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Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Andrew K. Frank and A. Glenn Crothers


This collection of original essays extends the concept of boderlands—as both a process and place—to geographic places and topics not usually considered in this realm. This includes African slavery, missionaries, the Ohio Valley, and other non-Spanish regions. Positioning these regions and topics as comparable to other early North American crossroads and meeting places highlights how the mingling of people and cultures shaped North America’s history before 1850. Equally important, it helps illuminate scholars’s growing focus on the process of borderland formation across a variety of North Ameri ... More

Keywords: Borderlands, North America, Native Americans, African Americans, Slavery, Ohio Valley, Colonialism, Frontier, Diplomacy, Empire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813054957
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813054957.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew K. Frank, editor
Florida State University

A. Glenn Crothers, editor
University of Louisville