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The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina…

by David La Vere

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The complete title of this books serves as an adequate explanation of the topic covered, as the author examines the pressures (slaving, expropriation of land and general disrespect) that drove the Iroquois-speaking Tuscarora Nation to war with the European colonists, leading to the breaking of both the First Nations in the east of North Carolina and the breaking of the hold of the absentee proprietors of the colony. I might also note that the author intends this to be group portrait of the leadership class of North Carolina at the time (both White and First Nations). ( )
  Shrike58 | Jun 14, 2014 |
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In his gripping account, David La Vere examines the Tuscarora War, North Carolina's bloodiest colonial war and surely one of its most brutal, through the lens of key players in the conflict, reveals the events that led to it, and traces its far-reaching consequences.… (more)

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