viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Heavy heads : crowning kings in early Virginia The ransom of Pocahontas : kidnapping and dynastic marriage in Jamestown and London Gunpowder diplomacy : arms and alliance in Plymouth and Patuxet Trading sovereignty : the fur trade and the freedom of the seas Gift of an empire : the land market and the law of nations in Narragansett Bay.
Examines treaties between European colonists and Native people often negotiated on Indian terms but scrutinized by foreign powers against a background of English, Spanish, French, and Dutch imperial rivalries.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -300) and index.
Available in Other Form
Online version: Glover, Jeffrey. Paper sovereigns. 1st ed. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2014
KIE20 .G55 2014
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