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The work ends with 1783. Gwendelin Midlow Hall (1992) and a CD-ROM of supporting databases (Hall 2000) also looks at the sweep of the colonial period in terms of the development of one segment of the population. Her work, like recent studies of the Acadian (BrasÄo (Canary Islander) (Din 1988) immigrations, is strongest for seaux 1987) and Islen the Spanish period (1765±1803) when the records are extensive. Her argument is that the French West Indies Company imported its slaves from the Senegambian region of West Africa (1719±30), thereby producing a preference that was reinforced when wholesale slave imports resumed during the period (1763±79) when the British had access to the Mississippi under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1763).

This synchronic interpretative framework, for all of the insights it generates, downplays the dynamic effects of sharp population declines in the 1620s±40s and later. For the early eighteenth century we have only John J. TePaske's The Governorship of Spanish Florida, 1700±1763 (1964) and Weber's (1992) summary of the recent scholarship. TePaske's topical chapters sketch out the internal administrative and economic history of St Augustine, which was all that remained of the Spanish presence in La Florida after Moore's raids on the missions in 1702 and 1704.

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. THE FIRST SOUTHERNERS: INDIANS OF THE EARLY SOUTH 23 Straus, L. G. 2000: Solutrean Settlement of North America? A Review of Reality. American Antiquity 65: 219±26. ) 1990: Columbian Consequences. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. 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.

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