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Seller ID: 480447
Alcohol abuse has killed and impoverished American Indians since the seventeenth century, when European settlers began trading rum for furs. In the first book to probe the origins of this ongoing social crisis, Peter C. Mancall explores the liquor trade's devastating impact on the Indian communities of colonial America.
Mancall recounts how English settlers quickly found a market for alcohol among the Indians, and traffic in rum became a prominent source of revenue for the British Empire. In spite of the colonists' growing awareness that some Indians abused alcohol and that drinking t...
Seller ID: 452987
In the spring of 1789, within weeks of the establishment of the new federal government based on the U.S. Constitution, the Senate and House of Representatives fell into dispute regarding how to address the president. Congress, the press, and individuals debated more than thirty titles, many of which had royal associations and some of which were clearly monarchical. For Fear of an Elective King is Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon's rich account of the title controversy and its meanings.The short, intense legislative phase and the prolonged, equally intense public phase animated and shaped th...
By: Carroll Pursell
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press:
Seller ID: 885792
Condition: paperback, Johns Hopkins University Press
By: Don Yoder
Publisher: Stackpole Books:
Seller ID: 727432
Condition: 336 pages, 6 x 9, 52 b/w illus., 1 map, paperback, Stackpole Books
Publisher: University of Tennessee Press: 1992
Seller ID: 49855X
Condition: 296 pages, illustrations , University of Tennessee Press
By: Ralph LaRossa
Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1997
Seller ID: 469042
Condition: 295 pages, 6 x 9, 12 halftones, paperback, University of Chicago Press