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Author Parmenter, Jon.

Title The edge of the woods : Iroquoia, 1534-1701 / Jon Parmenter
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2010
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Description 1 online resource (525 pages)
Contents On the journey, 1534-1634 -- The edge of the woods, 1635-1649 -- Requickening, 1650-1666 -- Six songs, 1667-1684 -- Over the forest, part I, 1685-1693 -- Over the forest, part II, 1694-1701 -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: Iroquois settlements, 1600-1701 -- Appendix 2: postepidemic Iroquois demography, 1634-1701
Summary Drawing on archival and published documents in several languages, archeological data, and Iroquois oral traditions, The Edge of the Woods explores the ways in which spatial mobility represented the geographic expression of Iroquois social, political, and economic priorities. By reconstructing the late precolonial Iroquois settlement landscape and the paths of human mobility that constructed and sustained it, Jon Parmenter challenges the persistent association between Iroquois 'locality' and Iroquois 'culture, ' and more fully maps the extended terrain of physical presence and soc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Community life -- North America -- History
Human geography -- North America -- History
Iroquois Indians -- Social conditions
Iroquois Indians -- Social life and customs.
Power (Social sciences) -- North America -- History
Social mobility -- North America -- History
Social structure -- North America -- History
Spatial behavior -- North America -- History
Community life.
Human geography.
Iroquois Indians -- Social conditions.
Iroquois Indians -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Power (Social sciences)
Social conditions.
Social mobility.
Social structure.
Spatial behavior.
North America -- Social conditions
North America -- Social life and customs
North America.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609172140