Indian Survival on the California Frontier 9780300157888

During the middle decades of the nineteenth century, when vast numbers of whites poured into California, the native Indi

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Indian Survival on the California Frontier
 9780300157888

Table of contents :
Contents
List of Illustration
List of Tables
Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Culture and Family on the Borderland Frontier
2. California's International Frontier, 1819-1846
3. "Saved so Much as Possible for Labour:" New Helvetia's Indian Work Force
4. Indians in the Service of Manifest Destiny
5. "Conciliate the Inhabitants" Federal Indian Administration during the Mexican War
6. A Regional Perspective on Indians in the Gold Rush
7. "Extermination or Domestication" The Dilemma of California Indian Policy
8. Indian Labor and Population in the 1850s
9. "Between Two Grizzlies' Paws:" Indian Women in the 1850s
10. Uncertain Refuge: The Household and Indian Survival in 1860
Conclusion
Sources
Index

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