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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ISBN-10: 0807843946

ISBN-13: 9780807843949

Pub. Date: 12/14/1992

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League—the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras—to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and

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Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League—the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras—to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and diplomacy allowed the peoples of the Longhouse to preserve their cultural autonomy in a land now dominated by foreign powers.

Product Details

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:
799,499
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)

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