The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830

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The Ohio Frontier
Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720–1830

R. Douglas Hurt

"This exhaustively researched and well-written book provides a comprehensive history of Ohio from 1720 to 1830."
—Journal of the Early Republic

Nowhere on the American frontier was the clash of cultures more violent than in the Ohio country. There, Shawnees, Wyandots, Delawares, and other native peoples fought to preserve their land claims against an army that was incompetent at the beginning but highly trained and disciplined in the end.

Sales territory is worldwide
A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier
1996; 440 pages, 23 b&w photos, 7 maps, bibl. essay, index, 6 x 9
cloth 0-253-33210-9 $39.95 L / £28.50
paper 0-253-21212-X $19.95 t / £14.50

Indiana University Press

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Table of Contents

Preface
The First Settlers
Clash of Cultures
Revolution in the Ohio Country
The Road to Hell
Fallen Timbers
Ohio Fever
Early Settlements
Farm Country
The Frontier People
The Religious Frontier
Confederacy and War
Farmers: First and Last
Settled Community
Biographical Essay
Index

Indiana University Press

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