The middle ground : Indians, empires, and republics in the Great Lakes region, 1650-1815 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The middle ground : Indians, empires, and republics in the Great Lakes region, 1650-1815

Author: Richard White
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge studies in North American Indian history
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, the 20th anniversary edition of 'The Middle Ground' includes a new preface by the author examining the impact and legacy of this study.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard White
ISBN: 9781107005624 1107005620 9780521183444 0521183448
OCLC Number: 651074730
Notes: Previous edition: 1991.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Refugees: a world made of fragments; 2. The middle ground; 3. The fur trade; 4. The alliance; 5. Republicans and rebels; 6. The clash of empires; 7. Pontiac and the restoration of the middle ground; 8. The British alliance; 9. The contest of villagers; 10. Confederacies; 11. The politics of benevolence; Epilogue.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in North American Indian history
Responsibility: Richard White.

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An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning.  Read more...

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