The Shawnees And The War For America

Author: Colin Gordon Calloway
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780670038626
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An account of early American settler efforts to claim Shawnee territories in Ohio, Kentucky, and other states traces how the Shawnee tribe met American forces on equal terms before being forced to fight in order to salvage its cultural and political indep

Blue Jacket

Author: Allan W. Eckert
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781931672207
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Blue Jacket (ca. 1743-ca. 1808), or Waweyapiersenwaw, was the galvanizing force behind an intertribal confederacy of unparalleled scope that fought a long and bloody war against white encroachments into Shawnees' homeland in the Ohio River Valley. Blue jacket was an astute strategist and diplomat who, thought courted by American and British leaders, remained a staunch defender of the Shawnees' independence and territory. In this arresting and controversial account, John Sugden depicts the most influential Native American leader of his time.

Blue Jacket

Author: John Sugden
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press
ISBN:
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Portrays the Shawnee warrior and diplomat who led a confederacy of Indian tribes to fight for their independence and territory in the present-day Ohio River Valley, until his defeat at Fallen Timbers.

The Shawnee Indians

Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736808330
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Provides an overview of the past and present lives of the Shawnee people, covering their daily activities and customs.

Worlds The Shawnees Made

Author: Stephen Warren
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469611732
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Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America

Gathering Together

Author: Sami Lakomäki
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300180616
Size: 75.43 MB
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Weaving Indian and Euro-American histories together in this groundbreaking book, Sami Lakomäki places the Shawnee people, and Native peoples in general, firmly at the center of American history. The book covers nearly three centuries, from the years leading up to the Shawnees’ first European contacts to the post–Civil War era, and demonstrates vividly how the interactions between Natives and newcomers transformed the political realities and ideas of both groups. Examining Shawnee society and politics in new depth, and introducing not only charismatic warriors like Blue Jacket and Tecumseh but also other leaders and thinkers, Lakomäki explores the Shawnee people’s debates and strategies for coping with colonial invasion. The author refutes the deep-seated notion that only European colonists created new nations in America, showing that the Shawnees, too, were engaged in nation building. With a sharpened focus on the creativity and power of Native political thought, Lakomäki provides an array of insights into Indian as well as American history.

A Sorrow In Our Heart

Author: Allan W. Eckert
Publisher: Domain
ISBN: 055356174X
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A biography of the famous Shawnee describes Tecumseh's plan to amalgamate all North American tribes into one people, his role as statesman and military strategist, and his death in the Battle of Thames.

Tecumseh S Last Stand

Author: John Sugden
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806122427
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Describes how Shawnee Chief Tecumseh and other Indians who fought on the side of the British in the War of 1812

The Victory With No Name

Author: Colin G. Calloway
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199387990
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"A balanced and readable account of the 1791 battle between St. Clair's US forces and an Indian coalition in the Ohio Valley, one of the most important and under-recognized events of its time"--