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The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America (Hardback)
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The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America (Hardback)

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Hardback 336 Pages / Published: 30/01/2014
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Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781469611730
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 617 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm


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Merits high praise and wide readership.--"Jrnl of Southern History"

Challenges the belief that all Native peoples derived their identities from the land they inhabited, arguing that historians and anthropologists have failed to appreciate the 'profoundly different notions of place and identity' for Native peoples east and west of the Mississippi.--West Virginia History


Challenges current scholarship in important and potentially significant ways.--H-Net Reviews


Warren explores the history of a tribe that had no long-standing ties to a native land but formed its identity through migration and adaptation to borderlands formed by the arrival of Europeans and the dislocations of native peoples.--Missouri Historical Review


Fine research and writing that has opened our view into such disparate and complicated worlds.--Indiana Magazine of History


An excellent read. . . . A seminal study for taking a stand that demonstrates history and prehistory are linked and interwoven.--Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians


Warren has produced an incredible work that. . . is a welcome addition to literature of Native American Studies.--Journal of Illinois History


Warren's important contribution to the history of the Shawnees, the Ohio Valley, and the adaptation of village life to colonial realities will doubtless be an important point of departure for Ohio Valley, Eastern Woodland, and trans-Appalachian scholarship for years to come.--H-Net


The most comprehensive history to date of the Shawnee people from their ancestral 'Fort Ancient' cultural origins to the eve of the Seven Years' War in 1754. Essential. All levels/libraries.--Choice


Mak[es] use of anthropology, archaeology, oral history, and colonial archives, and specialists will find a number of interesting claims and stories from the archive.--The Historian


Merits high praise and wide readership.--Jrnl of Southern History


Warren offers a welcome addition to the growing literature on the Native peoples of the Midwest and their adaptions in the face of colonialism.--Annals of Iowa


Warren's impressive study provides an articulate and thought-provoking examination of a complex topic.--Journal of American History


A ground-breaking study of the Shawnees in early American history.--Chronicles of Oklahoma


An excellent contribution to Shawnee scholarship, as well as American Indian history overall.--H-AmIndian

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