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Creek country : the Creek Indians and their world

Author: Robbie Franklyn Ethridge
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reconstructing the human and natural environment of the Creek Indians in frontier Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, the author illuminates a time of wrenching transition. Creek Country presents a compelling portrait of a culture in crisis, of its resiliency in the face of profound change, and of the forces that pushed it into decisive, destructive conflict.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ethridge, Robbie Franklyn, 1955-
Creek country.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607037886
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robbie Franklyn Ethridge
ISBN: 0807828270 9780807828274 0807854956 9780807854952
OCLC Number: 52312190
Description: xiii, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Benjamin Hawkins in Creek country --
The beginnings of Creek country: a historical overview --
The landscape of Creek country --
The heart of Creek country --
The people of Creek country --
The hinterlands --
Creek farmers --
Creek ranchers --
Entrepreneurs, wage laborers, thieves, and the Creek frontier exchange economy --
The selling of Creek country --
The closing of Creek country.
Responsibility: Robbie Ethridge.
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"A fascinating perspective on cultural exchanges between southeastern Creeks and other Americans, emphasizing the ecological context in which the exchanges occurred." -- "Journal of American History" Read more...

 
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