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The worlds the Shawnees made : migration and violence in early America, Stephen Warren

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The worlds the Shawnees made : migration and violence in early America
Title
The worlds the Shawnees made
Title remainder
migration and violence in early America
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Warren
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1779, Shawnees from Chillicothe, a community in the Ohio country, told the British, "We have always been the frontier." Their statement challenges an oft-held belief that American Indians derive their unique identities from longstanding ties to native lands. By tracking Shawnee people and migrations from 1400 to 1754, Stephen Warren illustrates how Shawnees made a life for themselves at the crossroads of empires and competing tribes, embracing mobility and often moving willingly toward violent borderlands. By the middle of the eighteenth century, the Shawnees ranged over the eastern half of North America and used their knowledge to foster notions of pan-Indian identity that shaped relations between Native Americans and settlers in the revolutionary era and beyond. Warren's deft analysis makes clear that Shawnees were not anomalous among Native peoples east of the Mississippi. Through migration, they and their neighbors adapted to disease, warfare, and dislocation by interacting with colonizers as slavers, mercenaries, guides, and traders. These adaptations enabled them to preserve their cultural identities and resist coalescence without forsaking their linguistic and religious traditions"--
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1970-
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Warren, Stephen
Dewey number
974.004/97317
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.S35
LC item number
W375 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Shawnee Indians
  • Shawnee Indians
  • Shawnee Indians
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The worlds the Shawnees made : migration and violence in early America, Stephen Warren
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-290) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking place and identity in American Indian histories -- Continuity and reinvention at the dawn of colonization: The parochial cosmopolitans of the Middle Ohio Valley ; Nitarikyk's slave: a Fort Ancient odyssey -- The lure of colonial borderlands: A ranging sort of people: migration and slavery on the Savannah River ; The Grand Village of the Kaskaskias: old allegiances, new worlds ; "Mixt nations" at the head of the bay: the Iroquois, Bacon's Rebels, and the peoples in between -- Becoming strangers: the long history of removal: One head and one heart: migration, coalescence, and Penn's imagined community on the Lower Susquehanna ; One colour and as one body: race, trade, and migration to the Ohio country ; Race, revitalization, and warfare in the eighteenth-century southeast -- Epilogue: Reconsidering the "literary advantage."
Control code
ocn856861139
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9781469611730
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013029967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781469611730
  • (OCoLC)856861139
Label
The worlds the Shawnees made : migration and violence in early America, Stephen Warren
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking place and identity in American Indian histories -- Continuity and reinvention at the dawn of colonization: The parochial cosmopolitans of the Middle Ohio Valley ; Nitarikyk's slave: a Fort Ancient odyssey -- The lure of colonial borderlands: A ranging sort of people: migration and slavery on the Savannah River ; The Grand Village of the Kaskaskias: old allegiances, new worlds ; "Mixt nations" at the head of the bay: the Iroquois, Bacon's Rebels, and the peoples in between -- Becoming strangers: the long history of removal: One head and one heart: migration, coalescence, and Penn's imagined community on the Lower Susquehanna ; One colour and as one body: race, trade, and migration to the Ohio country ; Race, revitalization, and warfare in the eighteenth-century southeast -- Epilogue: Reconsidering the "literary advantage."
Control code
ocn856861139
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9781469611730
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013029967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781469611730
  • (OCoLC)856861139

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