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The Shawnees and the War for America (original 2007; edition 2008)

by Colin G. Calloway

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Before the American War for Independence, the Shawnees lived in Ohio, hunted in Kentucky, and ranged as far as Georgia, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. With an uncanny ability to form alliances with others, they developed a well-deserved reputation for being loyal friends and formidable foes. Leaders like Blue Jacket, Black Hoof, and Tecumseh defended Shawnee homelands for more than 60 years. But America's westward surge ultimately proved too much. And when Tecumseh fell in battle, the Shawnees' final hope for independence died with him.… (more)
Title:The Shawnees and the War for America
Authors:Colin G. Calloway
Info:Penguin (Non-Classics) (2008), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 256 pages
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As a required reading material for my US Race Relations class, it wasn't bad as far as history books go. I've always been fascinated with the Georgian era although all the events take place in America. The whole history of the Shawnees is tragic and it's really sad that all of it is true. ( )
  Annannean | Jan 6, 2015 |
Mercifully short but good ( )
  LeeMartin | Jan 7, 2012 |
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For Marcia, Graeme, and Meg, as always
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In January 1773 Reverend David Jones crossed the Scioto River and entered Shawnee country.
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