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Into the American woods : negotiators on the Pennsylvania frontier

Author: James Hart Merrell
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A stunning achievement. . . . A pathbreaking scholarly work by one of the nation's leading historians of the interaction between Native Americans and European newcomers in early America."--Kirkus  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hart Merrell
ISBN: 0393319768 9780393319767
OCLC Number: 970968722
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 2000
Short-listed for Pulitzer Prize 2000
Description: 463 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: "I Have a Large Intriestt in ye Woods" --
Prologue: The Killing of Jack Armstrong, 1744 --
"Fitt & Proper Persons to Goe Between": Paths to the Woods --
Finding Friends: Woodslore, 1699-1723 --
"That Rond between Us and You": Passages through the Woods --
The Lessons of Brinksmanship: Woodslore, 1728 1743 --
"A Good Correspondance": Conversations --
In the Woods: Woodslore, 1755 1758 --
"A Sort of Confusion": Treaties --
Epilogue: The Killing of Young Seneca George, 1769.
Other Titles: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania frontier
Responsibility: James H. Merrell.

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