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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.

Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.119709033 CALL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 621 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
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.
Variant Title First President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation.
Standard Number 40028060271
ISBN 9780190652166 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
0190652160 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)