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

By: Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]Description: xviii, 621 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190652166; 0190652160.Other title: First President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation.Subject(s): Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians | Washington, George, 1732-1799 | American Revolution (1775-1783) | French and Indian War (United States : 1754-1763) | Washington, George 1732-1799 | Washington, George 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians | 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 | HISTORY -- Native American | HISTORY -- United States -- Colonial Period (1600-1775) | HISTORY -- United States -- Revolutionary Period (1775-1800) | Indians of North America | Indians of North America -- Government relations | Indians of North America -- Wars | Relations with Indians | United States | Indianer | Nordamerika | 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 | 1700-1815Genre/Form: History. | Biographies.DDC classification: 323.1197090/33
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

"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.

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