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Masters of empire : Great Lakes Indians and the making of America

Author: Michael A McDonnell
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"A radical reinterpretation of early American history from a native point of view, centered on the Odawa tribe of Northern Michigan"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A McDonnell
ISBN: 0809068001 9780809068005
OCLC Number: 932060403
Description: 402 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Old stories and new --
Recentering Michilimackinac --
Defending Anishinaabewaki --
Expansion --
The balance of power --
The First Anglo-Indian War --
The Second Anglo-Indian War --
Reorienting empire --
Dependence --
Conclusion: Persistence in an era of removal.
Responsibility: Michael A. McDonnell.

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