Savages within the empire : representations of American Indians in eighteenth-century Britain / Troy O. Bickham.
In 1720s London, a well-known band of young ruffians gave themselves crescent tattoos and adorned turbans in honour of their so-called 'mohamattan [Muslim]' Indian namesakes, the Mohawk. Few Britons noticed the gang's mistaken muddling of North American and Indian subcontinent geograp...
|Main Author:||Bickham, Troy O.|
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