The Indian world of George Washington : the first President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation / Colin G. Calloway.
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- ISBN: 9780190652166
- ISBN: 0190652160
- Physical Description: xviii, 621 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Contents / Notes
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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