Oregon and the collapse of Illahee : U.S. empire and the transformation of an indigenous world, 1792-1859 /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Whaley, Gray H.
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
Series:First peoples (2010)
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : historical constructions of Oregon and Illahee
  • So many little sovereignties, 1792-1822
  • Disastrous times we had : expansions and epidemic, 1821-1834
  • A vital experimental religion : the Methodist mission colony of lower Oregon, 1834-1844
  • Trophies for God : from mission colony to American colony, 1840-1845
  • The colonization of Illahee, 1843-1851
  • Polaklie Illahee (land of darkness) : identity and genocidal culture in Oregon
  • Extermination and empire: money, politics, and the Oregon wars, 1855-1856
  • Conclusion : Illahee, "Indian colonies", and the paternalist state.