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Lives in ObjectsNative Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast$
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Jessica Yirush Stern

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631486

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.001.0001

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Gift Exchange

Gift Exchange

(p.93) Chapter Three Gift Exchange
Lives in Objects

Jessica Yirush Stern

University of North Carolina Press

Southeastern Indian leaders and colonial leaders used gifts to try to control their neighbors. The colonists assumed that Indians who received British gifts would use those gifts (usually guns) to forward British interests. Southestern Indian leaders hoped that by consuming Indian gifts colonists would act as peaceful neighbors.

Keywords:   Gift Exchange, War, Guns, Peace, Hospitality

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