The Indians' new world : Catawbas and their neighbors from European contact through the era of removal /

Merrell follows the Catawbas from their first contact with Europeans in the 16th century until they carved out a place in the American republic three centuries later. It is a story of Native agency, creativity, resilience, and endurance. Upon its original publication in 1989, this book helped signal...

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Main Author: Merrell, James Hart, 1953- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
Edition:Twentieth anniversary edition ;
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The flower of Carolina : John Lawson's journey
  • A people from under the world : Europeans and other intruders
  • The power of the steelyard : The triumph of trade
  • Many nations under that name : A new society takes shape
  • Modern Indian politics : Catawba diplomacy
  • His land was spoiled : The settlers' invasion
  • Harmless and friendly : The Catawba trail of tears
  • Indians still : The nation endures
  • I have been incommoded : George Washington's journey.