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George Galphin's intimate empire : the Creek Indians, family, and colonialism in early America

Author: Bryan C Rindfleisch
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama : The University of Alabama Press, [2019]
Series: Indians and southern history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In George Galphin's intimate empire: the Creek Indians, family, and colonialism in early America, Bryan C. Rindfleisch presents a complex narrative about eighteenth-century cross-cultural relationships. Reconstructing the multilayered bonds forged by Galphin and challenging scholarly understandings of life in the Native South, Rindfleisch looks simultaneously at familial, cultural, political, geographical, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Galphin; George Galphin; George Galphin
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan C Rindfleisch
ISBN: 9780817320270 081732027X
OCLC Number: 1078990899
Description: xvi, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. George Galphin's intimate empire, Silver Bluff c. 1764 --
"In whom he placed the greatest confidence": the familial world of Silver Bluff --
"The intimate connection ... between his interest and mine in the Indian trade": networks of intimacy, trade, and empire at Silver Bluff --
"His people," "his slaves," and "his children": patriarchy and interdependency at Silver Bluff --
Part II. Foundations of George Galphin's intimate empire, 1707-1763 --
"We have suffered many hardships to acquire a small competency": family, patriarchy, and empire in Ulster, 1700-1737 --
"He was looked upon as an Indian": family matriarchy, and empire in Coweta, 1741-1763 --
A "principal," "considerable," and "sensible" trader: networks of intimacy, trade, and empire in the transoceanic world, 1741-1763 --
Part III. Violence in George Galphin's intimate empire, 1764-1780 --
"I thought to be easey the remainder of my life ... but I have had more tro[u]ble than ever": empire and violence in the South, 1764-1776 --
"I am sorry that an independence is declared": empire and violence in the American Revolution, 1776-1780 --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Indians and southern history.
Responsibility: Bryan C. Rindfleisch.

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A revealing saga detailing the economic, familial, and social bonds forged by Indian trader George Galphin in the early American South. A native of Ireland, George Galphin arrived in South Carolina  Read more...

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