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Frontiers of science : imperialism and natural knowledge in the Gulf South borderlands, 1500-1850 / Cameron B. Strang.

Author/creator Strang, Cameron B. author.
Other author/creatorOmohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, publisher.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Williamsburg, Virginia : Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ; Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Descriptionxiv, 357 pages ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Violence, competition, and exchange in the early colonial era -- Knowledge, weakness, and narrative in the late eighteenth century -- Astronomy and U.S. expansion in the Lower Mississippi valley -- Allegiance, identities, and national scientific communities -- Ethnography and intelligence in the time of conquest -- Deep history, deep South : slavery and geology in the antebellum era -- Skulls, scalps, and Seminoles.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2018004390
ISBN9781469640471 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN1469640473 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic book

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