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作者 Little, Ann M., author
書名 The many captivities of Esther Wheelwright / Ann M. Little
出版項 New Haven, Connecticut ; London, England : Yale University Press, [2016]
國際標準書號 0300218214
9780300218213
book jacket
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 傅斯年圖書館    處理中  
說明 xvi, 286 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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系列 The Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-282) and index
Esther Wheelwright -- Mail among the Wabanaki -- Esther Anglaise -- Sister Marie-Joseph de l'Enfant Jésus -- Mother Esther -- Esther Superior -- Esther Zelatrix
"Born and raised in a New England garrison town, Esther Wheelwright (1696-1780) was captured by Wabanaki Indians at age seven. Among them, she became a Catholic and lived like any other young girl in the tribe. At age twelve, she was enrolled at a French-Canadian Ursuline convent, where she would spend the rest of her life, eventually becoming the order's only foreign-born mother superior. Among these three major cultures of colonial North America, Wheelwright's life was exceptional: border-crossing, multilingual, and multicultural. This meticulously researched book discovers her life through the communities of girls and women around her: the free and enslaved women who raised her in Wells, Maine; the Wabanaki women who cared for her, catechized her, and taught her to work as an Indian girl; the French-Canadian and Native girls who were her classmates in the Ursuline school; and the Ursuline nuns who led her to a religious life"--Publisher's website
主題 Wheelwright, Esther, 1696-1780
Ursulines -- Québec (Province) -- Biography
Wheelwright, Esther, 1696-1780
Ursulines -- Québec (Province) -- Biographies
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women. bisacsh
HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century. bisacsh
HISTORY / North America. bisacsh
Wheelwright, Esther, 1696-1780. fast (OCoLC)fst01948210
Ursulines. fast (OCoLC)fst00572009
Québec. fast (OCoLC)fst01207316
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. fast (OCoLC)fst01423686
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