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Jefferson and the Indians : the tragic fate of the first Americans

Author: Anthony F C Wallace
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies Thomas Jefferson's attitudes towards free Native Americans, focusing on his relationships with frontier fighters and Indian agents.
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F C Wallace
ISBN: 0674000668 9780674000667 0674005481 9780674005488
OCLC Number: 40964838
Description: ix, 394 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Logan's mourner --
The land companies --
The Indian wars --
Notes on the vanishing aborigines --
Native Americans through European eyes --
In search of ancient Americans --
Civilizing the uncivilized frontier --
President Jefferson's Indian policy --
The Louisiana Territory --
Confrontation with the old way --
Return to philosophical hall --
Conclusion: Jefferson's troubled legacy.
Responsibility: Anthony F.C. Wallace.

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Studies Thomas Jefferson's attitudes towards free Native Americans, focusing on his relationships with frontier fighters and Indian agents.
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