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The Resource Land of big rivers : French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778, M.J. Morgan

Land of big rivers : French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778, M.J. Morgan

Label
Land of big rivers : French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778
Title
Land of big rivers
Title remainder
French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778
Statement of responsibility
M.J. Morgan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on research from a variety of academic fields, such as archaeology, history, botany, ecology, and physical science, M.J. Morgan explores the intersection of people and the environment in early eighteenth-century Illinois Country-a stretch of fecund, alluvial river plain along the Mississippi river. Arguing against the traditional narrative that describes Illinois as an untouched wilderness until the influx of American settlers, Morgan illustrates how the story began much earlier. She focuses her study on early French and Indian communities, and later on the Brit
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, M. J.
Dewey number
977.3/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F544
LC item number
.M86 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Shawnee books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Human ecology
  • Floodplains
  • Uplands
  • French
  • Indians of North America
  • British
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • British
  • Ecology
  • Ethnic relations
  • Floodplains
  • French
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Human ecology
  • Indians of North America
  • Uplands
  • Illinois
Label
Land of big rivers : French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778, M.J. Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: a word about buffalo -- Illinois country ecology -- The flourishing floodplain, 1699-1750 -- Cahokia : French and Indian struggles -- Chartres : French and Indian successes -- Trade matrix at Fort Chartres : farmers, traders, and provisioners -- Interlude : prairie invasions, 1751-52 -- Uplands arena, 1750-78 -- A ragged resource war : British in the Illinois -- Predations and survivals : French, British, and Indian Illinois -- Epilogue: losses
Control code
649913983
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280697463
Lccn
2009037935
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780809329885
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649913983
Label
Land of big rivers : French and Indian Illinois, 1699-1778, M.J. Morgan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: a word about buffalo -- Illinois country ecology -- The flourishing floodplain, 1699-1750 -- Cahokia : French and Indian struggles -- Chartres : French and Indian successes -- Trade matrix at Fort Chartres : farmers, traders, and provisioners -- Interlude : prairie invasions, 1751-52 -- Uplands arena, 1750-78 -- A ragged resource war : British in the Illinois -- Predations and survivals : French, British, and Indian Illinois -- Epilogue: losses
Control code
649913983
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280697463
Lccn
2009037935
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780809329885
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649913983

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