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Ordeal of the Longhouse : the Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization (92 Edition)

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Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League—the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras—to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and diplomacy allowed the peoples of the Longhouse to preserve their cultural autonomy in a land now dominated by foreign powers.

Synopsis:

My primary audience is neither the scholarly specialists on the Five Nations nor the Iroquois themselves, although I trust each will find something worthwhile here. Instead, I hope to reach historians, students, and interested readers who still too often exclude native peoples from the narrative mainstream of North American development. This is a story of European colonization viewed from the Indian side of the frontier.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-415) and index.

About the Author

Daniel K. Richter is the Richard S. Dunn Director of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America, and is coeditor of Beyond the Covenant Chain: The Iroquois and Their Neighbors in Indian North America, 1600-1800.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807843949
Other:
Richter, Daniel K.
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Author:
Richter, Daniel K.
Location:
Chapel Hill :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
Iroquois indians
Subject:
Iroquois Indians -- Government relations.
Subject:
Iroquois Indians -- First contact with Europeans.
Subject:
Iroquois
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
American Indian; Native American; colonial history; Iroquois League; Mohawks; Oneidas; Onondagas; Cayugas; Senecas; Tuscaroras
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Iroquois Indians -- History.
Subject:
American Indian
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
colonial history;
Subject:
Iroquois League
Subject:
Mohawks
Subject:
Oneidas
Subject:
Onondagas
Subject:
Cayugas
Subject:
Senecas
Subject:
Tuscaroras
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Institute of Early American History & Culture
Series Volume:
1086
Publication Date:
December 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
454
Dimensions:
9.23x6.04x1.20 in. 1.59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , My primary audience is neither the scholarly specialists on the Five Nations nor the Iroquois themselves, although I trust each will find something worthwhile here. Instead, I hope to reach historians, students, and interested readers who still too often exclude native peoples from the narrative mainstream of North American development. This is a story of European colonization viewed from the Indian side of the frontier.
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