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Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Coll Thrush


This book provides an imaginative retelling of London's history, framed through the experiences of Indigenous travelers who came to the city over the course of more 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. This book 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, begin ... More

Keywords: London, Indigenous children, Indigenous women, Indigenous men, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, United States, missionaries, shamans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780300206302
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300206302.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Coll Thrush, author
University of British Columbia