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The first frontier : the forgotten history of struggle, savagery, and endurance in early America / Scott Weidensaul.

By: Weidensaul, Scott.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012Description: xxi, 474 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780151015153; 0151015155.Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- East (U.S.) | East (U.S.) -- History | East (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History | North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | North America -- History, Military | Indians, Treatment of -- East (U.S.) -- History | Whites -- East (U.S.) -- Relations with Indians -- History | Indians of North America -- East (U.S.) -- History | Whites -- East (U.S.) -- History | Immigrants -- East (U.S.) -- History | Frontier and pioneer life -- East (U.S) | East (U.S.) -- History | East (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History | North America -- History -- 1600-1775, Colonial period | North America -- Military history | Native Americans -- First contact with Europeans -- East (U.S.) -- History | Native Americans -- East (U.S.) -- History | Immigrants -- East (U.S.) -- HistoryDDC classification: 974
Contents:
Pt. 1. "So Many Nations, People, and Tongues" -- Mawooshen -- Before Contact -- Stumbling onto a Frontier -- pt. 2. "Let Us Not Live to Bee Enslaved" -- "Why Should You Be So Furious?" -- Between Two Fires -- "Our Enimies Are Exceedeing Cruell" -- "Oppressions, Grievances & Provocacons" -- pt. 3. "We That Came out of This Ground" -- "One Head One Mouth, and One Heart" -- The Long Peace Ends -- War Chief, Peace Chief -- Endings.
Summary: Presents a history of the period during which the Eastern seaboard was a frontier between colonizing Europeans and Native Americans.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1. "So Many Nations, People, and Tongues" -- Mawooshen -- Before Contact -- Stumbling onto a Frontier -- pt. 2. "Let Us Not Live to Bee Enslaved" -- "Why Should You Be So Furious?" -- Between Two Fires -- "Our Enimies Are Exceedeing Cruell" -- "Oppressions, Grievances & Provocacons" -- pt. 3. "We That Came out of This Ground" -- "One Head One Mouth, and One Heart" -- The Long Peace Ends -- War Chief, Peace Chief -- Endings.

Presents a history of the period during which the Eastern seaboard was a frontier between colonizing Europeans and Native Americans.

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