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Author White, Sophie.
Title Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians : material culture and race in colonial Louisiana / Sophie White.
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F380.F8 W55 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 329 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Series Early American studies
Early American studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-317) and index.
Contents Frenchification in the Illinois country. "Their manner of living" ; "Nothing of the Sauvage" ; "One people and one god" -- Frenchified indians and wild frenchmen in New Orleans. "The first Creole from this colony that we have received": Sister Ste. Marthe and the limits of frenchification ; "To ensure that he not give himself over to the sauvages": cleanliness, crease, and skin color ; "We are all sauvages": frenchmen into indians -- Epilogue: "true French"
Subject French -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
Louisiana -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
Race awareness -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
Material culture -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 0812244370 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780812244373 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021813284
OCLC number 785870989