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Author Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953- author.

Title The Indian world of George Washington : the first President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation / Colin G. Calloway.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]


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Description xviii, 621 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Americans lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-580) and index.
Contents Learning curves -- Virginia's Indian country -- The Ohio Company and the Ohio Country -- Into Tanaghrisson's world -- Tanaghrisson's war -- Braddock and the limits of empire -- Frontier defense and a Cherokee alliance -- Frontier advance and a Cherokee war -- The other revolution -- Confronting the Indian boundary -- "A good deal of land" -- The question of Indian allies -- Town destroyer -- Killing Crawford -- Building a nation on Indian land -- The first President and the first Americans -- An Indian policy for the new nation -- Courting McGillivray -- The greatest Indian victory -- Philadelphia Indian diplomacy -- Achieving empire -- Transforming Indian lives -- A death and a non-death.
Summary "An authoritative, sweeping, and fresh new biography of the nation's first president, Colin G. Calloway's book reveals fully the dimensions and depths of George Washington's relations with the First Americans."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians.
Washington, George, 1732-1799. (OCoLC)fst00178100
American Revolution (1775-1783) (OCoLC)fst01351668
French and Indian War (United States : 1754-1763) (OCoLC)fst01800886
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815.
Indians of North America -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Indians of North America. (OCoLC)fst00969633
Indians of North America -- Government relations. (OCoLC)fst00969761
Indians of North America -- Wars. (OCoLC)fst00969954
Relations with Indians. (OCoLC)fst01354269
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Indians of North America. -- Government relations.
Indians of North America. -- Wars -- 1750-1815.
Indians of North America. -- History -- 18th century.
Chronological Term 1700-1815
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title First President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation
ISBN 9780190652166 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0190652160 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
Standard No. 40028060271

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