Peace and War on the Anglo-Cherokee Frontier, 1756-63 - Oliphant, J.
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While the Seven Years War pushed London towards a protective Native American policy, outcomes were determined by men on the spot. The savage Anglo-Cherokee war was resolved by Cherokee headmen willing to accept a dignified peace; and by the sympathy of the very man sent to crush them. Colonel James Grant forced his treaty upon South Carolina, demonstrated the value of imperial frontier management and started some Carolinians on the road to revolution.…mehr

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While the Seven Years War pushed London towards a protective Native American policy, outcomes were determined by men on the spot. The savage Anglo-Cherokee war was resolved by Cherokee headmen willing to accept a dignified peace; and by the sympathy of the very man sent to crush them. Colonel James Grant forced his treaty upon South Carolina, demonstrated the value of imperial frontier management and started some Carolinians on the road to revolution.
Autorenporträt
JOHN OLIPHANT is an independent scholar and a Member of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. In his time he has been a successful school teacher, a clerk, and tax collector as well as scholar. He has contributed to the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.
Inhaltsangabe
List of Maps Preface Abbreviations Long Canes Creek: Anglo-Cherokee Relations to 1756 'Two Brothers Falling Out': The Slide to War Lyttelton's Folly 'The Sweet Bond of Human Things' The Carpenter and the Colonel The Carpenter, the Corn Puller and the 'Town of Lyes' Epilogue Appendix: Prominent Cherokees Notes Bibliography Index