A companion to the American South by John B Boles

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Thornton, Russell 1987: American Indian Holocaust and Survival: A Population History Since 1492. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. , Jr. 1992: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy: The Lower Mississippi Valley Before 1783. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. , Jr. 1998: American Indians in the Lower Mississippi Valley: Social and Economic Histories. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Waselkov, Gregory A. (1989) Seventeenth-Century Trade in the Colonial Southeast.

O'Neill incidentally considers many other aspects of Louisiana's history besides the issues of who would control missions and parish chapels. SPANISH AND FRENCH EXPLORATION AND COLONIZATION 33 The hold of the ``Bienvillists'' on the colony's economy and government only began to lessen when Iberville's younger brother, Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, the longtime commandant of the garrison and then governor, was finally removed from office (1739). The Marquis de Vauderil, later to be the governor of Canada who surrendered it to the British in 1760, replaced him.

A. Fabel have added a number of excellent articles to the literature, expanding and correcting Johnson's accounts. The reader is referred to standard bibliographies such as Fabel (1989) and America: History and Life for details. The second Spanish period in West Florida, 1779±1821, awaits a detailed general history. Weber (1992) and Coker (1999) provide overviews. William S. Coker and Thomas D. Watson (1986) describe not only the histories of Panton, Leslie and Company and John Forbes and Company and their trade with the Creek and Choctaw, but also the ever shifting policies of Spain and the United States with respect to the Southeastern Indian nations, especially the Creek.

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