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A paradise of blood : the Creek War of 1813-14

Author: Howard T Weir
Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania : Westholme Publishing, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with conquistador Ferdinand DeSoto's fateful encounter with Indians of the southeast in the 1500s, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14 by Howard T. Weir, III, narrates the complete story of the cultural clash and centuries-long struggle for this landscape of stunning beauty. Using contemporary letters, military reports, and other primary sources, the author places the Creek War in the context of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard T Weir
ISBN: 9781594161933 1594161933
OCLC Number: 931998218
Description: vii, 546 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A rope of sand --
Rise of the prophets --
The red clubs --
Run up to tragedy --
The lion upon the fold --
Upon the silver plain --
Invasion --
Jackson overreaches --
Twilight of the gods.
Other Titles: Creek War of 1813-14
Responsibility: Howard T. Weir, III.

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The war that brought Andrew Jackson to national prominence, transformed the south, and changed America forever.  Read more...

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