The Iroquois Restoration - Iroquois Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier, 1701-1754
Detroit, USA: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1983. 1st. Hardcover. 15.5 x 23.5 Cm. ".tells the story of power, politics, and relations with Indians and whites on the colonial frontier. In part, it is a familiar story of Indian wars, scalping, the fur trade, exploitation, torture, disease, land-grabbing, and alcohol. In addition, it is a story about shrewd diplomats and wise statesmen.Aquila focuses on the history of Iroquois diplomacy during the first half of the eighteenth century. As background, he surveys the rise and fall of Iroquois power during the 1600s and provides a detailed analysis of Iroquois involvement with both Indians and whites between 1701 and 1754. Aquila shows that Iroquois power was at its nadir in 1700, and that after that date the five Iroquois nations of New York established a program aimed at restoring the pwer and prestige of the Iroquois confederacy." Slate grey boardss, silver title on spine, spotting to edges of page block, faint spotting to inside covers and endpapers, main content clean and crisp. Intact jacket lightly rubbed at edges and extremities, spine slightly sunned.. Very Good to Near Fine .
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Keywords: Iroquois Restoration Restitution New Deal American Revolution Aquila Politics History 18th Eighteenth Century