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Author Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953- author

Title The Indian world of George Washington : first Americans, the first President, and the birth of the nation / Colin G. Calloway
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 621 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Learning curves -- Virginia's Indian country -- The Ohio Company and the Ohio Country -- Into Tanaghrisson's world -- Tanaghrisson's war -- Braddock and the limits of empire -- Frontier defense and a Cherokee alliance -- Frontier advance and a Cherokee war -- The other revolution -- Confronting the Indian boundary -- "A good deal of land." -- The question of Indian allies -- Town destroyer -- Killing Crawford -- Building a nation on Indian land -- The first President and the first Americans -- An Indian policy for the new nation -- Courting McGillivray -- The greatest Indian victory -- Philadelphia Indian diplomacy -- Achieving empire -- Transforming Indian lives -- A death and a non-death
Summary "An authoritative, sweeping, and fresh new biography of the nation's first president, Colin G. Calloway's book reveals fully the dimensions and depths of George Washington's relations with the First Americans."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 1, 2018)
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190652179 (electronic bk.)
9780190652173 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles First Americans, the first President, and the birth of the nation