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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Table of Contents:
  • What they themselves know
  • Views of the western country
  • Distinctions and partitions amongst us
  • The politics of power
  • Indian times
  • App. A. Item list of John D. Shane's "Historical collections"
  • App. B. John D. Shane's interview with Jane Stevenson, [ca. 1841-1842].