The Iroquois / Edition 1

The Iroquois / Edition 1

by Dean Snow
     
 

This book tells the story of the Iroquois from their beginnings many hundreds of years ago, through the tribulations of European contact and near-extinction in the nineteenth century, to their vibrant survival in the contemporary United States and Canada. It is illustrated with maps and photographs, draws on a wide range of source material - much of it provided by

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This book tells the story of the Iroquois from their beginnings many hundreds of years ago, through the tribulations of European contact and near-extinction in the nineteenth century, to their vibrant survival in the contemporary United States and Canada. It is illustrated with maps and photographs, draws on a wide range of source material - much of it provided by the Iroquois themselves - and provides full guides to further reading and to the specialist literature. Vivid, moving and told with consummate narrative skill, this is the book serious readers should start with.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557869388
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/19/1996
Series:
Peoples of America Series, #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
915,461
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Origins: A. D. 900-1150: The Midwinter Moon.

2. Owasco: A. D. 1150-1350: The Sugar Moon.

3. The Development of Northern Iroquoian: The Fishing Moon.

4. The Rise of the League: 1525-1600: The Planting Moon.

5. The Coming of Europeans: 1600-1634: The Strawberry Moon.

6. The Year of Death: 1634: The Lost Moon.

7. The Struggle for Hearts and Minds: 1635-1700: The Green Bean Moon.

8. Iroquoia in the Balance: 1700-1750: The Green Corn Moon.

9. The Loss of Independence: 1750-1800: The Fresh Moon.

10. Revival and Subjection: 1800-1850: The Harvest Moon.

11. The Worst of Times: 1850-1900: The Hunting Moon.

12. The Rise of Modern Iroquois: 1900-1950: The Cold Moon.

13. The Contemporary Scene: 1950-2000: The Very Cold Moon.

End Notes.

References Cited.

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