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Author Steele, Ian K. (Ian Kenneth), 1937- author

Title Setting all the captives free : capture, adjustment, and recollection in Allegheny country / Ian K. Steele
Published Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013
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Series McGill-Queen's native and northern series ; 71
McGill-Queen's native and northern series ; 71
Contents Part 1 : Captured in "Peacetime". Taken along Warriors' Paths -- Taking Traders, 1745-54 -- Colonial Soldiers Take Captives, 1754
Part 2 : Captured in War. Taken in Raids, 1754-59 -- Taken in Sieges and Surrenders, 1756-58 -- Taken in Battles, 1755-59 -- Indian War with Traders and Soldiers, 1763-65 -- Indian War with White Settlers, 1763-6
Part 3 : Captivity, Conversion, and Escape. Trails into Captivity -- Allegheny White Indians -- Escaped -- The Bereft
Part 4 : Setting all the Captives Free. Diplomacy of Gift Exchange, 1756-62 -- Redeemed and Exchanged, 1745-62 -- Forced Return of Captives -- Imperial Moment, 1765
Part 5 : Afterwards and Afterwods. Restoring and Revising Identities -- Captivating Accounts, 1755-1826 -- Conclusion -- Tables -- Abbreviations -- Appendix: Named Captives Taken on the Allegheny Frontier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Indian captivities -- Allegheny River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815 -- Prisoners and prisons.
Allegheny River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- French and Indian Wars, 1754-1763 -- Prisoners and prisons
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773541845
0773589899 (electronic bk.)
9780773541849
9780773589896 (electronic bk.)
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