Bonds of alliance : indigenous and Atlantic slaveries in New France / Brett Rushforth.
- Chapel Hill, [North Carolina] : University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
- Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
1 online resource (423 p.)
- Slavery -- New France -- History.
Slave trade -- New France -- History.
Indian slaves -- New France -- History.
Indians, Treatment of -- New France -- History.
Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France).
- Electronic books.
- In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, French colonists and their Native allies participated in a slave trade that spanned half of North America, carrying thousands of Native Americans into bondage in the Great Lakes, Canada, and the Caribbean. This book reveals the dynamics of this system from its origins to the end of French colonial rule. Balancing a vast geographic and chronological scope with careful attention to the lives of enslaved individuals, it gives voice to those who lived through the ordeal of slavery and, along the way, shaped French and Native societies.
- Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations and Tables; List of Abbreviations and Short Titles; PROLOGUE: Halter and Shackles; CHAPTER 1: I Make Him My Dog/My Slave; CHAPTER 2: The Most Ignoble and Scandalous Kind of Subjection; CHAPTER 3: Like Negroes in the Islands; CHAPTER 4: Most of Them Were Sold to the French; CHAPTER 5: The Custom of the Country; CHAPTER 6: The Indian Is Not like the Negro; EPILOGUE: Of the Indian Race; APPENDIX A: Algonquian Language Sources: Summary and Sample Word List
APPENDIX B: "Ordinance Rendered on the Subject of the Negroes and the Indians Called Panis"APPENDIX C: Notes on the Demography of Enslaved Indians; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
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