The Faithful Mohawks

The Faithful Mohawks

by John Wolfe Lydekker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1108010687

ISBN-13: 9781108010689

Pub. Date: 05/27/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Mohawks were the largest group in the Iroquois confederacy of Native American tribes in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Living in what is now upstate New York and along the Canadian border, they held political control over north-eastern America before the colonial period, and were one of the first native American groups to have contact with European

Overview

The Mohawks were the largest group in the Iroquois confederacy of Native American tribes in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Living in what is now upstate New York and along the Canadian border, they held political control over north-eastern America before the colonial period, and were one of the first native American groups to have contact with European explorers. First published in 1938, this work contains a history of the Mohawks and the Iroquois confederacy from the period 1704 to 1807 taken from the archives of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, founded in 1704 and at first active mainly in North America. J. W. Lydekker provides a detailed history of the Mohawks' co-operation and alliance with the British colonists during the wars of the mid-eighteenth century and during the Revolutionary War, seen from the perspective of the missionaries from the Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108010689
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/27/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - North American History Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Lord Tweedsmuir; Preface; Introduction; 1. Prelude (1664–1704); 2. The first decade (1704–1713); 3. The next thirty-three years (1714–1746); 4. The conflict for Canada 1 (1747–1755); 5. The conflict for Canada 2 (1756–1760); 6. The years between (1761–1774); 7. The revolutionary wars (1775–1782); 8. The 'faithful Mohawks' (1783–1807); Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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