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Author Whaley, Gray H

Title Oregon and the collapse of Illahee : U.S. empire and the transformation of an indigenous world, 1792-1859 / Gray H. Whaley

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E78.O6 W53 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series First peoples: new directions in indigenous studies
First peoples (2010)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.241-296) and index
Contents Introduction : historical constructions of Oregon and Illahee -- So many little sovereignties, 1792-1822 -- Disastrous times we had : expansions and epidemic, 1821-1834 -- A vital experimental religion : the Methodist mission colony of lower Oregon, 1834-1844 -- Trophies for God : from mission colony to American colony, 1840-1845 -- The colonization of Illahee, 1843-1851 -- Polaklie Illahee (land of darkness) : identity and genocidal culture in Oregon -- Extermination and empire: money, politics, and the Oregon wars, 1855-1856 -- Conclusion : Illahee, "Indian colonies", and the paternalist state
LC subject Indians of North America -- Oregon -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869
Indians, Treatment of -- Oregon -- History
Whites -- Oregon -- Relations with Indians
Oregon -- Race relations
ISBN 9780807833674 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833673 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807871096 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807871095 (pbk. : alk. paper)