A line of blood and dirt : creating the Canada-United States border across indigenous lands /

This book examines the creation and enforcement of Canada-United States border from 1775 until 1939. Built with Indigenous labor and on top of Indigenous land, the border was born in conflict. Federal administrators used deprivation, starvation and coercion to displace Indigenous communities and und...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hoy, Benjamin (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2021]
Table of Contents:
  • Building borders
  • The Civil and Dakota War
  • New countries, old problems
  • Borders of stones, guns, and grass
  • Where it all went wrong
  • Borders of salt and rock
  • Blood and bones
  • The chaos of control
  • Higher than sight can reach
  • The borders of everyday life
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix.