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Indians in Eden : Wabanakis & Rusticators on Maine's Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s
by Bunny McBride and Harald Prins


Overview - When the Wabanaki were moved to reservations, they proved their resourcefulness by catering to the burgeoning tourist market during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Bar Harbor was called Eden. This engaging, richly illustrated, and meticulously researched book chronicles the intersecting lives of the Wabanaki and wealthy summer rusticators on Mount Desert Island.  Read more...

 
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Overview
When the Wabanaki were moved to reservations, they proved their resourcefulness by catering to the burgeoning tourist market during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Bar Harbor was called Eden. This engaging, richly illustrated, and meticulously researched book chronicles the intersecting lives of the Wabanaki and wealthy summer rusticators on Mount Desert Island. While the rich built sumptuous summer homes, the Wabanaki sold them Native crafts, offered guide services, and produced Indian shows.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780892728046
  • ISBN-10: 0892728043
  • Publisher: Down East Books
  • Publish Date: August 2009
  • Page Count: 185
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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Books > History > Native American
Books > History > United States - State & Local - New England
Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies

 
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