
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780803245549
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94004380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
American beginnings : exploration, culture, and cartography in the land of Norumbega, edited by Emerson W. Baker [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-371] and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The indrawing sea : imagination and experience in the search for the Northwest Passage, 1497-1632 / John L. Allen -- The early cartography of Maine in the setting of early European exploration of New England and the Maritimes / David B. Quinn -- On the meaning of a name : "Norumbega" and the representation of North America / Richard D'Abate -- Children of Gluskap : Wabanaki Indians on the eve of the European invasion / Harald E.L. Prins -- Mapping otherness : myth and the study of cultural encounter / Kenneth M. Morrison -- Trade and alliances in the contact period / Bruce J. Bourque and Ruth H. Whitehead -- The exploration of Norumbega : native perspectives / James Axtell -- Political definitions : creating Maine and Acadia / John G. Reid -- "Wee tooke great store of cod-fish" : fishing ships and first settlements on the coast of New England, 1600-1630 / Faith Harrington -- Fort Pentagoet and Castin's habitation : French ventures in Acadian Maine / Alaric Faulkner and Gretchen F. Faulkner -- Mid-seventeenth-century Maine : a world on the edge / Edwin A. Churchill -- The world of Thomas Gorges : life in the province of Maine in the 1640s / Emerson W. Baker -- New England cartography and the Native Americans / J.B. Harley
Control code
29877406
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780803245549
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94004380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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