The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization / Edition 1

The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization / Edition 1

by Daniel K. Richter
     
 

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Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization

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ISBN-13:
9780807843949
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/14/1992
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
454
Sales rank:
353,553
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Illustrations
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Iroquois in the World on the Turtle's Back8
Ch. 2The Great League of Peace and Power30
Ch. 3The Great League for War and Survival50
Ch. 4The Economic Lifeline to the Dutch75
Ch. 5The Ascendancy of the Francophiles105
Ch. 6The Revolt of the Anglophiles133
Ch. 7The Last of the Beaver Wars162
Ch. 8The Political Crisis of the Iroquois Confederacy190
Ch. 9The Precarious Settlement Abroad and at Home214
Ch. 10The Neutralist Diplomacy of Peace and Balance236
Ch. 11The Iroquois in a Euro-American World255
Methodological Comments281
Abbreviations Used in the Notes285
Notes287
Select Bibliography391
Index417

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