By J.W. Joseph, Martha Zierden, Joseph W. Joseph, Julia King, Ellen Shlasko, Daniel T. Elliott, Chester B. DePratter, Thomas R. Wheaton, Bobby Gerald Southerlin, Dave Crass, Katherine A. Saunders, Michael O. Hartley, William Green, Monica Beck, Ronald Anthon
The 18th-century South was once a real melting pot, bringing jointly colonists from England, France, Germany, eire, Switzerland, and different destinations, as well as African slaves—all of whom shared within the studies of adapting to a brand new setting and interacting with American Indians. The shared strategy of immigration, variation, and creolization led to a wealthy and various historical mosaic of cultures. The cultural encounters of those teams of settlers could finally outline the that means of existence within the 19th-century South. The much-studied plantation society of that period and the Confederacy that sprang from it became the iconic identities of the South. a whole figuring out of southern heritage isn't attainable, even though, with out first knowing the intermingling and interactions of the region's 18th-century settlers. within the essays accrued the following, many of the South's prime ancient archaeologists learn a number of elements of the colonial adventure, trying to know how cultural id used to be expressed, why cultural variety was once ultimately changed via a standard id, and the way a number of the cultures intermeshed. Written in obtainable language, this ebook could be helpful to archaeologists and non-archaeologists alike. Cultural, architectural, and armed forces historians, cultural anthropologists, geographers, genealogists, and others drawn to the cultural legacy of the South will locate a lot of worth during this ebook. extra reviews:In the Southeast, the place the written list is going again years, historic archaeology is a subdivision of historical past in addition to anthropology, for the compleat historic archaeologist mines all assets. The individuals to this quantity at the colonial Carolinas and Georgia ask ancient questions, supply considerable ancient contexts, and current their findings within the universal language of scholarship.—The magazine of Southern historical past
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For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 3. Yamasee settlements in South Carolina. :15–16). In 1702, Carolina Governor James Moore and Colonel Robert Daniel led a force composed of colonists, Yamasee, and Creek on a raid of St. Augustine (Arnade 1959; Crane 1928; Deagan 1983). Encouraged by reports of the War of Spanish Succession in Europe, Moore planned his attack to clear the way for a conquest of the French living on the Gulf Coast (Crane 1928:75; Salley 1924:32).
Because the Yamasee War was such an important event, there has been a great deal of speculation, both by contemporaries and historians, regarding the causes of the war. Governor Craven speculated that it was the Spanish at St. Augustine who encouraged the Yamasee to attack (Headlam 1928:228). On the other hand, one Virginia Council member placed the burden on “the Carolinians themselves, for their traders have so abused and so imposed upon the Indians in selling them goods at exorbitant prices, and receiving their peltry at very low rates” (Great Britain Public Record Of¤ce 1924:54).
In 1711, a complaint was recorded in the Journals of the Commissioners of the Indian Trade that Thomas Jones, John Whitehead, Joseph Bryan, Robert Steale, John Palmer, and Barnaby Bull were settled within the Yamasee’s territory (McDowell 1955:11). Later that same year, the Commissioners declared “The Island against Aratamau Town [Callawassie Island], we will endevour, shall be secured for the Indians and Saunders prevented from taking itt from them” (McDowell 1955:18). In 1713, John Wright, former Indian Agent to the Yamasee, attempted to force the Yamasee of Pocotaligo to build a house for him next to their council house (McDowell 1955:42).
Another's Country: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on Cultural Interactions in the Southern Colonies by J.W. Joseph, Martha Zierden, Joseph W. Joseph, Julia King, Ellen Shlasko, Daniel T. Elliott, Chester B. DePratter, Thomas R. Wheaton, Bobby Gerald Southerlin, Dave Crass, Katherine A. Saunders, Michael O. Hartley, William Green, Monica Beck, Ronald Anthon