By Sean Patrick Adams
A better half to the period of Andrew Jackson bargains a wealth of latest insights at the period of Andrew Jackson. This selection of essays via major students and historians considers quite a few elements of the existence, occasions, and legacy of the 7th president of the USA.
- Provides an summary of Andrew Jackson's existence and legacy, grounded within the newest scholarship and together with unique learn unfold throughout a couple of thematic areas
- Features 30 essays contributed by way of top students and historians
- Synthesizes the main updated scholarship at the political, fiscal, social, and cultural facets of the Age of Andrew Jackson
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In Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands, also discussed earlier, James F. ” Brooks describes the southwestern plains as a pastoral borderland where captive and kinship networks and cultural and economic interactions between African-American slaves, Indians, and Euroamericans (primarily the Spanish and later Americans) forged a “multiethnic” “political economy” (Brooks, 2002: 31, 196–197). As the capture and exchange of regional Plains Indians was supplanted by African-American chattel slavery, the traditional process in which captives were transformed into kin (metaphorical cousins) slowly disappeared.
1964) Bolton and the Spanish Borderlands. University of Oklahoma Press. Bannon, J. F. (1970) The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513–1821. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Barksdale, K. T. (2009) The Lost State of Franklin: America’s First Secession. University of Kentucky Press. Barr, J. (2007) Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands. University of North Carolina Press. W. (2005) Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times. Doubleday. Braund, K. E. H. (1993) Deerskins & Duffels: The Creek Deerskin Trade with Anglo-America, 1685–1815.
For example, Grace Steele Woodward’s 1963 study entitled The Cherokees mentions “Indian slavery” only in passing and ignores African-American slavery among the tribe completely (Woodward, 1963: 58). ” Historian Theda Perdue has been at the forefront of examining the emergence of chattel slavery among the Cherokee. Her 1979 work Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society 1540–1866, traces the tribe’s relationship to the institution from their ﬁrst contact with Hernando de Soto’s slaves through the Cherokee’s adoption of the slave systems during the decades surrounding Indian removal.
A companion to the era of Andrew Jackson by Sean Patrick Adams