Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Brothers Among NationsThe Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Cynthia Van Zandt

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195181241

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 June 2019

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.6) Introduction
Source:
Brothers Among Nations
Author(s):

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0002

This chapter presents an overview of the importance of intercultural alliances along the Atlantic seaboard in the period from 1580 to 1660. One of the ways in which Europeans, Native Americans, and Africans created intercultural alliances was by mapping one another. Mapping in the early modern era included significant ethnographic dimensions; such ethnographic mapping was an integral part of the pursuit of intercultural alliances in the early colonial period. Although conflict was a frequent outcome in this period, widespread intercultural accommodation was as important as conflict in shaping the early colonial experience.

Keywords:   Europeans, Native Americans, Africans, maps, mapping, alliances, conflict

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .