Border life : experience and memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley / Elizabeth A. Perkins.

In this original and sensitive ethnography of frontier life, Elizabeth Perkins recovers the rhythms of warfare, subsistence, and cultural encounter that governed existence on the margins of British America. Richly detailed, Border Life captures the intimate perceptive universe of the men and women w...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Perkins, Elizabeth A., 1952-
Other Authors: Shane, John Dabney, 1812-1864.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1998.
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Summary:In this original and sensitive ethnography of frontier life, Elizabeth Perkins recovers the rhythms of warfare, subsistence, and cultural encounter that governed existence on the margins of British America. Richly detailed, Border Life captures the intimate perceptive universe of the men and women who colonized Kentucky and southern Ohio during the Revolutionary era.
Item Description:Contains interviews conducted by the Rev. John Dabney Shane in the 1840s and 1850s.
Based on the author's thesis.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 253 pages) : illustrations, maps
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-242) and index.
ISBN:0807863831
9780807863831
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