The Iroquois Restoration: Iroquois Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier, 1701-1754 / Edition 1

The Iroquois Restoration: Iroquois Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier, 1701-1754 / Edition 1

by Richard Aquila
     
 

Beginning in 1701, the Iroquois, at their nadir after twenty years of warring, sought to rebuild the Confederacy. By design or circumstance, they carried out sophisticated diplomatic relations with their Indian and white neighbors, gradually recouping much of their political, military, and economic power. The Iroquois helped shape the frontier, influencing Westward… See more details below

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Beginning in 1701, the Iroquois, at their nadir after twenty years of warring, sought to rebuild the Confederacy. By design or circumstance, they carried out sophisticated diplomatic relations with their Indian and white neighbors, gradually recouping much of their political, military, and economic power. The Iroquois helped shape the frontier, influencing Westward expansion, the fur trade, and colonial warfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803259324
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations9
Preface1
Introduction to the Paperback Edition5
Introduction to the First Edition15
Pt. IBackground: The Iroquois in the Seventeenth Century
1Early Iroquois Expansion29
2The Twenty Years' War43
3The Effects of the Twenty Years' War on the Iroquois70
Pt. IIThe Iroquois Restoration, 1701-1754
4The Policy of Neutrality85
5Rapprochement with the Western and Northern Tribes129
6The Pennsylvania Strategy156
7The Southern Wars205
Conclusion: Results of the Restoration Policy233
Maps246
Glossary249
Notes257
Bibliography274
Index279

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