Wilderness empire; a narrative, by Allan W. Eckert.
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- Physical Description: xiv, 653 p. maps. 25 cm.
- Edition: [1st ed.].
- Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown .
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Bibliography: p. -620.
For over two hundred years no Indian force in America was so powerful and feared as the Iroquois League. Throughout two thirds of this continent, the cry of "The Iroquois are coming!" was enough to demoralize entire tribes. But these Iroquois occupied and controlled a vast wilderness empire which beckoned like a precious gem to foreign powers. France and England secured toeholds and suddenly each was claiming as its own this land of the Iroquois. Alliance with the Indians was the key; whichever power controlled them could destroy the other.
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