Montréal 1701. Planting de tree of Peace

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The Great Peace of Montréal of 1701 was a major event in North American history. This peace treaty put an end to almost a century of war between the French and their Native allies on the one hand and the Five Nations Iroquois on the other. Thirty-nine Aboriginal nations sent ambassadors to Montréal from such far-flung areas as Illinois, the Great Lakes region, James Bay, Acadia, Iroquoia and the St. Lawrence ‘settlements’. The conference was a spectacular event, making Montréal the intercultural crossroads of North America

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Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction

17TH-CENTURY WAR AND PEACE

The French-Native Alliance and the Five Nations Iroquois
Peace strategies
Delicate Negotiations, 1697-1701

“THE TREE OF PEACE IS PLANTED ON THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN”

The Arrival of the Ambassadors
The Montreal Trade Fair
The Epidemic
The Return of Prisoners: A Stumbling Block in the Peace Process
The Death of Kondiaronk
The General Assembly

THE MONTREAL AGREEMENT

The Neutrality of the Iroquois League
The French-Native Alliance Confirmed

Conclusion
Chronology
Cast of Characters
Further Reading

Auteur(s) : Gilles Havard (Translated by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott)
Autre(s) collaborateur(s) :

73 pages
ISBN/ISSN : 2-920366-29-7

 

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Poids 270 g
Dimensions 23 × 26 × 2 cm

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