Indians in Eden

$16.95

2 in stock

Wabanakis and Rusticators on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, 1840s-1920s

by Bunny McBride and Harald E. L. Prins

 

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.

 

Down East Books, 185 pages, paperback

ISBN: 978-0892728046

2 in stock

Categories: ,

Description

Wabanakis and Rusticators on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, 1840s-1920s

by Bunny McBride and Harald E. L. Prins

 

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.

 

Down East Books, 185 pages, paperback

ISBN: 978-0892728046

 

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 10.2 × 7.2 × 0.52 in

You may also like…

Title

Go to Top