An Imaginative Retelling Of London S History, Framed Through The Experiences Of Indigenous Travelers Who Came To The City Over The Course Of Than Five Centuries London Is Famed Both As The Ancient Center Of A Former Empire And As A Modern Metropolis Of Bewildering Complexity And Diversity In Indigenous London, Historian Coll Thrush Offers An Imaginative Vision Of The City S Past Crafted From An Almost Entirely New Perspective That Of Indigenous Children, Women, And Men Who Traveled There, Willingly Or Otherwise, From Territories That Became Canada, New Zealand, Australia, And The United States, Beginning In The Sixteenth Century They Included Captives And Diplomats, Missionaries And Shamans, Poets And Performers Some, Like The Powhatan Noblewoman Pocahontas, Are Familiar Others, Like An Odawa Boy Held As A Prisoner Of War, Have Almost Been Lost To History In Drawing Together Their Stories And Their Diverse Experiences With A Changing Urban Culture, Thrush Also Illustrates How London Learned To Be A Global, Imperial City And How Indigenous People Were Central To That Process.
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- 328 pages
- Indigenous London
- Coll Thrush
- 12 January 2017 Coll Thrush